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Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969

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5.2: Writings by Others , circa 1920s-1968, undated

Found here is material relating to ABCs for Collectors of American Contemporary Art, which Halpert comissioned to distribute to amateur collectors who patronized her gallery. Records include drafts of the manuscript, illustration choices, a mock-up, a published pamphlet, reviews, and orders. Records relating to American Folk Art include short pieces, some possibly catalog entries, arranged alphabetically by title. Material relating to the American National Exhibition in Moscow includes a printed catalog of the Whitney Museum of American Art show drawn from that exhibition, entitled Paintings and Sculpture from the American National Exhibition in Moscow; research notes including an English-language translation of the catalog; press releases; notes; and background information. Miscellaneous records include reports, essays, texts of speeches, transcripts of brief published articles, and fragments of unidentified items.
Description Container Select
ABCs for Collectors of American Contemporary Art by John I. H. Baur, drawings by Saul Steinberg, 1950s
5638 (Box 98)
7-153
American Folk Art, A-Z, undated, 1927-1950
5638 (Box 98)
154-280
Artist Biographies, A-Z, undated, 1931-1950
5638 (Box 98)
281-360
Introduction to Halpert Collection Catalog (Corcoran Gallery of Art Exhibition), 1963
5638 (Box 98)
651-658
Paintings and Sculpture from the American National Exhibition in Moscow (1 of 2), 1959
5638 (Box 98)
361-487
Paintings and Sculpture from the American National Exhibition in Moscow (2 of 2), 1959
5638 (Box 98)
488-650
Miscellaneous, undated, 1927-1968
5638 (Box 98)
659-877

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