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Arthur U. Newton Galleries records, 1930-1962

Arthur U. Newton Galleries


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Business correspondence between Arthur U. Newton and the Albany Institute of History and Art, Archives de la Province, Quebec, Canada, Atlanta Art Association High Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, Duveen Brothers, Inc., New York City, Montclair Art Museum, Newark Art Museum Association, New York Zoological Society, Henry Ringling North, E. P. Richardson, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and others; exhibition invitations, announcements and catalogs for exhibitions at Arthur U. Newton Galleries, ca. 1935-1956; and magazine and newspaper clippings.
Also included are five photographs of art works by Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, Reginald Marsh, William Mosby, and Jose Clemente Orozco in which lynchings are depicted.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Owned by Arthur U. Newton.


The bulk of the gift, comprised of clippings, exhibition invitations, announcements and catalogs, was transferred from the NMAA/NPG Library, August 12, 1975.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 118 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

Arthur U. Newton Galleries records, 1930-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.