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Alden Harry Waitt papers, 1958-1981

Waitt, Alden Harry, 1892-1981

Painter, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel

Summary: REEL 3026 (fr. 5-90): Letters received and copies of letters sent; typescripts and drafts of writings on art and artists; exhibition catalogs and clippings; and photographs of Waitt and works of art.
REEL 3026 (fr. 95-628): Biographical information; correspondence; San Antonio Art Institute Board agendas, proposed budgets and treasurer's reports; exhibition catalogs and announcements and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and art administrator; San Antonio, Tex. Born in Orlando, Fla. Contemporary realist painter of landscapes of Texas and New England. Worked in oil and lithography. Chairman and president of the San Antonio Art Institute, 1959-1977.


Lent for microfilming, 1981, by the San Antonio Art Institute, via Kenneth Jewesson, director, and Betty Alden White, Waitt's daughter, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lenders, Betty Alden White and the San Antonio Art Institute, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3026 available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Alden Harry Waitt papers, 1958-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.