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Emily Hall Tremaine papers, 1890-2000

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Creator:
Tremaine, Emily Hall, 1908-1987
Subject:
Johnson, Philip
Von Romberg, Maximillian
Wadsworth Atheneum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
8.9 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of art collector Emily Hall Tremaine measure 8.9 linear feet and date from 1890 to 2000. Found within the papers are biographical materials on the Hall, von Romberg, and Tremaine families, including a sound cassette on the Tremaines; personal correspondence; art collection files, which include inventory binders, records of sales and donations, artist files, exhibition loan files, and reproduction request files; 2 scrapbooks documenting Tremaine's first marriage to Baron Maximilian von Romberg; and photographs of Tremaine, her family and friends, and works of art from her collection. There are also materials related the 1984 exhibition "The Tremaine collection: 20th Century Masters at the Wadsworth Athenaeum," including a video recording of Philip Johnson's exhibition lecture.
Citation:
Emily Hall Tremaine papers, 1890-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Use Note:
Authorization to quote, publish or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from: Burton G. Tremaine III, 105 N Main St ., Essex, Conn. 06426-1071
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Emily Hall Tremaine conducted by Paul Cummings, January 24, 1973.
Biography Note:
Art collector Emily Hall Tremaine (1908-1987) lived in New York City and Madison, Connecticut and was known for having assembled one of the most noteworthy collections of post-World War II art focused on modernist, pop, and contemporary artists.
Provenance:
The papers were donated in 2006 by Tremine's step-grandson, Burton G. Tremaine III.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11505
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)256320
AAA_collcode_trememil
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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