The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Ca. 600 letters from Romare Bearden, Stuart Davis, Eduard Franz, Abraham Rattner, Evelyn Scholl, William Steig, Robert Coates, Duncan Phillips and others; ca. 300 photographs of family, friends, and works of art; a sketchbook; notes and theoretical writings on art; catalogs; biographical information; clippings and other printed material.
Walter Quirt papers, 1928-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 570-572 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Walter Quirt, after microfilming.
Painter, teacher; Minneapolis, Minn. Died 1968. Taught at the University of Minnesota, 1945-1968.
The lender, Eleanor Quirt, is the widow of Walter Quirt. She was assisted in organizing the papers by Francis V. O'Connor.
Lives of American Artists
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