Theodore Brenson papers

Collection ID:
Brenson, Theodore, 1893-1959
Some of the letters are in French.
Physical Description:
406 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, mostly personal; catalogues and announcements; clippings; lecture and teaching materials, poetry and other writings; biographical material; and miscellany. Among the correspondents are Louis Bromfield, Fitz Roy Barrington, Carol Janeway, Joseph Lacasse, Hannah Weber Sachs, Albert Reese, Joop Sanders, Jerome Melquist, and Howard Conant.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator, etcher, painter, writer, teacher, and lecturer (New York City). Born in Latvia, Brenson authored and illustrated books on European travel, art, and education. In addition, he contributed to national magazines and taught at the College of Wooster in Ohio.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 848 thorugh 849 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1959-1960 by Mrs. Theodore Brenson, widow of Brenson.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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.

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Repository Contact
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