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Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers, circa 1920-1991, bulk 1946-1983

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Series 3: Correspondence Files , 1941-1983
Boxes 21-24, 52, 55; 3.8 linear feet

This series consists of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of the gallery - some of it created by Betty Parsons and some of it by her gallery assistants (Jock Truman and others). It is with various institution and museum officials, art dealers, artists, researchers, collectors. The correspondence series also includes telephone and address books and gallery logs of internal memoranda.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
The correspondence is arranged into five subseries:
  • 3.1: Institutions and Dealers, 1945-1982
  • 3.2: Individuals and Collectors, 1941-1982
  • 3.3: Publishers, Newspapers and Magazines, 1946-1978
  • 3.4: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1979-1983
  • 3.5: Gallery Logs and Telephone and Address Books, circa 1978-1981
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
3.1: Institutions and Dealers, 1945-1982
Files consist of correspondence with museums, galleries, dealers, colleges and universities, arts organizations, and associations. Correspondence typically relates to the general operations of the gallery, including loans, sales, prices, appraisals, conservation, damages, shipping, insurance, exhibitions, and requests for information about artists. requests for photographs, and slides, shipping, , including promotion, exhibition, and sale of work by gallery artists.
Files are arranged alphabetically according to the name of the institution or the surname of the individual. When the name of a business or institution also represents the name of an individual, the file is arranged by the name of the business. For example, correspondence with the Sidney Janis Gallery is filed under "S".
Description Container
A, 1947-1976
  • A.M. Sachs Gallery
  • A.P.F. Inc.
  • Acme Van Co, Inc.
  • Adler Gallery
  • Albany Institute of History and Art
  • Alcoa Steamship Company
  • American Abstract Artists
  • American Academy in Rome
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • American West
  • Amerika-Haus Tubingen
  • Amherst College
  • Andre Emmerich Gallery
  • Architectural League of New York
  • Archives of American Art
  • ART:USA:59
  • The Art Gallery
  • Ariete Grafica
  • Arnot Art Museum
  • Artists Equity Association
  • The Artist's Gallery
  • Association for the Advancement of American Art, Inc.
21
2
Addison Gallery of American Art, 1949-1959
21
3
Akron Art Institute, 1951-1974
21
4
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1946-1977
21
5
American Federation of Arts, 1948-1964
21
6
The American University, 1947-1954
21
7
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1966-1967
21
8
Art Association of Newport, 1952, 1969-1975
21
9
Art Gallery of Ontario (formerly Art Gallery of Toronto), 1949-1967
21
10
Art Institute of Chicago, 1947-1977
(2 folders)
21
11-12
Arthur Tooth and Sons (London, England), 1957-1962
21
13
Arts Club of Chicago, 1952-1974
21
14
The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1966-1977
21
15
Atlanta Art Association, 1954
21
16
Axiom Gallery (London, England), 1965-1969
(3 folders)
21
17-19
B, 1948-1981
(2 folders)
  • B.R. Kornblatt Gallery
  • Baldwin Kingrey
  • Ball State Teachers College
  • Barnard College
  • Bayonne Jewish Community Center
  • Behr Corporation
  • Belvedere Gallery
  • Betty Mclean Gallery
  • Bianchini Gallery
  • Bineth Gallery of Fine Arts
  • Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Blond Fine Art Limited
  • Boston Arts Festival
  • Botolph Group, Inc.
  • Busch-Reisinger Museum
  • Butler Art Museum
  • The Byron Gallery
21
20-21
B.C. Holland Gallery, 1966-1967
21
22
Baltimore Art Museum, 1954-1978
21
23
Bennington College, 1953, 1965-1966
21
24
Brandeis University, 1954-1964
21
25
The Brooklyn Museum, 1951-1963
21
26
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery (Memphis, TN), 1953-1973
21
27
C, 1949-1978
  • The Campus Gallery (Glasgow, Scotland)
  • Canada Council
  • Carnegie Institute of Technology
  • Carnegie Study of the Arts in the United States
  • Cecil Clark Davis Gallery
  • Cedar Chest College
  • Center for Inter-American Relations
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Central Trust Bank
  • Le Centre D'Art
  • Century 21 Exposition Inc.
  • Chattanooga Art Association
  • Choate School
  • Chrysler Museum of Norfolk
  • Cincinnati Modern Art Society
  • City Galerie
  • City of New York Department of Parks
  • Coe Kerr Gallery Inc.
  • Colby College
  • Collectors Gallery Inc.
  • Colony House
  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
  • Columbia Museum of Art
  • Committee for Economic Development
  • Connaissance des Arts
  • Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston, Texas)
  • Cooper Gallery
  • Cordier and Ekstrom
  • Cosme Velho Galleria de Arte
  • Cowie Galleries
21
28-29
California Palace of Legion of Honor, 1950-1954
21
30
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, 1947-1978
21
31
Cleveland Museum of Art, 1961-1977
21
32
Collezione Peggy Guggenheim, 1948-1966
21
33
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, 1950-1977
21
34
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1945-1972
21
35
Cornell University, 1946-1978
21
36
Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1950, 1970-1980
21
37
Cusack Gallery, 1974-1975
21
38
D, 1957-1976
  • Dallas Theatre Center
  • Daniel Weinberg Gallery
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davenport Municipal Art Gallery
  • David Mirvish Gallery
  • Delaware Art Center
  • Design Students Association
  • Devorah Sherman Gallery
  • Djuara Limited
  • Drew University
  • Dreyfuss, Caril E.
  • Dryden Associates, Inc.
