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Will Barnet papers, 1897

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1940-2001
3 Linear feet
Boxes 3-5, OV 12

Correspondence is primarily with Barnet's family, friends, fellow artists, and business associates discussing personal relationships, teaching and lecturing appointments, gallery sales, and exhibitions. Correspondents of note include Cameron Booth, Henry Pearson, Angelo Savelli, Harry Sternberg, Jon Von Wicht, Esther Robles Gallery, and the Waddell Gallery (formerly Grippi and Waddell). There is substantial correspondence from mentored artists Christina Bothwell, George Lloyd, and Ik-Song Jin, and contemporary artist and friend Arnold Singer. The series also includes cards with original artwork sent by Barnet's friends.
All correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent, followed by unidentified, illegible, unsigned letters, and fragments.
Description Container Select
A-Az, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
3
1-2
Allentown Art Museum, 1973-1990
3
3
American Federation of Arts, 1956-1983
3
4
Arkansas Arts Centers, 1973-1975
3
5
Arpol Travel Agency, 1970
3
6
Art Students League of New York, 1940-2001
3
7
Ascher, Mary, circa 1950-1961
3
8
ASPCA, 1978-1979
3
9
Associated American Artists, 1971-1982
3
10
B-Bz, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
3
11-13
Baranik, Rudolph and Stevens, May, 1963-1974
3
14
Barnet Family, circa 1950-2000
3
15
Barnet, Will, circa 1950-1990
3
16
Barr, Daisy, 1963-1980
3
17
Billotte, Bill, 1968-1994
3
18
Booth, Cameron, 1949-1980
3
19
Bothwell, Christina, 1980-2001
3
20-21
Boyle, Richard J., 1962-1997
3
22
Brooklyn Museum, 1955-1987
3
23
C-Cz, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
3
24-25
Century Association, 1975-1982
3
26
Cincinnati Art Museum (Boyle, Richard), 1956-1970
3
27
Columbia University (Gellhorn, Walter), 1970-1993
3
28
Committee of Religion and Art in America Inc. (Vatican), 1976
3
29
Cooper Union, 1964-1999
3
30
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1960-1968
3
31
Cornell University, 1966-1980
3
32
D, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-1999
3
33
Day, Worden, 1964-1976
3
34
Denyer, Ted, 1967-2000
3
35
E, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1999
3
36
Eastern Washington State Historical Society, 1963
3
37
Esther Robles Gallery, 1957-1963
3
38
Eyerly, Frank, 1969-1982
3
39
F, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-1999
3
40
Faiers, Edward Spencer (Ted), 1955-1978
Includes a thesis with a chapter on Barnet by Constance Wolfe.
3
41
Famous Artists Schools, 1953-1975
3
42
Farrell, James T., 1948-1949
3
43
Fisher, Ethel, 1962-1999
3
44
Ford Foundation, 1959-1974
3
45
Freeman, Mrs. Gaylord, 1980-1981
3
46
G-Gz, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
1-2
Galleria Trastevere, 1959-1961
4
3
Green, Eric, 1995-1999
4
4
Grippi and Waddell Gallery, 1965-1966
4
5
Guggenheim Museum, 1956-1987
4
6
H-Hz, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
7-8
Haass, Terry, 1964-1972
4
9
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1982-1987
4
10
Hirschl and Adler, 1975-1978
4
11
I, Miscellaneous, circa 1965-2000
4
12
Institute of Contemporary Art (Levitt, Janice), 1959-1965
4
13
J, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
14
Jin, Ik-Song, 1990-1997
4
15
K, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
16
Kane, Robert and Eva, circa 1950-1990
4
17
L, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
18
Levitt, Janice, 1957-1962
4
19
Library of Congress, 1982-1987
4
20
Lloyd, George, 1993-1998
4
21
M-Mz, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
22-23
MacDonald, Jock, 1958-1959
4
24
Mary Harriman Gallery, 1963-1964
4
25
Masurovsky, Gregory, 1987-2001
4
26
Mayer, Bena Frank, 1979-1982
4
27
Memphis Academy of Arts, 1967
4
28
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950-1987
4
29
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1954-1991
4
30
Museum of Modern Art, 1945-2000
4
31
N, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
32
National Academy of Design, 1976-1999
4
33
Neuberger Museum, 1975-1991
4
34
Nevelson, Mike, 1971-1998
4
35
Nicoll, Marion and Jim, 1957-1981
4
36
O, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
37
P, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
38
Pearson, Henry, 1960-1994
4
39
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1950-1990
4
40
Pennsylvania State University, 1964-1966
4
41
Print Club, 1952-1987
4
42
R, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
4
43
Romano, Clare and John, 1968-2001
4
44
S-Sz, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
5
1-3
Savelli, Angelo, 1959-1994
5
4-6
Scoville, Jonathan A., 1969-1976
5
7
Singer, Arnold, 1966-2000
5
8-11
Smithsonian Institution, 1967-1981
5
12
Sternberg, Harry, 1978-2000
5
13
Sullivan, Tom, 1967-1981
5
14
Syracuse University, 1964-1987
5
15
T, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
5
16
Taft, Stan, 1967-1998
5
17
U, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
5
18
U.S. Department of State, 1967-1968
5
19
University of Minnesota (Boyce, William), 1958-1984
5
20
University of Notre Dame, 1963-1967
5
21
V, Miscellaneous, circa 1955-1999
5
22
Vogel, Dorothy and Herb, 1976-1995
5
23
Von Wicht, John, 1946-1972
5
24
Vranesh, George, 1962-1998
5
25
W, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
5
26
Waddell Gallery, 1966-1975
5
27
Wechsler, Elaine, 1989-1999
5
28
White House, 1962-1993
5
29
Whitney Museum, 1940-1993
5
30
Wichita State University, 1971-1975
5
31
Wingate, George, 1979-2001
5
32
Woodward, Hildegard, 1971-1972
5
33
X-Z, Miscellaneous, circa 1950-2000
5
34
Zutrau, Ed, 1959-1963
5
35
Cards, Birthday, circa 1990-2000
5
36
Cards, Original Artwork, circa 1970-1999
Oversized material housed in OV 12.
5
37
Unknown and Illegible, circa 1950-2000
5
38
Oversized Cards, Original Artwork from Box 5, Folder 37, circa 1970-1999
OV 12

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