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Chester Dale papers, circa 1883-2003, bulk 1920-1970

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as seven series.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , circa 1897-circa 1960, 2003
0.45 Linear feet
Boxes 1, 7-8, FC 20

Biographical material includes four pieces of artwork by unidentified artists, including a self portrait sketch inscribed to Mary Bullard, an etching of a dog, "Shandy," a caricature of Dale with his poodle, and an illustrated photograph; certificates and membership cards, including two certificates for the Society of Illustrators; programs, including one for the presentation of the Gari Melchers Gold Medal to Chester Dale in 1952, and a program for an African cruise on the S. S. Laconia; a hand-colored papal blessing; a film reel (with two copies) of an unidentified home movie, possibly of a dinner event; and circa six dictaphone recordings. Labels on the dictaphone recordings are illegible but it is possible they include recordings of Dale's dictated memoirs.
The bulk of this series has been digitized with the exception of the home movie and the dictaphone recordings.
Description Container Select
Artwork, 1912-1955
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 1
1
1
Biographical Notes on Dale Family, circa 1950s
1
2
Certificates, Membership Cards and Programs, circa 1897-1928, circa 1950s
1
3
Papal Blessing, 1949
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 1
1
4
Home Movie, circa 1950s, 2003
1 Film reel
original
16mm
1 videocassettes (digital betacam)
duplicate
duration 1 min, 30 sec
1 videocassettes (vhs)
duplicate
Film reel stored separately in film can numbered FC 20
1
5
Unidentified Dictaphone Recordings, circa 1952-circa 1960
6 sound cylinders
Dictabelt
Recordings housed in Box 7, Folders 1-4
1
6
Dictaphone Recordings from Box 1, Folder 6, circa 1952
7
1
Dictaphone Recordings from Box 1, Folder 6, circa 1958
7
2
Dictaphone Recordings from Box 1, Folder 6, circa 1959
7
3
Dictaphone Recordings from Box 1, Folder 6, circa 1960
7
4
Oversized Artwork digitized with Box 1, Folder 1
8
1
Oversized Papal Blessing digitized with Box 1, Folder 4
8
1
Home Movie from Box 1, Folder 5
FC 20

Series 2: Correspondence , 1911-1984
0.9 Linear feet
Box 1

Less than circa 0.3 linear feet of this series directly documents Dale's personal and professional activities through correspondence with artists, friends, businesses, museums and other art institutions. Dale's correspondence includes letters documenting gifts to museums including the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the National Gallery of Art. The series includes letters from friends and business associates congratulating Dale on his election as President of the National Gallery of Art in 1955; circa thirteen letters and postcards from Gala and Salvador Dali, including two illustrated postcards; copies of two 1944 letters from Diego Rivera in which Rivera expresses his admiration for all Dale has accomplished, and states his opinions of the Toulouse Lautrec painting Two Women; and a letter from President Harry Truman thanking Dale for his gift to the Ambassador's residence in Paris.
The remaining correspondence relates to Mary Dale's activities after Chester Dale's death, including arrangements relating to Dale's gift to Amherst College; correspondence with Neil MacNeill regarding MacNeil's manuscript for a book on Dale; and correspondence documenting Mary Dale's election to the board of trustees of the Allentown Art Museum in 1969, her appointment as an honorary trustee in 1971, and the assistance she provided to the museum in planning their exhibition schedule.
Thirteen folders of correspondence and related material document Mary Dale's involvement with the Parrish Art Museum during her tenure as exhibition chairman. In addition to correspondence, material includes loan forms, notes and lists, and minutes of the museum's board meetings which document arrangements for exhibitions of works by Mary Cassatt, Roland Oudot, the Wyeth family, and others. Correspondence includes letters from Andrew, Jamie, and Nicholas Wyeth.
The remainder of the series comprises condolence telegrams and letters sent to Mary Dale following Dale's death.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent in a combination of named and "general" files. Condolence letters are arranged alphabetically at the end of the series.
This bulk of this series has been digitized with the exception of floral arrangement cards from Dale's funeral.
Description Container Select
Allentown Art Museum, 1969-1971
1
7
Amherst College, 1963-1964
1
8
Artists' Fellowship, Inc., 1952
1
9
B, General, circa 1943-circa 1955, 1984
1984 item is an empty envelope
1
10
C, General, 1930-1955
1
11
D, General, 1963-1968
1
12
Doane Family, 1941-1965
1
13
Dali, Gala and Salvador, 1955-1962
1
14
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1945-1950
1
15
E-G, General, 1911-1962
1
16
H-L, General, 1929-1976
1
17
M, General, 1930-1964
1
18
Museo de Arte, Sao Paulo, 1951-1952
1
19
N, General, circa 1955
1
20
National Gallery of Art, 1962-1966
1
21
National Gallery of Art, Board of Trustees Appointment, Congratulatory Letters, 1955
1
22
P, circa 1950-1965
1
23
Parrish Art Museum, circa 1959-circa 1970
1
24
Parrish Art Museum, 1964-1965
1
25
Parrish Art Museum, 1966 January
1
26
Parrish Art Museum, 1966 February-March
1
27
Parrish Art Museum, 1966 April-May
1
28
Parrish Art Museum, 1966 June-July
1
29
Parrish Art Museum, 1966 August-December
1
30
Parrish Art Museum, 1967 January-April
1
31
Parrish Art Museum, 1967 May-December
1
32
Parrish Art Museum, 1968-1970
1
33
Parrish Art Museum Loan Agreements, 1966
1
34
Parrish Art Museum Loan Agreements, 1966
1
35
Parrish Art Museum Loan Agreements, 1967
1
36
R, General, circa 1937-1965
1
37
S, General, 1955-1971
1
38
Salles, Georges, 1955-1963
1
39
T-W, General, 1926-1965
1
40
A, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
41
B, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
42
C, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
43
D, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
44
E, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
45
F-G, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
46
H, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
47
I-J, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
48
K-L, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
49
M, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
50
N, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
51
O-P, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
52
R, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
53
S, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
54
T-V, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
55
W-Z, Condolence Letters, 1962-1963
1
56
First Names Only, and Illegible, Condolence Letters, A-W, 1962-1963
1
57
Floral Arrangement Cards from Dale's Funeral, 1962
2
1

