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Herman Baron papers, 1937-1967

Creator:
Baron, Herman, 1892-1961
Subject:
ACA Galleries
American Contemporary Art Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
500 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:
A brief biographical account, 1967; an essay by Baron entitled, "American Art Under Attack", 1949; exhibition catalogs and publications relating to the ACA Galleries; photographs, undated and 1950-1960, of Baron and his family; and letters of condolence sent to Baron's wife, Ella, upon Baron's death, 1961.
Citation:
Herman Baron papers, 1937-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3769 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Herman Baron was the founder of the ACA Galleries (also known as American Contemporary Art and A.C.A. Gallery) in 1932 and served as its director until his death in 1961.
Provenance:
Donated by Syracuse University, George Arents Research Library, 1984. See also ACA Galleries records for additional Baron material.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Art, American
Exhibition catalogs
Gallery directors
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7115
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209249
AAA_collcode_baroherm
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
The Art Market
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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