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William and Ethel Baziotes papers

Creator:
Baziotes, William, 1912-1963  Search this
Names:
Kootz Gallery (N.Y.)  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Alloway, Lawrence, 1926-1990  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Baziotes, Christos  Search this
Baziotes, Ethel  Search this
Baziotes, Harry  Search this
Bernshṭin, Meʼir, -1978  Search this
Blesh, Rudi, 1899-1985  Search this
Bodin, Paul, 1910-1994  Search this
Canaday, John, 1907-1985  Search this
Castano, Giovanni, 1896-1978  Search this
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-1979  Search this
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Hare, David, 1917-1992  Search this
Hélion, Jean, 1904-1987  Search this
Janis, Harriet Grossman  Search this
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Kootz, Samuel Melvin, 1898-1982  Search this
Lee, Francis P.  Search this
Licht, Michel, 1893-1953  Search this
Matta, 1912-2002  Search this
Motherwell, Maria  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Paneth, Donald  Search this
Peterson, Charles  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Ricci, F.  Search this
Ruiz-Picasso, Maya  Search this
Schumm, Gertrud  Search this
Schwabacher, Ethel, 1903-1984  Search this
Sievan, Maurice  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Vazakas, Byron  Search this
Zulieta, Orlando  Search this
Extent:
6.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Date:
circa 1900-1992
bulk 1935-1980
Summary:
The papers of New York City abstract expressionist painter William Baziotes and his wife Ethel measure 6.3 linear feet and date from circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980. The collection includes William Baziotes biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed material, and photographs. The papers of Ethel Baziotes consists of correspondence mostly dated after her husband's death regarding exhibitions of his work, along with limited biographical material and writings.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York City abstract expressionist painter William Baziotes and his wife Ethel measure 6.3 linear feet and date from circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980. The collection includes William Baziotes biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed material, and photographs. The papers of Ethel Baziotes consists of correspondence mostly dated after her husband's death regarding exhibitions of his work, along with limited biographical material and writings.

Biographical material on William Baziotes consists of a bibliography, teaching files, a sound recording of an interview, membership cards, sales records, a sketchbook, and other miscellaneous material. There is one folder regarding Ethel Baziotes containing a few certificates and her college diploma.

Correspondence consists of letters to William and Ethel Baziotes. Notable correspondents include Lawrence Alloway, Alfred Barr, Andre Breton, Clement Greenberg, Peggy Guggenheim, David Hare, Jean Helion, Maria and Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, and others. There are also letters from the Samuel M. Kootz Gallery regarding the sales of William Baziotes's artwork and letters written by William Baziotes to his brother Christos. Letters to Ethel Baziotes include condolence letters as well as letters from museum and galleries regarding exhibitions of her husband's work.

Writings include William Baziotes's notes on various subjects, a list of book titles, and a transcript for a speech. Writings by others include essays about William Baziotes and other subjects.

Printed materials consist of clippings, announcements, magazines, and many exhibition catalogs, mostly on group exhibitions which included artwork by William Baziotes.

Photographs are of William Baziotes, Ethel Baziotes, family and friends, their residence, and his artwork. There are a also photographs of Meir Bernstein, Samuel Kootz, Paul Bodin, Maria Motherwell, Pablo and Maya Picasso, Rudi Blesh, Nathan Halper, Ethel Schwabacher, Clyfford Still, and others.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 5 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1933-1982 (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1936-1988 (Boxes 1-2; 1 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1950-1992 (Box 2; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1944-1992 (Boxes 2-7, 9; 4.1 linear feet)

Series 5: Photographs, circa 1900-1979, bulk 1940-circa 1963 (Boxes 7-9; 0.7 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
William Baziotes (1912-1963) was an abstract expressionist painter in New York City. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Baziotes moved to New York City in 1933, where he studied painting at the National Academy of Design, 1933-1936. He participated on the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project as a teacher, 1936-1938, and painted for the Easel Painting Project, 1938-1940.

In 1941 he married Ethel Copstein. He had his first one-man show at Peggy Guggenheim's Art of This Century Gallery in 1944. The Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, Inc. held a solo show for Baziotes in 1946 and continued to exhibit his works until 1958.

