Scope and Contents
The Grapestake Gallery records measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1970-1986. The collection sheds light on the gallery's operation through administrative records and artist files.
Administrative records include correspondence with galleries, museums, collectors, dealers, and some artists, and exhibition records. Artist files include resumes, exhibition announcements and reviews, press releases, price lists, scattered photos of artwork, and scattered correspondence with artists. Artists represented include Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Philippe Halsman, Helen Levitt, Joel Meyerowitz, and others.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by Thomas V. Meyer in 1987.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Christopher DeMairo in 2021.