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Record Group: 6 C|
Record Sub-Group: 1
Records Title: UMC; College of Arts and Science; Department of Art; Frederick E. Shane Papers
Volume: 2 cubic feet, 2.5 linear feet
Scope and Content Note
This Record Sub-Group contains the personal papers of Frederick E. Shane, noted Missouri artist and member of the faculty of the Department of Art at the University of Missouri-Columbia (ca 1932-1971). Included in this Sub-Group are his personal and professional correspondence, memos, articles, and reports. These papers relate to such topics as the exhibit and sale of his paintings, his work for the United States Army during World War II, and the design and painting of a mural for the Post Office in Eldon, Missouri.
Information concerning the Department of Art during Shane's tenure as Chairman, records relating to the publication of a book of his paintings, and biographical and financial documents are also included in the Sub-Group. Among Shane's collected correspondence are letters to and from such notable individuals as: Shaemas O'Sheel, Irving Stone, Thomas Hart Benton, Randall Davey, Adolph Dehn, Archie Musick, and Mort Walker.
This Sub-Group is not divided into separate record series. Arrangement follows the record creator's original, alphabetical order.
FF 1 - Collection Information
Two page typewritten introduction to Fred Shane Papers
Forty-one page alphabetical list of subjects, i.e. correspondents, whose letters are included in collection
FF 2 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "A" - "Ar"
Ansaldi, Giulio (Professor)
The John Adams Fund, NYC
Akston, Joseph James
Allerton, Ronald E
American Artists for Israel, NYC
American Artists Group, Inc., NYC
American Association of University Women, Boonville, MO
The American Federation of the Arts, Washington, D.C.
American Sash and Door Company, Kansas City, MO
Archives of American Art, Detroit, MI
Art in America, NYC
The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Artists for Victory, NYC
The Arts, NYC
FF 3 - Correspondence and Materials
Associated American Artists, Inc., NYC
FF 4 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "B" - "Bloch"
Baird, Josiah L. M. (Dr.)
Bakelite Corporation, NYC
Baker Collector Gallery, Lubbock, TX
Baker Gallery of Fine Art, Lubbock, TX
Baranoff, Mort (Professor)
Barcalo Manufacturing Corporation, Rocky Mount, NC
The Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA
Barrett, S. Barre
Barry, Robert Everett
Bartlett, Donald (Professor)
Basset, Gene (name changed from Gene Feingold)
Bean, Frank D.
Begel, Julie Handley
Belleville Public Schools, NJ
Benning, Joseph B.
Benton, Rita (Mrs. Thomas Hart Benton)
Benton, Thomas Hart
Berkowitz, Walter J.
Bettencourt, John C.
Big 8 Art Show, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Blakemore, Virgil S., Jr.
Bloch, E. Maurice
FF 5 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "Block" - "By"
Block, Rae (Mrs. James Block)
Blomquist, Batte, and Campbell, Wheaton; IL
Bocour Hand Ground Artists Colors. NYC
Boone County Clerk, MO (Mrs. L.E. Glascock)
Borders, Mr. and Mrs. A.G.
Boulevard Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles, CA
Brandon, Jane K.
Bransby, Eric J.
Max Braun Company, Frankfurt, Germany
Bremmer, Al R.
Brew, Nancy Jean
Bruce B. Brewer and Company, Kansas City, MO
Broad, Harry A.
Broadmoor Art Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
Brown, Charles, Jr.
FF 6 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "C"
Candle Light Lodge, Columbia, MO
Cape Girardeau Southeast Missourian
The Capper Foundation for Crippled Children, Topeka, KS
Cardinal Lithograph Company, Los Angeles, CA
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Carter, Carolyn Jean
Central Missouri State College, Warrensburg, MO
Chalkley, J.I. (Dr.)
