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Louis George Held papers, 1926-1980

Louis George Held papers, 1926-1980

Held, Louis George, 1919-

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 2.4 linear ft.

Summary: A typescript of a biography of Held by Jane Rogers, 1946; personal and business correspondence with the Butler Institute of American Art, Jane Rogers, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and others, 1946-1980; Christmas cards; an autograph album; a scrapbook, 1933-1937; handwritten memoirs; photographs, ca. 1926-1970; bills and receipts; and exhibition catalogs, clippings and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collector; New York City. Jane Rogers, sister of Leon Kroll, helped Held build up his collection. He collected mostly American art.

Provenance

Donated 1980 and 1981 by Louis George Held.

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

Louis George Held papers, 1926-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.