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James M. Ray files on artists, 1962-1993

James M. Ray files on artists, 1962-1993

Ray, James M., 1924-

Museum director, Collector

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear ft.

Summary: Files on artists John Wilde, Elizabeth Layton, Evan Lindquist, Bruce McCombs, Siegfried Reinhardt, and Werner Wilder, containing letters, photographs, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collector; St. Joseph, Mo. Born 1924. Ray, the former director of the Albrecht Art Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri, is a major collector of John Wilde's art work.


Donated by James M. Ray, 1993-1994.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

James M. Ray files on artists, 1962-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.