  • Dwan Gallery
21
39
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1948, 1970-1975
21
40
David Hendricks Gallery, 1970-1976
21
41
Dayton Art Institute, 1966-1971
21
42
De Cordova Museum, 1965-1975
21
43
Denver Art Museum, 1949-1969
21
44
Des Moines Art Center, 1950-1968
21
45
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1950-1975
21
46
Dilexi Gallery, 1962-1963
21
47
E, 1952-1975
  • Editions Hyperion
  • Eleanor Rigelhaupt Gallery
  • Ernest Raboff Gallery
  • Ernst de Jong Studios Ateljees
  • Everett Elin Gallery
  • Everson Museum of Art
21
48
Esther Bear Gallery, 1962-1965
21
49
F, 1949-1971
  • Fairhaven College
  • Fairmount Park Association
  • Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego
  • Florida Gulf Coast Art Center
  • Florida Technology University
  • Ford Foundation
  • Fort Wayne Art School and Museum
  • Fort Worth Art Association Center
  • Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts
  • Francis G. Mayer Art Slides
  • Frank Perls Gallery
  • Franklin Siden Gallery
  • Frederick A. Praeger, Inc., Publishers
  • French and Co.
  • Frenkel and Co., Inc.
  • Allan Frumkin Gallery
21
50
Fairweather Hardin Gallery, 1958-1968
21
51
Feigen Palmer Gallery, 1965
21
52
Finch College Museum of Art, 1968-1972
21
53
Flint Institute of Arts, 1963-1971
21
54
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1951-1973
21
55
Fujikawa Gallery (Osaka, Japan), 1950
21
56
G, 1949-1978
(2 folders)
  • Galeria Juana Mordo
  • Galerie Anderson-Mayer
  • Galerie Balzac
  • Galerie Biedermann
  • Galerie Bischofberger
  • Galerie Claude Bernard
  • Galerie Guy Dorkens
  • Galerie Illien
  • Galerie im Griechenbeisl
  • Galerie Jeanne Bucher
  • Galerie Kunst der Gegenwert
  • Galerie Lucie Weill
  • Galerie Maeght
  • Galerie Paul Facchetti
  • Galerie R.G. Michel
  • Galerie Simone Stern
  • Galleria Cadario
  • Galleria D'Arte de Naviglio
  • Galleria Margutta
  • Galleria Pater
  • Gallery III
  • The Gallery of Modern Art
  • The Gallery Upstairs
  • The Gallery of Sarasota
  • George Peabody College for Teachers
  • George Washington University
  • Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia
  • Gimpel Fils
  • Gimpel Weitzenhoffer Ltd.
  • Goddard-Riverside Community Center
  • Graphic Gallery
  • Gres Gallery
  • Grinnell College
  • Guild Hall
  • Gump's
21
57-58
Galerie Alfred Schmela, 1968-1972
21
59
Galerie Iris Clert, 1961-1964
21
60
Galerie Israel Ltd., 1961-1968
21
61
Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, 1968-1970
21
62
Galleria dell'Ariete, 1956-1976
(5 folders)
21
63-67
Gertrude Kasle Gallery, 1965-1974
21
68
Grand Central Moderns, 1968
21
69
H, 1949-1978
  • Hamilton Galleries
  • Hamline University
  • Hartford Seminary Foundation
  • Hartwell Gallery
  • Heath's Gallery
  • Heckscher Museum
  • Heller Deltah Co., Inc.
  • Hemingway Galleries
  • Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington
  • High Museum of Art
  • Hirschl and Adler Galleries
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Hofstra University
  • The Holliday Book Shop
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts
  • Hooks-Epstein Galleries
  • Horchow Collection
  • Hunter College
  • Huntsville Museum of Art
  • The Hyde Collection
21
70
I, 1950-1968
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia, Penn.)
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, England)
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts in the Meridian House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Institute of Modern Art
  • International Association of Plastic Arts
  • International Directory of Arts
  • International Gallery, Inc.
  • Isaac Delgado Museum of Art
  • Ithaca College
21
71
Indiana University, 1946-1951
21
72
Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1976-1978
21
73
The Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, MA), 1951-1976
21
74
J, 1964-1978
  • J.L. Hudson Gallery
  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Jackie Fine Arts, Inc.
  • Japan Cultural Forum
  • Japanese Artists Association of New York
  • Jasper Gallery
  • Jean Keller Galerie
  • Jersey City State College
  • Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery
  • John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • John Herron Art Institute
  • John Price Jones Company
  • Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection
  • Joslyn Art Museum
  • Julius Carlebach, Inc.
