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Francis Henry Taylor papers, 1950-1958

Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957

Museum director, Educator, Art critic


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence concerning the acquisition of Taylor's papers by the Archives; typescripts of "Life Round Table Conference on Modern Art," 1948; and a large file of clippings relating to Taylor's work with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum director, Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York, N.Y.


Donated 1958 by Pamela Taylor, Taylor's wife.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 129 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

Francis Henry Taylor papers, 1950-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.