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Carl Rieser papers concerning Juliana Force, 1844-1977

Carl Rieser papers concerning Juliana Force, 1844-1977

Rieser, Carl

Editor, Publisher

Collection Information

Size: 0.1 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Summary: Rieser's letters concerning the publication of Juliana Force's biography in NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1977 (one, to Lloyd Goodrich was inadvertently not microfilmd); copies and photographs of 19th century family documents; articles about Force by Rieser, Avis Berman, and others; and a typescript, "Juliana Rieser Force: A Family Memoir," by Rieser, detailing Force's family life.

Biographical/Historical Note

Rieser, an editor and publisher, New York, N.Y. is the nephew of Juliana Force. Force worked with Gertrude Vanderbuilt Whitney and was instrumental in the establishment of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Provenance

Donated by Rieser, 1977.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3470-3471 available for use 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

Carl Rieser papers concerning Juliana Force, 1844-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.