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David H. Wallace material regarding the New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America, 1952-1982

Creator:
Wallace, David H. (David Harold), 1926-
Subject:
Groce, George C.
New-York Historical Society
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 linear feet
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, writings, and printed material relating to the New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America. Correspondence pertains to the completion of the Dictionary of Artists in America in 1957 and includes letters between Wallace and New-York Historical Society staff, the Yale University Press, contributors, and reviewers. Other correspondence pertains to a conference convened June 29, 1982 to discuss the matter of expanding and updating the Dictionary of Artists in America. Printed material includes a final report summarizing the conference as well as a cover jacket, reviews and conference announcements. Also included is a typescript of excerpts, 1952-1957, compiled by Wallace of letters to his wife, his diary, his wife's diary and selected letters from George C. Groce, all pertaining to the creation of the Dictionary.
Citation:
David H. Wallace material regarding the New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America, 1952-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
David H. Wallace (1926-) is an art historian in New York, N.Y. Wallace was the Assistant Editor at the New-York Historical Society in the 1950s. With George C. Groce, he edited material in The New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America, 1956-1860 (published in 1957).
Provenance:
Donated 2009 by David H. Wallace.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art historians
Diaries
Writings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15669
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282686
AAA_collcode_walldavi2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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