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Series 5 | A Finding Aid to the Alfred Victor Frankenstein papers, 1875-1985

Alfred Victor Frankenstein papers, 1875-1985

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Series 5: Exhibition Files , 1940s-1970s
1 Linear Feet
Boxes 12-13

Files are found for a few exhibitions curated by Frankenstein including American Self-Portraits (1974) at the National Portrait Gallery and the 1974 World's Fair Exposition exhibition, Our Land, Our Sky Our Water: an Exhibition of American and Canadian Art. (1974). There are also files for an exhibition at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, and an American Still Life exhibition in the 1940s.
Files for the exhibition of artist's self-portraits also contain reserach materials on numerous artists, such as Evan Albright, Audubon, Will Barnet, Alexander Calder, John Gadsby Chapman, Chuck Close, Frank Duveneck, Philip Evergood, Robert Fulton, Ignaz Gaugengigl, Paul Georges, Arshile Gorky, Ann Hall, Morris Hirschfield, Edward Hopper, Daniel Huntington, Peter Hurd, David Claypoole Johnston, Olaf Krans, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Alfred Leslie, Helen Lundeberg, Reginald Marsh, Elizabeth Metcalf, Samuel Morse, John Sloan, Saul Steinberg, Samuel Lovett Waldo, and Tom Wesselmann.
There is a letter from Romare Bearden in the file on the exhibition for the World's Fair Exposition of 1974.
Files generally contain loan agreements, shipping records, photographs, slides, and transparencies of works of art, writings, correspondence between collectors, museums, and dealers and Frankenstein, and printed exhibition catalogs and announcements.
Users should note that some of the research files found in Series 4 also contain materials concerning these exhibitions and others.
Description Container
American Still-Life, 1950
12
17
Artist Self-Portraits , 1960s-1970s
12
18-27
Artist Self-Portraits , 1960s-1970s
13
1-3
California Palace of the Legion of Honor Exhibition, 1940s
13
4
Expo '74, World's Fair, 1970s
13
5-11
Our Land, Our Sky, Our Water: an Exhibition of American and Canadian Art (1974), 1970s
13
12-13

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.