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Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman papers, 1837-1984, bulk 1935-1979

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 7 series:

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1958
1 Folder
Box 1

Biographical material consists of a biographical account and a certificate of appreciation from the Common Council for the City of Detroit.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Biographical Account and Certificate of Appreciation, 1958
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1

Series 2: Correspondence , 1949-1984
3.8 Linear feet
Boxes 1-4, 7

Correspondence includes letters exchanged between the Fleischmans and artists and colleagues including Aaron Bohrod, Charles E. Burchfield, Charles B. Culver, Philip Evergood, Earl Krentzin, John Marin, Jr., Abraham Rattner and Esther Gentile, Peter Pollack, Edgar P. and Constance Richardson, Charles Coleman Sellers, and Franklin Watkins. One letter from Charles E. Burchfield includes four etching plates used to create the color print of Hot September Wind.
The Fleishman's corresponded with many arts organizations, museums, and galleries, including the American Federation of Arts, the Archives of American Art, the Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Detroit Institute of Art, Kennedy Galleries, M. Knoedler and Co., Inc., Kraushaar Galleries, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Midtown Galleries, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, the School of the Society of Arts and Crafts, the United States Information Agency, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Winterthur Museum.
There are also a small number of letters each from Ivan Albright, Truman and Grace Bailey, Leonard Baskin, Herbert Bayer, Isabel Bishop, Louis Bouché, Frederic Castellón, Joseph Cornell, Jimmy Ernst, Lyonel Feininger, George Grosz, Joe Hirsch, Ben Kamihira, James Kearns, Norman Kent, Jack Levine, Richard Lippold, Reginald Marsh, John Paul Miller, Walter Tandy Murch, Alejandro Obregón, Guy Palazzola, Louis Pomerantz, Ruth Reeves, Reuven Rubin, Eero Saarinen, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Millard Sheets, Raphael Soyer, Richard Tucker, and William Zorach.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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Unidentified Correspondents, 1960-1970
1
2
Abrams, Inc. (Harry N. Abrams); Adirondack Historical Association; Adler, Rabbi Morris; African Art Gallery Fund, 1958-1964
1
3
Agnew and Sons, Ltd. (Thomas Agnew), 1957-1964
1
4
Agnew and Sons, Ltd. (Thomas Agnew), 1965-1966
1
5
Albany Institute of History and Art; Albion College, 1959-1961
1
6
Albright, Ivan, 1958-1976
1
7
Albright, Joseph, 1959
1
8
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1962-1963
1
9
Alemany and Co., Inc.; Allentown Art Museum, 1960-1963
1
10
Allied Publications, Inc.; Americana, 1962
1
11
American Academy of Arts and Letters; American Association of Museums, 1955-1965
1
12
American Federation of Arts, 1954-1959
1
13
American Federation of Arts, 1960-1961
1
14
American Federation of Arts, 1957-1963
1
15
American Federation of Arts, 1957-1963
1
16
American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.; American Institute of Decorators, 1958-1964
1
17
American Jewish Congress; American Jewish Historical Society, 1960-1965
1
18
American Museum in Britain; American Philosophical Society; Americans for Africa Education Fund, 1961-1965
1
19
American Weekly (John Sturdivant), 1959-1960
1
20
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1962-1964
1
21
Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1965
1
22
Anderson, Lee B.; Anderson, Reuben (First National Bank of Stillwater, Minnesota), 1959-1961
1
23
André Emmerich Gallery; Andrews, Wayne; Antel, Nazima, 1959-1963
1
24
Antiques Magazine, 1959-1961
1
25
Antiques Magazine, 1962-1964
1
26
Archaeological Institute of America, 1958
1
27
Archives of American Art, 1954-1957
1
28
Archives of American Art, 1958
1
29
Archives of American Art, 1959
1
30
Archives of American Art, 1960
1
31
Archives of American Art, 1960
1
32
Archives of American Art, 1960
1
33
Archives of American Art, 1960
1
34
Archives of American Art, 1961
1
35
Archives of American Art, 1961
1
36
Archives of American Art, 1961
1
37
Archives of American Art, 1961
1
38
Archives of American Art, 1962
1
39
Archives of American Art, 1963
1
40
