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Lee Nordness Gallery files relating to Lee Gatch, Julian Levi, and Gregorio Prestopino, 1948-1964

Lee Nordness Gallery files relating to Lee Gatch, Julian Levi, and Gregorio Prestopino, 1948-1964

Nordness Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 2 microfilm reels

Summary: Papers compiled by Nordness Gallery about the careers of Gregorio Prestopino, Julian E. Levy, and Lee Gatch, including correspondence, exhibition materials, biographical information, clippings, and photographs.

Reel N69-21: Papers relating to Gregorio Prestopino, including correspondence, catalogs, clippings and photographs.

Reel D169, frames 664-862: Papers relating to Julian E. Levi, including correspondence with Levi, correspondence about Levi; a Levi exhibition mailing list; and a scrapbook of clippings, catalogs and photographs relating to Levi exhibitions at the Nordness Gallery in the early 1960s. (Note: microfilm title is Julian Levi papers.)

Reel D169, frames 863-912: Material compiled by Nordness on painter Lee Gatch for use in ART:USA:NOW, (1962) edited by Nordness. Included are a biographical sketch of Gatch by Randolph Barr, a comment by Gatch on the aims of his art, two letters from Elsie Driggs Gatch, correspondence between Nordness and the publisher, galleries and museums, and photographs of Gatch's work.(Note: microfilm title is Lee Gatch papers.)

Provenance

This material may have been donated with other Lee Nordness business records and papers, January 21, 1976.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Nordness after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels N69-21 and D169 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Lee Nordness Gallery files relating to Lee Gatch, Julian Levi, and Gregorio Prestopino, 1948-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.