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John Kenneth Byard papers

Creator:
Byard, John Kenneth, 1886-1959  Search this
Names:
Adler, A. M. (Abraham M), 1902-1985  Search this
Flynt, Henry N. (Henry Needham), 1893-1970  Search this
Hanan, Robert B.  Search this
Jetté, Ellerton Marcel  Search this
McClure, J. Reed  Search this
Moore, Cornelius C., 1885-1970  Search this
Wasserman, Otto M., 1901-  Search this
Webb, Electra Havemeyer  Search this
Extent:
1,150 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1908-1960
Scope and Contents:
Papers relating mainly to Byard's business as a dealer in American antique furniture. Included are correspondence, 1950-1960, with Henry N. Flynt, Robert B. Hanan, A. M. Adler (Hirschl & Adler), Ellerton M. Jette, Cornelius C. Moore, Dr. J. Reed McClure, Otto M. Wasserman, Electra Webb (Shelburne Museum), and others; a scrapbook, 1908; notes from lectures; an obituary notice; and letters to Mrs. Dorothy Byard after her husband's death.
Biographical / Historical:
Art and antique dealer; Norwalk, Conn.. Byard graduated from Columbia Law School in 1911. Ill health prompted Byard to move to the country, where he made his interest in early American antiques into a business. The library at the Heritage Foundation in Deerfield, Massachusetts, bears his name.
Provenance:
Donated 1959-1961 by Mrs. John Kenneth Byard, widow of Byard.
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Antique dealers -- Connecticut -- Norwalk  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.byarjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cc8dfb3f-e115-42f5-888d-000760e70f75
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-byarjohn

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