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Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927

Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927

Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 3 microfilm reels.

Summary: Transcripts and handwritten drafts of interviews of 86 artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, conducted by Lockman. Also included are a few biographical sketches.

Biographical/Historical Note

DeWitt Lockman was a portrait painter, New York, N.Y. He studied in Europe, 1891-1892 and 1901-1902; a pupil of James H. Beard, Nelson N. Bickford and William Sartain; and was president of the National Academy of Design and records secretary of the New York Historical Society.

Provenance

Lent 1973 by the New York Historical Society.

Location of Originals

  • Originals and microfilm master negative in New York Historical Society, Manuscript Division.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 502-504 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

Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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