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Gladys Rockmore Davis papers, 1925-1966

Davis, Gladys Rockmore, 1901-1967

Painter, Author


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence; biographical information; photographs; sketchbook; writings; personal documents; exhibition notices and clippings.
REEL D176: Photographs, writings, and vita information. The writings contain interesting accounts of Mrs. Davis' travels in Europe and the Far East.
REEL D288: Correspondence; biographical information; clippings; personal documents; exhibition notices; photographs; sketchbook (1944); and some business and miscellaneous items.
REEL 2803: Letters to Davis from Agnes George de Mille, October 3, 1963, Walter, November 12, 1963, and Joseph Paolillo, January 17, 1964.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer; New York, N.Y.; b. 1901; d. 1967


Material on reel 2803 donated 1966 by Gladys Rockmore Davis. Material on reels D176 & D288 lent for microfilming 1965-1966 by Davis.

Location of Originals

  • Reels D176 & D288: Originals returned to Gladys Rockmore Davis after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels D176, D288, 2803 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

Gladys Rockmore Davis papers, 1925-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.