Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Adolf Katzenellenbogen, internationally known art historian, was born in Germany in Frankfurt-am-Main on August 19, 1901. He was educated at the universities of Freiburg, Leipzig, Munich, Frankfurt and Giessen in 1924, and he received a doctor of philosophy degree in 1933 at the University of Hamburg. Katzenellenbogen joined the faculty of Vassar College in 1940 and remained there until 1958 when he came to Johns Hopkins University as full professor and department chairman. A specialist in the...
Overview Aleine Austin was historian and author born in New York City, July 19, 1922. The papers, dating from 1940 to 1991, consist of student notes, lecture notes, published articles, manuscript notes, recordings, photographs, correspondence, and a selection of papers that document Aleine Austin's interest and work in the American labor movement.
Overview Alinda Burnham Couper studied harmonic analysis with Nadia Boulanger and taught and composed music, becoming one of the pioneer composers of handbell music and developing a new technique called "four-in-hand." Couper remained friends with Boulanger and exchanged letters for years after studying with her. The Alinda B. Couper papers contain manuscripts and published scores composed by Couper, as well as her notes, composition journals, papers, and photos.
Overview This collection features materials from members of the Allred family, a Russian-American family, documenting life in the international city of Harbin as it shifted from Russian to Chinese control, and the Japanese occupation of Shanghai. Materials range in date from 1900 to 2003, and include correspondence, a diary, official documents, printed material, and photographs.
Overview Born in 1884 in Wales, Amy Evans was an operatic soprano who performed in Britain and the United States in the early 20th century. The Amy Evans papers contain personal documents, correspondence, greeting cards, address books, and photographs from Evans and her husband, baritone Fraser Gange.
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Overview Estelle Dennis was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher who founded the Estelle Dennis Dance Theatre in Baltimore in 1933. The collection contains 16 photographs of Estelle Dennis, her students, and her associates. Included is a photograph by Baltimore Sun photographer A. Aubrey Bodine of Dennis and other dancers performing on the beach in 1947, a photograph of a dance at Rusty Rocks, and several photographs of an event featuring a singer and pianist. The collection also contains one hand-drawn...
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Overview The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City. The AP, as well as other news organizations covered the Great Strike Wave of 1945-1946, a series of massive post-war labor strikes spanning numerous industries and public utilities. The collection includes twenty-five original Associated Press black-and-white photographs. They are 7x9" photographic prints on glossy paper, with printed captions included on the back of most of the...
Overview Basil Toutorsky (1896-1989), a Russian pianist and composer, taught music in Washington, D.C., for over 50 years. Born into nobility in Russia, Toutorsky fought for the White Russian forces in World War I and fled to the United States in the 1920s. He established the Toutorsky Academy of Music in Washington, where he gave private lessons and composed music from 1937 until his death in 1989. His collection includes personal papers and photographs relating to his life and career.