The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence, notebooks, recollections, photographs, and clippings.
William H. Holston papers, 1915-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm roll D169 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. William Holston, after microfilming.
Holston was an art dealer who acted as the American representative for the Paris art firm Durand-Ruel. He was instrumental in the selling of Impressionist paintings to such collectors as Duncan Phillips and Albert C. Barnes. Later, he opened the Holston Gallery at 19 East 57th Street in New York City.
Lent for microfilming 1964 by William Holston's widow.
The Art Market
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001