NA_Class_5. Newcomb Archives - Women Artists
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Aline Richter Stevens papers include photographs, clippings, and programs pertaining to the life, education, and acting career of Aline Richards. The materials cover the period roughly form 1921 through 1940, and provides information on Richter's stage and film productions, and her activities as a Newcomb student, and later, Newcomb Alumnae Executive Secretary.
Dates: 1921 - 1950
Scope and Contents This collection consists of selected course papers of Barbara Hazel Guggenheim McKinley from a Newcomb College art history course taken with Dr. Marilyn Ruth Brown in the spring of 1982. At the time she enrolled in the course, Brown determined McKinley was too elderly to complete regular coursework, so she requested that she write a series of memoirs inspired by the topics of the class. Among other topics, the essays detail her relationships with her sister, Peggy Guggenheim, known for founding...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of newsletters and member rosters of the Crescent City Needlework Guild created between 1975 and 2012. The newsletters detail the organization’s monthly events, announcements, results of board member elections, as well as information related to needlework in other cities and articles of interest. The newsletters also include calendars of events, as well as suggested patterns for needlework projects.
Dates: 1975 - 2012
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection date from 1990-1997. The bound books include 2 volumes of de Latour’s personal correspondence, a journal of the St Thomas More Young at Heart church newsletter she wrote between 1990-1994, two volumes entitled My Smiley Journal that represents a collection of poems she submitted to Smiley Anders who was a columnist for The Advocate, a 1994 bound volume entitled “An Odyssey of Army Wivery”, and copies of poetry manuscripts entitled “Where Angels Pause to Pray”...
Scope and Contents This collection contains records pertaining to Dorothy Furlong-Gardner's art career. There are art exhibition catalogs and flyers, as well as curriculum vitae source material dating back from the 1940's. Also contained in this collection are original invoices, letterhead, and other personal memorandums to and from Dorothy Furlong-Gardner as well as memorabilia and slides from art exhibitions.
Dates: 1958 - 2009
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Eleanor Kohlmeyer's work in visual art and bookbinding from her time at Newcomb College. The collection contains Kohlmeyer's student portfolios of sketches, prints and paintings, scrapbooks and clippings, as well as two hand-bound books.
Dates: 1911 - 1924
Scope and Contents This collection consists of programs and fliers advertising concerts in which Ms. Rocherolle has performed, as well as a selection of some of the music she composed in catalog and sheet music form. Also included are numerous newspaper articles documenting Ms. Rocherolle’s success throughout her career.
Dates: 1958 - 1995
Scope and Contents The Ida Kohlmeyer papers are comprised primarily of materials kept by Ida Kohlmeyer, although some materials were created by her husband, Hugh Kohlmeyer, and her daughter, Jane Lowentritt. These materials include significant correspondence relating to some of Kohlmeyer’s most famous commissions and exhibitions, photographs of her life and artworks, sales records from museum exhibitions and private sales, and catalogues and brochures of her gallery inventories. Of note are scrapbooks and photo...
Dates: 1930 - 2006
Scope and Contents The collection consists of drawings, sketches, sculpture, watercolors an design portfolios completed by Jane Whipple Green during her time at Newcomb College. The collection documents Green's time as a student in the Newcomb College art department, and also contains photocopies of student records, correspondence and other records of Newcomb Alumnae from the first quarter of the 20th century.
Dates: 1926 - 2005
Scope and Contents The collection of Katharine Lucinda Wilson Elder spans the years ca. 1917-1919. Included handmade lace and embroidery, designs for embroidery and clothing, patterns, sketches, a rug, a doll, a piece of embroidery, art supplies, a 1918 calendar, several exams from her domestic science courses, and several pieces of china hand painted by Elder while a Newcomb student.
Dates: 1891 - 1919
Scope and Contents Although the collection contains some materials from the Grue family’s early years and personal lives, most of the collection pertains to Grue’s development as a poet and writer and her involvement with the New Orleans literary community. This collection contains not only her work but also work of other writers and poets from around the world.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the manuscripts of a novel and television screenplay written by Loraine Despres. The screenplay is for an episode of the television show Dallas, titled “Who Done It.” This episode resolved the mystery of “Who Shot JR?” in the previous season’s episode, “A House Divided.” This episode broke the record for the highest rated television broadcast in television history, drawing in between eighty and ninety million viewers. Also included is a...
Scope and Contents Collection contains work completed by Louise Grosz while she was a student in the Newcomb Art program, including a pastel self-portrait, a double sided pastel flower picture, and approximately 115 drawings, sketches, design work, and calligraphy. The collection also contains approximately 35 prints and lithographs, a charcoal bust portrait, and four pastel bust portraits. In addition to the artwork, the Grosz papers include more than 175 letters and telegrams, primarily written to...
Dates: 1915 - 1930
Scope and Contents This collection includes array of prints of color sketches, articles, exhibit catalogs, and a manuscript produced by May Lesser, along with correspondence and journal articles associated with her productions.
Dates: 1980 - 1996
Scope and Contents NCCROW programming records, publications, affiliated persons, conference materials, women’s studies program files, and other miscellaneous records.
Dates: Between 1975 and 2007
Scope and Contents The collection includes video recordings, memoirs, historical files and historical data relating to Tulane Medical Center, unpublished manuscripts, and audio recordings related to Parun's work. Documents arne videos related to Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts are also included in this collection. This collection is relevant to those intersted in art and filmmaking of the 1960s-2000s, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and Louisiana feminists at the turn of the 21st century.
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents related to Newcomb artists, photos and documentation of art. Included are multiple drafts of a chapter intended for the Newcomb Anthology, though the chapter was not published, since Pittman withdrew from the project. This collection also includes student listings and information about Newcomb classes. There is extensive research about Gertrude Roberts Smith, potter and professor of pottery. Also in the collection are art course materials and information about...
Dates: 1981 - 2006
Scope and Contents The Women in the Mainstream records contain correspondence, biographical files, clippings, financial records, meeting minutes, diaries, proposals, magazines, publications, and publicity materials that were created while planning the women’s pavillion for the 1984 World’s Fair in New Orleans. The bulk of the materials dates between 1982 and 1984, and includes information on the women who were featured in or considered for the pavilion, as well as the efforts of the organizers. The diaries and...
Dates: 1970 - 1985
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains material from the Louisiana Chapter of the Women's Caucus for Art. Also included are materials from the national chapter of WCA, as well as other local chapters' materials that were used for references. The material includes information about exhibits, the planning of exhibits, expenses, relative articles, exhibit-viewed books, and flyers used for advertisement. The material also includes national and chapter bylaws, member lists, member directories,...