Louis George Held papers, 1926-1980

Held, Louis George, b. 1919
Collector
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: A typescript of a biography of Held by Jane Rogers, 1946; personal and business correspondence with the Butler Institute of American Art, Jane Rogers, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and others, 1946-1980; Christmas cards; an autograph album; a scrapbook, 1933-1937; handwritten memoirs; photographs, ca. 1926-1970; bills and receipts; and exhibition catalogs, clippings and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collector; New York City. Jane Rogers, sister of Leon Kroll, helped Held build up his collection. He collected mostly American art.

Donated 1980 and 1981 by Louis George Held.

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