Leslie Barrett papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.barrlesl
Creators:
Barrett, Leslie K. (Leslie Klein), 1919-2010
Dates:
1962-2006
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Writings by Barrett on painter and printmaker Herman Rose; subject files; correspondence, photographs and negatives, printed material and exhibition announcements. Writings by Barrett on Rose are also compiled as Volumes X through XV of "Herman Rose: A Portrait," containing notes, letters, and photographs. Also related to Rose are correspondence, 1983-1986 and undated; clippings; and exhibition announcements, 1966-2006, including a review of Rose's 1966 exhibition at the University of Virginia, which mentions a portrait of Barrett.
Scope and Contents
Also included are correspondence, 1962-2006 with Rani Carson, Mark Clarke, Nicolas Evans-Cato, Mary Frank, Miriam Kley, and Morgan Taylor, as well as copies of corresponding outgoing letters from Barrett; subject files on Mark Clarke and Jean Marvell; and photographs and negatives of works of art, the Herman Rose exhibit at the Fischbach Gallery, Mary Frank, Tom Wesselmann, Mark Clarke and Morgan Taylor.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leslie Barrett (1919-2010) was a collector and retired actor in New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Leslie Barrett, 1974 through 2003.

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
Collectors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Actors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rose, Herman Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Frank, Mary, 1933- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wesselmann, Tom, 1931-2004 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clarke, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marvell, Jean Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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