Robert John Goldwater papers, 1902-1974

A Finding Aid to the Robert John Goldwater Papers, 1902-1974, in the Archives of American Art, by Catherine S. Gaines

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Biographical Information

Robert John Goldwater (1907-1973), a native New Yorker, studied art history at Columbia College (B.A., 1929), Harvard University (M.A., 1931), and New York University (Ph.D., 1937). Goldwater was a Carnegie Corporation Fellow, 1930-31, a Guggenheim Fellow, 1944-45, and a Fulbright Fellow in France, 1944-45. He was especially interested in primitive art, primitivism and symbolism in modern art, and the history of art criticism.

His teaching career began at New York University in 1934. Five years later, Goldwater moved to Queens College. In 1957, he joined the faculty of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, where he remained until his death in 1973.

Goldwater wrote a large number of articles, books, and reviews on a variety of art topics. His books include: Primitivism in Modern Painting (1938), Artists on Art from the XIV to the XX Century (1945), Rufino Tamayo (1947), Modern Art in Your Life (1949), Vincent van Gogh (1954), Jacques Lipchitz (1954), Paul Gauguin (1957), Senufo Sculpture from West Africa (1964), Space and Dream (1968), What Is Modern Sculpture (1969), and Symbolism (1979).

From 1957-1963 Goldwater was Director of the Museum of Primitive Art, and for the next decade was Chairman of its administrative committee. In addition, Goldwater served as book review editor of the College Art Association's Art Bulletin from 1944-1947, and from 1947-1953 he was editor of the American Federation of Art's Magazine of Art.

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Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

The papers of art historian, educator, editor, and museum director Robert John Goldwater measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1902-1974. Found are correspondence, subject files, teaching records, writings, and printed material. Also included are the papers, primarily correspondence, of Goldwater's father, S. S. Goldwater, M. D., a nationally recognized expert in the fields of public health, hospital administration, and hospital design and construction.

The bulk of Robert John Goldwater's correspondence focuses on his writings and editing work, including his work for Magazine of Art and the Museum of Primitive Art. It is with academic colleagues, art museums, colleges and universities, publishers, former students, and family. There is also scattered correspondence with artists. A list of correspondents is found at the end of this finding aid.

Subject files concern topics of interest to Goldwater as well as exhibitions and organizations with which he was involved, and include correspondence, printed material, and notes. Teaching records are from Goldwater's work at both Queens College and New York Universtity and consist mainly of course syllabi, bibliographies, and notes, as well as some administrative records.

The largest series in the collection consists of Goldwater's writings, including drafts, manuscripts, and notes for several books, reviews, and talks and lectures. Found here are complete and partial manuscript versions of his books Artists on Art; From David to Delacroix; Jacques Lipchitz; Paul Gaugin; Rufino Tamayo; and Symbolism. Printed material includes many items about or mentioning Goldwater, as well as printed or published articles and reviews written by him.

The papers of S. S. Goldwater, M. D. (1873-1942) consist primarily of correspondence documenting his work as a hospital administrator, public health expert, and New York City's Commissioner of Hospitals. They also include biographical information, legal documents, photographs, printed material, and writings.

Arrangement and Series Description

The collection is arranged as 6 series.

Subjects and Names

This collection is indexed in the online catalog of the Archives of American Art under the following terms:

Subjects:

  • Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-
  • Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903
  • Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-
  • New York University, Faculty
  • Museum of Primitive Art
  • Queen College (New York, N.Y.), Faculty

Subjects-Topical:

  • Art historians, New York (State), New York
  • Authors, New York, (State), New York
  • Editors, New York (State), New York
  • Museum directors, New York (State), New York
  • Symbolism

Names:

  • Goldwater, S. S. (Sigismund Schulz), 1873-1942

Provenance

The Robert John Goldwater papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1976 by Goldwater's widow, Louise Bourgeois.

How the Collection was Processed

The collection was processed by Catherine S. Gaines in 2006.


How to Use the Collection

Restrictions on Use

The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and written permission.

Ownership & Literary Rights

The Robert John Goldwater papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

How to Cite this Collection

Robert John Goldwater papers, 1902-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Detailed Description and Container Inventory

Series 1: Correspondence, 1934-1973
(Box 1; 0.5 linear ft.)

