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Biographical data; letters; exhibition catalogs and announcements; printed matter; financial material; a scrapbook of xeroxed copies of clippings; sketches; and slides and photographs of Kelly and his paintings, including a photograph of Kelly, Hassel Smith, Roy De Forrest and others in Richard Brodney's San Francisco studio, taken by Kyle Morris, ca. 1952.
James Kelly papers, 1951-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter; New York City; b. in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 19, 1913.
Donated 1980 by James Kelly.
Lives of American Artists
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