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Robert M. Frash papers relating to Loren MacIver, 1937-1982

Frash, Robert M., 1913-

Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 0.8 Linear feet

Summary: Correspondence with MacIver; photographs of MacIver's paintings; writings and notes, including texts for Frash's catalog of MacIver; business records with numerous galleries and individuals; exhibition catalogs and announcements; reviews and articles about MacIver; a tape recording containing commentary by Frash on some of MacIver's works; and miscellaneous printed material.
Also, 12 letters, 1969-1979 from Adelyn Breeskin and an unpublished manuscript by Breeskin on MacIver's work, 36 p., annotated by MacIver. The text was to serve as an introduction to a book on MacIver.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian; Newport Beach, Calif. Interested in painter Loren MacIver. In 1983 Frash curated the exhibition "Five Decades: Loren MacIver" at the Newport Harbor Art Museum.


Donated 1983 by Robert Frash.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Reviews and articles about MacIver are photocopies.

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. Frash papers relating to Loren MacIver, 1937-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.