21
75
The J. B. Speed Museum, 1964-1972
21
76
The James David Gallery, 1965-1967
21
77
The Jewish Museum, 1965-1978
21
78
Jo Lo Giudice Gallery, 1969-1970
21
79
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1953-1974
21
80
K, 1949-1982
  • Kansas State College
  • Katonah Gallery
  • Kaufman Art Gallery
  • Kaufman Randolph Tate
  • Kolnischer Kunstverein
  • Kootz Gallery
  • Kraushaar Galleries
  • Kresggee Art Gallery
  • Kretschmer Gallery
  • Kunsthalle Basel
22
1
Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design, 1960-1965
22
2
Kasmin Limited (London, England), 1964-1967
22
3
Kent State University, 1966-1977
22
4
Kiko Galleries, 1969-1970
22
5
L, 1949-1977
  • The Larry Aldrich Museum
  • Lefebre Gallery
  • Lehigh University
  • Leo Castelli
  • Leonid Kipnis Gallery
  • Life Magazine
  • Lima Art Association
  • The Little Gallery
  • Livingstone-Learmonth Gallery
  • Long Beach Museum of Art
  • Louisiana Gallery
  • Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Denmark)
22
6
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1969-1972
22
7
Laursen, Steingrim, 1971-1974
22
8
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1951-1967
22
9
Loch Haven Art Center, 1972
22
10
M, 1949-1982
(2 folders)
  • M.H. De Young Memorial Museum
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • The MacDowell Colony
  • Makler Gallery
  • Manchester College
  • Margaret Brown Gallery
  • Marilena Bonomo Galleria d'Arte
  • Marine Office Appleton and Cox
  • Marjorie Parr Galleries
  • Marlborough Gallery
  • Masur Museum of Art
  • Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute
  • Maynard Walker Gallery
  • Memphis State University
  • The Methodist Church
  • Michigan State College
  • Michigan State University
  • Midtown Galleries
  • Milch Galleries
  • The Miller Company
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Minnesota Museum of Art
  • Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences
  • Mundelein College
  • Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts (Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Museu de Arte Moderna (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  • Museu de Arte Moderna (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Museum of Art of Ogunquit
  • Museum of Early American Folk Art
  • Museum of Fine Arts (St. Petersburg, FL)
  • The Museum of Irish Art
  • The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura (Japan)
  • Museum of Modern Art of Miami
  • Museum of New Mexico
22
11-12
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963-1975
22
13
The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 1962-1975
22
14
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1953-1978
22
15
Milwaukee Art Center, 1955-1974
22
16
Montclair Art Museum, 1972-1977
22
17
Munson Williams Proctor Institute, 1947-1970
22
18
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1967-1976
22
19
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1950-1976
22
20
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1959, 1970-1972
22
21
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1947-1978
(4 folders)
22
22-25
Myrtle Todes Art Gallery, 1956-1961
22
26
N, 1952-1977
  • Nassau Galleries
  • National Council for United States Art, Inc.
  • National Council for Jewish Women
  • National Council on the Arts and Government
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Nationalgalerie
  • National Institute of Arts and Letters
  • National Sculpture Society
  • New Arts Gallery
  • New Haven Festival of Arts
  • New Jersey State Museum
  • New School Art Center
  • Newspace, Los Angeles
  • The Newspaper Comics Council
  • New York Cultural Center
  • New York State Fair
  • New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture
  • Nigel Greenwood Inc., Ltd.
  • Nordness Gallery
  • Norfolk Museum
  • North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Northern Westchester Art Exhibition
  • Northwestern University
22
27
National Gallery of Canada, 1968-1969
22
28
National Gallery of Art, 1969-1976
22
29
The Newark Museum, 1960-1973
22
30
New York University, 1966-1975
22
31
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, 1964-1967
22
32
Norton Gallery and School of Art, 1947, 1966-1969
22
33
Numismatic Fine Arts, 1947-1964
22
34
O, 1953-1972
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio State University
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Oklahoma Art Center
22
35
L'Obelisco Galleria d'Arte (Rome, Italy), 1948-1949
22
36
Ohio University, 1953-1954
22
37
P, 1947-1974
  • Pace Gallery
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Pan American Galleries
  • Paris Review
  • Paul Kantor Gallery
  • Paul Sargent Gallery
  • Pensacola Art Center
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Phoenix Art Museum
  • A Photographer's Gallery
  • Pierre Matisse Gallery
  • Pittsburgh Plan for Art
  • Pratt Institute
  • Princeton Art Association
  • The Program for Young American Culture
  • Providence Art Club
22
38
Pasadena Art Museum, 1965-1973
22
39
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1950-1969
22
40
Pennsylvania State University, 1958-1963
22
41
The Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1949-1972
22
42
The Phillips Collection, 1951-1977
22
43
Portland Art Museum, 1950-1976
22
44
Quadrum 16, 1964
22
45
R, 1957-1980
  • Randolph Macon Woman's College
  • Richard Gray Gallery
  • Richardtz Museum (Cologne, Germany)
  • Roanoke Fine Arts Center
  • The Robert and Frances Flaherty Study Center
  • Rolf Nelson Gallery
  • Rollins College
  • Rome New York Art Foundation
  • Royal Academy of Arts
22
46
Rhode Island School of Design, 1947-1982
22
47
Richard Demarco Gallery, 1975
22
48
Robert Fraser Gallery, 1963-1967
22
49
Roswell Museum and Art Center, 1968-1976
22
50
Rowan Gallery, 1963-1978
22
51
Russell Sage College, The New Gallery, 1973
22
52
S, 1947-1978
(2 folders)
  • St. Lawrence University
  • Saint Paul Gallery
  • Salem State College
  • Samuel Adams Green, Inc.
  • San Antonio Art League
  • San Bernadino Valley College
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • Santa Rose Junior College
  • Schuster and Wulf
  • Schwarz Galleria d'Arte
  • The Sculptor's Gallery
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • Sidney Janis Gallery
  • Skidmore College
  • Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
  • The Skylight Gallery
  • Society for the Renewal of Christian Art
  • The Society of the Four Arts
  • South Bend Art Association
  • Southern Vermont Art Center
  • Spectrum Gallery
  • Springfield Art Museum
  • Stadtisches Museum Leverkusen
  • Stanford University
  • State College of Iowa
  • State University College at Potsdam, New York
  • State University of Iowa
  • State University of New York, State Teachers College
  • Stedelijk Museum
  • Stedelijk van Abbemuseum Eindhoven
  • Stout State University
  • Student Book Shop
  • Studio Gallery
  • Studio International
  • Studio Marconi
  • Suffolk Museum and Carriage House
  • Summit Art Center
22
53-54
St. Louis Art Museum, 1951-1974
22
55
San Francisco Museum of Art, 1951-1970
22
56
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1948-1965
22
57
Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, 1960-1963
22
58
Smith College Museum of Art, 1957-1959
22
59
Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts, 1958-1977
22
60
Sneed Gallery (Rockford, Illinois), 1970-1978
22
61
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962-1978
22
62
Southern Illinois University, 1956-1957
22
63
Spanish International Pavilion Foundation, 1967-1970
22
64
Stamford Museum and Nature Center, 1959-1965
22
65
Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts, 1953-1955
22
66
Syracuse University, 1947-1964
22
67
T, 1953-1982
  • Tacoma Art Museum
  • The Tate Gallery
  • Terry Dintenfass, Inc.
