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New Britain Museum of American Art records, 1907-1978

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Creator:
New Britain Museum of American Art
Subject:
Arms, John Taylor
Avery, Milton
Baskin, Leonard
Benton, Thomas Hart
Boghosian, Varujan
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Dehn, Adolf Arthur
Kappel, Philip
LeWitt, Sol
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole)
Meyer, Herbert W. (Herbert William)
Pleissner, Ogden M. (Ogden Minton)
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (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:
Letters from artists, art dealers, and art collectors, mostly addressed to Sanford Low, Director of the Museum, 1940-1964. Some letters contain price lists of works of art, photographs and printed matter. Correspondents include John Taylor Arms, Milton Avery, Thomas Hart Benton, Leonard Baskin, Varujan Boghosian, Charles Burchfield, Adolf Dehn, Philip Kappel, Sol LeWitt, Herbert Meyer, Ogden Pleissner, Henry Schnakenberg, Robert Vose and others. Also included are writings by Low and others about the Musuem.
Citation:
New Britain Museum of American Art records, 1907-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1710 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Known as the Art Museum of the New Britain Institute prior to 1961.
Provenance:
Donated 1979 by the New Britain Museum of American Art.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Museum directors
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8081
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210252
AAA_collcode_newbrit
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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  • Boghosian, Varujan
  • Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
  • Dehn, Adolf Arthur
  • Kappel, Philip
  • LeWitt, Sol
  • Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole)
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