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Bernard J. Reis papers, circa 1913-1983

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Series 4: Art of This Century and Peggy Guggenheim Foundation Records , circa 1942-1978
0.2 Linear Feet
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This series includes documentation of Reis's friendship with Peggy Guggenheim, his involvement with her gallery, Art of This Century, and with the Peggy Guggenheim Foundation. It is comprised of Art of This Century accountant's reports, an essay by Art of This Century architect Frederick J. Kiesler, papers concerning Art of This Century exhibitions and films, a catalog of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Peggy Guggenheim Foundation dissolution documents, foundation meeting minutes, papers concerning the transfer of the foundation's holdings to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, papers referencing gifts to museums, and news and magazine clippings. Also found are correspondence between Peggy Guggenheim and Bernard and Rebecca Reis, correspondence between Peggy Guggenheim and her son, Sindbad Vail, and assorted financial correspondence.
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Art of This Century Accountants' Reports, 1942-1943
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Art of This Century Accountants' Reports, 1944-1946
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Art of This Century Architect's Essay, circa 1942-1947
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Art of This Century Exhibitions, circa 1942-1947
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Art of This Century Films, 1948-1952
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Collection Catalog, circa 1960
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Correspondence, Peggy Guggenheim and Bernard & Rebecca Reis, circa 1947-1951
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Correspondence, Peggy Guggenheim and Bernard & Rebecca Reis, circa 1951-1958
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Correspondence, Peggy Guggenheim and Bernard & Rebecca Reis, circa 1959-1976
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Correspondence, Peggy Guggenheim and Sindbad Vail, circa 1958
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Financial Correspondence, 1948-1952
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Foundation Dissolution Documents, 1977
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Foundation Special Meeting Minutes, 1977
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Foundation Transfer to Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1969-1978
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Gifts to Museums, 1953-1960
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News and Magazine Clippings, circa 1946-1969
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