William Germain Dooley papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.doolwill
Creators:
Dooley, William Germain, 1904-1975
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Fogg Art Museum
Dates:
1925-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; correspondence with friends and colleagues, including Charles W. Green, Marsden Hartley, Homer Eaton Keyes, John Kieran, Ruth Webb Lee, James Roosevelt, Francis Henry Taylor, Bradford Washburn and others; subject files, including one on Castano Galleries in Boston; lecture notes; writings, including typescripts and drafts for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Fogg Museum, and the Christian Science Monitor; a typescript of an article by James Duncan Phillips; printed materials; photographs of Dooley and of the U.S. Army's recovery of art objects form the Berlin Museum in 1945; and ephemera.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art critic, writer and educator; Cambridge, Mass. Was the associate editor and art critic for the Boston Transcript; wrote extensively for other publications. Headed the Division of Education at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and founded the Pewter Collectors Society.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975 and 1981 by Mrs. William G. Dooley.

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
Christian Science monitor Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art critics -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- Massachusetts -- Boston Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums, University and college -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Massachusetts -- Boston Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Francis Henry, 1903-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washburn, Bradford, 1910- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Green, Charles W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keyes, Homer Eaton, 1875-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kieran, John, 1892- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lee, Ruth Webb, 1894- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Phillips, James Duncan, b. 1876 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roosevelt, James, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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