Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Fitz, George (Dord) Edward (1914-1989). Papers, 1928-1989. 17 cubic feet. Artist, art educator, and gallery owner. A childhood lisp caused him to pronounce his first name “Dord,” although he didn’t use it officially until about 1933. Materials include Fitz’s correspondence, military records, exhibition brochures, newspaper articles, and sales records (1928-1989); as well as his files on artists carried in the Dord Fitz Gallery (1948-1989); records regarding his art students and student art shows at the Dord Fitz School of Art (1951-1980); and other papers reflecting his interests and activities. The collection also includes photographs of artists and their works, art exhibition films, and sound recordings about art and other subjects. Notable artists represented in the collection include Elaine and Willem de Kooning, Louise Nevelson, and Charles Bunnell.
Diplomat. Papers (1928-2009) of Edward J. Perkins, who served as U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Liberia, South Africa, the United Nations, and Australia, and served as the Director General of the U.S. Foreign Service. The papers include ambassadorial correspondence (1978-1996), speeches (1980-1992), and subject files (1961-1999). The collection also contains audio and visual recordings (1998-2006), and memorabilia (1979-2006). The materials highlight Ambassador Perkins’ years in the Foreign Service, particularly his work to help bring a peaceful end to apartheid in South Africa.
Diplomat. Papers (1961-2002) of Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, who served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and foreign policy adviser to U.S. President Ronald W. Reagan in the 1980s. The papers include U.N. correspondence (1974-1992), speeches (1980-1992), subject and country files (1961-1999), and newspaper clippings (1973-1997). The collection also contains audio and visual recordings (1985-2002), and memorabilia (1979-2001). The materials highlight Ambassador Kirkpatrick’s service in the United Nations and her work as a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank.
Professor. Correspondence and papers (1978-1990) of William F. Muhs a professor of finance at Washington State University and Montana State University and research materials (1847-1990) he collected about industrial efficiency pioneer Harrington Emerson. These include records and publications of Emerson's businesses the Emerson Company, Emerson Engineers, and Emerson Institute. Also included are photographs (1879-1929) of Harrington Emerson and his family, and sound recordings (1978-1982) from Muhs' research on Emerson, and from management conferences he attended.