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Clyde Singer papers concerning Emerson C. Burkhardt, 1947-1969

Creator:
Singer, Clyde J., 1908-
Subject:
Banham, Roger
Barsotti, John J.
Burkhardt, Emerson C.
Perkins, Cecile
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on partial 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:
106 letters from Emerson Burkhardt to Singer in which Burkhardt discusses his views on modern art, Americans' attitudes toward the fine arts, New York art galleries and critics, the social system in America, and his painting in general. In addition there are several letters to Singer from John Barsotti, an artist and friend of Burkhardt, Roger Banham, author of a manuscript for Burkhardt's biography, and Cecile Perkins, friend of Burkhardt, and 2 clippings about Burkhardt.
Citation:
Clyde Singer papers concerning Emerson C. Burkhardt, 1947-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 866 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter and assistant director of Butler Institute of American Art; Youngstown, Ohio. Emerson Burkhardt is an Ohio painter and teacher, and a friend of Singer.
Provenance:
Donated 1974 by Clyde Singer.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8656
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210836
AAA_collcode_singclyd
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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