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Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston papers, 1900-1965 and [undated]

Winston, Lydia, b. 1897 d. 1989
Active in Birmingham, Ala.

Wiston, Harry Lewis, b. 1892 d. 1965
Active in Birmingham,Mich.

Collection size: 7.0 linear ft. (on 9 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Records of the Winston collection of contemporary American and European art; and a copy of the catalog of the Winston collection.

REELS D214-D221: Correspondence with museums, dealers and artists; a card file on artists in the Winston collection, giving biographical and bibliographic information; photographs; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and articles on the artists. Among the correspondents are Alexander Calder, Josef Albers, Alfred Steiglitz, Giacomo Balla, and Umberto Boccioni.

REEL 3482: A copy of the catalog of the Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection, 152 p.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collectors; Birmingham, Michigan. The collection is mainly focused on the Futurists and their successors.

Material on reels D214-D221 lent for microfilming 1966; material on reel 3482 donated 1973 by Lydia Winston Malbin.

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