William Bostick letters, 1947-1956

Bostick, William A., b. 1913 d. 2007
Arts administrator
Active in Detroit, Mich.

Collection size: 6 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Letters to Bostick as Secretary of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

REEL D8, fr.525: A letter from Charles Culver, November 8, 1955, regarding his gift to the DIA of a Robert Dick painting "Moonlight," and offering biographical information and reminiscences on Dick as well as his own painting.

REEL D9, fr. 637: A letter from Paul McPharlin 1947 Oct. 1, mentioning a book design.

REEL D10: Three letters from Abraham Rattner, October 1955, regarding Rattner's work as a juror for a show at the DIA; a letter from Irene Jungwirth, Dec. 1955, in which she discusses her work and thanks Bostick for his support; and a letter, March 1956, from Zubel Kachadoorian telling Bostick of his "Rome Academy Grant."

Biographical/Historical Note: Born 1913. Art museum administrator; Detroit, Michigan. Bostick served as the Secretary of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Donated 1954-1956 by Bostick.

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