Arthur U. Newton Galleries records, 1930-1962

Arthur U. Newton Galleries
New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Business correspondence between Arthur U. Newton and the Albany Institute of History and Art, Archives de la Province, Quebec, Canada, Atlanta Art Association High Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, Duveen Brothers, Inc., New York City, Montclair Art Museum, Newark Art Museum Association, New York Zoological Society, Henry Ringling North, E. P. Richardson, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and others; exhibition invitations, announcements and catalogs for exhibitions at Arthur U. Newton Galleries, ca. 1935-1956; and magazine and newspaper clippings.

Also included are five photographs of art works by Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, Reginald Marsh, William Mosby, and Jose Clemente Orozco in which lynchings are depicted.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Owned by Arthur U. Newton.

The bulk of the gift, comprised of clippings, exhibition invitations, announcements and catalogs, was transferred from the NMAA/NPG Library, August 12, 1975.

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