Leah Curtiss-Gould papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.curtleah
Creators:
Curtiss-Gould, Leah, 1893-1979
Dates:
1918-1985
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
200 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of Leah Curtiss-Gould relate primarily to silversmith Arthur J. Stone, his company of silversmiths, Stone Associates, and their business relationship with the Curtiss Gallery.
Scope and Contents
Included are: biographical material, 1985, relating to Leah Curtiss-Gould; correspondence, 1973-1977; printed material, 1918-1973; 27 photographs of Stone Associates silversmiths; 14 drawings, 1930s-1960s, of articles of silverware; and miscellaneous notes, 1978.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art dealer; New York, N.Y. and Connecticut. Curtiss-Gould was a dealer in Stone silver from ca. 1936-1975. During the period 1936-1950, she worked in a shop, Portraits, Inc., in New York City where Stone silver was sold. Eventually, she opened her own business in Connecticut, the Curtiss Gallery, and sold it in 1970.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor of these papers, Nicole Meek, was one of the investors in Curtiss-Gould's business.

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
Silverwork -- Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women art dealers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Silversmiths -- Massachusetts -- Gardner Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stone, Arthur J., 1847-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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