California Palace of the Legion of Honor records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.calipala
Creators:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
Dates:
1910-1945
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Reels
ca. 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence of the museum's founder Alma de Bretteville Spreckels, with her family, artists, sellers, dealers, museum directors, and others, including Alfredo Barsanti, Lida J. Hahn, Walter Heil, Thomas Carr Howe, Louis Kronberg, Jermayne MacAgy, Lloyd LaPage Rollins, Ralph Stackpole, and others; a scrapbook, 1923-1924; an auction catalog for the Claus A. Spreckels collection; a postcard album; transcript of a speech about the Legion of Honor; 215 photographs of Spreckels, her family, friends, and works of art, the National Sculpture Society exhibition, 1929, and Rodin sculpture in the Spreckels collections; registrarial receipts, 1924-1931; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art museum; San Francisco, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2682-2683 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Citation
California Palace of the Legion of Honor records. Owned by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patrons -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- California Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hahn, Lida J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heil, Walter, 1890-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kronberg, Louis, 1872-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
MacAgy, Jermayne, 1914-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rollins, Lloyd LaPage Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barsanti, Alfredo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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