Series 3: Writings , 1904-1963
0.55 Linear feet
Boxes 2, 8

Writings by Dale include an essay on Rolad Oudot written for a 1955 exhibition; an essay for the New York Times on Dale's collection of nineteenth century French paintings; financial and investment articles written for W. C. Langley & Co. during Dale's employment with the company; and typed drafts of memoirs written in 1958 and 1959. The memoir from 1958 recalls Dale's early employment and experiences in the world of finance. The 1959 memoir, a "retype of the 1953 version," records his early experiences in art collecting. The memoirs reference how Mary Towar Bullard, Dale's secretary at the time, encouraged him to tell stories related to the purchase of his first paintings and record them using a dictaphone. It is possible that these stories can be found on the dictaphone recordings in Series 1.
There are two travel diaries in this series. The diary for 1904 opens "on board the Kaiser Franz Joseph-July 1st" and reference is made to it being the writer's 21st birthday. Although 1904 would be the year of Dale's 21st birthday, the July date conflicts with records stating May as the month of Dale's birth. The author of the diary, therefore, cannot be confirmed. It describes, through a series of journal entries, a trip to Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, Holland, England, and Scotland visiting museums and other cultural sites.
The second travel diary has short notes on five different trips to Europe and the Caribbean taken during 1949-1953, and includes some brief note on impressions of artwork seen on the trip. The bulk of the diary, however, consists of names and addresses of overseas contacts.
Also found are writings by others, about Dale, and on art in general. These include typed drafts of Neil MacNeil's writings on Dale's life and his collection which draw extensively from Dale's memoirs. It is unclear whether MacNeil's writings on Dale were published, but they include two folders of data sheets for artwork in Dale's collection, possibly intended to be used for illustrations in a book. Other writings include addresses given at Dale's interment and memorial service; four newspaper articles/press releases about Dale; and several essays by authors including Henry McBride and Horace Havermeyer.
Of additional note are several typed manuscripts of essays on art by Maud Dale, and two articles by her that were published in Art News. Additional writings by Maud Dale can be found in Series 5: Printed Material in some of the early published catalogs.
This series is arranged as two subseries.
  • 3.1. Writings by Dale, 1904-1959
  • 3.2. Writings by Others, circa 1930s-1963
The bulk of this series has been digitized. Only the relevant pages of publications from W. C. Langley & Co., Investments have been digitized.
3.1: Writings by Dale, 1904-1959
Description Container
Catalog Essay, Roland Oudot, 1955
2
2
Essay for the New York Times, circa 1952
2
3
For W. C. Langley & Co., Investments, 1919-1922
2
4
For W. C. Langley & Co., Investments, 1923-1929
2
5
Memoirs, 1958
2
6
Memoirs, 1958
2
7
Memoirs, 1959
2
8
Memoirs, 1959
2
9
Travel Diary, 1904
2
10
Travel Diary, 1949-1953
2
11
Travel Diary, Loose Notes, circa 1949-circa 1953
2
12
3.2: Writings by Others, circa 1930s-1963
Description Container
About Chester Dale, circa 1930s-circa 1960s
2
13
About Chester Dale, 1936-1963
2
14
About Chester Dale, by MacNeil, Neil, circa 1962
2
15
About Chester Dale, by MacNeil, Neil, circa 1962
2
16
About Chester Dale, by MacNeil, Neil, circa 1962
2
17
About Chester Dale, by MacNeil, Neil, circa 1962
2
18
About Chester Dale, Interment and Memorial Service Addresses and Register, 1962 December 18
2
19
By Dale, Maud, 1929-1930s
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 2
2
20
On Art, undated
2
21
Oversized, By Dale, Maud digitized with Box 2, Folder 20
8
2

