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Bloom, Hyman, 1913-  Search this
Durlacher Bros. (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk)  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning  Search this
Moe, Henry Allen  Search this
Story, Ala  Search this
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Physical Description:
1.4 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.
Letters from Dorothy Canning Miller, R. Kirk Askew (of Durlacher Bros.), Henry Allen Moe, Ala Story and others; financial and business records; printed material, including an exhibition catalog, announcements for an exhibit at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a 1949 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship; a typescript of an article by Hyman Swetzoff about Bloom, "Hyman Bloom: The Attainment of a State of Being"; and 152 pencil drawings by Bloom's students, including works by Lynn Banker, Anabel Handy, David Hayes, C. Heijn, Valerie Jayne, Peter W. Kent, Patricia Quinn, John Rooney, John Updike, A.J. Yiannias, E. Zimmerman and others.
ADDITION: Correspondence, ca. 1943-1980, including some relating to an urban renewal project and rent control matters effecting Bloom's residence; tax documents; list of paintings with prices; certificate of fellowship in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Boston (1960); Boston Fenway Art Community Proposal and completed questionnaire; and printed material.
Hyman Bloom papers, 1936-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Cambridge, Mass. Born near Riga, Latvia in April 1913. Immigrated to Boston in 1920 and began painting and drawing classes, taught by Harold Zimmerman at a settlement house. Worked for the WPA in the early 1930s.
Language Note:
English .
Donated 1981 and 1994 by Bloom.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art