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James N. Rosenberg papers, 1911-1961

James N. Rosenberg papers, 1911-1961

Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), 1874-1970

Art patron, Lawyer, Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: 1 linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel)

Unmicrofilmed: 1 v.

Summary: REEL 674: 655 letters; a diary-sketchbook (April 1959, France); notes and writings such as anecdotes and stories; copies of 2 unpublished works; exhibition mailing lists, catalogs and announcements; 15 photographs of Rosenberg's work; pamphlets on Jewish resettlement; and clippings. Among the correspondents are Roland Redmond and others concerning Rosenberg's "Nine Open Letters to the Metropolitan Museum," Mitchell Kennerley, and Lawrence Lebduska.

UNMICROFILMED: 1 v., "New Pictures & the New Gallery, 1923," with a forward by Rosenberg.

REEL 1817 (fr. 1063-1064): One photograph of Harvard art professor, Paul Sachs, which was previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists II and has subsequently been scanned and returned to the Rosenberg papers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, patron, lawyer; New York, N.Y.; d. 1970.

Provenance

Donated 1960 by James N. Rosenberg. Photograph on reel 1817 microfilmed in 1980 as part of AAA's Photographs of Artists-Collection Two.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 674, 1817 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

James N. Rosenberg papers, 1911-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.