Series Ib: Correspondence with Institutions and Organizations 1930–1994

The Correspondence with Institutions and Organizations subseries includes letters between Anni Albers and various institutions and organizations. Included among this subseries is correspondence regarding solo and group exhibitions and artwork gifts, sales and loans. Of note is correspondence with the Art Institute of Chicago, Bauhaus Archiv, Camino Real, Sidney Janis Gallery, Yale University, Zabriskie Gallery, letters from German institutions regarding Josef Albers’s death, and letters regarding Anni’s “Pictorial Weavings,” traveling exhibition.

Description Dates Box Folder

Harry N. Abrams

1970 6 25

Accademia Italia

1981 6 26

Accademia degli Abruzzi per le Scienze (regarding nomination of JA)

1977 6 27

ADI Gallery

1977 6 28

A and R Enterprises

1981 6 29

Akron Art Institute (includes loan agreement)

1978–1979 6 30

Josef Albers Museum

1993 6 31(1)

Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art (regarding JA exhibition,
includes loan agreement)

1979 6 31(2)

American Abstract Artists

1976 6 32

American Association of Dealers in Ancient, Oriental,
and Primitive Art

1980 6 33

American Biographical Institute

1987 6 34

American Craft Council

1980–1981 6 35(1)

American Craft Museum (New York)

1986–1989 6 35(2)

American Fabrics and Fashions Magazine (includes contact sheet
of AA and photocopies of essay “Josef Albers, Monumental Artist,
Teacher and Colorist” by Margaret Welch)

1962–1983 6 36(1)

American Institute of Architects (regarding Trude Guermonprez)

1969 6 36(2)

American Museum of Natural History (New York) (includes notes
on cleaning and mounting of fabrics)

1952–1957 6 38

Architectural Digest

1982–1983 6 39

Archives of American Art

1972–1994 6 40

Art Gallery of New South Wales

1975 6 41

Art Institute of Chicago

1970, 1980–1990 6 42

Artifacts Gallery (Indianapolis)

1983 6 43(1)

Artists Signature Gallery

1983–1984 6 43(2)

Arts Club of Chicago

1985 6 44(1)

Australian National Gallery (includes price list)

1978 6 44(2)

Bauhaus Dessau (includes excerpt from Zeiss Ikon to Hannes Meyer about AA's silver fabric "geriffelter silberstoff")

1928–1930 7 1

Bauhaus Archiv (includes clipping of weaving workshop photograph)

1961–1993 7 2

William Benton Museum (Storrs, CT) (includes announcement of
JA exhibition, “Formulation: Articulation” and programming)

1979–1981 7 3

Better Homes and Gardens

1988 7 4

La Biennale di Venezia (includes “Archivio Storico
della arti contemporance)

1986, 1989 7 5

Black Mountain College Project

1970–1988 7 6

Block Editions

1972 7 7

Bloomingdales

1980 7 8

Edith C. Blum Art Institute

1987 7 9

Bottrop (Stadt)

1977, 1989 7 10

Bradley University (Peoria, IL)

1949 7 11

British Museum

1980–1981 7 12

Brooklyn Museum (including loan agreements, Invitations, and re:
“Anni Albers: Drawings and Prints” 1977)

1977–1980 7 13(1)

Brooklyn Museum (regarding Orange Meander gift)

1978–1989 7 13(2)

Brooklyn Museum (regarding gift of fabric samples)

1950–1968 7 13(3)

Busch-Reisinger Museum (Cambridge, MA)

1948–1967 7 14

Camino Real [see Ricardo Legorreta and Knoll]

1968 7 15

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

1972 7 16

Carnegie Institute of Technology

1960 7 17

Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris)

1977 7 18

Change, Inc.

undated 7 19

College Art Association (regarding 1982 CAA Annual Meeting,
AA’s panel discussion “Materials as Metaphor”)

1982 7 20

Colonial Investors Service Center

1985 7 21

Connaissance des Arts

1977 7 22

State of Connecticut

1970 7 23

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
(Cooper Hewitt Museum)

1953, 1967 7 24

Coty

1981 7 25

Craft Horizons

1969 7 26

Crafts (includes photocopies of article on AA, “Thoroughly
Modern Anni” June 1985

1985–1986, 1994 7 27

Cranbrook Academy

1944–1945 7 28

Crosstalk (includes copies of cover art by AA)

1973–1974 7 29

Currier Gallery of Art (Manchester, NH)

1956 7 30

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts

1958, 1977 7 31

Dennis Croneen Galleries

1971–1972 7 32

Detroit Institute of Art (includes photograph)