Baziotes taught at Subjects of the Artist, 1948; the Brooklyn Museum Art School and New York University, 1949-1952; the People's Art Center at the Museum of Modern Art, 1950-1952; and Hunter College, 1952-1962. Baziotes died in 1963.
Provenance:
The William and Ethel Baziotes papers were donated by Ethel Baziotes, widow of William Baziotes, in several installments from 1969 to 1993.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Citation:
William and Ethel Baziotes papers, circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.baziwill
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baziwill

Jacob Getlar Smith papers, 1919-1966

Creator:
Smith, Jacob Getlar, 1898-1958  Search this
Subject:
Chain, Jack  Search this
Criss, Francis  Search this
Edie, Stuart  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Gershoy, Eugenie  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin)  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Matulka, Jan  Search this
Scaravaglione, Concetta  Search this
Stone, Irving  Search this
Tamotsu, Chūzō  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan  Search this
Soyer, Moses  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Citation:
Jacob Getlar Smith papers, 1919-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Watercolor painting  Search this
Drawing -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7452
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209610
AAA_collcode_smitjaco
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209610

William and Ethel Baziotes papers, circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980

Creator:
Baziotes, William, 1912-1963  Search this
Subject:
Alloway, Lawrence  Search this
Bodin, Paul  Search this
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Sievan, Maurice  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Canaday, John  Search this
Castano, Giovanni  Search this
Greenberg, Clement  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy  Search this
Hare, David  Search this
Hélion, Jean  Search this
Kootz, Samuel Melvin  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Schwabacher, Ethel  Search this
Bernshṭin, Me'ir  Search this
Blesh, Rudi  Search this
Janis, Harriet Grossman  Search this
Kamrowski, Gerome  Search this
Licht, Michel  Search this
Paneth, Donald  Search this
Ruiz-Picasso, Maya  Search this
Lee, Francis P.  Search this
Matta  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Baziotes, Ethel  Search this
Baziotes, Harry  Search this
Motherwell, Maria  Search this
Zulieta, Orlando  Search this
Baziotes, Christos  Search this
Peterson, Charles  Search this
Ricci, F.  Search this
Schumm, Gertrud  Search this
Vazakas, Byron  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Peter A. Juley & Son  Search this
Kootz Gallery (N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Citation:
William and Ethel Baziotes papers, circa 1900-1992, bulk 1935-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8872
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211057
AAA_collcode_baziwill
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211057
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Nathan Halper business records

Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Names:
H.C. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
H.C.E. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Kootz Gallery (N.Y.)  Search this
National Association of Women Artists (U.S.)  Search this
Sun Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Avery, Milton, 1885-1965  Search this
Botkin, Henry, 1896-1983  Search this
Brodie, Gandy, 1925-1975  Search this
Caro, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
Cuddihy, John Murray  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Kootz, Samuel Melvin, 1898-1982  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Smith, David, 1906-1965  Search this
Stankiewicz, Richard, 1922-1983  Search this
Extent:
4.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Gallery records
Visitors' books
Date:
1952-1979
Summary:
Records of four of Nathan Halper's Provincetown galleries measure 4.2 linear feet and date from 1952-1979. The records relate to Kootz Gallery, H-C Gallery, HCE Gallery, and Sun Gallery - all based in Provincetown. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with artists, estate executors, collectors, galleries, and museums. There are also scattered business and financial records documenting operations and sales, photographs and slides, printed materials, and one poem. Correspondents include Milton Avery, Anthony Caro, John Murray Cuddihy, Marsden Hartley, Hans Hoffman, Samuel Kootz, Robert Motherwell, David Smith, Richard Stankeiwicz, and many others.
Scope and Contents note:
Records of four of Nathan Halper's Provincetown galleries measure 4.2 linear feet and date from 1952-1979. The records relate to Kootz Gallery, H-C Gallery, HCE Gallery, and Sun Gallery - all based in Provincetown. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with artists, estate executors, collectors, galleries, and museums. There are also scattered business and financial records documenting operations and sales, photographs and slides, printed materials, and one poem. Correspondents include Milton Avery, Anthony Caro, John Murray Cuddihy, Marsden Hartley, Hans Hoffman, Samuel Kootz, Robert Motherwell, David Smith, Richard Stankeiwicz, and many others.

Biographical material consists of one literary poem.

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with many artists, estate executors, gallery partners, collectors, galleries, and museums regarding works of art, sales, account balances, requests for information, and general updates.

