Alden Harry Waitt papers, 1958-1981

Waitt, Alden Harry, b. 1892 d. 1981
Painter, Arts administrator
Active in San Antonio, Tex.

Collection size: 1 microfilm reel.

Collection Summary: REEL 3026 (fr. 5-90): Letters received and copies of letters sent; typescripts and drafts of writings on art and artists; exhibition catalogs and clippings; and photographs of Waitt and works of art.

REEL 3026 (fr. 95-628): Biographical information; correspondence; San Antonio Art Institute Board agendas, proposed budgets and treasurer's reports; exhibition catalogs and announcements and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and art administrator; San Antonio, Tex. Born in Orlando, Fla. Contemporary realist painter of landscapes of Texas and New England. Worked in oil and lithography. Chairman and president of the San Antonio Art Institute, 1959-1977.

Lent for microfilming, 1981, by the San Antonio Art Institute, via Kenneth Jewesson, director, and Betty Alden White, Waitt's daughter, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

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