Goldwater's correspondence is with academic colleagues, art museums, arts organizations, publishers, and former students. There is also scattered correspondence with artists and with family. Subjects include: requests to write book reviews and employment references, and to critique others' writings and provide research advice; Magazine of Art and Museum of Primitive Art business; awards and memberships; details about publishing texts by Goldwater and others; and congratulatory letters, comments, and questions about his writings. A small number of letters include comments about the personal lives of the correspondents, usually routine news of family and friends; a few letters are of a purely social nature. There are three letters addressed to Louise Bourgeois: two from Erick Hawkins and one from Ronnie Elliott.

Also found here are condolence letters received upon the deaths of Goldwater's mother and father in 1942 and 1958 respectively, and a small number of letters from his parents. Family letters include a few addressed to Clara A. Goldwater (Mrs. S. S. Goldwater).

Small amounts of additional correspondence can be found in Series 2: Subject Files and Series 3: Teaching Records.

See Index for List of Correspondents from Series 1.

Box
1 Correspondence, 1934-1973, undated
(27 folders)
1 Condolence Letters
1 Death of Father, 1942
1 Death of Mother, 1958
1 Family Letters, 1915-1956, undated

Series 2: Subject Files, 1931-1973
(Box 1; 0.3 linear ft.)

Subject files include correspondence, printed material, and notes concerning topics of interest to Goldwater, and exhibitions and organizations with which he was involved.

The file titled "Dali, Salvador, and Dada" includes the catalog and announcements of Salvador Dali's 1934 exhibition at the Julien Levy Gallery, tear sheets of "Histoire de Dada" from La Nouvelle Revue Français, and a review of Julien Levy's Surrealism.

Box
1 "Accident and Design: Some Parallels between the Modern and the Primitive," Cincinnati Modern Art Society (exhibition at Cincinnati Art Museum), 1943-1945, undated
1 Chelsea, P.S. 11 Playground, 1964, undated
1 College Art Association, 1969, undated
1 Dali, Salvador, and Dada, 1931-1937, undated
1 Davis, Stuart (exhibition), 1946
1 Goldwater Memorial Exhibition
1 International Association of Art Critics, American Section, 1950-1967, undated
1 Lipchitz, Jacques (exhibition), 1953
1 Magazine of Art, 1951
1 Museum of Primitive Art
1 Agreement with Metropolitan Museum of Art and Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
1 Budgets, 1962-1973
1 Clippings, 1957-1961
1 Correspondence, 1956-1972, undated
1 Notes, circa 1972-1973
1 "Robert John Goldwater, A Memorial Exhibition," (Oct. 1973-Feb. 1974), 1973
(catalog draft)

Series 3: Teaching Records, 1935-1973
(Boxes 1-2; 1.2 linear ft.)

Teaching files are from Goldwater's tenures at Queens College and New York University.

The series is arranged into 2 subseries:

3.1: Administrative Records, 1938-1973

Box
1 Advisees; Thesis and Dissertation Proposals (includes correspondence), 1965-1971, undated
1 Comprehensive Examinations, 1938-1966, undated
1 Fellowships, 1966-1973, undated
1 Minutes and Reports (Queens College), 1940-1952
1 Staff Personnel Records (Queens College), 1939-1956
1 Student Lists, 1960-1970, undated
1 Student Requirements, 1958-1967, undated

3.2: Course Syllabi, Bibliographies, Notes, 1935-1973

Box
2 Goldwater
2 African and Oceanic Art, 1958-1965
2 American Art, 1949-1954, undated
2 American Painting, 1948-1962, undated
2 American Painting since the Civil War, 1963-1966
2 Ancient Art of America, undated
2 Art I and II, 1954-1955, undated
2 Criticism, undated
2 Criticism, Student Papers, 1970-1971, undated
2 Cubism, 1958-1968, undated
2 Forerunners of Modern Art, 1937-1938
2 Impressionism to Cubism, 1966-1969
2 Italian Painting of the Renaissance, undated
(2 folders)
2 Modern Criticism, 1948
2 Modern Painting, 1936-1967, undated
(4 folders)
2 Museum Training, 1958-1966, undated
2 Post-Impressionist Painting, undated
2 Prehistoric and Primitive Art, 1935-1938, undated
2 Primitive Art, 1964, undated
2 Principles of Modern Art, 1938-1938, undated
2 Sculpture, 1967-1973, undated
2 Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art, 1949-1956, undated
2 Other Instructors
2 Columbia University, Seminar on American Civilization, 1954-1957, undated
2 New York University, undated
(4 folders)
2 Queens College, 1948
2 Unidentified Institutions, undated
2 Venturi, Lionello. History of Art Criticism, circa 1936
(6 folders)