  • Tibor De Nagy Gallery
  • Tiffany Foundation
  • Tokyo Gallery
  • Trenton State College
  • Trinity College
22
68
Thomas Gibston Fine Art Ltd., 1970-1971
22
69
Thompson, Lynne, 1947-1968
(2 folders)
22
70-71
The Toledo Museum of Art, 1948-1976
22
72
U, 1947-1978
(2 folders)
  • Union College
  • United States Department of State
  • United States Information Service
  • Universidad Iberoamericana
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • The University of Chicago
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Utah
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Upsala College
22
73-74
University of California, Berkeley, 1966-1974
22
75
University of California, Los Angeles, 1954-1965
22
76
University of Colorado, 1959-1968
22
77
University of Illinois, 1949-1966
22
78
University of Nebraska, 1948-1967
22
79
V, 1968-1971
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Vassar College Art Gallery
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
22
80
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1948-1977
22
81
W, 1951-1978
  • Waddington Galleries
  • Walden School
  • Washington Art Association
  • Washington Storage Co.
  • Washington University, St. Louis
  • Wayne State University
  • Weatherspoon Art Gallery
  • Wellesley College
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Association of Art Museums
  • Western Illinois University
  • Westmoreland County Museum of Art
  • Westover School
  • Wildenstein and Co.
  • Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts
  • Winn Galleries
  • Witte Memorial Museum
  • WNET/13
  • The Woodmere Art Gallery
  • The Woodward Foundation
22
82
Wadsworth Atheneum, 1955-1969
22
83
Walker Art Center, 1948-1970
22
84
The Washington Art Gallery, 1962-1968
23
1
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1946-1978
23
2
Wichita Art Museum, 1968-1971
23
3
Nicholas Wilder Gallery, 1964-1967
23
4
Worcester Art Museum, 1947-1952, 1967, 1977
23
5
Worth Avenue Gallery (Palm Beach, FL), 1945-1956
23
6
Yale University, 1964-1962
23
7
Yale University Art Gallery, 1948-1973
23
8
Zabriskie Gallery, 1956-1957
23
9
3.2: Individuals and Collectors, 1941-1982
Files consist of correspondence with private collectors and other individuals, including artists, researchers, art critics, gallery assistants, politicians, and business acquaintances. Correspondence concerns most of the same topics as the correspondence with institutions and dealers, such as sales, purchases, invoicing, loans, requests for photographs and and information, requests for information about artists and specific works of art, damages and conservation work, authentication and appraisal of works, and national and international shipping. In addition, there is correspondence about the gallery's role in forming a collection of contemporary drawings (John S. Newberry Collection), and sculpture commissions (including an Alexander Liberman sculpture commissioned by Solomon Smith for the Church of the Holy Spirit in Chicago).
The bulk of the correspondence with artists represented by the gallery can be found amongst the artists files. Artists' correspondence found here typically relates to artists seeking representation by the gallery and written recommendations (for grants, fellowships, and jobs) provided by Betty Parsons.
Correspondence with gallery assistants includes letters from people seeking a position or making arrangements to travel from abroad to take a position, as well as letters from Jock Truman, Marie Hartley, and others to Parsons while she was away, concerning gallery matters.
Files are arranged alphabetically.
Description Container
A, 1959-1971
  • Adams, Ann
  • Aldrich, Larry
  • Alexander, Judith
  • Alonso, Jose
  • Aluminum Corporation of America
  • Anglim, Paule M. (Architectural Art Services)
  • Anthony, Nathan
  • Aposporos, Panas
  • Aronson, Harvard
  • Ashton, Dore
  • Augur, Gladys
23
10
B, 1949-1978
  • Backus, Yvonne
  • Baker, Richard Brown
  • Baldwin, Benjamin
  • Barclay, Jo
  • Barozzi, Paolo
  • Bassett, Mrs. H. H.
  • Bedencapp, John
  • Behrenberg, A. H.
  • Bell, Tiffany
  • Bennett, Erwin
  • Berman, Becky
  • Bernstein, Ralph
  • Bill, Max
  • Bonge, Lyle
  • Borowski, Mary
  • Brauner, V.
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard
  • Bryant, Edward
  • Buckhout, George Atherton
  • Budd, David
  • W. S. Budworth and Son, Inc.
  • Burden, Betty
  • Butcher, George
23
11
Boniver, Margherita, 1964-1965
23
12
Boyle, Kay, 1946-1958
23
13
C, 1948-1978
(4 folders)
  • Cady, Dennis
  • Caffritz, Mrs. E. A.
  • Caglioti, Victor
  • Cahen, Oscar
  • Campbell, Judith
  • Campbell, Lawrence
  • Campbell, Vivian
  • Caron, John B.
  • Casagrande, Paolo
  • Casper, James
  • Cassidy, Kevin
  • Castellini, Armand
  • Cavaliere, Barbara
  • Cavallon, Linda and Giorgio
  • Central Missouri Trust Company
  • Chalem, J.C.
  • Chalmers, Diane
  • Chenault, Jeanne
  • Chimes, Thomas
  • Chisolm, O. Beirne
  • Choate, Mrs. Whitney B.
