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Watson-Guptill Publications letters, 1948-1955

Watson-Guptill Publications (New York, N.Y.)


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Items, linear f. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Mostly letters to Arthur L. Guptill, director of publications, from authors seeking a publisher for various types of art books, as well as letters from business associates and persons requesting information or commenting about art books, techniques, schools, AMERICAN ARTIST magazine, the American Amateur Artists Association, and other topics.

Biographical/Historical Note

Publishing house; New York, N.Y. Specialized in art related books, as well as the journal AMERICAN ARTIST.


Donated 1956 by Leighton Guptill, Arthur L. Guptill's son. Much of the firm's files were discarded after Guptill's death.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 30 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

Watson-Guptill Publications letters, 1948-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.