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Geoffrey Theodore Hellman papers concerning Albert Eugene Gallatin's Museum of Living Art, 1934-1952

Creator:
Hellman, Geoffrey, 1907-
Subject:
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene)
Gallery of Living Art
Museum of Living Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
9 items (on partial microfilm reel)
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:
Two letters, 1942 and 1943, from Albert Eugene Gallatin to Hellman concerning the relocation of Gallatin's art collection, the Museum of Living Art, from New York University to the Philadelphia Museum of Art; a press release from NYU about the move; and photocopies of 6 articles about Gallatin by Hellman in THE NEW YORKER, 1934-1952.
Citation:
Geoffrey Theodore Hellman papers concerning Albert Eugene Gallatin's Museum of Living Art, 1934-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm roll 2814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Hellman, a writer, wrote about A. E. Gallatin on several occasions in the New Yorker magazine. Gallatin formed one of America's earliest modern art collections, and displayed it as Gallery of Living Art (later Museum of Living Art) at NYU. It moved to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1943.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by Geoffrey Hellman.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7723
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209887
AAA_collcode_hellgeof
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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