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William Bostick letters, 1947-1956

Bostick, William A., 1913-2007

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 6 Items, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Letters to Bostick as Secretary of the Detroit Institute of Arts.
REEL D8, fr.525: A letter from Charles Culver, November 8, 1955, regarding his gift to the DIA of a Robert Dick painting "Moonlight," and offering biographical information and reminiscences on Dick as well as his own painting.
REEL D9, fr. 637: A letter from Paul McPharlin 1947 Oct. 1, mentioning a book design.
REEL D10: Three letters from Abraham Rattner, October 1955, regarding Rattner's work as a juror for a show at the DIA; a letter from Irene Jungwirth, Dec. 1955, in which she discusses her work and thanks Bostick for his support; and a letter, March 1956, from Zubel Kachadoorian telling Bostick of his "Rome Academy Grant."

Biographical/Historical Note

Born 1913. Art museum administrator; Detroit, Michigan. Bostick served as the Secretary of the Detroit Institute of Arts.


Donated 1954-1956 by Bostick.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels D8-D10 available for use 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

William Bostick letters, 1947-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.