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Parsons, Betty

Collection Creator:
Tremaine, Emily Hall, 1908-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1967
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References 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:
Emily Hall Tremaine papers, circa 1890-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Emily Hall Tremaine papers
Emily Hall Tremaine papers / Series 4: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9871acea1-0417-4b04-ab85-cb122a2a29a7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-trememil-ref216

Parsons, Betty to Jock Truman

Collection Creator:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Container:
Box 58, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1968-circa 1975
Series Restrictions:
Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References 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:
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers
Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers / Series 7: Betty Parsons Personal Papers / 7.3: Correspondence / 7.3.1: General Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ebfe8ced-43fb-4b2b-85d0-bf5d8855658b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-parsbett-ref2923

Bright Day

Artist:
Betty Parsons, born New York City 1900-died Southold, NY 1982  Search this
Medium:
synthetic polymer: acrylic on fabric: canvas
Dimensions:
46 1/8 x 61 1/2 in. (117.0 x 156.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1966
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Betty Parsons
Object number:
1967.138
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk761ec0f5a-c93c-42ca-b2c7-47e63de8a715
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.138

Sailboat, Rockport

Artist:
Betty Parsons, born New York City 1900-died Southold, NY 1982  Search this
Medium:
gouache and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 x 11 3/4 in. (22.7 x 30.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1943-1982
Topic:
Landscape\coast  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailboat  Search this
Landscape\United States\Rockport  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Sandra B.D. Waters
Object number:
1984.120
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75eb53bac-65a6-48af-9b56-edc08fcde442
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.120

Betty

Artist:
Saul Steinberg, (American, born Romania, 1914–1999)  Search this
Subject:
Betty Parsons, American, 1900–1982  Search this
Medium:
Pen and ink, graphite, color pencil, crayon and collage
Dimensions:
65.4 × 83.2 cm (25 3/4 × 32 3/4 in.)
Object Name:
Drawing
Type:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1972
Credit Line:
Gift of Saul Steinberg Foundation
Accession Number:
2020-13-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48cf298e8-8b10-4c63-868f-ac3748cd9f55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2020-13-8

Parsons, Betty

Collection Creator:
Fischbach Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Written permission from the donor is also required to view the series of financial records and the 2015 addition of card indexes. Contact the Reference Services Department 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:
The Fischbach Gallery records, 1937-2015, bulk 1963-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Fischbach Gallery records
Fischbach Gallery records / Series 1: Artists and Exhibitions Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e07590db-0bbb-4750-8fa1-845de3e71533
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-fiscgall-ref887

Parsons, Betty

Collection Creator:
Midtown Galleries  Search this
Container:
Reel 5412, Frame 811-842
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1955
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
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:
Midtown Galleries records, 1904-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
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Midtown Galleries records
Midtown Galleries records / Series 3: Inventories and Sales Records / 3.3: Artist Accounts, A-Z
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw936cbec3a-38e6-4766-9c13-c558cb6b2ac5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-midtgall-ref4557

Parsons, Betty

Collection Creator:
Midtown Galleries  Search this
Container:
Reel 5427, Frame 271-284
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
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:
Midtown Galleries records, 1904-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
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Midtown Galleries records
Midtown Galleries records / Series 7: Printed Matter / 7.2: Clippings, Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw964ca2487-bf6a-4167-83ba-df0b530fb463
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-midtgall-ref5073

Parsons, Betty

Collection Creator:
Bennington College. Visual Arts Dept  Search this
Container:
Reel 2530.bennington
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000126124]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Collection Citation:
Bennington College Visual Arts Department records. Owned by Bennington College. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Bennington College Visual Arts Department records
Bennington College Visual Arts Department records / Series 1: Bennington College Visual Arts Department records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw958470126-7d9e-427f-8a27-2b9b95890e4f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-benncoll-ref101

Parsons, Betty

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Dorothy  Search this
Vogel, Herbert  Search this
Container:
Box 19, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1991
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:
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers, 1960s-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel papers / Series 2: Artists' Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98da8ea84-3769-453c-bd6a-6915e491e5aa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-vogedoro-ref228

Parsons, Betty Pierson

Collection Creator:
Midtown Galleries  Search this
Container:
Reel 5389, Frame 1045-1213
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1959, undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
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:
Midtown Galleries records, 1904-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
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Midtown Galleries records
Midtown Galleries records / Series 1: Administrative Correspondence / 1.2: Artists Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b6d91040-af03-4221-90e6-6cf23a697e29
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-midtgall-ref4300

Exhibition schedule

Creator:
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Subject:
Betty Parsons Gallery  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1949-1950
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13895
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13895

Statement on art

Creator:
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1950 October
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16682
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16682

Betty Parsons to H. E. (Henry Ernest) Schnakenberg

Creator:
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970  Search this
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1930 and 1969
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5844
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Henry Ernest Schnakenberg papers, 1905-1969
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5844
Online Media:

Betty Parsons letter to Forrest Bess

Creator:
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1958 Oct 22
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13377
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13377

Copy of Betty Parsons' personal narrative

Creator:
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Subject:
Brancusi, Constantin  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto  Search this
Liberman, Alexander Semeonovitch  Search this
Martin, Agnes Bernice  Search this
Okada, Kenzo  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Reynal, Jeanne  Search this
Sills, Thomas Albert  Search this
Stein, Gertrude  Search this
Steinberg, Saul  Search this
Truman, Jock C. (Jock Curtis)  Search this
Zadkine, Ossip  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
not before 1974
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16683
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_16683
Online Media:

Forrest Bess letter to Betty Parsons

Creator:
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
Subject:
Bess, Forrest  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1965 Oct 26
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15555
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15555
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Betty Parsons, 1969 June 4-9

Interviewee:
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Gorky, Arshile  Search this
Graham, John  Search this
Janis, Sidney  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Okada, Kenzo  Search this
Betty Parsons Gallery  Search this
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wakefield Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12214
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212470
AAA_collcode_parson69
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212470

Oral history interview with Betty Parsons, 1981 June 11

Interviewee:
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Parsons, Betty, 1900-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Silk, Gerald  Search this
Subject:
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Betty Parsons Gallery  Search this
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11697
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215642
AAA_collcode_parson81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215642
Online Media:

Betty Parsons standing in the doorway of her gallery

Subject:
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
196-?
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Gallery directors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9363
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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, 1916-1991, bulk 1946-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9363

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