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John Caldwell papers, circa 1909-1996

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Creator:
Caldwell, John, 1941-1993
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.7 linear ft.
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:
The papers or curator and writer John Caldwell measure 1.7 linear feet and date circa 1909 to 1996. The collection documents Caldwell's life and career through a variety of materials, such as biographical material including legal papers relating to the Caldwell Estate, letters from friends and colleagues, writings by Caldwell such as a draft version of a speech and draft essays, printed material including articles written by Caldwell for the New York Times, photographs of Caldwell, family members, dealers, donors, and artists, as well as a video recording documenting the 1985 Carnegie International.
Citation:
John Caldwell papers, circa 1909-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
John Caldwell (1941-1993) was a curator and writer from Pittsburgh, Pa. and San Francisco, Calif. Caldwell was a critic for the New York Times, curator of contemporary art for the Carnegie Museum of Art, and a curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Provenance:
Donated 2002 by the John Caldwell estate, via Joan Witek, executrix of the estate of John Caldwell.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Authors
Authors
Curators
Curators
Drafts (documents)
Essays
Photographs
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6004
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)230114
AAA_collcode_caldjohn
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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