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Ruth O'Hara papers concerning her print collection, 1912-1951

Ruth O'Hara papers concerning her print collection, 1912-1951

O'Hara, Ruth

Dealer

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters to Mrs. Louis Lowison from the firm of Robert Mussmann; letters from Robert Vonnoh and Harry Wicky; a letter to Adele Buckalter from John Taylor Arms; an auction sale receipt from The Walpole Galleries for prints bought by Mrs. Lowinson, mentioning bids for the same prints by Franklin Delano Roosevelt; priced auction and exhibition catalogs for The Walpole Galleries, Rains Galleries, Plaza Art Auction Galleries, Inc., Ernest Roth, and others; a photograph of Kerr Eby, John Taylor Arms and Mrs. Hay; and clippings and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art dealer; New York City. Operated Ruth O'Hara Fine Art, 61 East 77th Street, New York City.

Provenance

Given by Ruth O'Hara through Kathleen Curley, 1982.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2520 available 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

Ruth O'Hara papers concerning her print collection, 1912-1951. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.