Scattered business records are found for all four galleries and include a Kootz Gallery guest register, address books, corporation and partnership agreements for the Kootz, H-C, HCE, and Sun galleries, insurance policies, and a Kootz Gallery employee file. Both the guest register and address books were also used as general business related notebooks.

Financial material consists of inventory stock books, price lists and sales, checkbook registers, and general expense invoices/receipts for the four galleries. The undated stock books list artists' names, general artwork identification information, and prices. Additional sales information is found in price lists, correspondence, sales notebooks, and checkbook registers. Invoices and receipts also document general operating expenses.

Printed material includes newspaper clippings on the Provincetown art scene and major artists represented by Halper, three exhibition catalogs, and an event calendar from the National Association of Women Artists.

Photographic material consists of prints and slides of the Kootz, H-C, and HCE galleries; black and white and color prints of exhibitions by Harry Botkin, Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, and Hans Hofmann; and black and white prints, color slides, and transparencies of select works of art shown at the galleries.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged as 6 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1953-1970 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1952-1979 (Boxes 1-2; 1.3 linear feet)

Series 3: Business Records, 1953-1970 (Box 2; .7 linear feet)

Series 4: Financial Material, 1953-1970 (Boxes 3-4; 2 linear feet)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1952-1976 (Box 5; 3 folders)

Series 6: Photographic Material, 1953-1969 (Box 5; 11 folders)
Biographical/Historical note:
Nathan Halper (1907-1983) worked in Provincetown, Massachusetts as a contemporary American art dealer, writer, and James Joyce scholar.

Nathan Halper first moved to Provincetown, Massachusetts in 1936 where he met and eventually married his wife, Helen Marjorie Windust Halper. During the late 1940s and early 1950s, their circle of friends included artists, writers, and academics drawn to the Provincetown art colony. Through friendships with Adolph Gottlieb and Fritz Bultman, Halper was introduced to Hans Hofmann, his students, and other abstract expressionist artists.

In 1949, Halper was invited to give a talk on James Joyce at Forum 49, a Provincetown summer lecture series on the future of art organized by Weldon Kees and held in a gallery at 200 Commercial Street. Speakers ranged from Jackson Pollock to poet laureate Howard Nemerov, and the series also presented one of the first major exhibitions of abstract expressionism in America. In 1952, Halper became the treasurer of the Provincetown Art Association (est. 1914), an influential social nexus that connected artists, galleries, patrons, and the public through memberships and annual events.

In 1953, he entered into a partnership with New York art dealer Sam Kootz and helped establish the Kootz Gallery in Provincetown. Their stable initially consisted of abstract expressionists Kootz represented in New York: Robert Motherwell, Hans Hofmann, Adolph Gottlieb, Fritz Bultman, and William Baziotes. Halper and Kootz mutually agreed to dissolve their partnership in 1954 and Halper opened the H-C Gallery with John Murray Cuddihy in 1955. After Cuddihy's departure at the end of the 1956 season, Halper opened the HCE Gallery (1957-1967), a name inspired by Joyce's Finnegan's Wake. In 1962, Halper entered into a one year partnership with Noah Goldowsky to help finance and run the Sun Gallery.

After the dissolution of the Kootz Gallery, Halper continued to represent Motherwell and, for a short time, Gottlieb in the Provincetown area, but quickly added other artists to the HCE stable. Through its relationship with New York dealers, such as Martha Jackson Gallery, Andre Emmerich Gallery, and Waddington Galleries, HCE was able to exhibit and sell works by Milton Avery, Gandy Brodie, Anthony Caro, Edwin Dickinson, Marsden Hartley, Hans Hoffman, Wolf Kahn, William King, Jan Muller, Elie Nadelman, David Smith, Richard Stankiewicz, Tal Streeter, and Anthony Vevers, among others.
Related Archival Materials note:
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the Kootz Gallery records and oral history interviews with Nathan Halper conducted by Dorothy Seckler, July 17, 1963 and by Robert Brown, July 8-August 14, 1980. Columbia University also holds Nathan Halper's papers concerning his literary scholarly work.
Provenance:
The Nathan Halper business records were donated by Nathan Halper in 1979. Additional materials were donated in 1983 and 1984 by his wife Helen Marjorie Windust Halper.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Art dealers  Search this
Gallery directors -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Massachusetts
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Gallery records
Visitors' books
Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.halpnath
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95a6a9a4b-cbbf-47a1-9f4e-54b3415e3840
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-halpnath
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Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1953-1970
Scope and Contents note:
Biographical material consists of one literary poem.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.halpnath, Series 1
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw943bc21a5-3233-4d05-b1da-bd0b9858a2ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref14

