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Joseph Hirshhorn papers regarding the Elmer MacRae papers, 1958-1978

Creator:
Hirshhorn, Joseph H., 1899-1981
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.8 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Papers relating to Joseph Hirshhorn's acquisition of the Elmer MacRae papers from the Historical Society, Town of Greenwich, Connecticut, in 1961, as well as their subsequent use in the 50th anniversary exhibition of the Armory show and for Milton Brown's book, "The Story of the Armory Show".
Included are correspondence, loan files, financial records and photographs.
Citation:
Joseph Hirshhorn papers regarding the Elmer MacRae papers, 1958-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives are the Elmer Linvingston MacRae papers.
Biography Note:
Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981) was an art collector and founding donor of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Elmer MacRae was a painter and member of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors who served as treasurer of the 1913 Armory show.
Provenance:
Transferred 2016 from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17372
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)381414
AAA_collcode_hirsjosm
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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