1979–1980 7 33

Deutsche Bank

1988 7 34

Drury College (Springfield, MO)

1979 7 35

E.P. Dutton and Company (includes letters between
AA and Gillian Naylor)

1969 7 36

Eastman and Eastman

1976–1984 7 37

Edgecliff College

1976 7 38

Editions Domberger

1971–1977 7 39

Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries

1984 7 40

Ellert and Richter Verlag

1989 8 1

Encyclopedia Britannica (includes typescript carbon
of “Handweaving” entry)

1966, 1971 8 2

Estudio Actual

1969 8 3

Ex Libris

1981 8 4

Fabric Workshop (includes slides, fabric samples, photographs,
slides and “Material Pleasures/The Fabric Workshop at ICA)

1979–1992 8 5

Fiber Arts (includes letter from Niki Guyer to AA and Fiber Arts
March/April 1984

1984 8 6

Fox Press (Hartford, CT) (includes letter from Wadsworth
Atheneum to Fox Press)

1971–1983, undated 8 7

Free Art School (Helsinki)

1979–1986 8 8

Barry Feldman, Ltd.

1987 8 9

Galerie Beyeler (Zürich) (includes price lists)

1972, 1978 8 10

Galerie d’Art International (includes exhibition announcements)

1982 8 11

Galerie Denise René (Paris) (includes shipping
documents and work lists)

1976–1989 8 12

Galerie Thomas (München)

1979 8 13

Galerie Toninelli (Milan) (includes AA notes)

1972 8 14

Gallery 101 (Stamford, CT)

1982–1984 8 16

Connie Goldman Productions

1986 8 17(1)

Lenore Gray Gallery

1981 8 17(2)

Greenberg Gallery (St. Louis, MO)

1980 8 18

Greenwich Arts Council (Greenwich, CT) (includes
clipping on AA)

1982 9 19

Grippi Gallery (New York) (includes price list and invoices)

1969–1973, undated 8 20
Guggenheim Museum

Regarding gifts

1977, 1988 8 21

Regarding “The Guggenheim Museum Collection Paintings
1880–1945” exhibition (includes photograph)

1976–1986 8 22

Rudenstine, Angelica

1977–1978 8 23

Rebay Foundation Archive

1979 8 24(1)

Photographs of 1988 “Josef Albers Retrospective”

1988 8 24(2)

Hackney and Howard

1980 8 25

Haenggi Foundation

1980–1981 8 26

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.

1973–1979 8 27

Hartford Advocate

1979 8 28

Hartford Art School (University of Hartford)

1980–1984 8 29

Hartford Courant

1979 8 30

Harvard University Art Museums

1993 8 31

Heibling and Lichtenhahn

1979 8 32

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (regarding gifts,
includes lists and invoices)

1977–1988 8 33

Holt, Rinehart and Winston

1972–1981 9 1

Horizon

1961 9 2

Housatonic State Community College (Bridgeport, CT)

1974 9 3

Howell Design Associates

1961 9 4

Illinois State University

1978 9 5(1)

Informationzentrum Berlin

1991 9 5(2)

Interiors

1959 9 6

Interweave Press (includes photocopies of AA at loom
in Handwoven May/June 1990)

1990 9 7

Instituto Finanziario per l’arte (includes photographs
of JA 1968 work for authentication)

1976 9 8

Israel Museum (includes photographs)

1971–1979, undated 9 9

Sidney Janis Gallery (New York)

1959, 1976–1983 9 10

Sidney Janis Gallery (regarding sale of JA’s In a Wide Light B)

1959 9 11

Jewish Museum (New York)

1965–1977 9 12

Katonah Gallery (Katonah, NY)

1975–1978 9 13

Kenyon Review

1944 9 14

Kimball Art Museum (Fort Worth, TX)

1986 9 15

Boris Kroll Company

undated 9 16

Ruth Kurle Gallery (Madison, CT)

1978 9 17

Kunsthalle Nürnberg

1970–1972 9 18

Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf

1973–1983 9 19(1)

La Boetie, Inc.

1988 9 19(2)

Landesgewerbeamt Baden-Wurttemberg

1979 9 20

Lantern Gallery (Ann Arbor, MI)

1973–1977 9 21(1)

LaSalle Quartet

1983 9 21(2)

Lend Lease

1977 9 22

Little Gallery (Philadelphia)

1971–1972 9 23

Long Wharf Theater

1984 9 24

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1973 9 25

Los Angeles Times

undated 9 26

Women’s Pavilion, 1984 Louisiana World Exposition, New Orleans,
Women in Mainstream, Inc.

