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Los Angeles County Museum correspondence with artists, 1917-1938

Los Angeles County Museum


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (104 items)

Summary: Correspondence of Los Angeles County Museum directors William A. Bryan and Frank S. Daggett, and their assistants Louise Upton, Mary Marsh, and Helen Wood, with artists Andrew Dasburg, Robert Henri, Dana Bartlett, Guy Rose, Carl Oscar Borg and others. The letters relate to exhibitions, artists' visits, thank you and congratulatory notes, and specific paintings loaned or sold to the museum.


Donated in 1986 by Joseph Moure, and art historian and collector, who purchased the letters from a bookseller.

Language Note

English .

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

Los Angeles County Museum correspondence with artists, 1917-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.