Series 4: Writings, 1932-1973
(Boxes 3-5; 2.2 linear ft.)

The series is arranged into 2 subseries:

4.1: Writings by Robert John Goldwater, 1932-1973

Writings by Goldwater include drafts, manuscripts, and notes for several books, reviews, and talks and lectures. Found here are complete and partial manuscript versions of his books Artists on Art; From David to Delacroix; Jacques Lipchitz; Paul Gaugin; Rufino Tamayo; and Symbolism. Goldwater's orginal order has been maintained.

Box
3 Articles
3 Articles, 1935-1965, undated
(2 folders)
3 "Cézanne In America" (manuscript and photographs), circa 1938
3 Books
3 Artists on Art
3 Manuscript (multiple drafts), circa 1945
3 Publication Permissions, 1944-1945
3 From David to Delacroix (introduction), circa 1952
3 Jacques Lipchitz, 1953
(notes; publication permissions)
3 Paul Gaugin
3 Draft, 1950s
3 Manuscript, 1950s
(2 folders)
3 Notes, Background Information, 1950s
3 Paul Klee Manuscript, undated
3 Rufino Tamayo, circa 1948
(notes)
3 Symbolism
3 Manuscript, undated
(3 folders)
3 Notes and Comments, undated
3 Untitled Manuscript/Outline, undated
3 Book Proposals, undated
3 Miscellaneous Writings
3 "Report on the Cleveland Museum of Art Research on Children's Art Abilities," 1939
3 Student Papers, 1932, undated
3 Notes and Bibliographies
3 American Artists, undated
(bibliography, 3" x 5" cards)
3 Bonnard, undated
(notes; includes 3" x 5" cards)
3 "Bonnard ??? Vuillard ??? Theatre," undated
(notes, 4" x 6" cards)
3 Miscellaneous Subjects
3 Bibliographies, undated
(3" x 5" cards in card file; 2 alphabets)
Box
4 Bibliography, undated
(3" x 5" cards)
4 Bibliography and Notes, undated
(3" x 5" cards)
4 Library Call Slips, undated
4 Library Call Slips and Notes, undated
(2 folders; 3" x 5" cards)
4 Notes, undated
(3 folders; 5" x 8" cards)
4 Notes ("Includes Gauguin"), undated
(5" x 8" cards)
4 Notes and Reproductions, undated
4 "Modern Painting, Bibliography of XIX Century Sources," undated
(3" x 5" cards)
4 Primitive Art, undated
(notes, 5" x 8" cards)
4 Redon, undated
(bibliography and notes; 4" x 6" cards)
4 "Symbolism, Mainly," undated
(notes, 5" x 8" cards)
4 Vuillard, undated
(bibliography and notes on illustrations; 4" x 6" cards)
4 Reviews
4 Book Reviews, 1934-1964, undated
4 Exhibition Reviews, 1937-1953
Box
5 Talks and Lectures
5 "Anatomizing Abstract Expressionism" (Museum of Modern Art), 1968
5 Art in Times of Crisis (Pontigny), 1944
5 Boudin and Homer Lecture (text; research materials, photographs), 1951-1954, undated
5 "Ferdinand Hodler: Naturalism, Symbolism and Ethics" (Guggenheim Museum; with 35- mm color slides), 1973
5 "Judgments of Primitive Art, 1905-1965" (Berkeley Symposium "Tradition and Creativity in Tribal Art"), 1969
5 Klee Lecture, undated
5 Modern Art (New School), 1949
5 "Painting and Sculpture" (Cornell), 1954
5 Redon Lecture, undated
5 Rouault Lecture (Cleveland), 1953
5 Vuillard Lecture, undated
5 Untitled Lectures, undated

