Larry Aldrich papers, 1949-1973

Aldrich, Larry, b. 1906 d. 2001
Museum director, Collector, Fashion designer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 630 items.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, 1953-1973, with the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art regarding, among other topics, purchase funds established for each museum by the Larry L. Aldrich Foundation, Inc., including lists of works of art approved for acquisition, and invoices; correspondence regarding Aldrich's private collection, including purchase invoices and cancelled checks, shipping and loan paperwork, and information on works from the collection consigned for sale at auction in 1963; printed material and exhibition catalogs from the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1964-1971; and 9 photographs, including works from Aldrich's private collection (2 photographs), works acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (4 photographs), and 4 views of the Aldrich Museum.

Biographical/Historical Note: Collector; New York, N.Y.; b. 1906; d. 2001

Donated 1972-1973 by Larry Aldrich.

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