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Boris Mirski papers and gallery records, 1944-1979

Boris Mirski papers and gallery records, 1944-1979

Mirski, Boris, 1898-1974


Collection Information

Size: 5.5 linear ft.

Summary: Letters and holiday cards received, ca. 1945-1974; gallery, client, and artists' files containing clippings, catalogs and announcements; announcements and posters of the Gallery and of other galleries and museums; photographs of Mirski, Arthur Polonsky and his art works, of Northwest Coast Indian objects, and of Mitchell Siporin; clippings; and financial material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art dealer; Boston, Mass. Mirski operated Boris Mirski Gallery.


Donated 1989-1996 and in 2007 by Deborah Mirski Brown, Boris Mirski's daughter.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Boris Mirski papers and gallery records, 1944-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.