Art critic, Author, Collector, Dealer, Gallery owner
New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 5.8 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Collection Summary: Diaries, correspondence, photographs, writings, scrapbook, exhibition materials, and printed materials.
UNMICROFILMED: Two stock books of the Harry Salpeter Gallery, Inc.; 13 bound copies of articles by Salpeter; a drawing; a manuscript of DR. JOHNSON AND MR. BOSWELL; 11 cartoons by Herb Kruckman; correspondence with artists and friends, including 8 postcards and 2 letters from David Burliuk, 1946-1957; photographs; writings, including articles for magazines; a scrapbook; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and books.
REEL 690-691: Diaries, January 1956-November 1967.
Biographical/Historical Note: Writer, art critic, gallery owner; New York, N.Y.; b. 1895; d. 1967; owner of the Harry Salpeter Gallery; New York, N.Y.
Donated 1960-1973 by Salpeter and, after his death in 1967, by his widow, Rebecca Salpeter.
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