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James M. Beck correspondence with Mantle Fielding, 1931

Beck, James M. (James Montgomery), 1861-1936



Collection Information

Size: 5 Items, (partial reel of microfilm)

Summary: Three letters from Mantle Fielding to Beck and copies of two letters from Beck to Fielding, March 23 - April 29, 1931. In the letters Fielding identifies paintings in Beck's possession and they write particularly about a painting by James Frothingham.


Letters originally lent for microfilming on reel D316 by Charles Feinberg, 1967. Subsequently sold at auction and bought by AAA, 1968. Remicrofilmed on reel 3134.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Location of original letters from Beck to Fielding is unknown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 3134 availabable at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letters from Beck to Fielding are carbon copies.

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

James M. Beck correspondence with Mantle Fielding, 1931. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.