Archives of American Art

Bruce M. Donaldson letters from Gari Melchers

Collection ID:
Donaldson, Bruce M., d. 1940
Melchers, Gari, 1860-1932
1928 May 9 and May 22
Physical Description:
2 Items
(on one partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two letters from Gari Melchers to Donaldson. Melchers discusses the "problems of the placing of the large historical picture in the Clements Library (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Donaldson was the chairman of the Art History Department at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His father, John Donaldson (1854-1941) was a Detroit architect, who was a friend of - and painted by - Gari Melchers.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3134 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1969 by Mrs. Cameron Haight, relationship to Bruce M. Donaldson is not known.

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.

Repository Contact
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