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Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston papers, 1900-1965 and [undated]

Winston, Lydia, 1897-1989



Collection Information

Size: 7 Linear feet, (on 9 microfilm reels)

Summary: Records of the Winston collection of contemporary American and European art; and a copy of the catalog of the Winston collection.
REELS D214-D221: Correspondence with museums, dealers and artists; a card file on artists in the Winston collection, giving biographical and bibliographic information; photographs; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and articles on the artists. Among the correspondents are Alexander Calder, Josef Albers, Alfred Steiglitz, Giacomo Balla, and Umberto Boccioni.
REEL 3482: A copy of the catalog of the Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection, 152 p.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collectors; Birmingham, Michigan. The collection is mainly focused on the Futurists and their successors.


Material on reels D214-D221 lent for microfilming 1966; material on reel 3482 donated 1973 by Lydia Winston Malbin.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reels D214-D221: Originals returned to Lydia Winston Malbin after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels D214-D221 & 3482 available for use 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

Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston papers, 1900-1965 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.