Series 4: Chester Dale Collection , circa 1930-1968
1 Linear foot
Boxes 2-3

This series includes inventories of the Chester Dale collection and houses documents related to the appraisal and disbursement of Dale's estate.
Several iterations of the collection inventory list artwork in the collection alphabetically by artist and include details such as artist, title, execution and purchase dates, provenance, exhibition history, size, reproduction details, and press coverage. Only the first of the two main inventories includes prices, as indicated on the original cover. There are two additional inventories in which artwork is grouped by auctions, sales, and gifts, including sales at Parke-Bernet Galleries and Plaza Art Gallery.
Lists of artwork are from various sources and include a list of American pictures, two lists of gifts from the Dale collection, and a list of Dale's collection on loan to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Receipts include a 1930 receipt for artwork purchased by Mary Bullard and a "list of pictures belonging to Mary Bullard" with prices. There are receipts for individual artwork purchased from various galleries, which document the purchase of works by Cezanne, Cassatt, Dufy, Picasso, and others. Also found is a receipt for the sale of Salvador Dali's portrait of Dale from Carstairs Gallery.
Records documenting the disbursement of Dale's will to various art institutions include lists, legal documents, and related correspondence.
Also found is a guest book which provides a list of visitors to the Chester Dale collection at his residence on 79th Street, New York, New York, which lists dates, names, and sometimes occasions for the visit.
The priced and unpriced inventories have been labeled numbers 1 and 2 respectively for clarity. Folders are arranged alphabetically by type of record.
This series has been digitized in entirety, with the exception of duplicates.
Description Container Select
Collection Inventory #1, A-B, circa 1964
2
22
Collection Inventory #1, C, circa 1964
2
23
Collection Inventory #1, D, circa 1964
2
24
Collection Inventory #1, E-G, circa 1964
2
25
Collection Inventory #1, H-L, circa 1964
2
26
Collection Inventory #1, M, circa 1964
2
27
Collection Inventory #1, N-Q, circa 1964
2
28
Collection Inventory #1, R-S, circa 1964
2
29
Collection Inventory #1, T-V, circa 1964
2
30
Collection Inventory #1, W-Z, circa 1964
2
31
Collection Inventory #1, List of Contents of Large Portfolio, bulk circa 1964
2
32
Collection Inventory #2, A-J, circa 1964
2
33
Collection Inventory #2, K-Z, circa 1964
2
34
Collection Inventory, Auctions, Sales, and Gifts, circa 1964
2
35
Collection Inventory, Auctions and Sales, Parke Bernet and Plaza Gallery (1944-1946), circa 1946
2
36
Collection Inventory, Auctions and Sales, Parke Bernet and Plaza Gallery (1944-1946), circa 1946
2
37
Estate Appraisal, circa 1964
2
38
Estate Appraisal, circa 1964
2
39
Estate Appraisal, circa 1964
3
1
Estate Appraisal, circa 1964
3
2
Estate Appraisal, circa 1964
3
3
Estate Appraisal, Chemical Bank, circa 1964
3
4
Guest Book, 1934-1942
3
5
Lists of Artwork, circa 1950s
3
6
Receipts for Artwork, circa 1930-1937
3
7
Receipts for Artwork, 1948-1965
3
8
Will Disbursement, 1963
3
9
Will Disbursement, Addision Gallery of American Art, 1963
3
10
Will Disbursement, Art Institute of Chicago, 1963-1964
3
11
Will Disbursement, Art Students League, 1964
3
12
Will Disbursement, Brooklyn Museum, 1963-1968
3
13
Will Disbursement, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1963
3
14
Will Disbursement, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963-1968
3
15
Will Disbursement, North Dakota Heritage Center, 1963-1964
3
16
Will Disbursement, Smith College Museum of Art, 1963-1968
3
17

