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Creator:
Schriever, George  Search this
Subject:
Bisttram, Emil  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.2 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:
Primarily research material compiled by Schriever for his work on art of the American West, Southwest and by American Indians. Included are papers relating to his efforts to publish writings and purchase work by Emil Bisttram.
Papers relating to Bisttram include: correspondence with Mayrion Bisttram; notes; typescript of Bisttram's "The Creative Process in the New Age" annotated by Schriever; lists of paintings to be reproduced; a clipping on Bisttram, 1984; a catalog for a Bisttram exhibition at the George Nix Gallery, Colorado Springs, Colo., 1973; and a color snapshot of a work by Bisttram.
ADDITION: Files of research material, primarily photocopies, on exhibitions and artists, containing clippings, catalogs, and some correspondence.
Citation:
George Schriever papers, 1973-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Collector, curator; New York, N.Y. and Denver, Colo. Curator for the Anshutz Corporation art collection.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Donated 1985 and 1990 by George Schriever.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10589
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214065
AAA_collcode_schrigeor
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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