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American Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Anthropology correspondence with Barnett Newman and Betty Parsons, 1944-1946

American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Anthropology, est. 1873
New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 26 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence of Harry L. Shapiro, Chair of the Dept. of Anthropology, with Barnett Newman and Betty Parsons, and registrar's records, concerning loans of objects to two exhibitions of American Indian art: "Pre-Columbian Stone Sculpture," Wakefield Gallery, 1944, and "Northwest Coast Indian Painting," Betty Parsons Gallery, 1946. Also included are exhibition catalogs and announcements for the exhibitions.

Lent for microfilming by the American Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology, 1992.

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