4.2: Writings by Other Authors, 1942-circa 1970

Box
5 Bourgoies, Jean-Louis, "34 Poems," "Avital Oz's Sculpture 'Dialogue' at O. K. Harris," and "Design for Bewilderment ??? Labyrinths by Ten Contemporary Artists," undated
5 Goldwater, Clara A. [mother], Poems, 1942-1944, undated
5 Seuphor, Michel, "Vincent Van Gogh," circa 1953
5 Tuchman, Phyllis, "Bibliography of the Principal Publications of Robert John Goldwater," circa 1970

Series 5: Printed Material, 1931-1974
(Box 5; 0.3 linear ft.)

This series is arranged as 3 subseries:

5.1: Printed Material About/Mentioning Robert John Goldwater, 1939-1974

Box
5 Bibliography, 1973
5 Book Reviews and Book Advertisements, 1939-1946, undated
5 Exhibition Catalog ("Robert John Goldwater, A Memorial Exhibition," Museum of Primitive Art), 1974
5 Miscellaneous Items, undated
5 Notices of Lectures, Panel Discussions, etc., 1945-1967, undated

5.2: Printed Material by Robert John Goldwater, 1934-1969

Box
5 Articles, 1940-1961, undated
5 Book (Modern Art In Your Life, with Rene d'Harnoncourt [2nd revised ed.), 1953
5 Editorials (Magazine of Art), 1948-1952
5 Exhibition Catalogs (introductions by Goldwater), 1967, undated
5 Reviews (book, exhibition, and film), 1934-1969, undated

5.3: Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1931-1973

Box
5 Articles and Reviews, General Art Topics, 1931-1973, undated
5 Exhibition Announcements (Museum of Modern Art 20th Anniversary; Eva Hesse Memorial Exhibition), 1949-1973

Series 6: Papers of S. S. Goldwater, M. D., 1902-1956
(Boxes 5-6; 0.9 linear ft.)

Dr. S. S. Goldwater's professional correspondence documents his work as a hospital administrator in New York City where he served as Superintendent of Mt. Sinai Hospital, Commissioner of Health, and Commissioner of Hospitals.

Box
5 Biographical Information
5 Biographical Notes, undated
5 Licenses (medical and drivers), 1902, 1942-1943
5 Correspondence
5 Professional Correspondence, 1909-1942, undated
(8 folders)
5 Department of Hospitals Correspondence, Vols. I-III, 1934-1940
(3 folders)
Box
6 (hol) Department of Hospitals Correspondence, Vol. IV, 1934-1940
6 (hol) Legal Documents
6 (hol) Estate Matters, 1944
6 (hol) Will, 1938
6 (hol) Photographs (Clara A. Goldwater [wife] and Robert John Goldwater [son]), 1940s, undated
6 (hol) Printed Material
6 (hol) About/Mentioning S. S. Goldwater, 1914-1956, undated
6 (hol) By Clara A. Goldwater, undated
6 (hol) By S. S. Goldwater, 1939-1942, undated
6 (hol) City of New York Department of Hospitals (annual reports; miscellaneous items), 1935-1936, undated
6 (hol) Miscellaneous Subjects (mainly about hospitals and medical topics), 1925-1941, undated
6 (hol) Obituaries, Family Members, undated
6 (hol) Obituaries, S. S. Goldwater, 1942
6 (hol) Writings
6 (hol) Addresses (texts, outlines, and notes), 1919-1942, undated
6 (hol) Notes, Miscellaneous, undated
6 (hol) Report, "Preliminary Report Submitted to His Honor, Mayor F. H. LaGuardia by S. S. Goldwater, M. D., Commissioner for the year 1934 ??? Aims, Activities, Accomplishments, Aids, Impediments, Criticisms," 1934

Index: List of Correspondents from Series 1

What follows is a complete list of correspondents (and the years of correspondence) in this series.