Archives of American Art, 1964
1
41
Archives of American Art, 1965-1966
1
42
Argosy Gallery, 1954
1
43
University of Arizona at Tucson, 1962
1
44
University of Arizona at Tucson, 1963
1
45
University of Arizona at Tucson, 1964
1
46
University of Arizona at Tucson, 1964
1
47
University of Arizona at Tucson, 1965
1
48
Arkansas Arts Center; Armory Show - 50th Anniversary Exhibition; Art and Artists; Art Associates, Inc., 1963-1964
1
49
Art Association of Indianapolis/John Herron Art Institute; Art Digest, 1953-1965
1
50
Art Gallery of Toronto, Canada, 1960-1961
1
51
Art in America (Jean Lipman), 1957-1965
1
52
Art Institute of Chicago; Art Institute of Zanesville, Ohio, 1961-1964
1
53
Art News; Arts, 1956-1957
1
54
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1961-1962
1
55
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1962
1
56
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1962
1
57
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1963
1
58
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1963
1
59
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1963
1
60
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1963
1
61
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1964
1
62
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1964
1
63
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1965
1
64
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1965
1
65
Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, 1965
1
66
Arts Review; Arwin, Lester; Associated American Artists (Rosalind August), 1956-1964
1
67
Babcock Galleries, Inc.; Bailey, Truman; Baker, Oliver; Baldanza, Stephen, 1957-1963
1
68
Baltimore Junior College; Bantam Books, Inc.; Barnes, Florence, 1962-1963
1
69
Barnes, Jerome D.; Barrington Art Gallery; Bartfield, J. N.; Basilius, Harold A., 1955-1963
1
70
Baskin, Leonard, 1960
1
71
Bastian, Walter M.; Baum, Victor J.; Bayer, Herbert, 1957-1958
1
72
Beach, Atmore; Beale, Leonard T.; Beaverbrook Newspapers; Bender, Jack, 1955-1963
1
73
Bender, William H. Jr.; Benison, Saul; Bérard, Guy, 1961-1965
1
74
Berkowitz, Marc; Berkshire; Berman Service, 1958-1961
1
75
Berry-Hill Galleries, 1956-1965
1
76
Better Sleep; Betty Parsons Gallery; Bilderbacks, Inc. of Detroit; Birren, Faber, 1960-1965
1
77
Bishop, Isabel, 1960
1
78
B'nai B'rith Committee on Jewish Americana; B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation; Bode, Carl; Boekhandel, N. V., 1960-1964
1
79
Bohrod, Aaron (University of Wisconsin at Madison), 1956-1964
1
80
Bolis, Sandra; Bolman, Robert H.; Bolton, Theodore; Borowski, Elie, 1956-1961
1
81
Boston Athenaeum; Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Boston University; Bottome, Margot, 1957-1965
1
82
Bouché, Louis, 1959-1960
1
83
Bowdoin College Museum of Art; Bradley, Philip H.; Brandeis University, 1962-1965
1
84
Braziller, Inc. (George Braziller); Bregler, Charles; Bremner, Robert H., 1956-1959
1
85
Bressler, Nathan; British Museum; Bronson, A. E., 1960-1966
1
86
Brooklyn Museum, 1953-1965
1
87
Brooks, Emily A.; Brownell, Samuel Miller; Browning, Colleen, 1960-1963
1
88
Bryan, Robert S.; Budworth and Son, Inc. (W. S. Budworth); Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1956-1964
1
89
Buhler, Kathryn C.; Bur, Elaine, 1965
1
90
Burchfield, Charles, 1953
1
91
Burchfield, Charles, circa 1953
Four etching plates used to create color print of Hot September Wind; oversized material housed in Box 7.
1
92
Burchfield, Charles, 1954-1956
1
93
Burchfield, Charles, 1957-1959
1
94
Burchfield, Charles, 1960-1984
1
95
Burton, Irving F.; Buschmann, C. Severin; Business Week, 1960-1965
1
96
Butler Institute of American Art, 1961-1965
1
97
University of California at Los Angeles; University of California at Santa Barbara, 1954-1965
1
98
Canaday, John; Canal Museum; Caner, Eve, 1956-1962
1
99
Cantor, Joseph; Capp, Al; Cardinal, Marcel; Carlebach Gallery, 1957-1963
1
100
Carlen, Robert; Carlson, Nancy; Carrano, Rena, 1951-1964
1
101
Castano Galleries, 1953-1964
1
102
Castano Galleries, 1961-1965
1
103
Castellón, Federico; Centennial Exposition Building; Central Picture Galleries; Chajes, Marguerite Kozenn, 1959-1970
1
104
Chambers, Eunice; Chapellier Gallery, 1957-1965
2
1
Charleston, R. J.; University of Chicago Press; University of Chicago Renaissance Society, 1957-1959
2
2
Child's Gallery, 1956-1960
2
3
Child's Gallery, 1961-1965
2
4
Christie's; Ciardi, John; Cirrelli, Nando, 1962-1965
2
5
City Art Museum of St. Louis, 1958-1960
2
6
