Herman Baron papers, 1937-1967

Baron, Herman, b. 1892 d. 1961
Gallery director
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 500 items.

Collection Summary: A brief biographical account, 1967; an essay by Baron entitled, "American Art Under Attack", 1949; exhibition catalogs and publications relating to the ACA Galleries; photographs, undated and 1950-1960, of Baron and his family; and letters of condolence sent to Baron's wife, Ella, upon Baron's death, 1961.

Biographical/Historical Note: Herman Baron was the founder of the ACA Galleries (also known as American Contemporary Art and A.C.A. Gallery) in 1932 and served as its director until his death in 1961.

Donated by Syracuse University, George Arents Research Library, 1984. See also ACA Galleries records for additional Baron material.

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