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Hugh Stix papers, 1947-1963

Stix, Hugh

Arts administrator, Gallery director


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Summary: An exhibition announcement and catalog from the Artists' Gallery 20th anniversary exhibition, 1955; letters from artists responding to Stix's request for drawings for the exhibition, including Milton Avery, George Biddle, Isabel Bishop, Victor Candell, Philip Evergood, T. Lux Feininger, Ernest Fiene, Chaim Gross, Morris Kantor, James Lechay, Oronzio Maldarelli, Abraham Rattner, and Moses Soyer; a copy of ARTS DIGEST; six illustrated letters from Gaston Longchamp; material relating to the Museum Purchase Fund including correspondence with Gloria Vanderbilt, printed material, and photographs; and printed material on Gloria Vanderbilt.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gallery president and art administrator; New York, N.Y. Died 1992. Founded the the Artists' Gallery in 1936. Administrator for the Museum Purchase Fund. Gloria Vanderbilt annually contributed to the fund, which gave recognition to young artists by purchasing their work.


Donated by Hugh Stix, 1975 and 1979.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3470 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

Hugh Stix papers, 1947-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.