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Joseph Ternbach papers, 1915-1985

Contents and Arrangement

Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

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Series 1: Joseph Ternbach Papers , 1915-1985

Correspondence is with colleagues and customers including Mrs. Marcel Duchamp, John Woodman Higgins, Joseph Hirshhorn, Thomas T. Hoopes, Abram Lerner, Henry Moore, E. P. Richardson, and Homer Saint-Gaudens. Also found are letters from Alfred Barr concerning the restoration of Brancusi's, "Bird in Flight." Financial records contain material on the Gold and Silversmiths' Association dues and invoices for restoration work. Printed material includes the by-laws of the Gold and Silversmiths' Association, articles by and about Ternbach, exhibition catalogs and announcements featuring artifacts from Ternbach's collection, and booklets about antiques.
Description Container Select
Biographical Material, 1915-1942
1
1-3
Correspondence, 1936-1939
1
4-5
Correspondence, 1940-1949
1
6-14
Correspondence, 1950-1959
1
15-26
Correspondence, 1960-1969
1
27-40
Correspondence, 1970-1981
1
41-48
Financial Material, Record of Dues, 1920-1922, 1930-1935
1
49
Financial Material, Invoices, 1940-1945
1
50-76
Financial Material, Invoices, 1950-1980
1
77-80
Printed Material, By-Laws of the Gold and Silversmiths' Association, 1919
1
81
Printed Material, 1952-1985
1
82-88

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.