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Bruce M. Donaldson letters from Gari Melchers, 1928 May 9 and May 22

Bruce M. Donaldson letters from Gari Melchers, 1928 May 9 and May 22

Donaldson, Bruce M.

Art historian, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 2 items (on one partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Two letters from Gari Melchers to Donaldson. Melchers discusses the "problems of the placing of the large historical picture in the Clements Library (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)."

Biographical/Historical Note

Donaldson was the chairman of the Art History Department at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His father, John Donaldson (1854-1941) was a Detroit architect, who was a friend of - and painted by - Gari Melchers.

Provenance

Donated 1969 by Mrs. Cameron Haight, relationship to Bruce M. Donaldson is not known.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3134 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

Bruce M. Donaldson letters from Gari Melchers, 1928 May 9 and May 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.