Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.aldrlarr
Creators:
Aldrich, Larry
Dates:
1949-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
630 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, 1953-1973, with the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art regarding, among other topics, purchase funds established for each museum by the Larry L. Aldrich Foundation, Inc., including lists of works of art approved for acquisition, and invoices; correspondence regarding Aldrich's private collection, including purchase invoices and cancelled checks, shipping and loan paperwork, and information on works from the collection consigned for sale at auction in 1963; printed material and exhibition catalogs from the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1964-1971; and 9 photographs, including works from Aldrich's private collection (2 photographs), works acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (4 photographs), and 4 views of the Aldrich Museum.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collector; New York, N.Y.; b. 1906; d. 2001

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972-1973 by Larry Aldrich.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art patronage Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Endowments Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art museums -- Connecticut -- Ridgefield Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Larry L. Aldrich Foundation, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitney Museum of American Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art (Ridgefield, Conn.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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