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Alvan Macauley, Jr., letters from Henry Strater, 1966 and 1974

Alvan Macauley, Jr., letters from Henry Strater, 1966 and 1974

Macauley, Alvan, Jr.

Art patron

Collection Information

Size: 2 items(on partial microfilm).

Summary: Two letters, July 30, 1966, and Feb. 4, 1974, to Macauley from Henry Strater. Strater wrote about his recovery from a heart attack, recent exhibits of his work and his ability to paint despite failing health.

Biographical/Historical Note

Macauley was a Detroit automaker and art patron. Strater (1896-1987) was a painter from New York, N.Y. and Ogunquit, Me.

Provenance

Donated 1974 by Larry Curry.

Location of Originals

  • Location of original unknown.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3483 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Alvan Macauley, Jr., letters from Henry Strater, 1966 and 1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.