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Alexander Dorner papers, 1938-1955

Alexander Dorner papers, 1938-1955

Dorner, Alexander, 1893-1957

Art historian

Collection Information

Size: .2 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence about his naturalization as a U.S. citizen; clippings as director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design; R.I.S.D. Bulletins; Bennington College Quarterly; and exhibition articles.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian. Dorner emigrated from Germany to the U.S. and became director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Provenance

Donated 1972-1973 by Lydia Dorner, relative of Alexander Dorner.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Alexander Dorner papers, 1938-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.