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Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Department of Art records, 1896-1908

Creator:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) Dept. of Art
Subject:
Ives, Halsey C. (Halsey Cooley)
Kurtz, Charles M. (Charles McMeen)
Whiting, Frederic Allen
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
9 linear ft. (on 20 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Biographical sketch on Halsey Ives, Chief of the Department; Halsey Ives' files, including general correspondence, correspondence and material relating to the Art building, confidential letters, letters with artists' biographies for the Handbook for the Exposition, shipping department correspondence, and personal correspondence. Also included are Charles M. Kurtz's files of correspondence; Frederic Allen Whiting correspondence; Jury of Awards correspondence and lists; applications from artists to International, National, and Local Advisory Committees; monthly reports; clippings; printed material; and miscellaneous invitations.
Citation:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Department of Art records, 1896-1908. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1734-1753 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, Missouri after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
The art department of the Lousiana Exposition was responsible for the art exhibition for the St. Louis World's Fair, 1904. Halsey C. Ives was the chief of the department, Charles M. Kurtz was the chief assistant, and Frederic Allen Whiting was the superintendent of Applied Arts.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1975 by the St. Louis Museum of Art.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Museum directors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8853
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211038
AAA_collcode_louipurc
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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