The Chicago No-Jury Society of Artists, Inc., IL
Chicago Wheel and Manufacturing Company, IL
Chinn, Darrough and Company, Architects, Columbia, MO
University of Cincinnati, OH
Citizens Committee for Government Arts Project, NY
City Art Museum of St. Louis, MO
Cohen, Mack and Hurtig, NYC
Cole, Eleanor (Mrs. James A.)
College Art Association of America, NYC
Collins, Eugene C.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, CO
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Columbia Art League, MO
Columbia, Missouri Council of Camp Fire Girls, Inc.
The Columbia Missourian,
Columbia Water and Light Department, MO
Conley-Myers Insurance Agency, Columbia, MO
The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
The Connoisseur, NYC
Coon, Mrs. C.E.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Crescent Cardboard Company, Chicago, IL
Crittenden, Fred J.
Currie, Ethel (Mrs. Bruce)
Curry, John Steuart
Curtis, Stanley E. and Carol L.
FF 7 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "D"
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, TX
Dame, James, III
Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, IA
Davis, Howard L.
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Delphic Studios, NYC
Delta Brush Manufacturing Corporation, Mount Vernon, NY
The Denver Art Museum, CO
Design Stamping Corporation, St. Louis, MO
Davoe and Raynolds Company, Inc., Louisville, KY
Jean Dichter Gallery, Inc., Denver, CO
Dictionary of International Biography, London, England
Dow Chemical Company, St. Louis, MO
Drake University Fine Arts Festival Committee, Des Moines, IA
Dubrule Pharmacy, Lawrence, MA
Duke University, Durham, NC
Duncan, John A.
FF 8 - Correspondence with Adolf and Virginia Dehn
FF 9 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "E"
Eagleton, Thomas F. (United States Senator)
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Eckhardt, Willard (Professor)
Eldon, Missouri Post Office (Federal Works Agency, Public Building Administration)
Elmont Memorial High School, Elmont, NY
The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, NYC
Erbacher, Kathryn A.
Everest and Jennings Wheelchairs, Los Angeles, CA
Exakta Camera Company, Bronxville, NY
FF 10 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "F"
Farmer, Marion W. (Mrs. A.L. Farmer)
Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., NYC
Feld, Fannye B. (Mrs. Milton Feld)
Fisher, David I. (Lieutenant)
Fisher, Eddie M.
Florissant Valley Community College, St. Louis, MO
Forum Gallery, NYC
Frailey, Ann Drochelman
Fredenthal, Miriam (Mrs. David)
Friends of Democracy, Inc.
FF 11 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "G"
G.R.D. Studio, NYC (Mrs. Philip J. Roosevelt)
Galler, Shirley Stolowy (Mrs. Albert Galler)
General American Life, St. Louis, MO
General Electric Company, Cleveland, OH
General Electric Service Center, Kansas City, MO
General Telephone Company of the Midwest, Columbia, MO
Sir George Williams University, Montreal, Canada
Georgia Art Supply Company, Atlanta
Georgia State College, Atlanta
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, OK
Recipe for Gilding
Goldberg, Leo B.
Jean R. Graef, Inc., NYC
Grand Rapids Art Gallery, MI
The Greater North Michigan Avenue Association, Chicago, IL
Greenwood, Paul and Marion
Griffin, Mary Ann
Grimes, M.E. (M.D.)
William R. Grooms Company, St. Louis, MO
Gross, Milt and Anne
M. Grumbacker, Inc., NYC
Gyros Products Company Inc., NYC
FF 12 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "H"
Hallmark Cards Incorporated, Kansas City, MO
Hall's Art and Frame Shop, Kansas City, MO
Hammacher Schlemmer, NYC
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, MA
Hansen, Douglas R.
Hart, Lawrence R.
Harvey, Mrs. Steve
Hayes Storage, Parking and Removal Service, NYC
Heart of Missouri Girl Scout Council
Helvey, William Charles, Jr.
Holiday Inn, St. Louis, MO
Hood College, Frederick, MD
Ted Hoyer and Company, Inc., Oshkosh, WI
Humfield, Marion L.
