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A Finding Aid to the Waddell Gallery records, 1961-1978

Waddell Gallery records, 1961-1978

Waddell Gallery

Collection Information

Size: 6.5 linear feet

Summary: The records of the Waddell Gallery, a contemporary art gallery that was located in New York City, date from 1961 to 1978 and measure 6.5 linear feet. The records include administrative files, correspondence, artists' files, and sales and stock records.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Waddell Gallery was established in 1963 by Richard Hughes Waddell in New York City, New York. Established and operated by Richard Waddell, circa 1963-1973. The gallery represented contemporary American and European artists, and was located at 15 East 57th Street and later at 50 West 57th.

Provenance

The Waddell Gallery records were donated in 1977 by the Estate of Richard Waddell, through Richard's father, Chauncey L. Waddell and brother, Theodore Waddell and in 1986 by Louise Tolliver Deutschman, former director of the gallery.

Funding

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.