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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Catalogs, Fine Arts Records

 Collection — Box 001: [Barcode: R0233226522]
Identifier: RG-13-01-02
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of catalogs and bulletins from the School of Fine Arts prior to the creation of the School of Music.

Dates: 1913-1949

Charles Russell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0039
Scope and Contents

The items comprising the Russell Collection were gathered by R.D. Warden.  The collection consists of approximately 7,000 items, among which are 900 books.  Exhibit and gallery catalogs, advertisements, and news articles about the "cowboy artist" Russell and his colleagues are included in the collection. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln acquired the collection in 1977.

Dates: 1901-1977

Director, Correspondence, Fine Arts Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-13-01-01
Scope and Contents

The correspondence generally deals with the daily business of the School of Fine Arts, from setting up art exhibitions, to letters of application for particular positions in the department.  Included in the correspondence are letters to and about Aaron Douglas, and correspondence from other influential artists including: Robert Henri, John G. Neihardt, and others.

Dates: 1908-1928

Durward B. Varner, Assistance for the Arts, President Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-02-03-03
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of records from the University President's Special Assistant for the Arts and includes information on humanities organizations, events, departments, conferences and councils at the University and throughout Nebraska.

Dates: 1972-1977

Erwin H. Barbour, Museum Director Papers

Identifier: RG-32-01-01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence and photographic materials. The materials in the photograph series relate to Barbour's research in paleontology and geology, his work as director of the State Museum, his civic involvement in Lincoln, Nebraska, and his personal life. The images of vertebrate and invertebrate fossils are primarily from Nebraska. They include scenes of excavations, fossil preparation, and museum displays in addition to photographs illustrating fossils from various...
Dates: 1889-2000; Majority of material found within 1889-1968

Fox, Alice


Freda Spaulding, Fine Arts Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-13-06-22
Scope and Contents The collection consists of nine boxes of working notebooks, lecture notes, slide lists, illustrations, and bibliography for the classes Spaulding taught while at the University of Nebraska.  Subjects include: art history from ancient Mesopotamian, Minoan, and Mycenean through Italian and northern Renaissance painters, sculptors, and architects; interior design styles and contemporary furniture and design; illustrations from every period of art history; and notes on rendering, perspective,...
Dates: 1944-1963

Gail H. Butt, Nebraska Art

Identifier: RG-57-01-04
Scope and Contents

The papers consists of original artwork, photographs of Gail Butt and his artwork, publicity for his retrospective exhibit, a curriculum vitae, faculty records and reports, news clippings, an award, correspondence, and information about his retirement as professor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Dates: 1960, 1971-1982, 1986, 1995, undated

Nebraska Art Association, Records

Identifier: RG-54-04-00
Scope and Contents

The materials include administration and organizational records, meeting minutes, membership reports, financial reports, history, photographs, scrapbooks, and subject files of the association along with materials relating to major donors and leaders of the Nebraska Art Association.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1888-2008

Photographs, Art Department Records

 Collection — Box 001: [Barcode: R0233226572]
Identifier: RG-13-06-04
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs from art classes in the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: about 1970-1989

Rev. S. Mills Harvey, History Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-12-14-14
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of notes, manuscripts, and speeches written by Simeon Hayes; his English translations of classical authors; and notes for lectures on the authority and history of the church.  Hayes' writings, many of which were speeches presented at local clubs, cover a wide range of topics including contemporary politics and society, arts, history, religion, and economics.

Dates: 1909-1938

Robert Penn, Signed Print

Identifier: MS-0575
Scope and Contents

A signed print of "The Sisters" by Robert Penn (56/2000).

Dates: 1989

Sally Brown, Les Femmes Folles Postcards

Identifier: MS-0577
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of small artworks and promotional postcards created by Les Femmes Folles, as well as original illustrations by Sally Brown for books by Laura Madeline Wiseman.

Dates: 2011-2017, undated

Woods Family, Art Donation Records

Identifier: RG-54-05-00
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a history of the Woods family, correspondence regarding works of art, donations, fund development, and oversight. Appraisal and valuation documents provide information on the art work collected by the Woods family and those pieces donated to the University. The materials also document the process and resolutions proposed to accept the donations and contributions from the charitable gifts of the family.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1947-1975