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Robert M. Doty papers, 1913-1992

Doty, Robert M.

Curator, Arts administrator

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 3.4 linear feet

Summary: The Robert M. Doty papers measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1913-1992. Included are personal and professional correspondence; writings; exhibition, project, artist and subject files; photographs, transparencies and slides; lists of works; notes; and copies of funding proposals.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Doty (1933-1993) was an arts administrator and curator in New Hampshire Doty was director of The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, N.H. (1977-1987); director and curator at the Akron Art Institute, Ohio (1974-1977); curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, N.Y. (1966-1974); assistant to the director at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. (1964-1965); assistant to the director at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1963-1964); and assistant director at the George Eastman House, Rochester, N.Y. (1956-1963).

Provenance

Donated 1994 by Joan Doty, Doty's wife and in 2018 by Paul Doty, Robert Doty's son.

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.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert M. Doty papers, 1913-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.