Hunter Gallery of Art, Chattanooga, TN
Hyman, Lawrence (Shane's cousin)
FF 13 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "I"
Illinois State Fair, Springfield, IL
University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
Ingersoll Products, Chicago, IL
Institute of International Education, NYC
International Business Machines Corporation, NYC
The University of Iowa, Iowa City
Irwig, Fred (M.D.)
Italy, passport material (in Italian)
FF 14 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "J"
Jaccard's, St. Louis, MO
Jaffee, Jay J.
The Junior College District of Jefferson County, MO
Jesser, Clinton J. (Professor)
Jewish Community Center, Kansas City, MO
Robert John Company, Philadelphia, PA
Johnson Wax Company, Racine, WI
Joule, Aretha Ferris
FF 15 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "K"
KCMO-TV, Kansas City, MO
Kahle, Mr. and Mrs. Louis G.
Kansas City Art Institute, MO
Kansas City Audio-Visual, MO
The Kansas City Society of Artists, MO
Kansas State College of Pittsburgh, KS
Kappi Pi, International Honorary Art Fraternity, Pittsburgh, KS
The Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia, KS
The University of Kansas, Lawrence
University of Kansas President, Lawrence
Katz, A. Raymond
Kelso, Paul C.
Kennedy, Barry L.
Kennedy, Patrick R.
University of Kentucky, Lexington
Keyfitz, I. (Dr.)
Kibbey, David A.
Kitch, C.A. (Mrs.)
Knight, Frank T. (Mrs.)
M. Knoedler and Company, Paris
Kocher, Rubye M. (Mrs. Ernest J.)
Koerfer, Mr. and Mrs. Paul
FF 16 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "L"
Lamb, Donna M.
Langeneckert, Inc., St. Louis, MO
Langsdorf, Mrs. Alexander (Martyl Suzanne Schweig)
Laughlin, Mrs. Rosemary C.
Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Lawrence (Anne), Lawrence Gallery, Kansas City, MO
The Little Gallery Frame Shop, Shawnee Mission, KS
Lohnes, Mrs. Walter (Miriam Claire Shane, daughter)
Loomis-Sayles Mutual Fund, Boston, MA
Lorie Insurance Agency, Kansas City, MO
Lowry, W. McNeil
Lynch, Sherie Ann
FF 17 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "M"
McIlvain, Ronald M.
McMahon, Hilarie Morris
McQuaid, Carol A.
Macon Art Club, Macon, MO
Major Industries, Inc., Chicago, IL
Malonyay, Thomas (in French; also di Malognier)
Manfred, Ernes F.
Marquis - Who's Who, Inc., Chicago, IL
Maryland State Department of Education, Baltimore
Mason, Roberta (Bobbi, Mrs. Wayne Mason)
Len A. Maune Company, St. Louis, MO
William L. Mayer and Company, Inc., NYC
Mazia, Gertrude (Mrs. Daniel Mazia)
Mid-America Artists Association, Kansas City, MO
Middlebury Language School Bulletin, VT
Midtown Frame Shop, NYC
Miley, Charles E., Jr.
Miller, Mrs. C.B.
Miller, Ercell L., D.D.S.
Miller, George C.
University of Minnesota, The University Gallery, Minneapolis
State of Missouri, Conservation Commission, Jefferson City
State of Missouri, Department of Agriculture, Jefferson City
Missouri Federation of Women's Clubs, Inc.
