Hackett Galleries selected records, 1930-1957

Hackett Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Art gallery
New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 30 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Two folders from the Hackett Galleries files, including one on Heinz Warneke containing 19 letters and photographs relating to his bronze statue "Royal Minstrel" (commissioned by John Hay Whitney through the Hackett Galleries), 1931; and a file on John Hay Whitney containing letters relating to his collection, a list of purchases made by him, and the measurements of a house, probably drawn up for the hanging of art works. In addition there is a watercolor sketch, 1934, by an unidentified artist, and copies of two letters concerning the disposition of the Hackett Galleries Collection.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art Gallery; 9 E. 57th Street, New York City.

Papers were transferred from the National Collection of Fine Arts/National Portrait Gallery Library in 1970. They were received by the library in 1966-1967 from Mrs. Giles Kelly, nee Helen Hackett, daughter of the owner of Hackett Galleries.

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