Series 5: Printed Material , 1925-circa 1972
1.2 Linear feet
Boxes 3-4, 8, OV 9

Catalogs are of exhibitions and of auction sales, many of which are annotated; check marks in some of the auction catalogs may indicate items bought by Dale. Several exhibition catalogs include essays and introductions by Maud Dale, including a 1929 essay on Modigliani and a 1929 essay on the Chester Dale collection, "Before Manet to Modigliani from the Chester Dale Collection."
Many of the Parrish Art Museum catalogs and announcements are for exhibitions arranged by Mary Dale in her capacity as exhibition chairman, as documented in the Parrish Art Museum correspondence in Series 2.
One 1953 folder of catalogs includes notations on "artists seen by Dale on his first visit to Spain that he found good." The series also includes bound catalogs of the Chester Dale collection in Washington, Chicago, and Philadelphia, one of which is inscribed to Mary Bullard.
New clippings consist of articles, primarily about Chester Dale, including obituaries from 1962. They include bound editions of Life Magazine articles about Dale, and a bound volume of Esquire featuring an article about Dale by Murdock Pemberton entitled "Ambassador to Art." Clippings also document people and subjects of interest to Dale.
Of note is a poster for the exhibition Douze Décors de Théâtre par Maud Dale, 1925, at Galerie J. Allard which can be seen in photographs of Dale's country residence in Series 7: Photographs.
The bulk of this series has been digitized. For some catalogs, only the covers, title pages, and relevant pages have been digitized.
Description Container Select
Catalogs, 1928-1929
3
18
Catalogs, 1929
3
19
Catalogs, 1929-1930
3
20
Catalogs, 1930-1933
3
21
Catalogs, 1933-1937
3
22
Catalogs, 1944-1946
3
23
Catalogs, 1946
3
24
Catalogs, 1953
3
25
Catalogs, 1964-1966
3
26
Catalogs and Announcements, Parrish Art Museum, circa 1960s
3
27
Catalogs and Announcements, Parrish Art Museum, 1966-1967
3
28
Catalogs and Announcements, Parrish Art Museum, 1968-1971
3
29
Catalogs of Chester Dale Collection, Bound, 1941-1943
3
30
Catalogs of Chester Dale Collection, Bound, 1942-1943
4
1
Catalogs of Chester Dale Collection at National Gallery of Art, 1965
4
2
Esquire Article "Ambassador to Art" by Murdock Pemberton, 1938
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 3
4
3
Life Magazine Articles, 1946-1962
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 4
4
4
News Clippings, circa 1924-circa 1932
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 5
4
5
News Clippings, 1942-1949
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 5
4
6
News Clippings, 1950-1951
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 5
4
7
News Clippings, 1952-1954
4
8
News Clippings, 1955-1956
4
9
News Clippings, 1957-1959
4
10
News Clippings, 1960-1962
Overized material housed in Box 8, Folder 6
4
11
News Clippings, 1963-1964
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 6
4
12
News Clippings, 1965
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 6
4
13
News Clippings, 1966
Oversized material housed in Box 8, Folder 6
4
14
News Clippings, 1967
4
15
News Clippings, 1968-1971
4
16
Poster for Exhibition Douze Décors de Théâtre par Maud Dale, Galerie J. Allard, 1925
Oversized material housed in OV 9
4
17
Miscellaneous Printed Material, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
4
18
Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1936-1972
4
19
Miscellaneous Printed Material, News Clippings, circa 1960s-circa 1972
4
20
Oversized Esquire Article "Ambassador to Art" by Murdock Pemberton digitized with Box 4, Folder 3
8
3
Oversized Life Magazine Articles digitized with Box 4, Folder 4
8
4
Oversized News Clippings digitized with Box 4, Folders 5-7
8
5
Oversized News Clippings digitized with Box 4, Folders 11-14
8
6
Oversized Poster for Exhibition Douze Décors de Théâtre par Maud Dale, Galerie J. Allard digitized with Box 4, Folder 17
OV 9

