Bruce M. Donaldson letters from Gari Melchers, 1928 May 9 and May 22

Donaldson, Bruce M., d. 1940
Educator, Art historian
Active in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Melchers, Gari, b. 1860 d. 1932
Active in Paris,France; Falmouth,Va.

Collection size: 2 items (on one partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Two letters from Gari Melchers to Donaldson. Melchers discusses the "problems of the placing of the large historical picture in the Clements Library (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)."

Biographical/Historical Note: Donaldson was the chairman of the Art History Department at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His father, John Donaldson (1854-1941) was a Detroit architect, who was a friend of - and painted by - Gari Melchers.

Donated 1969 by Mrs. Cameron Haight, relationship to Bruce M. Donaldson is not known.

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