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Heinrich Schwarz papers, 1894-1974

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Finding aid for the Heinrich Schwarz papers, 1928-1988
Series III. Writings, Lectures, and Publications, 1928-1985 12 boxes
Series III.B. Lectures, 1957-1970 2 boxes
Correspondence, manuscripts, and printed ephemera relating to Schwarz's lectures at museums and universities.
Box Folder
37 1 "The Owl in Art," Lecture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Correspondence, 1957
Letter from Julius Held (11/6/57), thanking H.S. for a "stimulating lecture" and remarking Panofsky's approval of one of Held's theories; the Met's announcements listing the lecture. [3 items]
37 2 "The Owl in Art," Lecture at Smith College, 1963
Sign from H.S. lecture at Smith College (3/18/63) and an invitation to a post-lecture meeting at the home of Esther and Leonard Baskin; The Sophian, Smith College Newspaper (3/19/63) with review of Schwarz lecture. [3 items]
37 3 "Art and Photography: Symptoms and Trends of a New Vision," Lecture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1958
Letters arranging the lecture with the Dean of Education, Sterling A. Callisen, at the Metropolitan; letters from H.S. to invite friends and colleagues, including Harry Bober (NYU), to whom Schwarz expresses his disappointment at James Ackerman's rejection of this paper for The Art Bulletin and his interest in Bober's assessment. [22 pp.]
37 4 "Art and Photography: Symptoms and Trends of a New Vision," which is elsewhere titled, "After 1839: Effects and Examples of a New Vision,"
Four complete typescripts of this paper in various stages of refinement. [c. 130 pp.]
37 5 "Art and Photography: Symptoms and Trends of a New Vision," Lecture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1958 - Notes
Typed slide list for the lecture; handwritten notes; "MMA Calendar" October 1958, which advertises Schwarz's October 19th lecture. [17 pp.]
37 6 "Art and Photography: Symptoms and Trends of a New Vision," Lecture at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1959 - Correspondence
A letter from Jakob Rosenburg inviting H.S. for a Spring lecture at Harvard (12/1958); letters arranging the lecture; an expression of regret from Georgy Kepes (1959) who could not attend; congratulations from colleagues; Fogg Bulletin listing lecture. [22 pp.]
37 7 "After 1839: Effects and Examples of a New Medium," Worcester Art Museum, 1966 - Correspondence and Typescript
Correspondence regarding the arrangements for the lecture and the honorarium; typescript of lecture; Museum Bulletin announcing the lecture. [26 pp.]
37 8 "Art and Photography: Effects and Examples of a new Medium," Columbia University, 1966 - Announcements
Announcements and letter. [5 pp.]
37 9 "After 1839: Effects and Examples of a New Medium," Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1970 - Correspondence
Correspondence with Kneeland McNulty and Philadelphia Museum regarding choice of topic and logistics of lecture; brief notes and slide instructions; museum schedule listing Schwarz's talk. [16 pp.]
37 10 "After 1839: Effects and Examples of a New Medium," Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1970 - Typescripts
Typescripts with corrections. [62 pp.]
37 11 "Before 1839: Symptoms and Trends," College Art Association, 1963 - Correspondence with Beaumont Newhall
Beaumont Newhall, elected chairman of a panel on the relationship of art and photography for a CAA session, invites H.S. to be the first panelist (30 July 1962); H.S. responds to B.N. that he would be honored to participate but that he was rather interested in the circumstances by which the CAA had chosen this topic, as H.S. had recently proposed it (11 September 1962); B.N. writes that the other panelists are Henry Holmes Smith, Van Deren Coke, and George Amberg (17 September 1962); B.N. requests that H.S. submit his topic as soon as possible, as Herschel Chipp would like them by 4 November for advertising purposes (30 October 1962); B.N. thanks H.S. for his successful lecture and requests permission to use an "amazingly modern picture' discovered by H.S. (27 January 1963); continuing correspondence regarding the publication of Schwarz's lectures given at the CAA meeting in Baltimore, although B.N. is unable to help; and others. [22 pp. plus 1 photograph]
37 12 "Before 1839: Symptoms and Trends," College Art Association Meeting, Baltimore, 1963 - Ephemera
Preliminary and final programs; announcement; accomodations at the Lord Baltimore Hotel; Annual Business Meeting of the CAA agenda. [8 items]
37 13 "Art and Photography," Mt. Holyoke College, 1964-Correspondence
Letters to and from Jean Harris, Chairman, Mt. Holyoke Friends of Art regarding the arrangements for Schwarz's lecture (Oct. 1963-Jan. 1964); announcement; school pamphlet. [10 pp.]
37 14 "Before 1839: Symptoms and Trends," George Eastman House, 1964 - Transcription and Typescripts
Three typescripts (one original, typed) including slidelist; two transcriptions (photocopied). [c. 75 pp.]
37 15 "Franz Anton Palko as a Portrait Painter," Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences in America, Third Congress, 1966 - Correspondence
Letters arranging the specifics of the lecture forum and content; also, letters regarding the possible publication of Schwarz's article in Czechoslovakia: Past and Present, a book which grew out of this third congress.
37 16 "Franz Anton Palko as a Portrait Painter," Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences in America, Third Congress, 1966 - Pamphlets
[6 items]
37 17 "Numerical Order and Symbolism," Davison Art Center, 1967 - Correspondence
Correspondence from friends and colleagues regarding Schwarz's lecture; announcement. [c. 20 pp.]
37 18 "Numerical Order and Symbolism," Davison Art Center, 1967 - Notes and Clippings
Handwritten and typed notes in preparation for the exhibition; relevant newspaper clipptings. [c. 40 pp.]
Box Folder
38 1 Assorted Negatives for articles
Negatives of images used for the articles, "Ingres Graveur," "Daumier, Gill, and Nadar," "Eule," and others. [14 items]
38 2 Negatives - "Before 1839" Lecture
[9 items]
38 3 Negatives - Art and Photography Lectures
[18 items]


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