Series 6: Scrapbooks , circa 1920s-1963
1.2 Linear feet
Box 4, BVs 10-14

Found here are five bound and two disbound scrapbooks, primarily containing printed material about Dale. Two of the scrapbooks also include many photographs of Dale and others, including one of Frida Kahlo and Jose Orozco. Titles in parentheses indicate original titles on the scrapbook covers. One scrapbook is labeled "MTD," and contains many photographs of Mary Dale before and after her marriage to Chester Dale.
This series has been digitized in entirety.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook of Printed Material ("Book I"), 1928-1931
Oversized scrapbook housed in BV 10
4
21
Scrapbook of Printed Material ("Book II"), 1930-1956
Oversized scrapbook housed in BV 11
4
22
Scrapbook of Printed Material ("Chester Dale I"), 1930-1958
Oversized scrapbook housed in BV 12
4
23
Scrapbook of Printed Material ("Chester Dale II"), 1958-1962
Oversized scrapbook housed in BV 13
4
24
Scrapbook of Printed Material (1 of 2), 1926-1928
4
25
Scrapbook of Printed Material (2 of 2), 1926-1928
4
26
Scrapbook of Photographs and Printed Material (1 of 2), circa 1920s-1962
4
27
Scrapbook of Photographs and Printed Material (2 of 2), circa 1920s-1962
4
28
Scrapbook of Printed Material and Photographs ("MTD"), 1952-1963
Oversized scrapbook housed in BV 14
4
29
Loose Items from Scrapbooks, 1930s-1960s
4
30
Oversized Scrapbook of Printed Material ("Book 1") digitized with Box 4, Folder 21
BV10
Oversized Scrapbook of Printed Material ("Book II") digitized with Box 4, Folder 22
BV 11
Oversized Scrapbook of Printed Material ("Chester Dale I") digitized with Box 4, Folder 23
BV 12
Oversized Scrapbook of Printed Material ("Chester Dale II") digitized with Box 4, Folder 24
BV 13
Oversized Scrapbook of Printed Material and Photographs ("MTD") digitized with Box 4, Folder 29
BV 14

Series 7: Photographs , circa 1883-1972
3.3 Linear feet
Boxes 4-6, 19, BVs 15-17, OV 18

