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Richard Guggenheimer papers, 1925-1974

Guggenheimer, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1906-1977



Collection Information

Size: 5 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: UNMICROFILMED: Letters; writings, including articles, notes, and manuscripts of "New Dimensions of Destiny," "Sight and Insight," "Creative Vision," and others; diaries; sketchbooks; photographs; and printed material.
REEL 4519: 21 letters from Etta Cone, 1933-1934, two from Guggenheimer to Etta Cone, 1934 and 1949, and four from other members of the Cone family to Guggenheimer, 1931-1937. The letters reflect Etta's collecting, social, and business activities, her travel plans, her poor health, and her support of Guggenheimer's painting career. (Guggenheimer's replies are part of Etta and Claribel Cone papers on AAA microfilm reels 3807-3812).

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, writer; New York, N.Y; cousin of art collector, Etta Cone.


Unmicrofilmed material donated 1975 by Guggenheimer. Positive copy of microfilm donated 1991 by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Walter Clinton Jackson Library, Department of Special Collections.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 4519: Originals and master negative in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Walter Clinton Jackson Library, Special Collections.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4519 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

Richard Guggenheimer papers, 1925-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.