Watson-Guptill Publications letters, 1948-1955

Watson-Guptill Publications (New York, N.Y.)

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

Collection Summary: Mostly letters to Arthur L. Guptill, director of publications, from authors seeking a publisher for various types of art books, as well as letters from business associates and persons requesting information or commenting about art books, techniques, schools, AMERICAN ARTIST magazine, the American Amateur Artists Association, and other topics.

Biographical/Historical Note: Publishing house; New York, N.Y. Specialized in art related books, as well as the journal AMERICAN ARTIST.

Donated 1956 by Leighton Guptill, Arthur L. Guptill's son. Much of the firm's files were discarded after Guptill's death.

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