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William H. Elsner papers relating to Arthur Wesley Dow, 1976

Elsner, William H.

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 20 Items, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: REEL 3620: Eighteen color photographs of Dow's works of art executed between 1888 and 1910. REEL 2803: a letter from Frederick C. Moffatt, guest director - Dow Project, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution; and a letter from Rudolph Shaeffer, director of the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design, to Moffatt.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum administrator (San Francisco, Calif.)


Donated 1981 by William H. Elsner.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2803 and 3620 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letter from Rudolph Schaeffer is a photocopy.

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 H. Elsner papers relating to Arthur Wesley Dow, 1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.