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

Macauley, Alvan


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.


Donated 1974 by Larry Curry.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Location of original unknown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3483 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

1974 letter is a photocopy.

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.