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Correspondence, receipts, invoices and miscellaneous papers, 1885-1962, of the John Hanna Galleries (and its precursors). Included are card files; ledgers; scrapbooks containing material on the J.L. Hudson art department in the 1930s and 1940s when it was operated by Jay Hanna; photographs; publications; and other records.
REEL 439 AND SCANNED Photo of John F. Carlson, previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists I, and scanned.
John Hanna Galleries records, 1885-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Several galleries owned wholly or in part by the Hanna family of Detroit over three generations. Past names include Detroit Art Store, Hanna-Thomson Galleries, John E. Hanna & Bros., John Hanna Company Galleries, John Hanna, Inc.
Donated 1961 and 1967 by Clifford and Jay Hanna.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001