Artists -- United States
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Frank C. Bensing (1893 - ) from Chicago, was an illustrator, designer, and portrait painter, who worked for New York advertising agencies, and was published in popular magazines. The collection (1926-1951) contains professional and personal correspondence, original illustrations, and biographical information.
John O’Hara Cosgrave II (1908-1968) was an artist and a writer. Although best known for his illustrations of sea vessels, Cosgrave’s works are not restricted to the limits of water. The collection includes illustrations, manuscripts, correspondences, acclamations, book dummies and proofs.
James Daugherty (1889-1974) was a muralist, author, and illustrator who won the Newbery Medal in 1940 for his children's book, Daniel Boone, and was a runner-up for two Caldecott Medals. The collection is primarly comprised of artwork, but also includes manuscripts and other writings (including several by Sonia Daugherty and Charles Daugherty), correspondence, notebooks and sketchbooks, news clippings and ephemera, and photographs.
Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American sculptor, illustrator and writer who lived among Native American tribes when he was young and then dedicated his career to artistically recording and portraying them accurately and with dignity. The collection consists of his correspondence, drawings, sketches, and paintings, as well as anthropological and linguistic material, notes and other documentation of tribes he visited or lived with.
Morris Cole Graves was an American expressionist painter. Along with Guy Anderson, Kenneth Callahan, William Cumming, and Mark Tobey, he founded the Northwest School. The Morris Graves papers contain correspondence, gallery records, financial documents, information on Graves' houses and properties, artifacts, photographs, and extensive biographical information about Graves and his parents.
David Hendrickson, 1896- 1973, was an artist, freelance advertiser, and illustrator of children's literature. This collection documents Hendrickson's' entire career and reflects his interest in the individual person and his ability to capture this in his art.
Fred Ludekens was book, and magazine illustrator, who was also a member of the founding faculty of the Famous Artists School (FAS). The collection (1932-1973) contains correspondence, Ludeken's FAS lesson packet, a manuscript regarding FAS, and numerous illustrations.
Henry Clarence Pitz (1895-1976) is best known as the award-winning illustrator of over one hundred sixty books and dozens of magazine covers and articles. The Pitz Papers reflect the careers of Henry C. Pitz and cover a wide range of materials including correspondence and illustrations.
Collection comprises artwork and papers related to artist and set designer Willy Pogány, including correspondence with his son, Peter Pogány Scott. Collection includes original art for books, magazines, and motion picture and stage productions.