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Correspondence with artists, 1943-1945 as owner of Durlacher Bros. art gallery, New York, N.Y. Artists include Cady Wells, Walter Stuempfig, Walter Quirt, Edward Melcarth, Kurt Seligmann, Leonid Berman, Hyman Bloom, Peter Blume, Carlyle Brown, James W. Fosburgh, Stephen Greene, and Walter Stein. Also included on microfilm are exhibition catalogs, 1928-1967 (sent to NCFA/PG library in 1975).
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1928-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels N69-107, N69-108 and 148 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Gallery director. Owned Durlacher Brothers from 1937 through ca. 1969.
Donated 1969-1971 by R. Kirk Askew.
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