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Nathan Halper business records, 1952-1979

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1952-1979
1.3 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2

Correspondence is with artists, estate executors, gallery partners, collectors, galleries, and museums regarding works of art, potential and finalized sales, account balances, requests for information, and general updates. Correspondents include Milton and Sally Avery, Gandy Brodie, Victor Candell, Anthony Caro, G. Alan Chidsey (estate executor for Marsden Hartley), John Murray Cuddihy, Edwin Dickinson, Noah Goldowsky, Marsden Hartley, Hans Hoffman, Angelo Ippolito, Lester Johnson, Wolf Kahn, William King, Samuel Kootz, Marcia Marcus, Boris Margo, George McNeil, Dolores Muller (estate executor for Jan Muller), Robert W. Munford, Mrs. Elie Nadelman, Merton Simpson, David Smith, Richard Stankiewicz, Tal Streeter, Selina Trieff, William Turnbull, and Anthony Vevers. There is also significant correspondence with collectors Spencer M. Cowan, Heyward Cutting, Mrs. Herbert Lee, Alfred List, Alex B. Stone, and George L. Sturman.
Correspondence with insurance agents, shipping companies, and gallery visitors are also filed in the series. In addition, the correspondence file of Nathan Halper includes requests for loans from his personal art collection and the sale of artwork on the behalf of Dolores Muller after the closing of the HCE Gallery.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by name.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Andre Emmerich Gallery, 1959-1966
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2
Art Cart, Inc., 1962-1963
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3
Art Institute of Chicago, 1956, undated
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4
Avery, Milton and Sally, 1956-1969
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5
A, Miscellaneous, 1957-1967
Includes letters from Anne Arnold
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6
Baltimore Museum of Art, 1956-1963
1
7
Berkeley Express and Moving Co., 1955-1966
1
8
Boston Truck Co., 1957-1965
1
9
Brodie, Gandy, 1957-1962
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10
B, Miscellaneous, 1955-1961
Includes letters from William Baziotes, Henry Botkin, Anne Brigadier, Edith Bry, Jeanne Bultman, and Paul Burlin
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11
Candell, Victor, 1957-1966
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12
Caro, Anthony, 1960
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13
Chidsey, G. Alan, 1956-1961
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14
Chrysler Art Museum of Provincetown, 1964-1969
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15
Cleveland Museum of Art, 1962, undated
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16
Cowan, Spencer M., 1955-1957
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Cuddihy, John Murray, 1955-1956
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Cutting, Heyward, 1964-1967
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C, Miscellaneous, 1955-1966
Includes a letter from Calvert Coggeshall
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20
Diamond, Harold, 1957-1966
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21
Dickinson, Edwin, 1959-1969
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22
Dix, George E., 1958-1962
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Drew, Virginia Tibbetts, 1964
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D, Miscellaneous, 1959-1970
Includes letters from Nanno de Groot
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25
E and A Silberman Galleries, 1957
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26
Eastern Van Lines, 1968, undated
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27
E, Miscellaneous, 1958-1967
Includes letters from Harry Engel and Marisol Escobar
1
28
Felix Landau Gallery, 1959-1963
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29
Fontana Gallery, 1966
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30
Francis, John A., 1957-1962
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F, Miscellaneous, 1955-1967
Includes letters from John Frank
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32
Galerie Charles Lienhard, 1962-1963
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33
Goldowsky, Noah, 1962-1965
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G, Miscellaneous, 1953-1968
Includes letters from Edward Giobbi, Sidney Gordin, Adolph Gottlieb, and John Grillo
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Halper, Nathan, 1971-1979
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Hofmann, Hans, 1954-1956
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Howard Wise Gallery, 1960-1966
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H, Miscellaneous, 1963-1968
Includes letters from William Hegelheimer and Peter Hooven
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Ippolito, Angelo, 1957-1966
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40
Isaacs Gallery, 1961-1962
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I, Miscellaneous, 1960-1966
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Johnson, Lester, 1960-1965
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Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, 1960-1965
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J, Miscellaneous, 1958-1966
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Kahn, Wolf and Emily, 1957-1968
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King, William, 1958-1965
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Kirstein, Lincoln, 1957, undated
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Kootz Gallery/Samuel M. Kootz Gallery, 1953-1957
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K, Miscellaneous, 1956-1965
Includes letters from Alex Katz, Lila Katzen, Stanley Brandon Kearl, Karl Knaths, and George Koras
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50
Lannan, J. Patrick, 1959-1966
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Lariviere, Paul, 1958-1961
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Lee, Mrs. Herbert, 1960-1963
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Lehman, John E., 1960-1966
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Leo Castelli Gallery, 1960-1965
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List, Albert, 1959-1966
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L, Miscellaneous, 1953-1968
Includes a letter from Mrs. Bernard Langlais
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57
Manuel Brothers, Inc., 1964-1968
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Marcus, Marcia, 1960-1967
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Margo, Boris, 1957-1963
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Marlborough Fine Art/Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, 1960-1965
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Martha Jackson Gallery, 1962-1966
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McNeil, George, 1956-1966
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Motherwell, Robert, 1953-1961
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Muller, Dolores, 1962-1967
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Munford, Robert W., 1961-1966
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Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1966-1969
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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1965-1968
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M, Miscellaneous, 1955-1970
Includes letters from Leo Manso
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69
Nadelman, Mrs. Elie, undated, 1956
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70
New Yorker, 1953-1961
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N, Miscellaneous, 1953-1966
Includes a letter from Louise Nevelson
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Ohio State University School of Art, 1965-1967
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Orlov, Myer L., 1962-1963
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Overstreet, William G., 1966-1967
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O-P, Miscellaneous, 1952-1966
Includes letters from Felix Pasilis and Walter Pach
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76
Ross, Harold, 1965-1968
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R, Miscellaneous, 1957-1967
Includes letters from Ralph Rosenberg
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78
Schiff, Terhune and Company, 1955-1956
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1
Schwartz, Therese M., 1955-1966
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2
Sidney Janis Gallery, 1957-1959
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3
Simpson, Merton, 1959
2
4
Smith, David, 1955-1958
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5
Sofro, Louis J., 1957
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6
Staempfli Gallery, 1964-1965
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7
Stankiewicz, Richard, 1959-1964
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8
Stone, Alex B., 1960-1964
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9
Streeter, Tal, 1961-1970
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10
Sturman, George L., 1962-1966
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11
Sturman, George L., 1967-1968
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12
S, Miscellaneous, 1956-1967
Includes letters from Robert Schoelkopf, Maurice Sievan, and Robert Stanley
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13
T. Rogers and Co., 1961
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14
Terry Dintenfass, Inc., 1962-1965
2
15
Terry, Alice, 1961-1963
2
16
Trieff, Selina, 1959-1968
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17
Turnbull, William, 1960
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18
Tuton, Edward H., 1965-1966
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19
T, Miscellaneous, 1955-1963
Includes letters from Reuben Tam, Bob Thompson, and Wally Tworkov
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20
University of Massachusetts, 1968
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U, Miscellaneous, 1958-1968
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22
Vevers, Anthony, 1962-1969
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V, Miscellaneous, 1961-1968
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Waddington Galleries, 1961-1969
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Weil, George L., 1966-1967
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Wien, Sidney A., 1959
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William H. Young Insurance Agency, 1964-1967
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28
W, Miscellaneous, 1955-1970
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29
Y, Miscellaneous, 1955-1966
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30
Unidentifiable and Illegible, 1957-1968
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31

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