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Ninfa Valvo papers regarding the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1930-1973

Valvo, Ninfa, 1900-1993

Art museum curator

Collection Information

Size: 2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of curator Ninfa Valvo regarding the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum measure 2 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1973. The papers mostly consist of material related to the de Young Museum in the form of administration records, photographs of exhibition installations and artwork, and museum programs and calendars.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ninfa Valvo (1900-1993) was the curator of painting and sculpture at the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco, California, from 1931 to 1965. The de Young Museum is one of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Provenance

The papers regarding the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum were donated by Ninfa Valvo in 1975.