Business Records

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet (Box 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953-1970
Scope and Contents note:
Business records include a Kootz Gallery guest register, address books, corporation and partnership agreements for the Kootz, H-C, HCE, and Sun galleries, insurance policies covering the four galleries from 1953-1970, and a Kootz Gallery employee file. Both the guest register and address books were also used as general business related notebooks.
Arrangement note:
Materials are arranged by document type.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.halpnath, Series 3
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99dea9698-c97d-4393-91ea-894e6dece1c4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref144

Insurance Policies

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 37
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nathan Halper business records / Series 3: Business Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9239c4698-1b46-4a80-a880-51a2e9c3f451
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref150

Insurance Policies

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nathan Halper business records / Series 3: Business Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw967117d81-4fd7-4f16-ba0d-4d24228ecb10
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref152

Insurance Policies

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 47
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966-1967
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nathan Halper business records / Series 3: Business Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref154

Financial Material

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet (Boxes 3-4)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953-1970
Scope and Contents note:
Financial material consists of art inventory stock books, art price lists and sales, checkbook registers, and general expense invoices/receipts for the four galleries. The undated stock books list artists' names, general artwork identification information, and prices; price lists and sales consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence between Halper and his artists regarding the sale price and commissions on works of art; sales notebooks and checkbook registers provide a daily record of gallery expenses, including payments to artists; and general expense invoices/receipts relate only to the running and upkeep of gallery spaces.
Arrangement note:
Materials are arranged by document type.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.halpnath, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93a9ccb81-6221-4f6f-858a-0a545914ae37
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref159

Bank Statements and Cancelled Checks

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 39
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9835a53c0-e8e9-4d47-b762-a6bb2d037b70
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref173

Invoices and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nathan Halper business records
Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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EDAN-URL:
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Invoices and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
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Archives of American Art
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref177

Invoices and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1957
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Nathan Halper business records
Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e253ede7-7152-4c08-a81f-cfe196853a1e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref179

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Extent:
1.3 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1952-1979
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence is with artists, estate executors, gallery partners, collectors, galleries, and museums regarding works of art, potential and finalized sales, account balances, requests for information, and general updates. Correspondents include Milton and Sally Avery, Gandy Brodie, Victor Candell, Anthony Caro, G. Alan Chidsey (estate executor for Marsden Hartley), John Murray Cuddihy, Edwin Dickinson, Noah Goldowsky, Marsden Hartley, Hans Hoffman, Angelo Ippolito, Lester Johnson, Wolf Kahn, William King, Samuel Kootz, Marcia Marcus, Boris Margo, George McNeil, Dolores Muller (estate executor for Jan Muller), Robert W. Munford, Mrs. Elie Nadelman, Merton Simpson, David Smith, Richard Stankiewicz, Tal Streeter, Selina Trieff, William Turnbull, and Anthony Vevers. There is also significant correspondence with collectors Spencer M. Cowan, Heyward Cutting, Mrs. Herbert Lee, Alfred List, Alex B. Stone, and George L. Sturman.

Correspondence with insurance agents, shipping companies, and gallery visitors are also filed in the series. In addition, the correspondence file of Nathan Halper includes requests for loans from his personal art collection and the sale of artwork on the behalf of Dolores Muller after the closing of the HCE Gallery.
Arrangement note:
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.halpnath, Series 2
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Nathan Halper business records
Archival Repository:
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref18

Invoices and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Nathan Halper business records
Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a21d953c-c0ad-4365-925f-c0557bd701ee
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref181

Invoices and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Nathan Halper business records
Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b3f64d5f-8640-4bb6-97fe-9f2007ab6d10
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref183

Invoices and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 31
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Nathan Halper business records
Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98051bd03-7d9b-414a-a10e-b1cdada1eca0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref185

Invoices and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 39
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Nathan Halper business records
Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99f04c32d-5e9a-4e9a-a2e3-bda97021035d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref187

Invoices and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 45
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Nathan Halper business records
Nathan Halper business records / Series 4: Financial Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93673170a-c521-4462-868f-36ebda914e34
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-halpnath-ref189

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