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Collection Creator:
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997  Search this
3.8 Linear feet (Boxes 1-4, 7)
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence includes letters exchanged between the Fleischmans and artists and colleagues including Aaron Bohrod, Charles E. Burchfield, Charles B. Culver, Philip Evergood, Earl Krentzin, John Marin, Jr., Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentile, Peter Pollack, Edgar P. and Constance Richardson, Charles Coleman Sellers, and Franklin Watkins. One letter from Charles E. Burchfield includes four etching plates used to create the color print of Hot September Wind. The Fleishman's corresponded with many arts organizations, museums, and galleries, including the American Federation of Arts, the Archives of American Art, the Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Detroit Institute of Art, Kennedy Galleries, M. Knoedler and Co., Inc., Kraushaar Galleries, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Midtown Galleries, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, the School of the Society of Arts and Crafts, the United States Information Agency, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Winterthur Museum. There are also a small number of letters each from Ivan Albright, Truman and Grace Bailey, Leonard Baskin, Herbert Bayer, Isabel Bishop, Louis Bouché, Frederic Castellón, Joseph Cornell, Jimmy Ernst, Lyonel Feininger, George Grosz, Joe Hirsch, Ben Kamihira, James Kearns, Norman Kent, Jack Levine, Richard Lippold, Reginald Marsh, John Paul Miller, Walter Tandy Murch, Alejandro Obregón, Guy Palazzola, Louis Pomerantz, Ruth Reeves, Reuven Rubin, Eero Saarinen, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Millard Sheets, Raphael Soyer, Richard Tucker, and William Zorach.
Arrangement note:
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Papers, 1837-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
AAA.fleilawr, Series 2
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art