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Lois Dailey Orswell letters from Curt Valentin and Richard Stankiewicz, 1945-1959

Lois Dailey Orswell letters from Curt Valentin and Richard Stankiewicz, 1945-1959

Orswell, Lois Dailey, 1904-1998

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 28 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: 22 letters and postcards from Curt Valentin, written from Europe and New York City, regarding buying trips and suggesting purchases; and six letters from Richard Stankiewicz, regarding his sculpture, his studio, working on drawings, and planning a dinner with Orswell.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lois Dailey Orswell (1904-1998) was an art collector from Narragansett, R.I.

Provenance

The donor, Wolfgang Freitag Bafflin of the Fine Arts Library of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, acted as liason between Orswell and the Archives of American Art.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3161 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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

Lois Dailey Orswell letters from Curt Valentin and Richard Stankiewicz, 1945-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.