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Sanford B. D. Low papers, 1931-1975

Creator:
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964
Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart
Marsh, Reginald
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill)
Vose, Robert Churchill
New Britain Museum of American Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (186 items on 1 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:
Biographical data; personal and business correspondence, including letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Reginald Marsh, Robert Vose and Robert Vose, Jr. of Vose Galleries of Boston, Inc., and others; writings; exhibition catalogs; printed materials regarding the Sanford Low Memorial Collection of American Illustration; 3 sketches by Low, clippings on Low and the activities of the New Britain Museum of American Art; photographs of Low, of Low with Benton, Thomas Craven and Denys Wortman, and photographs of the installation of a Low retrospective exhibition, 1963.
Citation:
Sanford B. D. Low papers, 1931-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2147 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, illustrator, block printer, decorator, designer, educator, museum director, New Britain, Conn. and Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Was instrumental in organizing and founding the New Britain Museum of American Art, and was its director for a number of years.
Provenance:
The donor, Virginia Low, is the widow of Sanford Low.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Designers
Educators
Exhibition catalogs
Illustrators
Museum directors
Painters
Painting, American
Photographs
Printmakers
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7916
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210084
AAA_collcode_lowsanbd
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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