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Abraham Harriton papers, 1910-1986

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Creator:
Harriton, Abraham, 1893-1986 or 1987
Subject:
Bishop, Isabel
Evergood, Philip Howard
Gross, Chaim
Hofmann, Hans
Rattner, Abraham
Soyer, Raphael
Syracuse University
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft.(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Addition: 0.4 linear ft.
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:
REEL 268: Letters, writings, biographical material, catalogs, clippings, and miscellaneous material.
UNMICROFILMED: Curricula vitae and a copy of an award from the Mark Rothko Foundation; correspondence, ca. 1960-1977, with Syracuse University regarding the acquisition of Harriton's papers, with Philip and Julia Evergood, Isabel Bishop, David D. Delafield, Marya and Horace Gregory, Bernard Berenson, and Hans Hofmann concerning his membership to the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and with other institutions and colleagues; Christmas cards, 1967-1972, some with original drawings or graphics by Chaim Gross, Raphael Soyer, Abraham Rattner, Harriton, and others; a journal of his 1963 trip to Europe and other writings; a self-portrait in gouache and crayon; exhibition catalogs and announcements; photocopies of clippings; and photographs of Harriton and photographs and slides of works of art.
ADDITION: Biographical material; journal, 1963; sketchbooks, 26 v., 1948-1977, and undated, and loose sketches; artwork for Christmas cards, 1970s-1980s; photographs of Harriton and his work and a manuscript of "On Underpainting," by Abraham Harriton.
Citation:
Abraham Harriton papers, 1910-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 268 available at Archives of Ameican Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Related Materials:
Abraham Harriton papers also at Syracuse University.
Biography Note:
Painter, teacher, etcher, Long Island, New York.
Provenance:
Donated 1972-1977 by Abraham and Estelle Harriton, and in 1990 by their daughter, Maria Harriton.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Christmas cards
Etchers
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9295
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211490
AAA_collcode_harrabra
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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