Sidney C. Woodward papers, 1823-1963, bulk 1915-1932

Woodward, Sidney C., b. 1890 d. 1963
Art critic, Editor
Active in Boston, Mass.

Collection size: 3.5 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of art critic, editor, and gallery director Sidney Woodward date from 1823 to 1963, bulk 1915-1932, and measure 3.5 linear feet. The majority of the collection consists of personal and professional correspondence and collected letters that pertain to Woodward's relationships with various artists, galleries, and arts organizations. Also included in this collection are two biographical documents; lecture notes and collected writings; printed material including books relating to the topic of art, exhibition catalogs, and newspaper clippings; a few personal photographs and reference photographs of paintings; and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, art reproductions, and printed material from the Casson Galleries.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sidney C. Woodward (1890-1963) was an art critic and editor in Boston, Massachusetts.

A portion of the collection was purchased by the Archives of American Art from Sidney Woodward in 1963. Additional material was donated in 1975 by Mrs. Sidney C. Woodward.

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