This series is arranged as two sub-series.
  • 7.1: Photographs of People, Places, and Events, circa 1883-1972
  • 7.2: Photographs of Artwork, circa 1940s-1968
The bulk of this series has been digitized. Items not digitized include blank versos of photographs, duplicates, negatives and transparencies for which prints exist, and stereo slides of artwork in the Chester Dale collection.
7.1: Photographs of People, Places, and Events, circa 1883-1972
Photographs are of Dale, Mary Dale, and Maud Dale, including a circa 1905 platinum print of Maud Dale. Also found are photographs of several other family members; friends and business colleagues; multiple events including museum openings, dinners, and parties; Dale's various residences and his collection as it was housed at each residence; and photographs of individual artwork in the Dale collection. Photographs of Dale and Mary Dale include portraits and snapshots by Rudolph Burkhardt, Irving Cantor, Ivan Dmitri, and Dmitri Kessel.
There are photographs of Dale with artists including George Braques, Salvador and Gala Dali, including some taken at the Dali home in Spain, and Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo on Dale's visit to Mexico in the early 1940s. Other photos of identified friends include Renee and Claire Batigne, Robert Sturgis Ingersoll, Paul and Timothy Mellon, and Ed Seay. There are also two photographs of Edith Hamilton, one with Robert Frost; a photo of Mary Dale with Jamie and Nicolas Wyeth; and a photo of Mary Dale with Harry Marinsky.
Photographs of Dale's residences include three photograph albums of separate residences by three different photographers: 20 E. 79 Street, photographed by Samuel H. Gottscho; 54 W. 9th Street photographed by John Wallace Gillies; and 35 E 76 Street photographed by F. S. Lincoln. There are several series of photographs of the interior of Dale's Plaza Hotel apartment, including a series taken by David Douglas Duncan of Dale showing his paintings to Veronica "Rocky" Cooper and Maria Cooper, and a series of photos showing Dale with Neil MacNeil and Herbert Mayes at the same apartment. There are also photographs of the exterior and interior of a country residence, probably Dale's residence in Southampton, Long Island.
Other photographs show numerous events and exhibitions at the National Gallery and elsewhere, including Dale's presentation of Dali's The Sacrament of the Last Supper, the visit of Queen Elizabeth II of England, and the opening of Dale's twentieth century French art collection in 1952.
Description Container
Of Dale, 1898-circa 1914
4
31
Of Dale, circa 1926-circa 1940s
Oversized photographs housed in OV 18
4
32
Of Dale, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
4
33
Of Dale, circa 1950s
4
34
Of Dale, circa 1950-1960
4
35
Of Dale, circa 1962
Oversized photos housed in OV 18
4
36
Of Dale and Mary Dale, circa 1953-circa 1962
4
37
Of Dale and Mary Dale, circa 1953-circa 1962
4
38
Of Dale and Mary Dale, circa 1953-circa 1962
4
39
Of Dale and Mary Dale, circa 1953-circa 1962
4
40
Of Dale and Mary Dale, 1952-1954
4
41
Of Dale and Mary Dale, 1956-1957
4
42
Of Dale and Mary Dale, 1958-1959
4
43
Of Dale and Mary Dale, 1960-1962
4
44
Of Dale and Mary Dale, by Ivan Dmitri, 1962-1963
4
45
Of Dale, Maud (Murray), circa 1905-circa 1946
Oversized photo housed in OV 18
4
46
Of Dale, Mary, circa 1933
4
47
Of Dale, Mary, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
1
Of Dale, Mary, 1960-1972
5
2
Of Dale's Dog, circa 1950s
5
3
Of Dale Family, circa 1883, circa 1940s
Oversized photos housed in OV 18
5
4
Of Artists/Friends
Braque, Georges, circa 1940s
5
5
Dali, Salvador and Gala, 1950s-1960s
5
6
Kahlo, Frida and Rivera, Diego, circa 1942-circa 1945
5
7
Of Artists/Friends/Others, circa 1956-circa 1966
5
8
Of Friends/Others, circa 1930s-circa 1960s
Oversized photo housed in OV 18
5
9
Of Friends/Others, circa 1943-1967
5
10
Of Travel, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
5
11
Of Collection and Dale Residences
Apartment, 20 E. 79th Street, New York, N.Y., 1941
5
12
Apartment, 20 E. 79th Street, New York, N.Y., Negatives, 1941
Negatives housed in Box 19
5
13
Apartment, 20 E. 79 Street, New York, NY, Photographs Album, 1941
Photograph Album housed as BV 15
5
14
Residence at 54 W. 9 Street, New York, NY, Photograph Album, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
Photograph Album housed as BV 16
5
15
Residence at 35 E 76 Street, New York, NY, Photograph Album, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
Photograph album housed as BV 17
5
16
Apartment at Plaza Hotel, Color Negatives, circa 1950s
5
17
Apartment at Plaza Hotel, Color Prints, circa 1962
5
18
Apartment at Plaza Hotel, Black and White Prints, circa 1962
5
19
Apartment at Plaza Hotel, Color Negatives, circa 1962
5
20
Apartment at Plaza Hotel, with Neil MacNeil and Herbert Mayes, circa 1962
5
21
Apartment at Plaza Hotel, with Veronica (Rocky) and Maria Cooper, 1962
5
22
Apartment at Plaza Hotel,with Veronica (Rocky) and Maria Cooper, 1962
5
23
Country Residence, Exterior, 1948-1957
5
24
Country Residence, Exterior, circa 1957
Oversized photos housed in OV 18
5
25
Country Residence, Interior, circa 1948-circa 1957
5
26
Country Residence, Interior, circa 1948-circa 1957
5
27
National Gallery of Art Dale Collection Galleries, circa 1960
5
28
National Gallery of Art Dale Collection Galleries, circa 1960
5
29
National Gallery of Art Dale Collection Galleries, circa 1960
5
30
Of Events and Exhibitions
Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Exhibition of Paintings by Boldini, 1933 March
