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Helmut von Erffa letters, 1944

Erffa, Helmut von, 1900-1979

Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 39 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, March-July 1944, with institutions and owners of works by Winslow Homer regarding a Homer exhibition at Swarthmore College, July 1944, organized by von Erffa. The exhibition centered around Homer prints given to the College by Frederic Newlin Price. Correspondents include John W. Nason, Frederic Newlin Price, Lloyd Goodrich, Robert M. Walker, Daniel Catton Rich, and others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian. Taught art history at Rutgers University.


Donated 1958 by Helmut von Erffa.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3480 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

Helmut von Erffa letters, 1944. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.