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Leslie Barrett papers, 1962-2006

Barrett, Leslie K., 1919-

Collector, Actor

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 linear ft.

Summary: Writings by Barrett on painter and printmaker Herman Rose; subject files; correspondence, photographs and negatives, printed material and exhibition announcements. Writings by Barrett on Rose are also compiled as Volumes X through XV of "Herman Rose: A Portrait," containing notes, letters, and photographs. Also related to Rose are correspondence, 1983-1986 and undated; clippings; and exhibition announcements, 1966-2006, including a review of Rose's 1966 exhibition at the University of Virginia, which mentions a portrait of Barrett.

Also included are correspondence, 1962-2006 with Rani Carson, Mark Clarke, Nicolas Evans-Cato, Mary Frank, Miriam Kley, and Morgan Taylor, as well as copies of corresponding outgoing letters from Barrett; subject files on Mark Clarke and Jean Marvell; and photographs and negatives of works of art, the Herman Rose exhibit at the Fischbach Gallery, Mary Frank, Tom Wesselmann, Mark Clarke and Morgan Taylor.

Biographical/Historical Note

Leslie Barrett (1919-2010) was a collector and retired actor in New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated by Leslie Barrett, 1974 through 2003.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Leslie Barrett papers, 1962-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.