Helmut von Erffa letters, 1944

Erffa, Helmut von, b. 1900 d. 1979
Art historian
Active in N.J.

Collection size: 39 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, March-July 1944, with institutions and owners of works by Winslow Homer regarding a Homer exhibition at Swarthmore College, July 1944, organized by von Erffa. The exhibition centered around Homer prints given to the College by Frederic Newlin Price. Correspondents include John W. Nason, Frederic Newlin Price, Lloyd Goodrich, Robert M. Walker, Daniel Catton Rich, and others.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian. Taught art history at Rutgers University.

Donated 1958 by Helmut von Erffa.

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