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Robert Reiss papers relating to Sarah Freedman McPherson, 1924-1980

Reiss, Robert



Collection Information

Size: 8 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Papers collected by Reiss while preparing a retrospective exhibition at the Monhegan (Maine) Museum on his grandmother, Sarah Freedman McPherson. Included are biographical material on McPherson; published and unpublished writings about McPherson by Barbara Deming, Michael Loew, James McKinnell, Walter Pach, Anne Poor, Arthur Sainer, and B.F. Skinner; a typescript of a memorial address, "Sarah McPherson 1895-1978, A Remembrance," by Reiss; and a photograph of McPherson.

Biographical/Historical Note

Reiss is a professor at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, N.Y. His grandmother, Sarah Freedman McPherson, was a painter and art instructor, New York City.


Donated 1980 by Robert Reiss.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3470 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

All photocopies.

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

Robert Reiss papers relating to Sarah Freedman McPherson, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.