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Arthur J. Hall Smith correspondence with Charles K. Steiner, 2007-2011

Steiner, Charles K.

Painter, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 13 Items

Summary: Seven letters from Arthur J. Hall Smith to Charles K. Steiner and two letters from Steiner to Smith while Steiner was the director of the Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas, and Smith was living in Paris, France. They write about various artists including Jacob Kainen, Mary Cassatt, Edward Degas, Bruce Moore, and Mark Tobey among others and works of art. Included with the April 16, 2007 letter to Steiner are two photographs of Smith and two slides of his works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles K. Steiner is an artist and museum consultant in Fort Smith, Arkansas and former museum director. Arthur J. Hall Smith (1929-2013) was a painter.


Donated 2014 by Charles Steiner, who was friend's with artist Arthur J. Hall.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • May 10, 2007 letter: is a copy. Original donated to Wichita Art Museum by Steiner.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Arthur J. Hall Smith correspondence with Charles K. Steiner, 2007-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.