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Virginia Field papers, 1954-1974

Creator:
Field, Virginia
Subject:
Baker, Richard Brown
Von Wicht, John
Warhol, Andy
American Federation of Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 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:
Correspondence, reports, notes, photographs, and printed material concerning Field's association with Asia House, American Federation of Arts, National Endowment of the Arts, and painter John Von Wicht.
REEL 2804: Illustrated letters from John Von Wicht to Field. Von Wicht writes of exhibiting his work, of seeing Field in New York, and of her newsletter. In the last letter of 1968, written two years before his death, he writes of being in the hospital, returning home soon, and returning to work.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence and business records, 1957-1973, mostly regarding NEA fellowship grants which enabled Field, as a representative of Asia House, to visit many museums across the country; a photograph of Von Wicht, 1966 by I. Grippi, and one of Andy Warhol and Richard Brown Baker taken by Field; a report by Field, "American Federation of Arts Domestic Exhibition Program," 1963; notes; and printed material, including information on the NEA grant, American Federation of Arts Newsletters, 1955-1957, the International Council of Museums interim report, 1967-1978, and clippings, 1959-1973.
Citation:
Virginia Field papers, 1954-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2804 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Arts administrator; New York, N.Y. Assistant director for Asia House.
Provenance:
Donated by Virginia Field, 1981-1988.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Arts administrators
Illustrated letters
Painters
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9467
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211665
AAA_collcode_fielvirg
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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