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Doris Royce letters from Charles Sheeler, 1949-1957

Royce, Doris


Collection Information

Size: 6 Items, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Reel 3471: 4 letters in which Sheeler discusses his wife Muysa's health; requests that Royce represent him at a John Marin opening; declines an invitation because he is on "the last lap of a painting which must be delivered to the Gallery..."; and tells of his plans to go to the Worcester Art Museum for the closing of an exhibit.
Reel D22: 2 letters in which Sheeler thanks Royce for visiting and reviewing two of his exhibits.

Biographical/Historical Note

Relationship between Royce and the New York painter Charles Sheeler is unclear.


Donated 1961 by Doris Royce.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3471 & D22 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

Doris Royce letters from Charles Sheeler, 1949-1957. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.