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Carl Lieber papers

Creator:
Lieber, Carl  Search this
Names:
Indianapolis Museum of Art  Search this
John Herron Art Institute  Search this
Forsyth, William, 1854-1935  Search this
Gest, Joseph Henry, 1859-1935  Search this
Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.), 1864-1928  Search this
Millet, Louis J., d. 1923  Search this
Stark, Otto, 1859-1926  Search this
Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926  Search this
Ware, W. Porter (William Porter), 1904-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((230 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1894-1921
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, catalogs, photographs, and clippings; includes letters from Percy Ives, William P. Ware, J.H. Gest, Louis J. Millet, Otto Stark, Theodore C. Steele; a manuscript in the hand of William Forsyth [painter and educator from Indiana] on Greek sculpture; and business records of the Art Association of Indianapolis, Ind.
Biographical / Historical:
The Art Association of Indianapolis is formally known as the John Herron Art Insitute. The Lieber family were known for their patronage of the arts in the mid-west, sponsoring artists, such as Theodore C. Steele. For nearly 100 years The family has operated H. Lieber Co., an art supply store and gallery in Indianapolis. During the later 19th century it served as a social and professional center for the Indiana art community, often exhibiting works by the Society of Western Artists. The Liebers were sponsors of such artists as Theodore C. Steele.
Provenance:
The donor, Martha Hofmann Buschman, is a decendant of the Lieber family.
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.
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art patronage -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.liebcarl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-liebcarl

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