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Lee Nordness Gallery files relating to Lee Gatch, Julian Levi, and Gregorio Prestopino, 1948-1964

Nordness Gallery

Collection size: 2 microfilm reels

Collection Summary: Papers compiled by Nordness Gallery about the careers of Gregorio Prestopino, Julian E. Levy, and Lee Gatch, including correspondence, exhibition materials, biographical information, clippings, and photographs.

Reel N69-21: Papers relating to Gregorio Prestopino, including correspondence, catalogs, clippings and photographs.

Reel D169, frames 664-862: Papers relating to Julian E. Levi, including correspondence with Levi, correspondence about Levi; a Levi exhibition mailing list; and a scrapbook of clippings, catalogs and photographs relating to Levi exhibitions at the Nordness Gallery in the early 1960s. (Note: microfilm title is Julian Levi papers.)

Reel D169, frames 863-912: Material compiled by Nordness on painter Lee Gatch for use in ART:USA:NOW, (1962) edited by Nordness. Included are a biographical sketch of Gatch by Randolph Barr, a comment by Gatch on the aims of his art, two letters from Elsie Driggs Gatch, correspondence between Nordness and the publisher, galleries and museums, and photographs of Gatch's work.(Note: microfilm title is Lee Gatch papers.)

This material may have been donated with other Lee Nordness business records and papers, January 21, 1976.

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