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Larry Aldrich papers, 1949-1973

Creator:
Aldrich, Larry, 1906-2001
Subject:
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art (Ridgefield, Conn.)
Larry L. Aldrich Foundation, Inc
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Whitney Museum of American Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
630 items.
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:
Correspondence, 1953-1973, with the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art regarding, among other topics, purchase funds established for each museum by the Larry L. Aldrich Foundation, Inc., including lists of works of art approved for acquisition, and invoices; correspondence regarding Aldrich's private collection, including purchase invoices and cancelled checks, shipping and loan paperwork, and information on works from the collection consigned for sale at auction in 1963; printed material and exhibition catalogs from the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1964-1971; and 9 photographs, including works from Aldrich's private collection (2 photographs), works acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (4 photographs), and 4 views of the Aldrich Museum.
Citation:
Larry Aldrich papers, 1949-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Collector; New York, N.Y.; b. 1906; d. 2001
Provenance:
Donated 1972-1973 by Larry Aldrich.
Theme:
The Art Market
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art
Art
Art museums
Art museums
Art patronage
Art patrons
Business records
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9517
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211716
AAA_collcode_aldrlarr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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