Missouri New York World's Fair Commission, NYC
Missouri State Council on the Arts
Missouri State Library, Jefferson City
Missouri State Teachers Association
The Missouri Store Company, Columbia
FF 18 - Alphabetical Correspondence and materials relating to the following "UM-C" departments and offices:
Department of Art
FF 19 - Alphabetical Correspondence and material relating to the "UM-C" Department of Art's negotiations with UM-C administration related to faculty and staff salaries
FF 20 - Alphabetical Correspondence and materials relating to the following "UM-C" departments and offices:
Office of the Comptroller
Dean of Faculties
Dean of Students
Committee of Deans
Committee on Honorary Degrees
Kempster Portrait Committee
Master's Degree in Medical Art
Office of the President of the University
University of Missouri President
Washington University, School of Fine Arts, St. Louis, MO
FF 21 - Alphabetical Correspondence and materials relating to the following "MU-C" departments, offices, and organizations:
University of Missouri-Columbia, Official Notice of Board Action, 1932-1971
Student Art Club
Traffic Safety Office
Committee on University Policy
Western Historical Manuscripts Collection
FF 22 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "Mi" - "Mu"
Missouri Utilities Company, Columbia
Missouri Western Junior College, St. Joseph
Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce (Olivia)
Mitchell, Mrs. Linn
Modern Center, Kansas City, Missouri
Moll Welding Shop, Wauseon, OH
Monsanto Chemical Company
Montminy, Elizabeth (Mrs.)
Montminy, Pierre and Tracy
Mueller, Hilbert E.
Murray, Kenneth Arthur
Museum of the American Indian, NYC
Musick, Archie and Irene
FF 23 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "N"
National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, D.C.
Nelson, Charles W.
Nelson, William L. (U.S. Congressman, Second Missouri District)
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO
Nesbitt, Jackson Lee
New England Life Insurance Company, St. Louis, MO
New Masters Fine Arts Materials, Cambridge, MA
Newcomb-Macklin Company, Chicago, IL
Niemeyer, Margaret (Mrs.)
Northeast Missouri State Teachers College, Kirksville, MO
Northwest Missouri State College, Maryville, MO
FF 24 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "O"
O'Donnell, Shelley (Mrs.)
Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, Stillwater
The University of Oklahoma, Norman
Original Color Slides, Boston, MA
Osdol, Paul Van
Outstanding Educators of America, Chicago, IL
FF 25 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "P" - "Pl"
Packer, Lona (former Mrs. Irving Stone)
Palmer Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Papenthein, Ruth Mary
Paris, France, housing contract (in French)
Parks, James D.
Parrish, Mr. and Mrs. Tom H. (June M.)
Peace Corps, Washington, D.C.
Permanent Pigments, Inc., Cincinnati, OH
Pfeffer, Leland U., M.D.
Platts, Robert H.
FF 26 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "Po" - "Pr"
Pollikoff, Max and Belle
J. Henry Pool, Inc., Kingston, PA
Portman, Betty (Mrs.)
Powell, Betty (Mrs.)
J.A. Presidenton Corporation, NYC
FF 27 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "R"
Rancho Camera Shop, Los Altos, CA
Rein, Leo E.
Riley, Maude Kemper
Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, FL
Ritchey, Mrs. U.E.
Robinson, Adah M.
Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Boardman (Mike and Sally)
Rodecker, Mrs. Wallace B. (Rudie)
Rogers, Price L., Inc., Importers, Ardmore, PA
(Roley), Joan Henson
Rongen, Manfred (in German)
Root, David A.
Root, Gary N.
Rosenberg, James N.
Rosenthal, Mrs. Julius (Helen)
Rubin, Mrs. Samuel M. (Mildred)
FF 28 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "S" - "Se"
St. Louis Artists' Guild, MO
St. Thomas Aquinas Paris High School, Florissant, MO
Salyer, Mrs. Fletcher
Samter, Max, M.D.
Samter, Mrs. Max (Virginia)
The Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, KS
Sapp, William Rothwell, Jr.
Sass, G. Van Dyne
Schindler, Mrs. Pauline G.
Schmidt, Anita Louise
Schneider, Estelle B.
Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, NYC
The School of the Ozarks, MO
Schuchard, Oliver A.
