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Creator:
Ritchie, Andrew Carnduff, 1907-1978  Search this
Subject:
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Roszak, Theodore  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Afro  Search this
Ritchie, Jane  Search this
Lynes, Russell  Search this
Paolozzi, Eduardo  Search this
Hadzi, Dimitri  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
College Art Association of America  Search this
Yale University.Art Gallery  Search this
Allied Forces.Supreme Headquarters.Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
10.3 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Summary:
The papers of museum director, professor, writer, and post- World War II Monuments Men Andrew Carnduff Ritchie measure 10.3 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1983. Found within the papers are biographical material, including materials and photographs concerning his military service in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section of the U.S. Army; correspondence, including letters from numerous artists; writings; committee and organization files; exhibition and project files, teaching files; printed material; and photographs, including portrait images of Ritchie taken by Hans Namuth.
Citation:
Andrew Carnduff Ritchie papers, 1907-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Five letters from Alfred H. Barr to Ritchie are available on 35 mm microfilm reel 2786 at the Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Related Materials:
Among the holding at the Archives of American Art is an interview of Andrew Carnduff Ritchie conducted in 1977 June 16-17 by Paul Cummings.
The Albright-Knox Gallery Archives in Buffalo, New York has a collection of Andrew Carnduff Ritchie papers, which include administrative records and correspondence.
Biography Note:
Andrew Carnduff Ritchie (1907-1978) was a museum director, professor, and art historian based in New York and Connecticut.
Provenance:
This collection was donated in multiple installments in 1979 and 1981 by Andrew Ritchie's widow, Jane T. Ritchie, and by her estate in 1986. Five letters from Alfred Hamilton Barr to Andrew and Jane Ritchie were donated in 1974 by Andrew Ritchie through Russell Lynes.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art thefts  Search this
Cultural property  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Authors  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8152
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210323
AAA_collcode_ritcandr2
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210323