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Helen Appleton Read letters and lectures, [ca. 1935]

Read, Helen Appleton, 1897-1974

Art historian, Gallery director, Art critic


Collection Information

Size: 50 Items, partially microfilmed on 1 reel

Summary: REEL 76: Letters to Roy Moyer of the American Federation of Arts, Edward Bruce to Henry Varnum Poor, and an open letter to artists from Bruce; biographical data on Read; a transcript of a lecture given by Read on the background of the early American landscape school; and lectures and reports based on Read's survey of art in federal buildings which was sponsored by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
UNMICROFILMED: A letter to Miss Beatrice Winzer of the Newark Museum inquiring as to whether she would like Read to present a lecture on WPA murals.

Biographical/Historical Note

Read was the art critic for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and gallery director of Portraits, Inc., Portrait Center of America, New York, N.Y.


Provenance unknown.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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

Helen Appleton Read letters and lectures, [ca. 1935]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.