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Ruth O'Hara papers concerning her print collection, 1912-1951

O'Hara, Ruth
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters to Mrs. Louis Lowison from the firm of Robert Mussmann; letters from Robert Vonnoh and Harry Wicky; a letter to Adele Buckalter from John Taylor Arms; an auction sale receipt from The Walpole Galleries for prints bought by Mrs. Lowinson, mentioning bids for the same prints by Franklin Delano Roosevelt; priced auction and exhibition catalogs for The Walpole Galleries, Rains Galleries, Plaza Art Auction Galleries, Inc., Ernest Roth, and others; a photograph of Kerr Eby, John Taylor Arms and Mrs. Hay; and clippings and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art dealer; New York City. Operated Ruth O'Hara Fine Art, 61 East 77th Street, New York City.

Given by Ruth O'Hara through Kathleen Curley, 1982.

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