  • Abramson, Jerry, 1969
  • Albright Art Gallery, 1947, 1954-1955
  • Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, 1953
  • Allen, Harold, 1953
  • Allert de Lange Verlag, 1952-1954
  • American Association of University Professors, 1946
  • American Council of Learned Societies, 1967-1968
  • American Federation of Arts, 1953
  • American Studies Association of Metropolitan New York, 1955
  • Anderson, Wayne V., 1964
  • Andiron Club of New York City, 1945-1946
  • Argent Galleries, 1947
  • Arnason, H. Harvard, 1948
  • Arnheim, Rudolf, 1945
  • Art Bulletin, 1940-1945, 1955
  • Art Forum, 1967
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, 1970
  • Art Gallery of Toronto, 1972
  • Art In America, 1941-1947, 1955
  • Art Institute of Chicago, 1940
  • Art News, 1946-1947
  • Art Students League of New York, 1940, 1943
  • Arts Magazine, 1964, 1967
  • Atlantic Transports, 1952
  • Auchincloss, James C., 1953
  • Authors Guild, 1947
  • Baltimore Museum of Art, 1946, 1954
  • Baltrusaitis, Mr., 1952, 1973
  • Barnard College, 1954
  • Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1938-1939, 1949, 1951-1952
  • Becker, Marion R., 1945, 1949
  • Bellew, Peter, 1951
  • Bennington College, 1950
  • Benz, Helen, 1946
  • Bernheimer, Richard, 1955
  • Bernier, Rosamond, 1955
  • Besson, Mr., 1946
  • Black Mountain College, 1948
  • Board of Higher Education, City of New York, , 1944
  • Booth, Cameron, 1942
  • Boston Art Festival, 1954
  • British Council, 1951
  • British Museum, 1934
  • Brooklyn College, 1946
  • Brown University, 1964, 1968
  • Burlington Magazine, 1954
  • Busa, Peter, 1946
  • California Arts and Architecture, 1944
  • California School of Fine Arts, 1949
  • California State College, 1969
  • Carnegie Corporation, 1942-1943
  • Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1942
  • Chanticleer Press, Inc., 1955
  • Chapman, Ed, 1946
  • Choate, Mabel, 1946
  • Church, Howard, 1947
  • Cincinnati Modern Art Society, 1946-1946
  • Cleveland Institute of Art, 1952
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, 1952-1953
  • Colorado College, 1952
  • Columbia University Press, 1948
  • Columbia University, 1940, 1953-1955, 1962, 1965
  • Comité des Arts du Congres pour la Liberté de la Culture, 1964
  • Cook, Walter W. S., 1942-1943, 1945-1946, 1949-1950, 1955
  • Criterion Books, Inc., 1955
  • Critique, 1946
  • Crosby, Sumner McK., 1942
  • Dartmouth College, 1942
  • Davis, Stuart, 1943, 1945
  • Dersky, Morris, 1966
  • Dictionary of the Arts, 1941
  • Direction Départmentale de la Population de la Giornde, 1948
  • Dodd, Mead & Company, 1945
  • Duke University, 1946-1948, 1950
  • Edman, Irwin, 1942
  • Elliott, Ronnie, 1950*
  • Elsen, Al, 1969
  • Engel, Eugene W., 1946-1947
  • Exhibition Momentum, 1953, 1956
  • Falkenstein, Claire, 1951
  • Farwell, Beatrice, 1968-1969
  • Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Inc., 1946, 1950
  • Fitzsimmon, Jim, 1953
  • Florida State University, 1953
  • Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1945-1947, 1949, 1954, 1956, 1971
  • Ford Foundation, 1969
  • Fox, Milton, 1958
  • [Frankenthaler?], Helen, 1950-1951
  • Frederick A. Praeger, Inc., 1969
  • Frick Collection, 1941
  • Fried, Richard N., 1950
  • Friedensohn, Elias, 1956
  • Fund for the Republic, Inc., 1956
  • G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1956
  • Gallatin, A. E., 1944
  • Goldwater, Barry, 1966
  • Goodrich, Lloyd, 1945
  • Goucher College, 1967
  • Greene, Balcomb, 1942, 1947, 1951-1953
  • Guggenheim Foundation, 1945-1946, 1953-1955
  • Hallmark Art Award, 1949
