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John Kenneth Byard papers, 1908-1960

Creator:
Byard, John Kenneth, 1886-1959  Search this
Subject:
Jetté, Ellerton Marcel  Search this
McClure, J. Reed  Search this
Moore, Cornelius C.  Search this
Wasserman, Otto M.  Search this
Webb, Electra Havemeyer  Search this
Adler, A. M. (Abraham M)  Search this
Flynt, Henry N. (Henry Needham)  Search this
Hanan, Robert B.  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6869
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208997
AAA_collcode_byarjohn
Theme:
Art Market
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208997

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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