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Peter Howard Selz papers, 1929-2014, bulk 1950-2005 bulk 1950-2005

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Series 8: Personal Business Records , 1929-2011
1.2 Linear feet
Box 28-29, OV 36, Box 38

The bulk of the personal business records are related to the "Matter of Rothko," Kate Rothko's legal case against Marlborough Gallery, Inc. Also included in this series are assorted personal documents such as Peter Selz's school transcripts; designs for his Regal Street home in California; correspondence and photocopies related to Freedom of Information-Privacy Act requests for FBI files; bequests; royalty statements; estate papers for a relative; charitable donations; material related to the purchase and donation of artwork; and a selected bibliography and exhibition history.
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"Matter of Rothko" Lawsuit
Transcript of Peter Selz Testimony, 1974
28
1
Transcript of Spencer A. Samuels Testimony, 1974
28
2-3
Transcript of Peter Selz Testimony, 1974
28
4-5
Lawrence Fleischman and Klaus Perls Depositions, 1974
28
6
Notes, circa 1974
28
7
Correspondence, 1974-1977
28
8
Appraisals B1.70-1312.69, 1970-1972
28
9
Appraisals 5003.63-6020.23, 1970-1972
28
10-12
"Comparison of Heller's Evaluations and Actual Sales of Paintings", circa 1974
28
13-15
Price List for Paintings in European Traveling Retrospective, 1971-1972
28
16
Sales List of Rothko Paintings, 1974
28
17
Sales List of Rothko "Paper in Order of Size", 1974
28
18
Sales List of Oils on Canvas, circa 1974
28
19
"Mark Rothko: Ten Major Works" Exhibition Catalog, 1974
28
20
Photocopy of German Rothko Exhibition Catalog, 1974
28
21
Clippings, 1961-1978
28
22-23
Oliver Wick Correspondence, 2000-2008
28
24
Peter Selz School Transcripts, 1929-1939
28
25
861 Regal Road Property, 1964-1994
Oversized material housed in OV 36.
28
26-29
Correspondence and Photocopies Regarding Freedom of Information-Privacy Act Requests for FBI Files, 1982-1985
38
8
Art Library Bequest to M. H. de Young Museum, 1996-2001
28
30
Art Institute of Chicago Bequests, 1996
28
31
Estate of Paul H. Weil, 2002-2005
29
1
University of California Press Royalty Statements, 2002-2011
29
2
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Charitable Donations, 2004-2006, 2013
38
9
Material Related to Purchase and Donation of Ciel Bergman Works of Art, 2005-2014
38
10
Peter Selz Bibliography and Selected Exhibition History, circa 2011
38
11
Oversized Regal Road Plans from Box 28, Folder 26, circa 1966
OV 36

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