  • Chun, Soo Ja
  • Clark, Cohn
  • Clementa
  • Cloos, Consuelo
  • Code, Grant
  • Cohen, S. Z.
  • Cohen, Stephen N.
  • Cole, Thomas
  • Collado, Luis Felipe
  • Collins, Major C. Frederick
  • Colmer, Roy
  • Compton, Faith
  • Connelly, Will
  • Connelly, Winifred
  • Constable, Rosalind
  • Cooper, Alex
  • Cooper, Janet
  • Cooper, Marve H.
  • Cooper, Robert
  • Cornell, Katherine
  • Crispelti, Enrico
  • Crockett, William D.
  • Crompton, Erica
  • Cromwell, Richard
  • Cronin, Richard
  • Cross, Chris
  • Cunningham, Elizabeth
  • Cunningham, Ann Marie
23
14-17
Carpenter, Betty C., 1964-1966
23
18
Carrettin, Adriano, 1961-1962
23
19
Carstairs, Jo, 1957-1968
23
20
Chase Manhattan Bank, 1963-1967
23
21
Cramer, Belle
23
22
D, 1948-1978
(2 folders)
  • Dale, W. S. A.
  • Danson, Alan S.
  • Danziger, Sonia
  • Danziger, T.
  • Davenport, Marjorie
  • Davidson, Carol
  • Davis, Paul D.
  • Dayton, Lewis E.
  • Dean, Elizabeth
  • De Kooning, Elaine
  • DeCosta, Edwin J.
  • De Groot, Roy Andries
  • De La Lucs, Eyre
  • Delehanty, Suzanne
  • Delloye, Charles
  • De Menil, John and Dominique
  • De Myer, Evelyn and Howard
  • De Young and Moskowitz
  • Dietzgen, Mrs. J. E.
  • Dockstader, Marguerite
  • Dodge, Estelle
  • Dorazio, Virginia
  • Drake, Herbert
  • Dronin, Rene
  • Dubiner, S.
  • Dubuffet, Jean
  • Dufferin and Ava, The Marquess and Marchioness of (Lindy and Sheridan)
  • Durant, Nancy
23
23-24
Daniels, Alfred H., 1966-1976
23
25
Day, Lawrence S., 1969-1974
23
26
De Lamar, Alice, 1964-1974
23
27
E, 1950-1978
  • East Hampton Laundry
  • Eastman, Dillon and Company
  • Eberstadt, Nick
  • Edelstein, J. M.
  • Egan, Jane
  • Ehrenreich, Mrs. Donald L.
  • Ehrsam, Henrietta M.
  • Elliott, Ronnie
  • Ells, Ruth
  • Emil, Allan D.
  • England, Barbara R.
  • Erickson, George
  • Eristoff, Mrs. Constantine
  • Ertegun, Ahmet M.
  • Everett, Roxanne
  • Ewing, Bayard
  • Exxon Company
23
28
Ede, James, 1959-1964
23
29
F, 1963-1978
  • Faison, S. Lane
  • Farrell, Stephanie K.
  • Fassler, Victor
  • Fauns, Sarah
  • Faye, Harold K.
  • Feischer, Mrs. R.
  • Feitler, Mrs. Robert
  • Fior, Michael
  • Florsheim, Lillian H.
  • Ford, Jane P.
  • Francis, Muriel Bultman
  • Frank, Mr. and Mrs. Henry B.
  • Frank, Jeanne
  • Fraser, Mrs. C. E.
  • Frash, Robert M.
  • Friedman, Mrs. Roy
  • Friedman, Val
  • Fritzius, Harry
  • Fryd, Carol and Isaac
  • Fuchs, Lawrence H.
  • Furman, Richard
23
30
Frassetto, Monica Flaherty, 1961-1975
23
31
Fremantle, Chloe, 1978
23
32
Fenno, Pauline, 1966-1973
23
33
G, 1949-1977
  • Gabo, Naum
  • Gagarin, Andrew
  • Gallagher, William P.
  • Garraty, Gail
  • Gaspar, Sala
  • Gerhmann, John
  • Geller, Abraham W.
  • Georgiadis, Kathryn
  • Gerard, Joseph
  • Geusen, Gene
  • Ghent, Henri
  • Gibson, Michael
  • Gifford, Mrs. Harold
  • Gillen, Michael
  • Glimcher, Arnold
  • Godley, Frances
  • Goetz, Henri
  • Goff, Lloyd Lozes
  • Goldberg, Dorothy K. and Arthur J.
  • Goldberg, Gary
  • Goldfarb and Fleece
  • Goodwin, John
  • Gordon, Jack
  • Gordon, Mrs. Monte
  • Gore, Frances
  • Goroschico, Valentine
  • Gottlieb, Paul
  • Grad, Bonnie Lee
  • Green, Binnie Sue
  • Greene, Stephen
  • Greene-Mercier, Marie Zoe
  • Greub, Hans Rudolf
  • Grizi, Resy
  • Grosvenor, Robert
  • Guest, Mr. and Mrs.
  • Guiberson, Betty
  • Guilford, Kay
  • Gunther, Mrs. John
  • Guston, Philip
23
34
H, 1948-1978
(3 folders)
  • Haberman, Daniel
  • Hadwen, J. G.
  • Haggerty, Margaret
  • Halff, Robert H.
  • Hall, Lee
  • Hall, Martha
  • Hall, Mrs. Thomas S.
  • Halperin, Lawrence
  • Hamilton, Frank
  • Hamon, Mr. and Mrs. Jake
  • Hansen, Ejnar
  • Harding, Helen Mary
  • Hare, David
  • Harney, John
  • Hartigan, Grace
  • Hartley, Marie
  • Hartmann, Georg
  • Hartwell, Patricia
  • Harvey, Jason
  • Hang, Donald R.
