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Helen Appleton Read letters and lectures, [ca. 1935]

Catalog Data

Creator:
Read, Helen Appleton, 1897-1974  Search this
Subject:
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Ca. 50 items (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
REEL 76: 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.
UNMICROFILMED: A letter to Miss Beatrice Winzer of the Newark Museum inquiring as to whether she would like Read to present a lecture on WPA murals.
Citation:
Helen Appleton Read letters and lectures, [ca. 1935]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Read was the art critic for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and gallery director of Portraits, Inc., Portrait Center of America, New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art critics  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6179
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216413
AAA_collcode_readhela
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216413