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Robert M. Doty papers, 1913-1992, (bulk 1951-1992)

Robert M. Doty papers, 1913-1992, (bulk 1951-1992)

Doty, Robert M.

Curator, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: ca. 1.4 linear ft.

Summary: Primarily artist and exhibition files containing correspondence, writings, exhibition and printed material (including a 1913 exhibition catalog), photographs, transparencies, slides, lists of works, notes, and copies of funding proposals. Also included are personal correspondence and writings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Administrator, curator; New Hampshire, Ohio, New York, Connecticut. Born 1933. Died 1992. 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.

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

Robert M. Doty papers, 1913-1992, (bulk 1951-1992). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.