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Herman Cherry letters from David Smith, 1950-1964

Cherry, Herman, 1909-1992

Muralist, Painter, Poet


Collection Information

Size: 180 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Circa 180 letters and postcards from David Smith, mostly written from Terminal Iron Works, Bolton Landing, New York. Smith discusses his work, family, artist-friends, and other matters.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, lithographer, craftsman, writer, teacher; New York, N.Y. b. 1909.


Lent for microfilming 1976 by Herman Cherry.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1037 available for use 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

Herman Cherry letters from David Smith, 1950-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.