  • Hawkins, Lester
  • Hector, Louis
  • Hein, Rosemary
  • Heller, Benjamin
  • Henkes, Robert
  • Hennessy, Timothy
  • Hero, Martha Miles
  • Herskovitz, Mrs. Arthur
  • Hertz, Richard
  • Hess, Thomas
  • Heygate, John
  • Heywood, D. C.
  • Hickey, Mrs. Jerrold
  • Higginson, Mrs. Alexander (Mary Newcomb)
  • Hill, Clinton
  • Hiller, Susan
  • Hilles, Sue
  • Hillman, Kay
  • Hipp, David
  • Hirshhorn, Joseph and Olga
  • Hoagland, Elizabeth
  • Hoff, Margo
  • Holbrook, Hollis
  • Holmes, Reginald
  • Holzer, Jane
  • Hornick, Morton J.
  • Hoving, Walter
  • Howard, Charles
  • Howard, Robert
  • Howard, Sue
  • Howell, Douglass
  • Hughes, John Besseman
  • Hunter, Sam
23
35-37
Harari, Mary McFadden, 1963-1968
23
38
I, 1965-1975
  • Ingersoll, Mrs. W. F.
  • Interal Revenue Service
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Isaacs, Reginald
  • Ittelson, Mrs. Henry
  • Izbicki, Ray
23
39
J, 1941-1982
  • Jackson, Sarah
  • Jacobson, Edward
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • James, Rebecca Salsbury
  • Jannasch, Dr.
  • Japan Air Lines, Public Relations
  • Jasper, Martha
  • Jaubert, Mariette Sybil
  • Javits, Jacob K.
  • Jenks, Thomas S.
  • Johnson, Buffie
  • Johnson, Jeanne
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin
  • Jones, Joe
  • Jova, Henri V.
  • Jungermann, Eva
  • Junker, Howard
23
40
Johnson, Philip, 1954-1971
23
41
K, 1951-1978
  • Kahn, Mrs. Arthur
  • Kardon, Robert
  • Kanitz, Dr. E.
  • Kasle, Gertrude
  • Kaufman, Irving
  • Kealy, Hinman and Susan
  • Kelman, Charles
  • Kennedy, Robert F.
  • Keyser, Barbara
  • Kilborn, Paul C.
  • Kimball, Abbott
  • King, Antoinette
  • Kinnicutt, Frank
  • Kitaj, Jeanne
  • Kizhner, Michael
  • Koenig, Kasper
  • Kopf, Dorothy Thompson
  • Koska, Zentaro
  • Kostolowski, Andrej
  • Kozloff, Max
  • Krauss, Sophie
  • Kuhl, Mary Lou
  • Kumar, Ravi
  • Kusama, Yayoi
23
42
L, 1945-1982
(2 folders)
  • Lader, Melvin
  • Lambert, Eleanor
  • Langston, Basil
  • Larsen, Jeanette
  • Lasker, Mrs. Albert D.
  • Lawrence, Mrs. Harding
  • Leach, Jeffrey
  • Lebron, James J.
  • Lee, Albert R.
  • Lee, Amy Freeman
  • Leeson, Robert
  • Levy, Julien
  • Lewallen, Connie
  • Lewis, Susan
  • Liberski, B.
  • Lichenstein, Ferdinand
  • Liebman, Marjorie
  • Liebman, Williams, Bennett, Baird and Minow
  • Linker, Mr.
  • Lion, Albert
  • Lipman, Howard W.
  • Lippard, Lucy
  • Lippold, Richard
  • Lloyd Mrs. H. Gates
  • Long, Lois
  • Lowenthal, Reeves
  • Lucien, Edward
  • Lukach, Joan
  • Lundberg, Mary
  • Lutzeier, Paul
  • Lyster, Mrs. Bernard
23
43-44
Longwell, Daniel and Mary, 1957-1960
23
45
Ludington, Wright, 1962-1967
23
46
M, 1949-1978
  • Maas, Willard
  • Mackery, Frank
  • Macy, Gertrude
  • Maddrell, Paul W.
  • Malone, Mrs. Adrian
  • Mark, Grant
  • Markowski, Eugene
  • Matsner, Eric M.
  • Matta, Malitte
  • Matthews, Thomas A.
  • Mayer, Jack P.
  • Mazoh, Stephen
  • McCarthy, Eugene
  • McCloughan, Loraine
  • McGinnis, Lucille
  • McIntosh, Michael
  • McKean, Margaret
  • Melikian, Mary
  • Mellon, Bunny (Mrs. Paul)
  • Menkin, Marie
  • Merrill, Charles
  • Merrilld, Knud
  • Metz, Gwen
  • Meyer, J. J. De Lucio
  • Meyerhoff, Natalie R.
  • Miller, Dorothy
  • Miller, Peter
  • Miller, Mrs. C. Earl
  • Miller, Richard
  • Miller, Stephen R.
  • Mills, Margaret
  • Miner, Laura
  • Mobutu, President (de la Republique de Kinshasa)
  • Moline, Giselle
  • Moorman, Peggy
  • Morley, Grace
  • Moscowitz, Morris
  • Motherwell, Robert
  • Mullen, Russ
  • Murchison, John D.
  • Murdock, Robert M.
  • Murray, Natalie Danesi
  • Murray, Robert
  • Myers, Winslow
23
47-49
Malbin, Lydia Winston, 1966
23
50
Mallory, Margaret, 1967-1978
23
51
Marcus, Stanley (Neiman-Marcus), 1971-1975
23
52
Mayer, Robert B., 1964-1971
23
53
Meilach, Dona Z., 1965-1970
23
54
N, 1949-1978
  • Nakajima, Shunkichi
  • Nathans, Rhoda
  • National Historic Shrines Foundation, Inc.
