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Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975



  • Existence: 1889-04-15 - 1975-01-19

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

New School course catalog collection

Identifier: NS-05-01-01

This collection consists of course catalogs from The New School, including continuing education courses, Eugene Lang College, the Dramatic Workshop of The New School, New School Art Workshops and the New School for Social Research, formerly known as the Graduate Faculty.

Dates: 1919 - 2017

New School mural commission documentation

Identifier: NS-03-05-01
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of documentation about five artists and the works they created for the New School at its flagship building at 66 West 12th Street, and for later additions to the building. The materials here were gathered and produced by the curators of the New School Art Collection. Materials include correspondence, photographs, documentation of restoration efforts, exhibition catalogs, and promotional materials.

Dates: 1931 - 2010

New School publicity scrapbook collection

Identifier: NS-03-01-01
Summary The New School Publicity Scrapbook collection consists of fifty-seven scrapbooks compiled for internal administrative use between 1919, when The New School was founded, through 1953. The scrapbooks include newspaper articles and editorials, and administrative documents and correspondence, course catalogs--or Bulletins--weekly supplemental pamphlets (also called Bulletins), ephemera, promotional materials, and invitations to...
Dates: 1918 - 1953

Press clippings 1, 1918-1935 May, 1939

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31907040293221], Folder: 1-2
Subjects include: Clippings and printed promotional materials document the founding and early years of The New School, through advertisements for classes, lectures and programs; fundraising letters; material related to the construction of the 66 West 12th Street building; leaflets for folk music and classical recitals and conferences, dance recitals, and typewritten statements about The New School.Administrative documents: form letter templates for donors...
Dates: 1918-1935 May; 1939

Press clippings 3, 1927-1931 May, 1940-1941

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: 31207040293247], Folder: 1-2
Subjects include: Includes: New School course schedules and promotional materials--Thorsten Veblen--Modernist Art exhibition at the New School (1931)--Alvin Johnson (Swedish language)--Thomas Hart Benton murals--Copy of a letter from Albert Einstein to Dr.Jacob Billikopf (1941)--Copy of a letter from Abel Cruz Santos, Consul General of Columbia to Dr.Alvin Johnson (1940).Alfred Adler (Austrian psychoanalyst, New School instructor)Thomas Hart BentonAaron Copland (American...
Dates: 1927-1931 May; 1940-1941

Press clippings 4 , 1927-1931 Apr, 1933, 1935, 1939

 File — Box 4: [Barcode: 31207040293254], Folder: 1
Subjects include: Includes: Jose Clemete Orozco frescos--Thomas Hart Benton mural--Opening of the New School Building, West 12th Street--Joseph Urban--Horace M. Kallen.José Clemente Orozco Thomas Hart Benton Horace M. Kallen...
Dates: 1927-1931 Apr; 1933; 1935; 1939

Press clippings 7, 1931 Aug, 1932 Sep-1933 Apr

 File — Box 5: [Barcode: 31207040293122], Folder: 4-5
Subjects include: Includes: Joseph Urban--dance reviews--Tina Flada American debut--Mary Wigman Dance Group, American debut--Thomas Hart Benton mural--Jose Clemente Orozco--modern architectural exhibition (prototypes for mass produced steel modular homes)--Jose de Creeft--"Cruxifixion of Christ," Frederick Wright.Thomas Hart BentonJosé de...
Dates: 1931 Aug; 1932 Sep-1933 Apr

Press clippings 11, 1935-1936

 File — Box 6: [Barcode: 31207040293130], Folder: 6-7
Subjects include: Administrative document (typewritten): "Discussion of the position and policy of the New School for Social Research"American Artists Congress: formation of, and events held at New SchoolThomas Hart BentonJosé Clemente OrozcoPromotional booklet: 66 West 12th Street building (includes list...
Dates: 1935-1936

Press clippings 12, 1935-1936

 File — Box 6: [Barcode: 31207040293130], Folder: 8-11
Subjects include: Thomas Hart BentonAnita BlockFritz Eichenburg (German-born illustrator, New School instructor)Robert Frost: lecture series at the New SchoolAlexander Goldenweiser (Russian-born anthropologist and sociologist, New School instructor)Horace M. KallenHarry Allen...
Dates: 1935-1936

Press clippings 13, 1935 Feb-1937 Jun

 File — Multiple Containers
Subjects include: Thomas Mann's visit to New York City and speaking engagement at the New School--Unviersity in Exile--dennunciation of fascism--dance and concert reviews and notices--Thomas Hart Benton--Benton and courtroom illustrations of the Bruno Hauptmann trial (1937)--Dr. Horace M. Kallen--Lucious N. Littauer endowment for University in Exile (1937)--Music, theatre, dance concerts and recitals, advertisements and reviews....
Dates: 1935 Feb-1937 Jun