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Katherine Gauss Jackson papers, 1919-1974

Katherine Gauss Jackson papers, 1919-1974

Jackson, Katherine Gauss

Collection Information

Size: 0.8 linear ft. (partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel).

Summary: Mostly correspondence between Jackson and Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr.

REEL1115: Letters and postcards from Barr to Jackson, during the early 1920s when Barr was a student at Princeton University.

Unmicrofilmed portion: 18 letters from Barr to Jackson, 1922-1940, and an outline of Russian music by Barr.

Biographical/Historical Note

Magazine editor; North Egremont, Massachusetts. Born 1904. Died 1975. Alfred Hamilton Barr was a former director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, and died in 1981. Barr and Jackson had known each other in Greensboro, Vt., where their famillies had summer homes. Barr attended Princeton University while Jackson's father was Dean of the College.

Provenance

The papers were received from the donor, Katharine Gauss Jackson, through Russell Lynes.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 1115 available for use only Archives of American Art offices.

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

Katherine Gauss Jackson papers, 1919-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.