Joseph and Estelle Newman papers, 1918-1970

Newman, Joseph, b. 1890 d. 1979
Painter, Art teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Newman, Estelle, b. 1892 d. 1977
Gallery owner
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Biographical information; letters and greeting cards, some illustrated, from Dong Kingman, Julius Lars Hoftrup, and others; photographs of Joseph Newman, his work, and other people; a scrapbook of clippings regarding the Estelle Newman Gallery; a guest book from the Estelle Newman Gallery; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and teacher; New York City. Newman's wife, Estelle, owned a gallery at 66 West 55th Street, New York City, during the 1940s.

The donor, Mrs. Sheya Lederman, is the Newmans' daughter.

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