  • Nezdanov, Alexander K.
  • Newhouse, S. I.
  • Newman, Albert and Muriel
  • Nickel, Jim
  • Niester, Sibylle
  • Nishii, Masaki
  • Nordness, Lee
  • Nordstrom, Lars-Gunnar
  • Northey, John
  • Northrup, Lila Tomlin
23
55
Newberry, John S., 1960-1965
(2 folders)
23
56-57
Newhouse, James K., 1964-1967
23
58
O, 1962-1977
  • O'Connor, Francis
  • O'Shaughnessy, Michael
  • Oakes, Francis W.
  • Hotel Okura
  • Osborn, Robert
23
59
P, 1951-1978
(2 folders)
  • Paine, Stephen
  • Pantzer, Kurt F.
  • Paransky, Ronald
  • Parker, Glidden
  • Parker, Harry
  • Peabody, Laurence
  • Pearson, Norman Holmes
  • Pepsico Incorporated
  • Perutz, George
  • Peters, DeWitt
  • Peyre, Henri
  • Pickett, Clarence E.
  • Pierson, -----
  • Pike, Merwyn
  • Pimpaneau, J.
  • Place, Mary Dee
  • Pollitzer, Eric
  • Pool, Mary Jane
  • Popowski, Stella
  • Porter, Eliot
  • Post, Emily
  • Pottasch, Alan M.
  • Power, Alan
  • Power, E. J.
  • Pratt, Vera C.
  • Price, Marilyn
  • Prince, Alfred M.
  • Pritchard, James C.
  • Pulitzer, Joseph
23
60-61
Parker, Chris, 1971-1974
23
62
Picarello, Frank Jr., 1964-1965, 1971
23
63
Pinya, Josep, 1974
23
64
Prentice, David, 1964-1965
23
65
R, 1951-1978
(3 folders)
  • Rabin, Nathan
  • Randolph, Frank
  • Randolph, Maxine
  • Rankine, Vivi
  • Rather, Jane
  • Raupple, Nancy
  • Ray, Rudolf
  • Rayner, Emily
  • Referendum 70
  • Reinhardt, Anna
  • Reisman, Marshall
  • Ret, Etienne
  • Retray, Catherine
  • Reynolds Aluminum
  • Ribicoff, Belle Krasne
  • Rikko, -----
  • Ritchie, Jane
  • Robbins, Danny
  • Roberts, Elinor
  • Roberts, Josie
  • Robertson, Brian
  • Robinson, John-David
  • Rockefeller, David
  • Rockefeller, Nelson
  • Rockefeller, Sydney
  • van Roijen, Robert D.
  • Romney, Richard
  • Roos, Beatrice Adams
  • Root, Diane
  • Rose, Barbara
  • Rose, Stanley I.
  • Rosenberg, Mrs. Albert
  • Rothstein, Barbarie
  • Roukes, Nicholas
  • Rowland, Susan
  • Ruttenberg, Mrs. D.
23
66-68
Rudkin, Mark, 1960-1977
23
69
S, 1947-1978
(4 folders)
  • Saddler, Juanita Jane
  • Salinas, Baruj
  • Saunders, Silvia
  • Savell, Isabelle K.
  • Sawyer, Kenneth
  • Scales, Ann Chapman
  • Schechter, Pearl
  • Schemp, Theodore
  • Schlanger, Irving
  • Schlapp, George H.
  • Schlumberger, Pierre
  • Schmerer, David
  • Schmolka, Leo L.
  • Schneckenburger, Manfred
  • Schneider, Albert K.
  • Schoonover, Margaret
  • Schwartz, Nancy
  • Seibu Department Store, Ltd.
  • Seid, Dui
  • Sekula, Bela
  • Sekula, Debbie
  • Seligmann, Kurt
  • Seuphor, Michel
  • Shapiro, Kate
  • Sharpe, Mary Elizabeth
  • Shaw, Barbara
  • Sheen, Rev. Fulton J.
  • Shepherd, Judith P.
  • Sherman, Frank
  • Sherwood, Brenton
  • Shriver, Mr. and Mrs. Sargent
  • Sikelianos, Eve
  • Silver, Caroll M.
  • Simmonds, Harvey
  • Simpson, Helen
  • Smith, Annette Cox
  • Smith, Anthony
  • Smith/Hooven, Jolly and Nan
  • Smyth, Urquhart and Marckwald, Inc.
  • Sneed, Andy
  • Solomon, Jairaj
  • Sparks, Mrs. Harold
  • Stanley, Leonard
  • Stanley, Sarah V.
  • Stars for Freedom
  • Stephan, Ruth
  • Stephens, Kay
  • Stetson, John C.
  • Stewart, Constance
  • Stillman, Rufus C.
  • Stoney, Isabelle
  • Story, Ala
  • Strasser, Gary
  • Sturtevant, Elaine
  • Swan, Simone
  • Swann, Ingo
  • Sykes, Mrs. Gerald
  • Sze, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C.
23
70-73
Shepley, Lili (Mrs. Philip), 1960-1976
24
1
Smith, Solomon Burke, 1964-1971
(2 folders)
24
2-3
Sturman, George, 1966-1967
24
4
T, 1948-1977
  • Taggert, William
  • Talbot, Jonathan
  • Tapie, Michel
  • Tarig (?)
  • Taylor, Brie
  • Taylor, Harwood
  • Taylor, John Lloyd
  • Teetz, Hans J.
  • Thomas, Jonathan
  • Thompson, Susanne Mason
  • Tiffany and Co.
