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William H. Holston papers, 1915-1964

Holston, William H., 1880-1963



Collection Information

Size: 100 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, notebooks, recollections, photographs, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Holston was an art dealer who acted as the American representative for the Paris art firm Durand-Ruel. He was instrumental in the selling of Impressionist paintings to such collectors as Duncan Phillips and Albert C. Barnes. Later, he opened the Holston Gallery at 19 East 57th Street in New York City.


Lent for microfilming 1964 by William Holston's widow.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. William Holston, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll D169 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

William H. Holston papers, 1915-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.