Summary: Two letters and a Christmas card from Ashcroft to Harley and Ethel Gibson; a photcopy of an edited essay, "Beauty, the Goal of Art," by Ashcroft.
Donated 1972 by Harley J. Gibson, relationship to Ashcroft is not known.
Location of Originals
Location of original unknown.
How to Use This Collection
Alternative Forms Available
35mm microfilm reel 2786 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Essay is a photocopy.
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 W. Ashcroft papers, 1965-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.