Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.browbyro
Creators:
Browne, Byron, 1907-1961
Dates:
1930-1963
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.9 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs of Browne and his works of art; biographical material; business and financial records, including check stubs, financial records kept for income tax purposes, income tax records, payroll slips, bills and receipts; a eulogy by Joseph Solman; gallery literature; exhibition catalogs, announcements, and brochures; correspondence, including letters regarding a lottery to help Browne after his heart attack in 1952; greeting cards, letters of condolence and business letters; 19 slides of his work; a drawing by Browne; teaching charts for his classes at the Art Students League and New York University; and printed material, including clippings and other miscellaneous materials. A brief motion picture film clip of Browne working is also found.
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include John von Wicht, James Michener, Abraham Rattner, Yasuo Kunioshi, Robert Gwathmey, and Edith Lowenthal.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, sculptor, educator; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass. Was Married to Rosalind Bengelsdorf Browne, painter, art critic and educator.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 97 and NBB 1-NBB 2 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel NBB 1-NBB 2: Originals returned to Rosalind Bengelsdorf Browne after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent and donated 1963-1978 by Rosalind Bengelsdorf Browne, widow of Byron Browne.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rattner, Abraham Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Solman, Joseph, 1909-2008 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gwathmey, Robert, 1903-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lowenthal, Edith Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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