  • Tiemer, Gertrude
  • Tracy, Lois
  • Tremaine, Mrs. Burton
  • Trovato, Joseph S.
  • Truman, Jock
  • Tsingos, Thanos
  • Tuck, Albert E.
  • Tumarkin, Igal
24
5
Paul Taylor Dance Company, 1976-1978
24
6
U-V, 1967, 1974
  • Ulrich, Alberto
  • Villa, Roy
24
7
W, 1945-1975
  • Wagstaff, Sam
  • Walford, Lucille
  • Walton, Richard Guy
  • Warner, Sylvia Townsend
  • Washburn, Gordon
  • Washburn, Ruth
  • Weidenfeld, Lady
  • Weissman-Kuhl, Bari
  • Weyschmid, Rita
  • Whitford-Carter, Marjorie
  • Wight, Mr.
  • Williams, Hopie
  • Wilson, Emily
  • Winston, Mrs. Harry Lewis
  • Wolff, Geoffrey
24
8
Y-Z, 1965-1976
  • Yaddo
  • Yajima, Yui (?)
  • Yates, Virginia
  • Young, Arthur M.
  • Young and Rubicam, Inc.
  • Zuckerman, Paul
  • Zadkine, Ossip
24
9
3.3: Publishers, Newspapers and Magazines, 1946-1978
Files consist of correspondence with various publishers, newspapers, and magazines, concerning publications and articles on art and artists, Betty Parsons and the gallery, the gallery's stable of artists, and her responses. Also covered are advertising, reproductions of art work and purchase of prints for illustrations, and various printing and publishing projects.
Files are arranged alphabetically by name of publisher or publication. In instances where the name of a publisher contains the name of an individual, the file is arranged alphabetically according to the surname of the individual (for instance, correspondence with Harry N. Abrams, Inc. is filed under "A"). Though unusual, this means of alphabetizing may have originated with the creator and therefore no attempt has been made to modify it.
Description Container
A, 1966-1975
  • Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • The Art Gallery Magazine
  • Art News
  • Art Now
  • Art Press
  • Artforum
  • Artists' Postcards
  • Arts Magazine
  • Art/World
24
10
Art International, 1962-1973
24
11
C, 1966-1978
  • Canadian Art
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • City Woman
  • Collectors Press
  • Conde Nast
  • Connex Systems, Inc.
24
12
E-F, 1946-1974
  • Editions Alecto Limited
  • Editions Encyclopediques Alpha
  • Edizioni Hyperion
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Field Enterprises Educational Corporation
  • Fortune
24
13
Fratelli Fabri Editori, 1968-1969
24
14
G-H, 1962-1977
  • Groupement d'Interet Economique du Livre et du Disque
  • H. K. Press
  • The Hamlyn Group
  • Hart's Guide to New York
  • Hodder and Stoughton Limited
  • Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.
  • House and Garden
24
15
K-M, 1950-1972
  • Das Kunstwerk
  • The Letter Edged in Black Press
  • Life
  • Mademoiselle
  • The Massachusetts Review
  • McGraw Hill
  • Modern Art Annual
  • The Museum of Modern Art
24
16
New York Times and Time Inc., 1963, 1975
55
38
N-P, 1951-1978
  • Newsweek
  • The New York Times
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Noyes Press
  • Pictures on Exhibit
  • Pictures Publishing Co. (Charles Z. Offin)
  • Playboy
  • Praeger Publishers, Inc. (formerly Frederick A. Praeger, Inc.)
  • Prentice-Hall, Inc.
24
17
R-T, 1951-1978
  • Nelson Rockefeller Publications, Inc.
  • The Earl Rowland Foundation
  • Scala Fine Arts Publishers, Inc.
  • Seventeen Magazine
  • Frederick Teuscher, Inc.
  • Thames and Hudson Ltd.
  • Time, Inc.
  • Town and Country
24
18
W, 1963-1973
  • Washington International Art Letter
  • The Washington Post
  • Watson-Guptill Publications
24
19
3.4: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1979-1983
This is the correspondence, most from the 1980s, of gallery assistants Deborah Hildreth and Wendy Peterson. Organized chronologically, this correspondence concerns such matters as tax audits and other gallery business, artists seeking representation, and requests for information. Also found is miscellaneous correspondence (scattered greeting cards mostly) addressed to Jack Tilton.
Description Container
Miscellaneous Gallery Correspondence - Deborah Hildreth, 1979-1980
24
20
Miscellaneous Gallery Correspondence - Wendy Peterson, 1980
24
21
Miscellaneous Gallery Correspondence - Wendy Peterson, 1981
24
22
Miscellaneous Gallery Correspondence - Wendy Peterson, 1982-1983
24
23
Miscellaneous Correspondence - Jack Tilton, undated
24
24
3.5: Gallery Logs and Telephone and Address Books, 1978-1981,
Found here are gallery logs from 1977-1981 and two telephone and address books that are undated. Staff of the Betty Parsons Gallery maintained the gallery logs, which were used primarily to record telephone messages, although the logs also include lists of calls to make, things to do, mail sent, works sold, etc.
Files are arranged chronologically by year.
Description Container
Gallery Log, 1977-1978
(See box 52)
24
25
Gallery Log [ National Diary for 1978], 1978
24
26
Gallery Log [ 1979 Standard Diary], 1979
24
27
Gallery Log [ 1980 Standard Diary], 1980
24
28
Gallery Log, 1981
(See box 52)
24
29
Telephone and Address Book, circa 1950-1970
24
30
Telephone and Address Book, circa 1980
24
31
Oversize, Gallery Log, 1977-1978
(Scanned with Box 24, F25)
52 (sol)
Oversize, Gallery Log, 1981
(Scanned with Box 24, F29)
52 (sol)

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