Civil War Centennial (Jewish Historical Commission), 1960-1962
2
7
Claire Fox Art Gallery, Ltd.; Cleveland Institute of Art; Cleveland Museum of Art, 1956-1965
2
8
Clore, J. M.; Closson Company (A. B. Closson, Jr.); Cohen, Raphael; Cohn, Irwin I. , 1959-1962
2
9
Cohon, Morris; Colby College, 1954-1962
2
10
Cold War Council; Collectors of American Art, Inc.; Collins, Jess; Collins, Jim L. , 1952-1965
2
11
Colonial Antique Shop; Columbia University Press; Columbus (Ohio) Gallery of Fine Arts, 1962-1964
2
12
Committee Against Subversion in the Arts; Congregation Beth El; Contemporary Arts Association of Houston, Inc.; Converse College, 1955-1964
2
13
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1959-1960
2
14
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1961
2
15
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1962-1963
2
16
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1964-1965
2
17
Cornell, Joseph, 1965
2
18
Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1957-1960
2
19
Cranbrook Academy of Art; Crowell Company (Thomas Y. Crowell); Crown Publishers, 1952-1960
2
20
Culver, Charles, 1954-1965
2
21
Cummer Gallery of Art; Currier Gallery of Art, 1959-1965
2
22
"D" Contemporary Paintings; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1960
2
23
David, E. S.; Davis, Mary (Friends of The Cabildo, Inc.); Davis, Mary M. , 1955-1962
2
24
David, Richard B.; Davison Art Center; Day-Timers, Inc., 1960-1965
2
25
Dehn, Virginia; Delgado Museum of Art; Des Moines Art Center, 1960-1961
2
26
Desportes, Ulysse, 1961-1962
2
27
Detroit Chamber of Commerce; City of Detroit, 1957-1966
2
28
Detroit Adventure, Inc., 1962-1963
2
29
Detroit Adventure, Inc., 1963-1964
2
30
Detroit Adventure, Inc., 1965
2
31
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1949-1956
2
32
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1957-1958
2
33
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1959
2
34
Detroit Institute of Arts, circa 1949-1960
2
35
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1960-1961
2
36
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1962
2
37
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1962
2
38
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1963
2
39
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1964
2
40
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1964
2
41
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1965-1966
2
42
Detroit Institute of Arts, circa 1960-1964
2
43
Detroit Institute of Arts, 1963-1965
2
44
Detroit Institute of Arts, circa 1950-1965
Event photographs
2
45
Detroit Museum of Art Founders Society, 1954-1959
2
46
Detroit Museum of Art Founders Society, 1960-1961
2
47
Detroit Museum of Art Founders Society, 1962
2
48
Detroit Museum of Art Founders Society, 1963
2
49
Detroit Museum of Art Founders Society, 1964
2
50
Detroit Museum of Art Founders Society, 1965-1966
2
51
Detroit Public Library; Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors; University of Detroit, 1952-1965
2
52
Detroit-Windsor International Freedom Festival; De Vore, Weber; De Young Memorial Museum, 1956-1962
2
53
Diamond, Harold; Dillon, Jerry; Dintenfass, Inc. (Terry Dintenfass), 1962-1965
2
54
Dobrzenski, W.; Doll and Richards; Doner and Co. (W. B. Doner), 1956-1964
2
55
Downtown Pontiac Association; Drawing Society, Inc.; Duhourcau, F. Dihigo; DuPont, H. F., 1960-1963
2
56
Durlacher Bros.; Dwight, Edward, 1953-1964
2
57
E. and A. Silberman Galleries, Inc.; Edward Eberstadt and Sons; Mr. Elliot, 1958-1960
2
58
Ellis, Herman M.; Encyclopaedia Britannica; Encyclopaedia Judaica Press, Inc., 1963-1966
2
59
Ernst, Jimmy, 1963-1964
2
60
Evans, Polly, 1963
2
61
Evergood, Philip, 1960-1967
2
62
Fairleigh Dickinson University; Farago, Joseph; Farnham, Emily, 1955-1965
2
63
Fashion Group, Inc.; Feingarten Galleries, 1960-1961
2
64
Feininger, Lyonel, 1953
2
65
Feld, Stuart P.; Fenway Art Center; Fine Arts Associates, 1952-1960
2
66
Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1961-1962
2
67
Fitzpatrick, L. J. Jr.; Fleischmann, Margaret T.; Flexner, James Thomas, 1959-1962
2
68
Flint Institute of Arts, 1959-1961
2
69
Flint Institute of Arts, 1962-1964
2
70
Fogg Art Museum (Harvard University), 1963-1965
2
71
Ford, Mrs. Edsel; Ford Foundation, 1959-1965
2
72
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, 1960
2
73
Foreign Service of the United States of America, 1956-1957
2
74
Foreign Service of the United States of America, 1958-1959
