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R. Kirk Askew papers

Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Names:
Berman, Leonid, 1896-1976  Search this
Bloom, Hyman, 1913-  Search this
Blume, Peter, 1906-1992  Search this
Brown, Carlyle, 1919-1964  Search this
Durlacher Bros. (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Fosburgh, James Whitney, 1910-1978  Search this
Greene, Stephen, 1918-1999  Search this
Melcarth, Edward, 1914-1973  Search this
Quirt, Walter, 1902-  Search this
Seligmann, Kurt, 1900-1962  Search this
Stein, Walter, 1924-1981  Search this
Stuempfig, Walter, 1914-1970  Search this
Wells, Cady, 1904-1954  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1958
Summary:
The papers of art dealer R. Kirk Askew, director of the New York branch of the Durlacher Bros. art firm, measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1958. The collection includes correspondence with artists Cady Wells, Walter Stuempfig, Walter Quirt, Edward Melcarth, Kurt Seligmann, Leonid Berman, Hyman Bloom, Peter Blume, Carlyle Brown, James W. Fosburgh, Stephen Greene, and Walter Stein.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art dealer R. Kirk Askew, director of the New York branch of the Durlacher Bros. art firm, measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1942 to 1958. The collection includes correspondence with artists Cady Wells, Walter Stuempfig, Walter Quirt, Edward Melcarth, Kurt Seligmann, Leonid Berman, Hyman Bloom, Peter Blume, Carlyle Brown, James W. Fosburgh, Stephen Greene, and Walter Stein.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
R. Kirk Askew (1903-1974) was an art dealer and manager of the Durlacher Bros. New York location from from 1927 to circa 1969.
Separated Materials:
Exhibition catalogs, 1928-1967, also donated by R. Kirk Askew, were tranferred to Smithsonian Institution Libraries in 1975. Catalogs are available on microfilm reel 148 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Donated 1969-1971 by R. Kirk Askew.
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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Gallery directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Leonid Berman

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947 May 12-1948 September 2
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Edward Melcarth

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947 June 29- 1958 September 11
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Walter Quirt

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1944 May 24-1947 February 26
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Kurt Seligmann

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Kurt Seligmann

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946 October 1-1949 September 19
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Walter Stein

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1948 June 10-1952 December 29
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Walter Stein with 1959 exhibition catalog

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950 January 6-1957 July 17
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Walter Stuempfig

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1945
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Walter Stuempfig catalog, priced

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1949-1952
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Cady Wells

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1945
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Cady Wells

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946 May 24-1949 November1
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Hyman Bloom

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945 January 9-1949 April 1
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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R. Kirk Askew Papers

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928-1967
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art dealer R. Kirk Askew, director of the New York branch of the Durlacher Bros. art firm, includes correspondence with artists Cady Wells, Walter Stuempfig, Walter Quirt, Edward Melcarth, Kurt Seligmann, Leonid Berman, Hyman Bloom, Peter Blume, Carlyle Brown, James W. Fosburgh, Stephen Greene, and Walter Stein.
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.asker, Series 1
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Correspondence with Hyman Bloom

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951 November 26-1958 December 15
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Peter Blume

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946 March 2-1949 October 8
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Peter Blume

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950 June 15-1958 December 29
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Caryle Brown

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1947 July 31-1947 September 8
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with James W Fosburgh

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950 April 7-1958 July 15
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Correspondence with Stephen Greene

Collection Creator:
Askew, R. Kirk (Ralph Kirk), 1903-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945 March 31-1954 December 17
Collection 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Citation:
R. Kirk Askew papers, 1942-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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