A Finding Aid to the Beauford Delaney Letter to Charles Nagel, 1967 February 16, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.delabeau
Creators:
Delaney, Beauford, 1901-
Dates:
1967 February 16
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
Repository:
Found here is one letter to museum director Charles Nagel written by artist Beauford Delaney, dated February 16th, 1967. In this letter, Beauford Delaney thanks Charles Nagel for his kindness to artists. Delaney also mentions Madame Breeskin [Adelyn Breeskin].

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Found here is one letter to museum director Charles Nagel written by artist Beauford Delaney, dated February 16th, 1967. In this letter, Beauford Delaney thanks Charles Nagel for his kindness to artists. Delaney also mentions Madame Breeskin [Adelyn Breeskin].

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Beauford Delaney (1901-1979) was an African American painter known for his association with the Harlem Renaissance and his works in abstract expressionism after his move to Paris in 1953. Charles Nagel, Jr. (1899-1922) was an architect and museum director.

Administration
Author
Jayna M. Josefson
Sponsor
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Henry Luce Foundation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred in 2005 from Smithsonian American Art Museum. Provenance unknown.
Processing Information
Beauford Delaney letter to Charles Nagel, 1967 February 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2021.

Using the Collection
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Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- France -- Paris Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Expatriate artists -- France -- Paris Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nagel, Charles, 1899-1992 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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