2
75
Foreign Service of the United States of America, 1960-1963
2
76
Fortune; Fort Worth Art Center; Forum Gallery, 1957-1965
2
77
Fosburgh, James W.; Fox, Pearl, 1963
2
78
Frank K. M. Rehn, Inc., 1953-1965
2
79
Frank Perls Gallery; Frankenstein, Alfred V.; French and Company, 1952-1971
2
80
Frick Fine Arts Department; Frick Art Reference Library, 1958-1963
2
81
"G" Gallery/Grippi Gallery; Garfinkle, Howard N.; Gaugler, William M. , 1959-1972
2
82
Gallery of Modern Art; Gass, Gertrude Zemon; University of Georgia at Athens, 1957-1967
2
83
Getlein, Frank, 1957-1961
2
84
Gietz, Elizabeth; Gilbert, O. Rundle; Ginsburg and Levy, Inc., 1960-1964
2
85
Goldman's Art Gallery; Goldsborough, Charlotte P.; Goodman, Freda, 1959-1964
2
86
Goodrich, Edith H.; Goodrich, Lloyd; Gorden, Marjorie, 1954-1964
2
87
Grace Borgenicht Gallery, Inc., 1959-1965
2
88
Graham and Sons (James Graham); Grandin, Isabella, 1962-1965
2
89
Grand Rapids Art Gallery; Great-West Life Assurance Company, 1959-1965
2
90
Griguat, Paul; Gross, Walter M.; Grosse Pointe Public Library; Grossman Publishers, Inc., 1957-1964
2
91
Grosz, George, 1956-1957
2
92
Guerry, George P.; Guggenheim Museum (Solomon R. Guggenheim), 1963-1966
2
93
Gulbenkian Foundation; Guttman, J. H. , 1962-1965
2
94
Hackenbroch, Yvonne; Hamilton, Charles, 1957-1964
2
95
Harari, Max, 1965
2
96
Harley, Ellington, Cowin and Stirton, 1962-1964
2
97
Harris, Roger; Harry Salpeter Gallery, Inc.; Haug, Donald R. , 1960-1964
2
98
Heath and Company (D. C. Heath); Heckel, Joseph A., 1959-1960
2
99
Heil, Walter; Heinemann, Rudolf J.; Held, Julius S., 1957-1965
2
100
Henderson, Priscilla A. B.; Hennion, Marion Garnett, 1960
2
101
Hirsch, Joe, 1977
2
102
Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Inc., 1954-1961
2
103
Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Inc., 1962-1965
2
104
Hirshhorn Collection (Joseph H. Hirshhorn); Historical Society of Michigan; Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1960-1964
2
105
Hoade, Martin; Hoag, Mrs. Paul Sterling; Hollins College, 1958-1962
2
106
Home Relief Society; Homer, William I.; Horner, Lance, 1964
2
107
Horowitz, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J.; Horwich, Frank; House and Garden, 1960-1964
2
108
House of H. Heydenryk, Jr.; Houston Galleries; Houthakker, Bernard, 1956-1965
2
109
Howell, John; Howell, Pauline Page; Hughes, Mrs. Charles A., 1961-1963
2
110
Hunt, Mrs. Boyd ; Huntington, David C.; Huntington Woods Study Club; Hurr, Lou, 1957-1964
2
111
Iconomoff, Milka; University of Illinois at Urbana; Ingham, Mrs. John B., 1956-1961
2
112
Institute of Contemporary Art; Intercultural Publications, Inc.; International Art Market, 1956-1961
2
113
International Arts Guild of the Bahamas; International Gallery, Inc., 1961-1964
2
114
State University of Iowa at Iowa City; Ireland, Leroy, 1962-1964
2
115
Jackson Citizen Patriot; Jaffé, Michael; James Goodman Gallery, 1963-1965
2
116
Jarvis, H.; Jefferson Memorial Foundation (Thomas Jefferson); Jeffre, Frances, 1967
2
117
Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee; Jewish Home for Aged; Jewish Museum; Jewish Vocational Service, 1955-1962
2
118
Johnson, Dorothy M.; Johnson, Mrs. Lyndon B.; Johnson, Ltd. (Oscar and Peter Johnson); Johnston, Stoddard, 1961-1966
2
119
Joray, Peter; Joslyn Art Museum; Junior League of Detroit, 1960-1966
2
120
Kahn, Rabbi Robert I.; Kaiser Industries Corporation, 1961
2
121
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 1952-1961
2
122
Kamihira, Ben; Kanof, Abram; Kantor, Robert E., 1959-1964
2
123
Kaplan, Milton; Karnis, Michael; Katz, Karl, 1956-1965
2
124
Katz, Lawrence; Kaufman, Irving; Kaufman, Stella, 1964
2
125
Kearns, James; Keene, Ruth; Keiner, Julia, 1958-1962
2
126
Keller, K. T.; Kelsey, W. K. , 1960-1963
2
127
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., 1959
2
128
Kent, Norman; Kiwanis Club of Northwest Detroit; Kleinberger and Co., Inc. (F. Kleinberger ), 1960-1964
2
129
Klejman, J. J.; Kliber, Ralph J., 1957-1964
2
130
Knoedler and Co., Inc. (M. Knoedler), 1955-1965
2
131
Koch, Robert A.; Korany, Edward O., 1960-1965
2
132
Kraushaar Galleries, 1952-1964
2
133
Krentzin, Earl, 1958-1965
3
1
La Boetie, Inc.; La Jolla Museum of Art, 1965-1966
3
2
La Pyrne, Betty; Laughlin, Clarence John; Lecco, Caroline, 1958-1962
3
3
Le Clair, John C.; Lemaire, Eleanor; Lerner Publications Company, 1956-1965
3
4
Levine, Jack, 1972
3
5
Light and Co., Inc. (R. M. Light); Lippman, Howard; Lippold, Richard, 1955-1965
