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Byron Browne papers, 1930-1963

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Creator:
Browne, Byron, 1907-1961
Subject:
Gwathmey, Robert
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo
Lowenthal, Edith
Michener, James A. (James Albert),
Rattner, Abraham
Solman, Joseph
Von Wicht, John
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.9 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 3 microfilm reels)
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 Browne and his works of art; biographical material; business and financial records, including check stubs, financial records kept for income tax purposes, income tax records, payroll slips, bills and receipts; a eulogy by Joseph Solman; gallery literature; exhibition catalogs, announcements, and brochures; correspondence, including letters regarding a lottery to help Browne after his heart attack in 1952; greeting cards, letters of condolence and business letters; 19 slides of his work; a drawing by Browne; teaching charts for his classes at the Art Students League and New York University; and printed material, including clippings and other miscellaneous materials. A brief motion picture film clip of Browne working is also found.
Correspondents include John von Wicht, James Michener, Abraham Rattner, Yasuo Kunioshi, Robert Gwathmey, and Edith Lowenthal.
Citation:
Byron Browne papers, 1930-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 97 and NBB 1-NBB 2 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel NBB 1-NBB 2: Originals returned to Rosalind Bengelsdorf Browne after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor, educator; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass. Was Married to Rosalind Bengelsdorf Browne, painter, art critic and educator.
Provenance:
Lent and donated 1963-1978 by Rosalind Bengelsdorf Browne, widow of Byron Browne.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Exhibition catalogs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Painters
Painting, Abstract
Photographs
Printed materials
Sculptors
Sculpture, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6845
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208972
AAA_collcode_browbyro
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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