  • Hammacher, Mr., 1952
  • Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., 1945
  • Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., 1952
  • Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1939-1942
  • Harry N. Abrams Incorporated, 1953, 1955, 1957
  • Harvard University, 1949-1951, 1968
  • Hawkins, Erick, 1950*
  • Herbert, Robert L., 1954
  • Hollins College, 1950
  • Hope, Henry R., 1943-1944, 1947, 1955
  • Horizon, 1949
  • Hunter College, 1967
  • Hunter, Sam, 1955
  • Indiana University, 1966
  • Ingram Merrill Foundation, 1966-1967
  • Institute for Advanced Study, 1964, 1966
  • Institute for Sex Research, Inc, Indiana University, 1966
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1951
  • Institute of Design, 1947
  • Institute of Fine Arts Alumni Association, 1954
  • Institute of Fine Arts, 1969
  • Institute of International Education, 1953-1955
  • Intercultural Publications, Inc., 1953
  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1954
  • Janson, H. W., 1952-1954
  • Johns Hopkins Press, 1966-1967
  • Joslin, Andrew, 1972
  • Kamer, Henri A., 1964
  • Karl, Aline, 1953
  • Kenyon Review, 1945-1947, 1954
  • Kerns Foundation, Theosophical Society in America, 1968
  • Keyserling, Leon H., 1948
  • Kimball, Fiske, 1945, 1949
  • Knowles, Edwin B., Jr., 1945
  • Koch, Bob, 1954
  • Komroff, Manuel, 1944, 1946
  • [Krautheimer], Richard, 1944
  • Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1944
  • Lee, Rensselaer W., 1942, 1944
  • Levy, Adele R., 1956
  • Levy, Julien, 1944
  • Leylan, Robert M., 1941
  • Library of Congress, 1944-1947, 1952-1953
  • Loran, Erle, 1941
  • Loshak, David, 1946
  • Lougee and Company, 1952
  • M. I. T. Press, 1967
  • MacAgy, Douglas, 1948
  • Magazine of Art, 1944-1945, 1948, 1950-1951
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967
  • Masson, Rose, 1944
  • Mayhew, Edgar deN., 1944
  • McGraw, Patricia, 1953
  • McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1950, 1965
  • Mellquist, Jerome, 1951
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1940, 1954
  • Miller, Peter, 1944
  • Mitchell, Eleanor, 1945
  • Moffett, Charles, 1969
  • Museum of Modern Art, 1942, 1946-1947, 1949, 1953, 1955, 1969
  • Museum Purchase Fund, 1952
  • National Arts Club, 1946
  • Nelson, Kathleen L., 1945
  • New School Associates, 1953
  • New School for Social Research, 1949
  • New School, 1953, 1955
  • New York Times, 1946
  • New York University, 1934, 1937-1941, 1945, 1947, 1954, 1956-1959, 1963, 1966, 1970
  • New York University Press, 1970
  • Newark Museum, 1944
  • Okun, Henry, 1967-1968
  • Old Dominion Foundation, 1969
  • Ozenfant, [Amédée], 1949
  • Pantheon Books, Inc., 1944-1946, 1953-1954
  • Partisan Review, 1946, 1961-1962
  • Perry, William, 1941
  • Perspectives U.S.A., 1952
  • Phillips, Duncan, 1952
  • Photo Berard, 1951
  • Pietrantoni, M. L., 1955
  • Plass, Margo, 1962
  • Porter, James A., 1942
  • Prendergast, Charles, 1945
  • Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1950
  • Princeton University, 1943, 1949
  • Princeton University Press, 1947-1949, 1954-1955, 1959
  • Prior, Harris, 1946
  • Quadrum, 1956
  • Queens College, 1938-1957, 1972, undated
  • Rand School of Social Science, 1945
  • Random House, 1964
  • [Rattner], Abe, 1945
  • Redon, Ari, 1951
  • Rewald, John, 1941-1942, 1946
  • Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, 1946
  • Rice Institute, 1954
  • Rice, Philip, 1952
  • Richter, H., 1952, 1954
  • Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller-Otterlo, 1957
  • Robb, David M., 1946-1947
  • Robinson, Cortland A., 1945