3
6
List, Vera G.; Little Gallery; Locke, C. J. , 1962-1963
3
7
Long, Benjamin H., 1962-1966
3
8
Long and Company; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Love, Harold O., 1965
3
9
Luther, Maria; Lyman Allyn Museum; Lynch, Harry W., 1956-1964
3
10
Harper's Magazine; Lyon, Charles Woolsey; Macauley, Alvan, Jr., 1961-1964
3
11
Macbeth, Inc. (William Macbeth), 1953
3
12
MacManus, Inc. (John and Adams MacManus); Magriel, Paul; Maine Coast Artists, 1956-1963
3
13
Main Street Gallery, 1961
3
14
Malone, Lee; Manpower, Inc.; Marcus, Stanley (Nieman-Marcus), 1960-1964
3
15
Marin, John, Jr., 1949-1965
3
16
Marine Corps Museum; Marschalk and Pratt, 1959-1960
3
17
Marsh, Reginald, 1953
3
18
Martha Jackson Gallery; Martin, Floreda; Martin, Mrs. John; Martinez, Farina and Ricardo, 1956-1964
3
19
University of Maryland at College Park, 1960
3
20
Massachusetts Review; Masterwork Foundation, 1961-1964
3
21
Maynard Walker Gallery, 1958-1965
3
22
McCallum, Jan; McChesney, E. Pauline; McClinton, Katharine M., 1963-1965
3
23
McConnell, Patricia; McCracken, Philip; McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1957-1982
3
24
McIlhenny, George F.; McIntyre, Ray; McIntyre, Robert G.; McMillan, Juliana, 1954-1963
3
25
Melamed, Abraham; Meltzer Gallery; Men's Club of Temple Beth El, 1959-1962
3
26
Merrill Books, Inc. (Charles E. Merrill ); Meta Mold Aluminum Company; Metropolitan Federal Savings, 1953-1965
3
27
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1958-1964
3
28
Meyerowitz, William; Michigan Council for the Arts, 1961-1963
3
29
Michigan Cultural Commission, 1960
3
30
Michigan Cultural Commission, 1961
3
31
State of Michigan; Michigan State Library, 1956-1963
3
32
Michigan State University at East Lansing, 1956-1965
3
33
Michigan State University at Oakland, 1962
3
34
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1953-1963
3
35
Midtown Galleries, 1954-1965
3
36
Milch Galleries, 1960
3
37
Miller, John Paul; Mills, Ann (Mrs. Coleman Mills); Mills, Ann (Mrs. Charles Peale Mills); Mills, Paul C., 1959-1964
3
38
Milwaukee Art Center, 1956-1959
3
39
Milwaukee Art Center, 1960
3
40
Milwaukee Art Center, 1961-1965
3
41
Milwaukee Public Library, 1958
3
42
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1960-1963
3
43
University of Minnesota at Minneapolis (The University Gallery), 1953-1961
3
44
University of Missouri at Columbia (Museum of Art and Archaeology), 1964
3
45
Mondadori Publishing Company, Inc., 1963
3
46
Mont, Inc. (Frederick Mont), 1964
3
47
Mont, Inc. (Frederick Mont), 1965-1966
3
48
Moody, Blair, Jr.; Morley, Charles Lucien, 1953-1958
3
49
Morrill, Edward, 1960-1962
3
50
Morton, Sterling; Mount, Charles M., 1960-1964
3
51
Mount Holyoke College; Mount Mary College; Muensterberger, Werner, 1951-1965
3
52
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, 1960-1963
3
53
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, 1964-1965
3
54
Murch, Walter Tandy , 1963
3
55
Museum of Contemporary Crafts, 1959
3
56
Museum of Modern Art, 1959-1962
3
57
Myer, John Walden; Myers, Mrs. Frank H. , 1962
3
58
Nachtman, Francis W.; National Ballet Guild of Canada, 1957-1966
3
59
National Gallery of Art, 1958-1965
3
60
National Gallery of Canada, 1957
3
61
National Gallery of South Australia, 1962-1963
3
62
Necco, Mary; Neuberger and Berman, 1957-1958
3
63
Newark Museum of Art; New Fesco, Inc.; Newhouse Galleries, 1959-1961
3
64
New Jersey Historical Society; Newman, Samuel; University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, 1960-1963
3
65
New Republic; New Wonder World, Inc.; New York Graphic Society, 1959-1960
3
66
New-York Historical Society, 1959-1964
3
67
State University of New York at Buffalo; New York Times; New York University, 1959-1963
3
68
Nordness Gallery, 1961-1964
3
69
Norrie, Thelma; North, Paul, Jr.; Northwood Institute; Nusbaum, Sidney L. , 1957-1962
3
70
Obregón, Alejandro, 1958
3
71
Oehlschlaeger, Frank J.; Museum of Art of Ogunquit, 1961-1962
3
72
Ohio Expositions Commission; Ohio State University, 1955-1965
3
73
University of Oklahoma Press; Oldbourne Press, 1959-1963
3
74
Old Print Shop, Inc.; Oliver, Andrew, 1961-1964
3
75
Olivet College, 1964-1965
3
76
Ordway, Katharine; Organ, Violet; Osborne Gallery, Inc., 1959-1965
3
77
Otta, Francisco; Otto Gerson Gallery, Inc.; Oxford University Press, Inc., 1958-1961
3
78
P., Grace; Paget, Gerald C.; Palazzola, Guy, 1956-1957
3
79
Palette and Brush Club; Park Gallery, 1961-1965
