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Louis George Held papers, 1926-1980

Creator:
Held, Louis George, 1919-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.4 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A typescript of a biography of Held by Jane Rogers, 1946; personal and business correspondence with the Butler Institute of American Art, Jane Rogers, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and others, 1946-1980; Christmas cards; an autograph album; a scrapbook, 1933-1937; handwritten memoirs; photographs, ca. 1926-1970; bills and receipts; and exhibition catalogs, clippings and other printed material.
Citation:
Louis George Held papers, 1926-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art collector; New York City. Jane Rogers, sister of Leon Kroll, helped Held build up his collection. He collected mostly American art.
Provenance:
Donated 1980 and 1981 by Louis George Held.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7716
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209880
AAA_collcode_heldloui
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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