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Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers, 1848, 1916-2000

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Creator:
Lipman, Howard W., 1905-1992
Lipman, Jean, 1909-1998
Subject:
Gaylor, Wood
Calder, Alexander
Smith, David
Porter, Rufus
Huge, Jurgan Frederick
Art in America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
46.2 linear feet
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:
The Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers measure 46.2 linear feet and span the years 1916 to 2000. A copy of an 1848 brochure, retained by Jean Lipman in her research and writings files accounts for the early span date listed in the title of the collection. The bulk dates for the collection are 1932 to 1992. The records include correspondence, notes and printed material that served as research and reference material, along with some financial material that documents the art collecting activities and interests of the Lipmans. The collection also contains writing and editorial material used by Jean Lipman in her dual roles as an editor for Art in America magazine and as a respected author.
Citation:
Howard W. and Jean Lipman papers, 1848, 1916-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Howard Lipman (1905-1992) was an art collector and his wife, Jean Lipman (1909-1998) was an art editor and writer. They were both from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
The papers of Howard and Jean Lipman were initially donated to the Archives of American Art by Howard and Jean Lipman from 1965-1989. Subsequent additions to the original gift were made by Jean Lipman in 1998 and by Peter and Beverly Lipman in 2001. Several small portions of these early accessions were microfilmed. An associated gift that was originally accessioned as the Art in America Magazine Records was made by Howard and Jean Lipman from 1970-1973. This group, which largely consisted of Jean Lipman's editorial files from her years as editor of the magazine, was subsequently merged with the Howard W. and Jean Lipman records in 2004.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Primitive
Folk art
Sculpture, Modern
Art
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9145
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211339
AAA_collcode_lipmhowa
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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