3
80
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.; Parker Gallery (London, England), 1952-1962
3
81
Parker Publishing Company; Parreno, Albert J.; Parsons, Eugene O.; Parsons, Harold W., 1956-1965
3
82
Partridge, Jack; Pavey, Jess, 1960-1961
3
83
Peale Museum; Pearlman, Henry; Penguin Books, Inc., 1960-1965
3
84
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1954-1960
3
85
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1964
3
86
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1964
3
87
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1964-1965
3
88
Pennsylvania State Museum; Pennsylvania State University; University of Pennsylvania Museum; Perretz, Esther W. , 1959-1964
3
89
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1956-1962
3
90
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1964
3
91
Piero Tozzi Galleries; Pierre Matisse Gallery Corp.; Pierrot, George F., 1955-1965
3
92
Pliskow, Harry L.; Plochner, Carol; Plowden, Helen H.; Poesch, Jessie J., 1959-1983
3
93
Pollack, Peter, 1959
3
94
Pollack, Peter, 1960
3
95
Pollack, Peter, 1961
3
96
Pollack, Peter, 1961-1976
3
97
Pomerantz, Louis; Pope, Annemarie H.; Portland Art Museum; Praeger, Inc. (Frederick A. Praeger), 1959-1965
3
98
Prendergast, Eugénie; Price, Vincent; Princeton University Press, 1957-1961
3
99
Peirce, Mrs. Gerry; Printers Ink; Prown, Jules D.; Quinlee, Alva B., 1961-1964
3
100
Rainbird, Ltd. (George Rainbird); Ramos, Julio A., 1957-1964
3
101
Rattner, Abraham and Esther Gentle, 1954-1955
3
102
Rattner, Abraham and Esther Gentle, 1956-1958
3
103
Rattner, Abraham and Esther Gentle, 1969-1976
3
104
Redford, Grant H.; Redmond, Roland L.; Reeves, Ruth, 1954-1960
3
105
Reynierson, Robert W., 1963-1964
3
106
Rice, Foster W.; Richard, Louise, 1962-1964
3
107
Richardson, E. P. and Constance, 1954-1955
3
108
Richardson, E. P. and Constance, 1956-1959
3
109
Richardson, E. P. and Constance, 1960-1965
3
110
Richardson, E. P. and Constance, 1970-1979
3
111
Robert Isaacson Gallery, 1960
3
112
Robert Schoelkopf Gallery; Robert S. Sloan Gallery; Roberts, Col. William , 1957-1964
3
113
Robertson, Bryan; Roby, Douglas F.; Romney, Mrs. George, 1961-1965
3
114
Franklin D. Roosevelt Birthday Memorial Committee (Robert Emmet Sherwood), 1953
3
115
Rosenbaum, Lester F.; Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc.; Rosenberg and Co., Inc. (A. P. Rosenberg), 1952-1965
3
116
Rosenberg, James W.; Rosenberg and Co. (Paul Rosenberg); Rosenblum, Marcus, 1955-1960
3
117
Rosenquist Galleries; Rostand, Michel, 1960-1965
3
118
Rowland's Antiques, 1960-1961
3
119
Rubin, Reuven; Russell Woods Cultural Activities Society, 1958-1965
3
120
Rutgers University; Rutledge, Anna, 1960-1962
3
121
Saarinen, Eero, 1953
3
122
St. John Antiques; Saint Paul Art Center; Saint Paul Institute, 1960-1966
3
123
Sandak, Inc.; Sanford, Mrs. W. C.; San Francisco Museum of Art, 1960-1964
3
124
Santini, Louis; Scarab Club of Detroit; Sahaeffer Galleries, Inc., 1959-1964
3
125
Schafer, Mrs. Jack; Schmidt, Oliver G.; Schwartz, Alan E.; Schweitzer, M. R., 1960-1963
3
126
Seligmann and Co., Inc. (Jacques Seligmann), 1962-1965
3
127
Sellers, Charles Coleman (Dickinson College), 1959
3
128
Sellers, Charles Coleman (Dickinson College), 1960-1973
3
129
Sessler, Charles; Shaarey Zedek, 1957-1964
3
130
Shahn, Ben, 1960-1964
3
131
Sheeler, Charles, 1953
3
132
Sheets, Millard, 1977
3
133
Shickman Gallery (H. Shickman); Shore Galleries; Shorewood Press, Inc., 1959-1966
3
134
Simms, Robert L.; Skinner, Barbara, 1959-1964
3
135
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Smith, Doris; Smith, Gertrude M. R., 1953-1964
3
136
Smithsonian Institution, 1957-1964
3
137
Smithsonian Institution, 1965-1966
3
138
School of the Society of Arts and Crafts, 1953-1959
3
139
School of the Society of Arts and Crafts, 1960
3
140
School of the Society of Arts and Crafts, 1961
3
141
Society of Western Artists, 1960
4
1
Soria, Regina, 1961-1964
4
2
Sosenko, Anna; Sotheby and Co., 1959-1964
4
3
Soyer, Raphael, 1977
4
4
Spaeth, Otto and Eloise, 1953-1966
4
5
Spark, Victor D., 1952-1955
4
6
Spark, Victor D., 1956-1959
4
7
Spark, Victor D., 1960-1965
4
8
Spencer, Walter T.; Spero, Alfred, 1958-1962
4
9
Spink and Son, Ltd., 1961-1966
4
10
Stavenhagen, Kurt and Lore; Steigely, W. G.; Stein, T., 1958-1962
4
11
Stendahl Galleries; Stenzel, Franz R.; Sterling, Charles; Still, Joseph W., 1952-1965
4
12
Stillwell, Hamilton; Sotckwell, Inc. (David Sotckwell); Stoddard, Waldo, 1960-1964
