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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.


Donated 1958 by Helmut von Erffa.

Microfilm reel 3480 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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