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Helmut von Erffa letters, 1944

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.

Provenance

Donated 1958 by Helmut von Erffa.

Alternative Forms Available

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.