1984 9 27(1)

Lumite Division (includes saran mesh and monofilament samples)

1956 9 27(2)

Marlborough Fine Art (London) (includes typescript
photocopy of AA’s essay on Kurt Schwitters)

1981 9 28

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

1946 9 29

MIT Press

1977–1978 9 30(1)

Mattatuck Museum (Waterbury, CT)

1979–1980 9 30(2)

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)

1969–1984 9 31

Modern Master Tapestries (includes contract and brochures)

1978–1981 9 32

Monmouth Museum of Arts and Sciences (Lincroft, NJ)

1979 9 33(1)

Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences (Morristown, NJ)

1978–1980 9 33(2)

Muhely Art

1978 9 34

Musêe Historique des Tissus

1977 9 35

Museum of Autographs

1981–1982 9 36

Museum of Modern Art (New York) (includes
exhibition and collection files)

1945–1979 9 37

National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)

1985 9 38

National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, DC)
(includes program photocopy of 1945 International Textile
Exhibition, Women’s College of the University of North Carolina)

1987–1994 9 39

Nationalgalerie (Berlin) (includes clipping on Josef Albers Stiftung)

1978–1980 9 4o

Nelke Motors

1980 9 41

Die Neue Sammlung (München)

1965–1984 9 42

New Haven Register

1979 9 43

New York State Museum (Albany)

1977 9 44

New York Feminist Art Institute/Women’s Center for Learning
(regarding AA as Guest of Honor, includes clipping photocopies)

undated 9 45

New York Times (includes clipping on knots)

1979, 1986 9 46

Newport Harbor Art Museum (Newport Beach, CA)

1976 9 47

Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences (Norfolk, VA)

1969 9 48

North Carolina State Archives

1963–1967 9 49

Northeast Magazine (Hartford Courant)

1986, 1989 9 50

Nürnberger Gobelin-Manufaktur

1976–1978 9 51

Octagon Center for the Arts (Ames, IA)

1985 10 1

Oxford University Press (includes 1980 American Institute of
Graphic Arts Certificate of Excellence for the Washburn
College Bible)

1981 10 2

Pace Gallery (New York)

1986 10 3

Paragon Book Gallery (New York)

1986 10 4

Peabody Museum of Natural History, (New Haven)
(regarding gift of Pre-Columbian Collection)

1975–1982 10 5

Pembroke Corporation

1986 10 6

Philadelphia College of Art (includes 100th Commencement
Philadelphia College of Art 1976 program)

1976–1977 10 7

Philadelphia College of Textile and Science (regarding Bauhaus
Textile exhibition)

1987 10 8

Philadelphia Museum of Art

1977–1992 10 9

Philadelphia Museum School of Art

1961 10 10

Philbrook Museum of Art (Tulsa, OK)

1987–1988 10 11

Pinton S.A (Aubusson Tapestries)

1976 10 12

Pollock Gallery (Toronto) (includes photographs, invoices,receipts
and JP obituaries)

1972–1996 10 13

Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR)

1979–1980 10 14

Pratt Graphics Center (includes Contemporary Tapestry
exhibition catalog)

1980 10 15

Princeton Art Museum (New Jersey)

1977–1978 10 16

Quebec, Government of

1977 10 17

Rector and Olson (Boston) (regarding Harkness
Commons restoration at Harvard University)

1987–1989 10 18

Renwick Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
(regarding Master Craftsmen lecture series)

1978 10 19

Rhode Island School of Design

1984 10 20

Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller (Otterlo, Netherlands)

1980–1981 10 21

Ritz Carlton (New York)

1987 10 22

Mary Ryan Gallery (New York)

undated 10 23

Saarlandischen Rundfunk

1981 10 24(1)

Sacred Heart University (Bridgeport, CT)

1985 10 24(2)

St. James Press (regarding Contemporary Designers)

1983–1989 10 25

St. Raphael’s Hospital (New Haven)

1989 10 26

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

1979 10 27

San Jose State College

1971 10 28

Seattle Art Museum (regarding exhibition “Gemini G.E.L.:
Art and Collaboration”)

1985 10 29

Harry Seidler and Associates

1976–1977 10 30

Nancy Seltzer and Associates

1976–1977 10 31

Shuttle Craft Guild

1960, 1965 10 32

Werner Signer Unternehmungen

1989 10 33

Alice Simsar Gallery (Ann Arbor, MI, formerly Lantern Gallery)

