WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Edward 1879-1943

Overview
Works: 75 works in 96 publications in 2 languages and 645 library holdings
Genres: Art  Biography  Photographs  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: N6512, 709.73
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Bruce
Art in federal buildings : an illustrated record of the Treasury Department's new program in painting and sculpture by Edward Bruce( Book )

15 editions published in 1936 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National exhibition of art by Public Works of Art Project (U.S.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silk screen color printing : presenting a new addition to the graphic arts--serigraphy : a demonstration and explanation of the process of making "multiple original" color prints by Harry Sternberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Bruce by Italo Tavolato( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massachusetts WPA Symphony Orchestra by Massachusetts WPA Symphony Orchestra( Recording )

1 edition published in 1940 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records by Public Works of Art Project (Minn.)( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, photographs, file cards, national directives and bulletins, reports, telephone memoranda, payroll registers, and other materials documenting the activities of a Depression-era government employment program for artists. The papers document the daily operations of the Minnesota PWAP, particularly its relationship with the Chicago office
Leon Kroll papers by Leon Kroll( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writings and notes by Leon Kroll including autobiographical essays, drafts of lectures and speeches, lists, and other scattered notes. Also found is a small amount of writings by others, including an essay by Julia Langsam describing her experience as an artist's model for Kroll. Legal and financial records include contracts, loan agreement, art sales receipts, and several ledgers recording consignments and monthly receipts and expenditures. One ledger specifically documents financial transactions for his mural commissions for the Justice Department and the Worcester War Memorial
National Society of Mural Painters records by N.Y.) National Society of Mural Painters (New York( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

83 photographs of mural paintings and studies for murals; and 25 exhibition boards showing sculptures, mosaics or mural paintings and listing the artist, medium, title and location
Helen Appleton Read letters and lectures by Helen Appleton Read( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters to Roy Moyer of the American Federation of Arts, Edward Bruce to Henry Varnum Poor, and an open letter to artists from Bruce; biographical data on Read; a transcript of a lecture given by Read on the background of the early American landscape school; and lectures and reports based on Read's survey of art in federal buildings which was sponsored by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts
Public Works of Art Project selected administrative and business records by Public Works of Art Project( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Selected records of the PWAP include the following series: Central Office (Washington, D.C.) Correspondence and Related Records, including progress reports, minutes of meetings, and finance records (reels DC1-3); Correspondence and Personal Files of Edward P. Rowan, Technical Director (reels DC3-4); Central Office Correspondence With Artists (reels DC5-7); Central Office Files and Publicity Materials, including correspondence of project director Edward Bruce (reel DC8); Newspaper Clippings (reels DC8-9); Correspondence and Related records of Cecil Jones, Business Director (reels DC9-12); Final Reports on Projects, Report Materials and Project Issuances (reel DC12); Regional Office Records (reels DC12-13); and selected Correspondence of the New York Regional Office (Region 2) With Artists concerning administrative details of employing artists (DC 112-115). Each series has been described separately
Daniel Putnam Brinley and Kathrine Sanger Brinley papers by Putnam Brinley( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Brinleys' careers and lives are documented in biographical materials, as well as extensive correspondence with one another, family, friends, art galleries, organizations, publishers, and others. Also found within the papers are writings by both, including 16 diaries (1 by Daniel Putnam Brinley and the rest by Kathrine), essays, manuscripts, typescripts, notes and notebooks, poetry, and various other writings. There are mural commission files, files for organizations of which the Brinleys were members, financial and legal records, exhibition catalogs, news clippings, and other printed material. Also found are photographs of the Brinleys, family, friends, travels, and artwork, and six sketchbooks and original artwork by Daniel Putnam Brinley
Edward Bruce papers by Edward Bruce( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writings include office diaries and notebooks containing notes, addresses, lists of Section of Fine Arts projects, and dated work entries. There are copies of numerous written speeches given by Bruce on the importance of art, public art projects, and political issues. Financial material consists of a small number of items documenting Bruce's financial activity such as tax and insurance records, bills, a cash book, and house leases. Printed material documents Edward Bruce's career as an artist and federal arts projects and programs. Found are news clippings and magazine articles, exhibition catalogs, brochures, bulletins from the Section of Fine Arts, published speeches, and miscellaneous publications. Four scrapbooks contain news clippings, letters, photographs, and other printed material highlighting Bruce's career
Public works of art project : extension of remarks of Hon. Frederic C. Walcott of Connecticut in the Senate of the United States by Edward Bruce( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

to Van Wyck Brooks by Edward Bruce( )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Art in Federal buildings and illustrated record of the Treasury Department's new program in painting and sculpture by Edward Bruce( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lee Woodward Zeigler papers by Lee Woodward Zeigler( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Printed material includes clippings, ca. 1910-1948, regarding Zeigler's works of art and his involvement in the war effort and local politics; exhibition catalogs and programs, ca. 1925, 1940-1968; and reproductions of Zeigler's illustrations for bookplates, Christmas cards, magazines, including Gunter's Magazine, Harper's Weekly, and Life, ca.1890-1900, and for limited edition books by such authors as Jane Austen, Honore' de Balzac, Amelia E. Barr, Theophile Gautier, Charles Kingsley, and William Stearns Davis, ca.1890-1915
Olin Dows letters by Olin Dows( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This small collection of letters to and from painter and arts administrator Olin Dows measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1938 to 1949. The letters primarily document his work as director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, as an admistrator for the American Federation of Arts, and his work as a war artist. Much of the correspondence is with arts administrators Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson
by Edward Bruce( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Oscar Bluemner papers by Oscar Bluemner( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Printed material includes exhibition catalogs and announcements, some of which are annotated with prices and additional information, as well as news and magazine clippings, and prints of published writings by Bluemner. Photographs found in the collection include three photographs of buildings Bluemner designed, photographs of artwork, one print of Bluemner, and negatives
 
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Alternative Names
Bruce, Edward

Edward Bright Bruce

Edward Bruce

Edward Bruce Amerikaans kunstschilder (1879-1943)

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