The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
REEL 3026 (fr. 5-90): Letters received and copies of letters sent; typescripts and drafts of writings on art and artists; exhibition catalogs and clippings; and photographs of Waitt and works of art.
REEL 3026 (fr. 95-628): Biographical information; correspondence; San Antonio Art Institute Board agendas, proposed budgets and treasurer's reports; exhibition catalogs and announcements and clippings.
Alden Harry Waitt papers, 1958-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3026 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lenders, Betty Alden White and the San Antonio Art Institute, after microfilming.
Painter and art administrator; San Antonio, Tex. Born in Orlando, Fla. Contemporary realist painter of landscapes of Texas and New England. Worked in oil and lithography. Chairman and president of the San Antonio Art Institute, 1959-1977.
Lent for microfilming, 1981, by the San Antonio Art Institute, via Kenneth Jewesson, director, and Betty Alden White, Waitt's daughter, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Art Theory and Historiography
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