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Henry John Weeks papers, 1965-1973

Henry John Weeks papers, 1965-1973

Weeks, Henry John

Art critic, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 85 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, Weeks' masters thesis about Southern California painters, and miscellany. Correspondence with Stanton Macdonald-Wright. They write about a Macdonald-Wright autobiography, the sale of his works works and of Morgan Russell paintings owned by Macdonald-Wright, the financial problems of Macdonald-Wright, and personal matters. Other correspondents include Helen Lundeberg, Henry Gardiner, Lorser Feitelson, Jason Wong, Jan Adlmann, Dallas Conklin, George Neubert, and Jean Macdonald-Wright (Stanton's wife), among others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art administrator, agent and critic; San Francisco, Calif. Weeks was painter Stanton Macdonald-Wright's Northern California agent.

Provenance

Lent 1974 for microfilming by Henry John Weeks.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the possession of Henry John Weeks.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 690 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Henry John Weeks papers, 1965-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.