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William Bostick letters, 1947-1956

Creator:
Bostick, William A., 1913-2007
Subject:
Culver, Charles B.
Dick, Robert W.
Jungwirth, Irene G.
Kachadoorian, Zubel John
McPharlin, Paul
Rattner, Abraham
Detroit Institute of Arts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
6 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
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:
Letters to Bostick as Secretary of the Detroit Institute of Arts.
REEL D8, fr.525: A letter from Charles Culver, November 8, 1955, regarding his gift to the DIA of a Robert Dick painting "Moonlight," and offering biographical information and reminiscences on Dick as well as his own painting.
REEL D9, fr. 637: A letter from Paul McPharlin 1947 Oct. 1, mentioning a book design.
REEL D10: Three letters from Abraham Rattner, October 1955, regarding Rattner's work as a juror for a show at the DIA; a letter from Irene Jungwirth, Dec. 1955, in which she discusses her work and thanks Bostick for his support; and a letter, March 1956, from Zubel Kachadoorian telling Bostick of his "Rome Academy Grant."
Citation:
William Bostick letters, 1947-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D8-D10 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Born 1913. Art museum administrator; Detroit, Michigan. Bostick served as the Secretary of the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Provenance:
Donated 1954-1956 by Bostick.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Arts administrators
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9970
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212660
AAA_collcode_bostwill
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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