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John I.H. Baur papers, 1946-1979

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Creator:
Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe), 1909-1987
Subject:
Whitney Museum of American Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.4 linear ft.
Addition: 13.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Writings, talks, lectures, and contributions to publications, notably his work on the book, NEW ART IN AMERICA; correspondence, writings, memos, and clippings concerning museums (other than the Whitney Museum of American Art), galleries, colleges, the American Federation of Arts, and others; correspondence, printed material, and miscellany relating to committees and organizations, such as the American Studies Association and the International Association of Art Critics; correspondence and printed material concerning exhibition jury service; and miscellany.
ADDITION: Artists' files, photographs, correspondence, notes, writings, including an annotated draft for Baur's book, REVOLUTION & TRADITION IN MODERN AMERICAN ART.
Citation:
John I.H. Baur papers, 1946-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Museum curator, museum director, and writer; New York, N.Y. Curator Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1936-1952; curator, director, and director emeritus, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1952-1987. Author of several books on American art.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 by Louise C. Bauer, the widow of the artist, John I. H. Baur.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art historians
Museum curators
Museum directors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8446
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210621
AAA_collcode_baurjohn
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
The Art Market
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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