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The records of the Waddell Gallery, a contemporary art gallery that was located in New York City, date from 1961 to 1978 and measure 6.5 linear feet. The records include administrative files, correspondence, artists' files, and sales and stock records.
Waddell Gallery records, 1961-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
The Waddell Gallery was established in 1963 by Richard Hughes Waddell in New York City, New York. Established and operated by Richard Waddell, circa 1963-1973. The gallery represented contemporary American and European artists, and was located at 15 East 57th Street and later at 50 West 57th.
The Waddell Gallery records were donated in 1977 by the Estate of Richard Waddell, through Richard's father, Chauncey L. Waddell and brother, Theodore Waddell and in 1986 by Louise Tolliver Deutschman, former director of the gallery.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001