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Sidney S. Lawrence letters from Abram Lerner, 1985-2006

Lawrence, Sidney Smith, 1948-

Curator, Painter, Author, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 11 Items

Summary: Eleven letters from Abram Lerner, Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), Smithsonian Institution, to Sidney S. Lawrence. Letters are personal in nature and were written after Lerner's appointment with the Smithsonian Institution. Individuals mentioned are Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley, and artists Larry Rivers, Jacob Kainen, Catherine Murphy, Romare Bearden, and Wayne Thiebaud, among others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sidney S. Lawrence (1948- ) was Head of Public Affairs, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.


Donated 2010 by Sidney S. Lawrence, former Head of Public Affairs, Hirshsorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Sidney S. Lawrence letters from Abram Lerner, 1985-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.