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Formal title:
Architecture Exhibition records
Extent:
10 linear feet
Date range:
1939-1953 bulk 1939-1943
Abstract:
The records document architecture exhibitions held at the Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, 1939-1943, and the use of exhibition materials by the Museum's Department of Education, 1940-1953.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
23.4.4.1
Formal title:
Richard Wilmarth Papers
Extent:
15 linear feet
Date range:
1979-2003
Abstract:
This collection contains the papers of poet Richard N. Wilmarth. After completing his B.A. and M.A. in English at the University of Rhode Island in 1991, Wilmarth moved to Boulder, Colorado. He established Dead Metaphor Press which published his own work, and poetry based on the results of an annual (1995-2003) chapbook contest. This collection contains published reviews of Wilmarth's poetry, a limited number of publications that contain his poetry, appointment books, news clippings, and obituaries; preliminary versions of published and unpublished materials; handwritten drafts and revisions of his poetry, notebooks contain examples of self-reflection and personal commentary, observations on people, places, and experiences, and outlines for his writings; and his correspondence.
Repository:
University of Rhode Island Library
Collection call no:
Mss. Gr. 165
Formal title:
L. Earle Rowe correspondence
Extent:
.50 linear feet
Date range:
1912-1936
Abstract:
The L. Earle Rowe correspondence, 1912-1936, largely comprises correspondence, as well as inventories, appraisals, newsclippings, and journal articles which have been created by RISD Museum of Art Director Rowe, agents of museums, galleries and cultural organizations, patrons, artists, vendors, and publishers.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
23.1.2
Formal title:
Howard Saalman papers
Extent:
1.5 linear feet
Date range:
1958-1993
Abstract:
The collection contains Howard Saalman's research notes, publications, drawings, and photographs on Italian Renaissance architecture.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2015.005
Formal title:
Heinrich Schwarz papers
Extent:
6 linear ft.
Date range:
1926-1970 bulk 1943-1953
Abstract:
The Heinrich Schwarz papers document his personal and professional correspondence, 1940-1953, while at the Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art and include records documenting the activities of employees before and after his tenure, 1926-1942 and 1954-1970.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
23.3.6.1
Formal title:
John J. Weir papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1934-2001 (bulk 1934-1940)
Abstract:
John J. Weir (1922-1977) grew up in the small seaside town of South Amboy, New Jersey. He became an avid reader of science fiction and horror in 1934 to escape the suffocating boredom of small town life. The John Weir papers contain autograph and typed correspondence to and from science fiction fans who were subscribers of or contributors to Weir’s fan magazine Fantasmagoria. Weir also received mail from many famous writers of the day, including H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, William Lumley, Robert Bloch, Henry Kuttner, Sam Moskowitz, Emil Petaja, John Baltadonis, and Duane Rimel. The collection also includes a photograph, postcards, an issue of the fan magazine Sweetness and Light, and John Weir’s Scripto pencil.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2015.023
Formal title:
Helen Edwards Witchell papers
Extent:
.25 linear feet
Date range:
1912-1932
Abstract:
This series documents Helen Edwards Witchell's education, teaching career, and credentials, 1912-1932.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
10.2.10
Formal title:
Henri Zerner papers
Extent:
.20 linear feet
Date range:
1961-1967 bulk 1965-1967
Abstract:
The records focus on acquisitions, gifts, and researcher queries. With the exception of one file containing correspondence (1961-1964) of Director David Giles Carter, the files include predominantly the outgoing letters (1965-1967) of Zerner.
Repository:
Rhode Island School of Design Archives
Collection call no:
23.3.6.2

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