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Albert E. Thiele records

Identifier: A0032
Dates: 1937-1983 (bulk 1952-1968)

Artist files

Identifier: A0008

The Artist files collection spans the years 1910-2001 and is comprised of material collected by Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum staff. The bulk of the collection (1960-1990) consists of items collected during the tenure of museum director Thomas M. Messer and curator Diane Waldman. The collection was assembled by Ward Jackson, a past archivist at the Guggenheim.

Dates: 1910-2001 (bulk 1960-1990)

Audiovisual Recordings collection

Identifier: A0070
Abstract The Audiovisual Recordings collection consists of audio and video materials which document various activities of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the global affiliates and partners of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The recordings are on various types of magnetic tape and optical media such as audio cassette, U-matic, VHS, Betacam, DV, MiniDV, CD and DVD. Scope and Content Abstract The recordings in this collection document various...
Dates: 1960-2014 (bulk 1980-2014)

Collection of Guggenheim-Related Artifacts and Ephemera

Identifier: M0018
Dates: circa 1926, 1957-1980, 2012, undated

Collection on Arts Organizations

Identifier: A0014
Dates: circa 1921-2012 (bulk 1960s-1980s)

Collection on Dada

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A0066
Dates: 1916-1976 (bulk 1956-1966)

Collection on Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin

Identifier: A0054
Dates: 1948, 1985, 1997-2013 (bulk 1997-2012)

Collection on Frank Lloyd Wright

Identifier: A0021
Dates: 1938-2005 (bulk 1953-1993)

Collection on Peggy Guggenheim

Identifier: A0022
Dates: 1938-1993, 2005 (bulk 1981-1988)

Collection on the Estate of Karl Nierendorf

Identifier: A0062

In 1948 the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation (SRGF) purchased the entire estate of New York art dealer Karl Nierendorf (KN) acquiring not only purchases made abroad on behalf of the SRGF, but also KN's gallery inventory and art objects.

Dates: 1940-1956, 1976 (bulk 1940-1956)

Collection on the Guggenheim family

Identifier: A0057
Dates: 1929-1992 (bulk 1967-1987)

Daniel Catton Rich papers

Identifier: M0014
Dates: Undated, 1972, 1975

Department of Public Affairs press releases

Identifier: A0035

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Department of Public Affairs works to provide the public with information about museum events, news, and upcoming projects. As of 2007, the Department of Public Affairs included two staff members: director of public affairs and public affairs coordinator.

Dates: 1952 – 2012

Event records

Identifier: A0063
Dates: 1961-2012

Exhibition records

Identifier: A0003
Abstract The art collection of Solomon R. Guggenheim was first presented in a museum setting in 1936. Following a number of traveling exhibitions, the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, under the directorship of Hilla Rebay (HR), opened to the public in June of 1939. During HR's tenure as director, the museum exclusively organized exhibitions of non-objective art, but with the appointment of James Johnson Sweeney as director in 1952, the museum began exhibiting both representational and abstract...
Dates: 1917-2001 (bulk 1936-2000)

Film collection

Identifier: A0039
Dates: 1941-2001 (bulk 1962-1963)

Frank Lloyd Wright correspondence

Identifier: A0006
Abstract American architect Frank Lloyd Wright (FLW), 1867-1959, played a leading role in transforming the practice of architecture early in the 20th century. FLW claimed to build "organic" architecture that seemed to grow naturally out of the surrounding landscape. He believed the internal space, furnishings and decorative details of a house to be intrinsic to its architecture. Many of his projects incorporated site specific furniture and fittings. These unified projects were intended to possess a...
Dates: 1943-1960 (bulk 1951-1958)

H. Harvard Arnason records

Identifier: A0012
Dates: 1939-1969 (bulk 1960-1969)

Hilla Rebay non-objective film collection

Identifier: A0037
Dates: 1921-2005 (bulk 1930-1945)

Hilla Rebay records

Identifier: A0010
Dates: 1882-1967 (bulk 1937-1952)

Irene and Solomon R. Guggenheim Estates papers

Identifier: M0011
Dates: 1905-1961 (bulk 1926-1955)

James Johnson Sweeney records

Identifier: A0001
Historical Abstract James Johnson Sweeney was Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum from 1952-1960. He expanded the scope of the collection, emphasized the museum's public role, and was involved in the construction of the Frank Lloyd Wright building. Scope and Content Abstract The James Johnson Sweeney records document the activities of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum's (SRGM) second director, James Johnson Sweeney (JJS). JJS was named the Director of...
Dates: 1929-1988 (bulk 1952-1960)

Jean Xceron records

Identifier: A0061
Dates: 1939-1976 (bulk 1939-1960)

John Albok papers

Identifier: M0013
Dates: 1937-2012 (bulk 1940s-1960s)

Lawrence Alloway records

Identifier: A0064
Dates: 1960-1969 (bulk 1962-1966)

Learning Through Art records

Identifier: A0015

Learning Through Art (LTA) is an educational program run by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (SRGM) Education Department. LTA is an artists-in-the-schools program that encourages teachers and teaching artists to design art projects that support student learning across the curriculum. LTA focuses on both looking at art and hands-on art making.

Dates: 1970-2008 (bulk 1990 to 2005)

Lewis Kachur records

Identifier: A0059
Dates: 1919-1987 (bulk 1960-1987)

Library and Archives department records

Identifier: A0044
Dates: 1972-2005 (bulk 1993-2001)