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Richard Florsheim Art Fund records, 1990-2003

Richard Florsheim Art Fund


Collection Information

Size: 15.0 linear ft.

Summary: Files concerning more than 300 grant recipients of the Richard Florsheim Art Fund, arranged alphabetically, containing correspondence, grant proposals, biographies, sildes or reproductions of works of art, catalogs, and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art organization; Tampa, Fla. Established 1989 in the will of artist Richard Floresheim (1916-1979), to support living American artists, age 60 or older, by funding exhibitions that included the publication of a substansive catalogs and by purchasing works for the collections of nonprofit institutuions.


Donated 2004 by the Richard Florsheim Art Fund via August L. Freundlich, president of the Richard Florsheim Art Fund.

How to Use This Collection

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

Richard Florsheim Art Fund records, 1990-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.