  • Rockefeller Foundation, 1946, 1951, 1954, 1956
  • Rockefeller, Nelson A., 1957-1958, 1965
  • Roditi, Edouard, 1951
  • Rodman, Selden, 1946
  • Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1967-1968
  • Ruksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, 1952
  • Sachs, Mrs. H. F., 1941
  • Samuel Kress Foundation, 1968
  • San Francisco Museum of Art, 1953
  • Sandström, Sven, 1954
  • Sarah Lawrence College, 1949-1950
  • Saturday Review, 1951, 1954
  • Schaefer-Sinnevenm 1945
  • Scheeffner, Denise Pauline, 1964
  • Schmalenbach, Fritz, 1951-1952, 1954
  • Seeman, Hugh, 1953
  • Seligman, Germain, 1947
  • Seuphor, Michel, 1951-1953, 1955
  • [Schapiro?], Meyer, 1941, 1943, 1952, 1960
  • Sihara, Laxmi P., 1968
  • Sloane, Joe, 1941
  • Smyth, Craig Hugh, 1952-1954, 1956
  • Soby, James Thrall, 1946-1947, 1950, 1955-1956
  • Société des Africanistes, 1936
  • Sokol, David M., 1969
  • Solomon, Alan, undated
  • State University of New York, Buffalo, 1969
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1969
  • Stix, Hugh, 1952
  • Stokowski, Gloria (Mrs. Leopold), 1952
  • Sweeney, James Johnson, 1953, 1956
  • Sypher, Wylie, 1954
  • Time, 1945
  • Times Book Club, 1945
  • Tobé-Coburn School for Fashion Careers, 1947, 1950
  • [Trilling], Lionel, 1945-1946
  • Twin Editions, 1944
  • United States Educational Commission for France, 1951
  • United States Information Agency, 1959
  • University Club of Jamaica, New York, 1941
  • University of Birmingham, 1969
  • University of Birmingham, 1970
  • University of California, 1968-1969
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1948
  • University of Connecticut, 1950
  • University of Guelph, 1970-1971
  • University of Illinois, 1967
  • University of Iowa, 1968-1969
  • University of Massachusetts, 1966-1967, 1972
  • University of New Mexico, 1967
  • University of North Carolina, 1953
  • University of Texas, 1947
  • University of Washington Press, 1967
  • Valentin, Curt, 1953
  • Venturi, [illegible], 1941
  • Viking Press, Inc., 1944, 1968
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1953
  • Visson, Assia R., 1942-1943, 1947, 1950
  • Vytlacil, Vaclav, 1942
  • Walker Art Center, 1954
  • Walker, Hudson D., 1948
  • Wardwell, Allen, II, undated
  • Webster J. Carson, 1945, 1955
  • Webster, J. Carson, 1955
  • Weller, Allen S., 1958
  • Werner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, 1970
  • Wescher, Herta, 1956
  • Wesleyan University Press, 1965
  • Western Illinois University, 1969
  • Western Reserve University, 1946, 1954
  • Western Review, 1948
  • White Art Museum, Cornell University, 1954
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, 1948, 1954
  • Who's Who In America, 1952
  • Who's Who in the Western Hemisphere, 1943
  • Wiggin, Florence B., 1944
  • Wilber, Allen S., 1947
  • Wildenstein and Co., 1949
  • Williams College, 1969
  • Withers, William, 1941
  • Wittenborn, Shcultz, Inc., 1948
  • Wolff, Werner, 1945
  • Wurster, E. B., 1944
  • Yale French Studies, 1956
  • Yale University, 1954, 1962, 1967, 1972
  • [illegible], 1943, 1945-1946, 1950-1954, 1962, 1964, undated
  • [unknown], Alan, 1954
  • [unknown], Annie, 1952, 1954
  • [unknown], Donald, 1969
  • [unknown], Eddie, 1950
  • [unknown], Edith, 1957
  • [unknown], Ethel, 1955
  • [unknown], Fred, 1947, 1954
  • [unknown], Gerry, 1968
  • [unknown], Joe, 1953-1954
  • [unknown], John, 1953
  • [unknown], Marco, 1954
  • [unknown], Margaret, 1945
  • [unknown], Roy, 1969
  • [unknown], Russell, 1946
  • [unknown], Sarah, 1970
  • [unsigned], 1942
  • [unsigned], 1950