Clyde H. Burroughs letters and photographs from artists

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.burrclyd
Creators:
Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973
Dates:
1915-1937
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
23 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs of and letters from artists, and a sales catalog.
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REEL D10: A letter from Ann Arbor, Michigan painter Carlos Lopez answering Burroughs's request for information about a painting.
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REEL 1817: Six toned silver gelatin photographs taken by Frank Scott Clark, 1915, of artists Alexis Jean Fournier, Gari Melchers, Ivan Olinsky, William Ritschel, Julius Rolshoven and Paul Troubetzkoy, each inscribed to Burroughs by the artist, 1915 and 1916. [Arranged alphabetically on microfilm with other unrelated photographs in Photographs of Artists Collection Two.]
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REEL 2787: Letters from artist friends and acquaintances, including a letter from sculptor, Arthur C. Morgan, about a bust he is working on; a letter from Henry Boller Pancoast, 1925, "in receipt of your kind invitation to send my picture to Detroit for your annual exhibition," written on a card with a reproduction of a painting by Pancoast; photocopies of 11 letters received by Burroughs from Frank W. Benson, DeWitt Parshall, and William Sergeant Kendall, all regarding the exhibition of their works at the Detroit Museum of Art; and an annotated catalog of the sale of oil paintings, etchings, watercolors, and drawings belonging to Clyde Burroughs.
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REEL 3482: A letter to Burroughs from Betsy Graves Reyneau, undated and one from Isaac Rader, 1927, each giving biographical information.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Clyde Burroughs (1882-1973) was an art administrator, director, and historian from Detroit, Mich. Director of the Detroit Museum of Art which became the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1817, 2787 & 3482 available at Archives ofAmerican Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated possibly by Burroughs.

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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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum directors -- Michigan -- Detroit Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- Michigan -- Detroit Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fournier, Alexis Jean, 1865-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Melchers, Gari, 1860-1932 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Olinsky, Ivan G. (Ivan Gregorewitch), 1878-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ritschel, William, 1864-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rolshoven, Julius, 1858-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Troubetzkoy, Pierre, 1864-1936 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clark, Frank Scott, 1865-1937 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parshall, DeWitt, 1864-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rader, Isaac, 1906- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reyneau, Betsy Graves Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kendall, William Sergeant, 1869-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morgan, Arthur C., 1904- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pancoast, Henry Boller, b. 1876 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lopez, Carlos, 1908-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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