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Archives & Manuscripts

Art

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Phyllis Pray Bober papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2004-08
Overview Phyllis Pray Bober (b. 1920) received her B.A. from Wellesley College in 1941. In 1973 she accepted the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Bryn Mawr College which she held until 1980. Bober's life long interest in culinary history led to courses, "historical banquets", and a book: Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronony. The collection consist of miscellaneous materials on Bober's career, miscellaneous research notes, typescripts, materials...
Dates: 1940 - 2002

Henrietta Cozens papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M3
Overview Henrietta Cozens (fl. 1900-1930s) was a horticulturalist and a friend of the artists Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott (1872-1954), Violet Oakley (1874-1961), and Jessie Willcox Smith (1863-1935). In 1902, the three artists held their first group exhibition at the Plastic Club, a professional organization for women artists on Camac Street in Philadelphia. After their experience renting studio space at Bryn Mawr College to escape the summer heat of the city, they decided in 1902 to lease the Red...
Dates: 1889 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1938

Collection of Winslow Homer illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-MC-1278
Overview Illustrations by Winslow Homer from Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner, and sheet music
Dates: 1851 - 1874

Bill Kaye docent materials

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1293
Overview Docent materials from The Baker Museum in Naples, Florida.
Dates: 2003 - 2016

Georgiana Goddard King papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1974-15
Overview Georgiana Goddard King was a professor of art history at Bryn Mawr College. The collection consists of handwritten notes on art subjects, correspondence, and publications.
Dates: 1874 - 1939

James P. Magill papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1128
Scope and Contents These papers, primarily in the form of letters to James Magill, 07, reflect his philanthropic concerns, deep friendships and wide interests, particularly in the arts and medicine. They are letters from authors, artists, scholars, scientists and politicians, including George Bass, Alfred Bendiner, Hugh Borton, Nathaniel Burt, Norman Cousins, A.J. Cronin, Richardson Dilworth, Walker Hancock, Samuel Kramer, Eva Le Gallienne, Jacques Lipchitz, Katharine McBride, Fosco Maraini, William Menninger,...
Dates: 1911-1974

Lucy T. Shoe Meritt papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M50
Overview Lucy T. Shoe Meritt (1906- 2003) was an acclaimed archaeologist, scholar, teacher and editor who received her B.A, M.A, and Ph.D degrees from Bryn Mawr. During her life time, Shoe Meritt taught at Mount Holyoke College and the University of Texas at Austin, was a fellow at the American Academy of Rome, and served as the Editor of Publications for the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. Additionally, she was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study and the American Institute of...
Dates: 1888 - 2003

Queen's Dolls' House Correspondence +

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M100
Overview The Queen's Dolls' House was created between 1921 and 1924 as a gift from the British people to their monarch. The project was organized by Princess Marie Louise, a cousin of the king, who solicited artists, authors,and craftsmen for donations for the various rooms and furnishings. The majority of this collection is 396 letters addressed to the Princess Marie Louise by artists who had been invited to contribute works for the print files in the library of the dollhouse. These letters...
Dates: 1922 - 1923

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1215
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Dates: Bulk, 1869-1944 1810-1999; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1944