4
13
Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Inc.; Storm King Art Center; Stroman, James H.; Suhr, Inc. (William Suhr), 1959-1965
4
14
Tannahill, Robert H.; Tanner, Margaret; Tanzer, Jack, 1963-1964
4
15
Tarapata MacMahon Associates, Inc.; Tate Gallery; Temple Israel (Detroit), 1955-1966
4
16
Terry DeLapp Gallery, 1960-1961
4
17
Terry DeLapp Gallery, 1962-1964
4
18
University of Texas at Austin; Thoby-Marcelin, Eva; Thompson, Eva, 1956-1964
4
19
Thompson Company (J. Walker Thompson); Thompson, Norm; Time, Inc., Toledo Blade, 1957-1964
4
20
Toledo Museum of Art, 1954-1961
4
21
Toplis and Harding, Wagner and Glidden; Torson, John A.; Town and Country Club, 1960-1963
4
22
Tremaine, Katharine; Truettner, Bill, 1962
4
23
Tucker, Richard Derby, 1960-1962
4
24
Tucson Advertising Club; Tucson Art Center, 1964-1965
4
25
Tucson National Golf Club; Tucson Photo-Engraving Corporation; Turner, Joseph, 1959-1964
4
26
Turner, Sally; Twentieth Century Club, 1963-1965
4
27
United Arab Republic, 1963
4
28
United States Advisory Commission on Information, 1957-1961
4
29
United States Congress, 1959
4
30
United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; United States Department of the Interior; United States Department of the Navy, 1961-1965
4
31
United States Department of State, 1958-1964
4
32
United States Information Agency, 1956
4
33
United States Information Agency, 1957
4
34
United States Information Agency, 1958
4
35
United States Information Agency, 1959
4
36
United States Information Agency, 1960
4
37
United States Information Agency, 1961
4
38
United States Information Agency, 1962-1965
4
39
University of Utah at Salt Lake City, 1958
4
40
Van Steenberg, Adlyn and Frank , 1960
4
41
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; University of Virginia Press, 1960-1964
4
42
Vose Galleries, Inc., 1957-1959
4
43
Vose Galleries, Inc., 1960-1961
4
44
Vose Galleries, Inc., 1962-1965
4
45
Wadsworth Atheneum; Walker, Bernard F.; Walker, Hudson D.; Walpole Society, 1960-1962
4
46
Walter, Robert C.; Walter Wallace Gallery; Walton, Charles W., 1959-1961
4
47
Watkins, Franklin, circa 1955-1972
4
48
Watkins, Franklin, 1955-1956
4
49
Watkins, Franklin, 1957-1958
4
50
Watkins, Franklin, 1959-1960
4
51
Watkins, Franklin, 1964
4
52
Watkins, Franklin, 1965-1969
4
53
Watkins, Franklin, 1971-1972
4
54
Wayne State University, 1955-1963
4
55
Weeks, Edward L.; Weitzner, Julius H.; Weitzner, Nicholas H.; Wenger, Joseph, 1959-1963
4
56
Westmoreland County Museum (Greensburg, Pennsylvania), 1958
4
57
Weyhe, Inc. (E. Weyhe); Wheaton, Mrs. Arvin L., 1960-1964
4
58
White House, 1961-1965
4
59
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1953-1956
4
60
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1957-1959
4
61
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1960-1963
4
62
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1964-1965
4
63
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1959-1963
4
64
Wickersham Gallery, Inc., 1960-1961
4
65
Wildenstein and Co., Inc.; Wilder, Isabel; Wilkins, Thurman, 1954-1965
4
66
Willard Gallery; Williams, G. Mennen; Williams, Thomas and Constance; Willistead Art Gallery (Windsor, Ontario), 1956-1965
4
67
Willis, Mrs. Charles F., Jr.; Wiloughby, Howard; Wilmerding, John, 1958-1964
4
68
Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, 1960-1961
4
69
Windsor Art Association; Winkelman, Peggy; Winkelman, Beryl; Winston, Harry and Lydia, 1956-1963
4
70
Winterthur Museum, 1956-1962
4
71
Winterthur Museum, 1963
4
72
Winterthur Museum, 1964-1965
4
73
Wisconsin Society for Jewish Learning; University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; University of Wisconsin Press (Madison), 1958-1965
4
74
WJR (Radio Station); WNET (Television Station), 1961
4
75
Women's American ORT (Organization for Rehabilitation through Training), 1955-1959
4
76
Women's City Club of Detroit; Wood, Sara; Woodward Foundation, 1953-1965
4
77
Worcester Art Museum, 1959-1960
4
78
World House Galleries Corp.; Wunsch, Eric M.; WXYZ (Television Station), 1961-1962
4
79
Yale University Art Gallery; Yamasaki, Minoru; Year Pictorial Publications; YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit, 1956-1965
4
80
Zabriskie Gallery; Zeckendorf; Zellman, Lillian; Zeri, Federico, 1959-1965
4
81
Zorach, William, 1960
4
82
Oversized Color Proof of Hot September Wind by Charles Burchfield, 1953
Oversized material scanned with Box 1, Folder 92
7
1

