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Hudson D. Walker papers, 1920-1982

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Walker, Hudson D (Hudson Dean) 1907-1976  Search this
Blatas, Arbit  Search this
Benn, Ben 1884-  Search this
Biberman, Edward  Search this
Booth, Cameron 1892-1980  Search this
Brenson, Theodore 1893-1959  Search this
Browne, Byron 1907-1961  Search this
Cahn, Joshua Binion 1915-  Search this
Charlton, Gene 1909-  Search this
Cook, Howard Norton 1901-1980  Search this
Davis, Gladys Rockmore 1901-1967  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Gaertner, Carl F (Carl Frederick) 1898-1952  Search this
Greenbaum, Dorothea S  Search this
Hartley, Marsden 1877-1943  Search this
Hirsch, Joseph 1910-1981  Search this
Jules, Mervin 1912-  Search this
Maril, Herman  Search this
Maurer, Alfred Henry 1868-1932  Search this
McCausland, Elizabeth 1899-1965  Search this
Reeder, Dickson 1912-1970  Search this
Ribak, Louis 1902-1979  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E (Henry Ernest) 1892-1970  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan 1898-1974  Search this
Sokole, Miron 1901-  Search this
Sprinchorn, Carl 1887-1971  Search this
Tinguely, Jean 1925-  Search this
West, Clifford B  Search this
Walker, Ione  Search this
Weeren-Griek, Hans van  Search this
Kemp, Harry 1883-1960  Search this
Evergood, Philip 1901-1973  Search this
Fuerstenburg, Eugenia M  Search this
Fuller, Sue 1914-2006  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Sternberg, Harry 1904-2001  Search this
Botkin, Henry 1896-1983  Search this
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold 1880-1958  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Artists Equity Association  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
Parke-Bernet Galleries  Search this
Physical description:
20.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 10 reels)
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
New York (State)
New York
35mm microfilm reels D351-D358, 130 & 1535 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reel 1535: Originals returned to Ione G. Walker after microfilming.
Collector and administrator; New York, N.Y.; d. 1976.
Reels D351-D358: Inventory available in AAA offices.
Material on reels D351-D358 & unmicrofilmed donated 1966-1982 by Hudson D. and Ione G. Walker; material on reel 1535 lent for microfilming 1979 by Ione G. Walker, widow of Walker; material on reel 130 donor unspecified.
Administrators New York (State) New York
Correspondence; biographical material; artists files; files on organizations; business and financial records; photographs; writings and notes; diaries; scrapbooks; appointment calendars; exhibition catalogs and announcements; printed material; and miscellany.
REELS D351-D358: Biographical material; personal and business correspondence with family, artists, museums, and art organizations; 62 artists files containing photos of works of art, printed material, and correspondence; files on the American Federation of the Arts, Artists Equity Association, the Walker Foundation, and other organizations; business and financial records; material relating to Walker's work with Elizabeth McCausland in her studies of Marsden Hartley; printed material; and photos of Walker, his family, and miscellaneous works of art. Among the correspondents are: Berenice Abbott, Ben Benn, Theodore Brenson, Gene Charlton, Philip Evergood, Joseph Hirsch, Mervin Jules, Carl Sprinchorn, Harry Sternberg, and others.
REEL 130: Correspondence with Eugenia M. Fuerstenberg, Oct. 8, 1940-Sept. 25, 1941, concerning the consignment and sale of ca. 400 Alfred Maurer paintings owned by Mrs. Fuerstenberg. One letter is from Parke-Bernet Galleries, declining to handle the paintings.
REEL 1535: 4 volumes of a diary, 1929, 1930, 1942, and 1945. The first two volumes were kept while Walker was a graduate student at Harvard, the 1942 volume covers exhibitions and artists, including Marsden Hartley, and the 1945 volume details Walker's travels in Europe after World War II. Also included are 7 letters, a valentine, and two post cards from his wife, Ione G. Walker, and a 1967 letter from Hans van Weeren-Griek.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence with Henry Botkin, Philip Evergood, Susan Fuller, Marsden Hartley, Harry Sternberg and other artists and gallery directors; letters and poems by Harry Kemp, 1948-1955; essays by Walker on Joshua B. Cahn and Marsden Hartley; a report on the Walker Art Center by William Valentiner, 1930; notes from meetings, galleries and art associations; a silk screen by Seong Moy; financial records; 2 diaries, 1938-1939; 2 appointment calendars, 1950-1951; 8 school notebooks; 3 scrapbooks; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and photos of Walker and artists Cameron Booth, Byron Browne, Gladys Rockmore Davis, Carl Gaertner, Dorothea Greenbaum, Mervin Jules, Herman Maril, Dickson Reeder, Henry Schnakenberg, Miron Sokole, Harry Sternberg, Jean Tingley and Clifford West.
Repository Loc.:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
(4 bxs) V19I1
(6 bxs, reels D351-D358) V19I2-V19I3
(9 bxs) V19I3-V19I5
(1 bx, #1 of 1) V19I5
(1 bv) bv52
(1 fldr, reel 130) MMs063
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Local number:
AAA D351-D358
AAA 130
AAA 1535
AAA walkhuds
Restrictions & Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm
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Archives of American Art