Herschel Browning Chipp papers, 1964-1974

Chipp, Herschel Browning, b. 1913 d. 1922
Curator, Art historian
Active in Berkeley, Calif.

Collection size: 300 items (on 2 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Papers of curator Herschel Browning Chipp concern the provenance, conservation, publication and exhibition of the painting "Washington rallying the troops at Monmouth," 1854, by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, owned by the University of California, Berkeley, University Art Museum.

correspondence, research notes, press releases, newsclippings, photographs, conservation reports, and 2 unpublished manuscripts, "Washington at Monmouth" by John D. Hicks, and "Emanuel Leutze's Mural Westward the Course of Empire Takes Us Way" by Justin G. Turner, and documents regarding the program and budget for the 1965 exhibition of the Leutze painting.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian, writer, museum curator, and educator; Berkeley, Calif. Born 1913. Died 1992.

Lent for microfilming 1984 by Herschel Browning Chipp.

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