Carl Rieser papers concerning Juliana Force, 1844-1977

Rieser, Carl
Editor, Publisher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.1 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Collection Summary: Rieser's letters concerning the publication of Juliana Force's biography in NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1977 (one, to Lloyd Goodrich was inadvertently not microfilmd); copies and photographs of 19th century family documents; articles about Force by Rieser, Avis Berman, and others; and a typescript, "Juliana Rieser Force: A Family Memoir," by Rieser, detailing Force's family life.

Biographical/Historical Note: Rieser, an editor and publisher, New York, N.Y. is the nephew of Juliana Force. Force worked with Gertrude Vanderbuilt Whitney and was instrumental in the establishment of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Donated by Rieser, 1977.

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