Scoville, Nancy Rae
Seymour, Earl F., Seymour's Camera Store, NYC
FF 29 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "Sh" - "Spa"
Shane, Frederick E. (Emmanuel)
Various versions of Shane's vita, both handwritten and done with spirit master
"Frederick E. Shane, Professor of Art, Winner of the First Byler Award, 1971"
Exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1943-1982
Report of Injury to left ankle, 1964
Statement of earnings, August 31, 1969
Article on Shane from "Columbia Missourian," 4/25/65
Listing agreement with Roy Willey for house at 205 S. Garth, Columbia
University of Missouri, Calculation for Maximum Salary Reduction for Calendar Year December 31, 1963 (Examples)
Shane, Louise (Mrs. Frederick E.)
Shane, Mrs. Meyer (Mother)
Shane, Myron (Brother)
Shane, Robert (Brother)
Siehr, Donald J.
Simpson, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle D. (Corky and Mari)
Sloan, John (includes letters from Helen Farr, "Pete", who was involved in the production of Sloan's book "Gist of Art" in 1939)
Smith and Grieves, Kansas City, MO
Southeast Missouri State College, Cape Girardeau
Southwest Baptist College, Bolivar, MO
Southwest Missouri State College, Springfield
FF 30 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "Spe" - "Sy"
Spelman (or Spellmann), Betty and Nordy
Spiva Art Center, Joplin, MO
Springfield Art Museum, MO
State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia
State University College, Fredonia, New York
State University of New York, Teachers College (later called College of Education), Oswego, New York (Aulus W. Saunders)
Stendahl Art Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri
Stern, Clare T.
Stern Lillian H. (Mrs.)
Stix, Baer, and Fuller, St. Louis, MO
Stone, Mr. and Mrs. Irving (Jean)
John J. Sughrue and Company, Inc., NYC
Symington, Stuart, United States Senator
FF 31 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "T" - "W"
"More or Less Inaccurate Map of Taos, New Mexico"
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America, NYC
The University of Texas, Austin
Tiffany and Company, NYC
Townsend, Mrs. Sally
Trabold, Mrs. Jeanne
Trager, Emanuel [sic] (Shane's cousin)
Trager, Mrs. Randolph (Bicky, Shane's cousin-in-law)
Truman, President and Mrs. Harry S.
Harry S. Truman Library Institute, Independence, MO
Tucker, Mrs. Charles
Troy, Lota L.
The University of Tulsa, OK
Tupperware Art Fund, Orlando, FL
United States, 89th Congress, 2nd Session (3/9/66)
United States, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Vandenburgh, Mrs. Eva
Vogt, Ann Lynn
Waggener Paint Company, Kansas City
Walker, Mort (creator of "Beetle Bailey")
Wall Street Camera Exchange, NYC
Wallen, Grace E.
Washington State University, Pullman
F. Weber Company, Philadelphia, PA
Weinberg, Saul S. and Gladys D.
Albert Weiss and Company, Inc., NYC
Weller, Allen S. (Dean, College of Applied and Fine Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana)
Weller, John S.
White, Arnold A.
Welsh, Merle L.
Westfall, Mrs. W.D.A. (Ruth Rollins Westfall)
Westhoff, Mrs. F.J.
Westminster College, Fulton, MO
Wheatley, Charles H.
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC
Wilder, Mitchell A.
William Woods College, Fulton, MO
Williams, Mrs. Harold G.
Williams, Dr. and Mrs. Lewis W., II (Lew and Ruth)
The Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, Delaware
Wilson, Robert F.
Wilson, Vernon E.
Windsor and Newton Inc., NYC
Mr. and Mrs. Walker Winslow (Helen)
Witwer, J. Frank
Wolf, Jack, M.D.
Wolf, James (Jimmy, cousin of Shane and attorney for his mother)
Woods, David R.
The University of Wyoming, Laramie
FF 32 - Alphabetical Correspondence: "Z"
Zeilmann, John Wayne
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