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Whitney Museum of American Art

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Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Lloyd and Edith Havens Goodrich, Whitney Museum of American Art, Record of Works by Thomas Eakins

 Collection
Identifier: LEG
Abstract The Lloyd and Edith Havens Goodrich, Whitney Museum of American Art, Record of Works by Thomas Eakins consists mainly of typescript and manuscript papers, correspondence, and a variety of research and reference materials pertaining to Lloyd Goodrich's major published and unpublished works on American artist Thomas Eakins. This collection documents more than 50 years of Eakins scholarship, during which Goodrich published "Thomas Eakins: his life and work" (1933) and the revised and augmented...
Dates: 1894, 1903, 1915-1986

"Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York" invitation for opening, 1996

 Object — Box: 8, Folder: 38
Identifier: MDR_B008_F038_001
Scope and Contents Whitney Museum of American Art. "Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York." Members' opening invitation.
Dates: 1996

New York Observer. "Here Comes the Whitney, Now that Dada's Dead", 1996 December 2

 Object — Box: 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: MDR_B002_F021_001
Scope and Contents New York Observer. "Here Comes the Whitney, Now that Dada's Dead" by Hilton Kramer [copy]. Review of "Making Mischief" exhibition at Whitney Museum of American Art.
Dates: 1996 December 2

Whitney Museum of American Art, 2006

 File — Box: 509, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This subseries currently is closed to researchers. File titles are subject to change when processing is finalized at a later date. Under d'Harnoncourt's direction, the museum continued to envision grander goals that would enhance the visitor's experience and allow the institution to better serve its diverse community. It seems only fitting that this last subseries should document the initiation of the most transforming project for the museum's iconic neo-classical "triumph on...
Dates: 2006

Whitney Museum of American Art, 1953-1954

 File — Box: 102, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Series: Comprising the largest portion of the Fiske Kimball Records, this series clearly documents Kimball's extensive contact with the institutions, individuals, and businesses that collectively directed and promoted art and artists, and a public appreciation for both. Kimball cultivated a variety of correspondents, from dealers and donors to museums, educational institutions and professional organizations. Throughout the three decades documented, antiques and art dealers appear to be Kimball's most...
Dates: 1953-1954

Whitney Museum of American Art, 1999

 File — Box: 303, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Following Robert Scott's retirement as museum President in 1996, d'Harnoncourt was appointed the following year as the museum's Chief Executive Officer in addition to her continued role as its George D. Widener Director. This subseries coincides with d'Harnoncourt's earliest years leading the museum in her dual roles. During this period, with the approach of the new millennium as well as its 125th anniversary, the museum began to plan for its future while building upon its past. There are...
Dates: 1999

Whitney Museum of American Art, 1983-1985

 File — Box: 38, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This subseries consists of the records compiled during the first four years of d'Harnoncourt's tenure as museum director. Of the accomplishments achieved during this time period, one of the most significant and best documented here is the museum's acquisition of thousands of drawings and prints by European old masters and artists of the 19th century. The seller was PAFA, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, which had long ago changed its emphasis to the collection and study of American...
Dates: 1983-1985

Whitney Museum of American Art, 1932

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Concerning sales and possible sales of objects to museums. Includes much correspondence with the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Washington Cathedral.
Dates: 1932

Whitney Museum of American Art, 1966-1970, 1985

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains Goodrich's general correspondence related to his studies of Thomas Eakins. The bulk of the material is correspondence with other scholars of Eakins, including Maria Chamberlin-Hellman, Gordon Hendricks, William Innis Homer, Elizabeth Johns, Margaret McHenry, and Elizabeth Milroy. Files with these individuals document the exchange of ideas and information regarding Eakins and his work, as well as the part Goodrich played in the production of publications and exhibitions by...
Dates: 1966-1970, 1985

Whitney Museum of American Art, 1949-1950

 File — Box: 77, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: Comprising the largest portion of the Fiske Kimball Records, this series clearly documents Kimball's extensive contact with the institutions, individuals, and businesses that collectively directed and promoted art and artists, and a public appreciation for both. Kimball cultivated a variety of correspondents, from dealers and donors to museums, educational institutions and professional organizations. Throughout the three decades documented, antiques and art dealers appear to be Kimball's most...
Dates: 1949-1950