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Theodore Brenson papers, 1937-1959

Creator:
Brenson, Theodore, 1893-1959
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
406 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:
Correspondence, mostly personal; catalogues and announcements; clippings; lecture and teaching materials, poetry and other writings; biographical material; and miscellany. Among the correspondents are Louis Bromfield, Fitz Roy Barrington, Carol Janeway, Joseph Lacasse, Hannah Weber Sachs, Albert Reese, Joop Sanders, Jerome Melquist, and Howard Conant.
Citation:
Theodore Brenson papers, 1937-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 848 thorugh 849 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Illustrator, etcher, painter, writer, teacher, and lecturer (New York City). Born in Latvia, Brenson authored and illustrated books on European travel, art, and education. In addition, he contributed to national magazines and taught at the College of Wooster in Ohio.
Language Note:
Some of the letters are in French.
Provenance:
Donated 1959-1960 by Mrs. Theodore Brenson, widow of Brenson.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art teachers
Exhibition catalogs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6803
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208930
AAA_collcode_brentheo
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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