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Clyde H. Burroughs letters and photographs from artists, 1915-1937

Creator:
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973
Subject:
Benson, Frank Weston
Clark, Frank Scott
Fournier, Alexis Jean
Kendall, William Sergeant
Melchers, Gari
Morgan, Arthur C.
Olinsky, Ivan G. (Ivan Gregorewitch)
Pancoast, Henry Boller
Parshall, DeWitt
Rader, Isaac
Reyneau, Betsy Graves
Ritschel, William
Rolshoven, Julius
Troubetzkoy, Pierre
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
22 items
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:
Photographs of and letters from artists, and a sales catalog.
REEL 1817: Six toned silver gelatin photographs taken by Frank Scott Clark, 1915, of artists Alexis Jean Fournier, Gari Melchers, Ivan Olinsky, William Ritschel, Julius Rolshoven and Paul Troubetzkoy, each inscribed to Burroughs by the artist, 1915 and 1916. [Arranged alphabetically on microfilm with other unrelated photographs in Photographs of Artists Collection Two.]
REEL 2787: Letters from artist friends and acquaintances, including a letter from sculptor, Arthur C. Morgan, about a bust he is working on; a letter from Henry Boller Pancoast, 1925, "in receipt of your kind invitation to send my picture to Detroit for your annual exhibition," written on a card with a reproduction of a painting by Pancoast; photocopies of 11 letters received by Burroughs from Frank W. Benson, DeWitt Parshall, and William Sergeant Kendall, all regarding the exhibition of their works at the Detroit Museum of Art; and an annotated catalog of the sale of oil paintings, etchings, watercolors, and drawings belonging to Clyde Burroughs.
REEL 3482: A letter to Burroughs from Betsy Graves Reyneau, undated and one from Isaac Rader, 1927, each giving biographical information.
Citation:
Clyde H. Burroughs letters and photographs from artists, 1915-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1817, 2787 & 3482 available at Archives ofAmerican Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Clyde Burroughs (1882-1973) was an art administrator, director, and historian from Detroit, Mich. Director of the Detroit Museum of Art which became the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Provenance:
Donated possibly by Burroughs.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums directors
Art museums
Painting, American
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5787
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208626
AAA_collcode_burrclyd
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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