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Carl Rieser papers relating to Juliana Force, 1844-1977

Rieser, Carl

Editor, Publisher


Collection Information

Size: 0.1 Linear feet, (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.


Donated by Rieser, 1977.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3470-3471 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letters are photocopies.

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 relating to Juliana Force, 1844-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.