1977–1993 10 34

James Smithson Society of the Smithsonian National Associates

1979–1989 10 35

Society of Connecticut Craftsmen

1992–1993 10 36

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

1988 10 37

Southern Connecticut State University (New Haven)

1984 10 38

Southern States Art League

1940 10 39

Fausta Squatriti Editore

1981–1986 10 40

Staatliche Museen Preussicher Kulturbesitz (Berlin)

1978 11 1(1)

Stadtisches Museum Schloss Rhydt

1977 11 1(2)

Stanford University

1976 11 2

State University of New York at Albany (regarding To Open Eyes)

1977–1987 11 3

State University of New York at Purchase

1976 11 4(1)

Bernice Steinbaum Gallery (New York)

1976 11 4(2)

Steinham Verlag (Munich)

1984 11 5

Studebaker Worthington (includes transparencies)

1977 11 6

Studio Vista [see E.P. Patton]

1967 11 7

Surface Design Association

1978 11 8

Tate Gallery (London)

1977–1979 11 9

Tel Aviv Museum of Art (regarding gift and JA exhibition)

1979–1990 11 10

Textile Conservation Workshop (New York) (includes treatment
report and clipping)

1984–1989 11 11

Textile Museum of the District of Columbia

1931 11 12

Textilingenieurschule

1961 11 13

Thieme-Becker-Kunstlerlexikon

1977 11 14

Ticknor and Fields (New Haven) (includes 1980 First List)

1978–1980 11 15

Tyler Graphics

1977 11 16

Embassy of the United States of America in Belgrade, Yugoslavia

1985 11 17

University of Bridgeport (Bridgeport, CT)

1983 11 18

University of California at Berkeley

1957, 1959 11 19

University of California at Los Angeles (regarding Lois Swirnoff
recommendation)

1985 11 20

University of California at Riverside and Irvine (includes work lists
and Tamarind Lithography project lists)

1978–1982 11 21

University of Connecticut Health Center Advisory Committee

1979–1982 11 22

University of Connecticut Health Center

1982 11 23

University of North Carolina Center for Public Television (Chapel
Hill, NC) (regarding Black Mountain College documentary)

1986, 1987 11 24

Vassar College Art Gallery (Poughkeepsie, NY)

1984 11 25

Vendome Press

1984 11 26

Verab Brothers

undated 11 27

Verlag Aurel Bongers

1977 11 28

Vice President’s House (regarding JA and AA works in Vice
President’s House)

1977 11 29

Walker Arts Center

1986–1987 11 30

Weatherspoon Art Gallery (Greensboro, NC)

1976 11 31

Wender and Associates (New York)

1980 11 32

Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte
(Münster)

1973–1976 11 33

White House, Social Security

1983 11 34

Whitney Museum of American Art (New York)

1977 11 35

World Print Council (includes “World Print Three”
catalogue and publicity)

1980 11 36

Wyalt, Gerber, Shoup, Scobey and Badie (regarding Knoll and Sunar)

1980–1981 11 37

WNET/Thirteen

1981–1988 11 38

Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)

1986 11 39

Wesleyan University Press

1983 11 40
Yale University

Yale Center for British Art

1978 12 1

Yale-New Haven Hospital (regarding JA works at
hospital, includes publicity)

1977–1980 12 2

Department of Anthropology

1977–1983 12 3

Department of the History of Art (George Kubler)

1959, undated 12 4

Art and Architecture Library (regarding gifts)

1979–1985 12 5

School of Art

1976–1977 12 6

Library (regarding JA materials)

1977 12 7

Sillman College

1986 12 8

Yale University Press

1974–1976 12 9
Yale University Art Gallery

Regarding textiles

1971–1986 12 10(1)

Shestack, Alan

1978–1984 12 10(2)

Wissman, Fiona (includes typescript photocopy of article on 1978
gift of JA paintings to Yale, receipt and Yale Alumni Magazine
June 1978)

1978 12 11

Regarding 1978 list of 64 JA paintings and 1978 exhibition
“Josef Albers,” includes lists, receipts, catalogue text, invitations
and catalogue galley photocopies

1978 12 12(1)

Yale Summer School (Norfolk, CT)

undated 12 12(2)

York University (Toronto) (includes portions of 1976 York Gazette
with “Josef Albers: A Memoir and An Appreciation”)

1976 12 13

Zabriskie Gallery (New York) (includes account
statements and receipts)

1975–1983 12 14

Correspondence re: permissions to reproduce Anni Albers’s work)

1959–1987 12 15

Regarding “Pictorial Weavings,” traveling exhibition

1959–1960 12 16