Series 3: Autograph Letters , 1837-1942
4 Folders
Box 4

Autograph letters purchased by the Fleischmans include letters written by artists Washington Allston, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and John Taylor Arms.
Materials are arranged chronologically.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Letter from Washington Allston to Thomas Sully, 1837
4
83
Letters from Aunt Harriet to Mary, 1863
4
84
Letter from Albert Pinkham Ryder to Charlie, 1903
4
85
Letter from John Taylor Arms to Cora McDevitt Nelson, 1942
4
86

Series 4: Exhibition Files , 1953-1960
0.5 Linear feet
Boxes 4-5, 7

Exhibition files contain letters, notes, printed material, and photographs concerning various exhibitions of art work from the Fleischmans' collection. The file for the exhibition touring Central and South America contains letters, clippings, exhibition catalogs, and photographs from Mexico, Cuba, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, and Brazil, as well as a presentation scrapbook containing congratulatory letters to the Fleischmans from Charles Burchfield, Charles Culver, Philip Evergood, Edward Hopper, Hughie Lee-Smith, Jacques Lipchitz, Walter Midener, Guy Palazzola, Abraham Rattner, Constance Richardson, Sarkis Sarkisian, and Franklin Watkins.
Materials are arranged chronologically.
This bulk of this series has been scanned. Duplicates have not been scanned. In some cases, only the covers and title pages of publications have been scanned.
Description Container Select
Exhibition Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Fleischman Collection of American Paintings at the University of Michigan Museum of Art at Ann Arbor, 1953
4
87
Exhibition Selections from the Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Collection of American Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1955
4
88
Touring Exhibition of the Fleischman Collection in Central and South America, 1956-1957
Presentation Scrapbook, 1956-1960
Oversized material housed in Box 7.
4
89
Presentation Scrapbook, 1956-1960
4
90
Presentation Scrapbook, 1956-1960
4
91
Mexico (scrapbook, clippings, photographs), 1956-1957
4
92
Mexico (scrapbook, clippings, photographs), 1956-1957
4
93
Mexico (scrapbook, clippings, photographs), 1956-1957
4
94
Cuba (correspondence, catalog, scrapbook), 1956-1957
4
95
Cuba (correspondence, catalog, scrapbook), 1956-1957
4
96
Ecuador (correspondence, scrapbook), 1956-1957
4
97
Ecuador (correspondence, scrapbook), 1956-1957
4
98
Ecuador (clippings, catalog, photographs), 1956-1957
4
99
Ecuador (clippings, catalog, photographs), 1956-1957
4
100
Ecuador (clippings, catalog, photographs), 1956-1957
4
101
Venezuela (correspondence, scrapbook, catalog), 1956-1957
4
102
Venezuela (correspondence, scrapbook, catalog), 1956-1957
4
103
Colombia (correspondence, scrapbook, clippings), 1956-1957
4
104
Colombia (correspondence, scrapbook, clippings), 1956-1957
4
105
Colombia (correspondence, scrapbook, clippings), 1956-1957
4
106
Touring Exhibition of the Fleischman Collection in Central and South America, 1956-1957
Peru (correspondence, photograph, clippings), 1956-1957
5
1
Chile (correspondence, photographs, clippings, catalogs), 1956-1957
5
2
Chile (correspondence, photographs, clippings, catalogs), 1956-1957
5
3
Chile (correspondence, photographs, clippings, catalogs), 1956-1957
5
4
Uruguay (scrapbook), 1956-1957
5
5
Brazil (correspondence, notes, clippings, catalogs), 1956-1957
5
6
Brazil (correspondence, notes, clippings, catalogs), 1956-1957
5
7
Miscellaneous Catalogs, 1956-1957
5
8
Miscellaneous Catalogs, 1956-1957
5
9
Miscellaneous Catalogs (duplicates), 1956-1957
5
10
Touring Exhibition of the Fleischman Collection in Greece, Israel, and Russia, 1957-1958
Press Clippings, 1956-1957
5
11
Greece, 1956-1957
5
12
Israel (catalog), 1956-1957
5
13
Israel (catalogs, duplicate), 1956-1957
5
14
Russia, 1956-1957
5
15
Exhibition of the Fleischman Collection in Iceland, 1959
5
16
Exhibition American Painting: 1760-1960 at the Milwaukee Art Center, 1959-1960
Correspondence, 1959-1960
5
17
Clippings, 1959-1960
5
18
Printed Material, 1959-1960
5
19
Oversized Presentation Scrapbook Cover for the Touring Exhibition of the Fleischman Collection in Central and South America, 1956
Oversized material scanned with Box 4, Folder 91.
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2

Series 5: Notes and Writings , 1957-1962
3 Folders
Box 5

Notes and writings include a typescript about artist Earl Krentzin by Lawrence Fleischman and a typescript concerning Soviet media attacks on American culture.
Materials are arranged by author.
This series has been partially scanned. Writings not authored by Fleischman have not been scanned.
Description Container Select
Typescript "Introduction to Earl Krentzin Catalog," by Lawrence Fleischman, circa 1950-1975
5
20
Typescript "Selection of Excerpts from the Soviet Press and Radio Attacking U. S. Culture", 1957
5
21
Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, 1958-1962
5
22

Series 6: Printed Material , 1935-1969
6 Folders
Boxes 5-6

Printed material includes clippings and miscellaneous catalogs not connected with the Exhibition Files series. There is also a book John Marin: The Man and his Work by E. M. Benson that was autographed by Marin to the Fleischmans in 1953.
Materials are arranged by document type.
This series has been partially scanned. The book by E. M. Benson and the catalog Books on Art in the United States have not been scanned. Only the covers and title pages of miscellaneous exhibition catalogs have been scanned.
Description Container Select
Clippings, 1955-1959
5
23
Clippings, 1960-1969
5
24
Miscellaneous Exhibition Catalogs, circa 1950-1960
5
25
Miscellaneous Exhibition Catalogs, 1958-1963
5
26
Book John Marin: The Man and his Work by E. M. Benson, 1935
6
1
Catalog Books on Art in the United States, 1958
6
2

Series 7: Photographs , 1953-1965
13 Folders
Box 6

Photographs include portrait photographs of Lawrence Fleischman, photographs of the Fleischmans with colleagues, and photographs of art work from the Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Collection. There are also photographs of Truman and Grace Bailey in their studio and a copy photograph of Thomas Eakins as a boy.
Materials are arranged by subject and document type.
This series has been partially scanned. Photographs of works of art have not been scanned.
Description Container Select
Portrait Photographs of Lawrence Fleischman, 1962
6
3
Photographs of Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman with Colleagues, 1953-1965
6
4
Photographs of Truman and Grace Bailey in their Lima, Peru Studio, circa 1950-1965
6
5
Copy Photograph of Thomas Eakins as a Boy, circa 1950-1970
6
6
Photographs of Art Work in the Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Collection, circa 1950-1970
6
7-9
Photographs of Art Work in the Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Collection, circa 1950-1970
6
10-12
Photographs of Art Work in the Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Collection, circa 1950-1970
6
13-15

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