5
31
Union League Club of New York, Exhibition of American Paintings from Chester Dale Collection, 1937 January
5
32
Dale Receiving Gari Melchers Gold Medal from Artists' Fellowship, Inc., 1952
5
33
National Gallery of Art Opening of Dale's Twentieth Century French Art Collection, 1952
5
34
National Gallery of Art Opening of Dale's Twentieth Century French Art Collection, 1952
5
35
National Gallery of Art, Salvador Dali's "The Sacrament of the Last Supper", 1956
5
36
National Gallery of Art, Kress Opening, 15th Anniversary, 1956 March
5
37
National Gallery of Art, Visit of Queen Elizabeth II of England, 1957 October
5
38
National Gallery of Art Opening, 17th Century French Art Collection, 1959
5
39
National Gallery of Art, George Bellows Exhibition, 1957
5
40
National Gallery of Art, Winslow Homer Exhibition, 1958
5
41
Huntington Cairns' Cardoza Lecture at the New York City Bar Association, 1962 November 1
5
42
Miscellaneous Events, circa 1942-circa 1960
5
43
Oversized, Of Collections and Residences, Apartment, 20 E. 79 Street, New York, NY, Photograph Album digitized with Box 5, Folder 14
BV 15
Oversized, Of Collections and Residences, Residence at 54 W. 9 Street, New York, NY, Photograph Album digitized with Box 5, Folder 15
BV 16
Oversized, Of Collections and Residences, Residence at 35 E 76 Street, New York, NY, Photograph Album digitized with Box 5, Folder 16
BV 17
Oversized, Of Dale digitized with Box 4, Folder 32
OV 18
Oversized, Of Dale digitized with Box 4, Folder 36
OV 18
Oversized, of Dale, Maud (Murray) digitized with Box 4, Folder 46
OV 18
Oversized, of Dale Family, digitized with Box 5, Folder 4
OV 18
Oversized, of Friends/Others digitized with Box 5, Folder 6
OV 18
Oversized, of Collection and Dale Residences, Country Residence, Exterior digitized with Box 5, Folder 25
OV 18
Of Collections and Residences, Apartment, 20 E. 79th Street, New York, N.Y., Negatives from Box 5, Folder 13
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7.2: Photographs of Artwork, circa 1940s-1968
Photos of individual artwork in the Dale collection include portraits of Dale, Mary Dale, and Maud Dale, and a series of Kodachrome and Realist stereo slides of artwork.
Description Container
Portraits of Dale, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
Oversized photos housed in OV 18
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44
Portraits of Dale and Maud Dale, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
5
45
Portraits of Mary Dale, 1961-1968
5
46
Artists B, Baer-Blakelock, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
47
Artists, B: Blum-Brown, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
48
Artists, C: Caillebotte-Cals, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
49
Artists, C: Cassatt, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
50
Artists, C: Cassatt, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
51
Artists, C: Ceria-Covarrubias, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
52
Artists, C: Chavannes-Couture, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
53
Artists, D: Dali-Daumier, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
54
Artists, D: Daubigny-De Bruyn, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
55
Artists, D: Degas-Delacroix, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
56
Artists, D: Derain-Drouais, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
57
Artists, D: DuBois-Dufresne, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
5
58
Artists, D-E: Dufy-Eyck, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
1
Artists, E-F: Eilshemius-Fuller, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
2
Artists, G: Gargaleo-Guillaumin, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
3
Artists, H-K: Hall-Krapil, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
4
Artists, L: Lahaye-Lurcat, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
5
Artists, M: Manet-Matisse, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
6
Artists, M: Meukes-Modigliani, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
7
Artists, M: Monet, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
8
Artists, M: Monticelli-Nonnotte, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
9
Artists, O: Otis-Oudot, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
10
Artists, P: Paradise-Pils, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
11
Artists, P-R: Pisanello-Redon, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
12
Artists, R: Renoir, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
13
Artists, R: Ribot-Ryder, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
14
Artists, S: St. John-Sully, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
15
Artists, T-U: Theus-Utrillo, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
16
Artists, V: Vallon-Van Heinessen, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
17
Artists, V: Verdilhan-Vuillard, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
18
Artists, W: West-Wright, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
19
Artists, Z: Zak-Zurbaran, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
20
Artists, Unidentified, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
6
21
Stereo Slides, 1950s
6
22
Stereo Slides, 1950s
6
23
Stereo Slides, 1950s
6
24
Stereo Slides, 1950s
6
25
Stereo Slides, 1950s
6
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Oversized Photographs of Artwork digitized with Box 5, Folder 44
OV 18

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