Alexander Dorner papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dornalex
Creators:
Dorner, Alexander, 1893-1957
Dates:
1938-1955
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence about his naturalization as a U.S. citizen; clippings as director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design; R.I.S.D. Bulletins; Bennington College Quarterly; and exhibition articles.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian. Dorner emigrated from Germany to the U.S. and became director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972-1973 by Lydia Dorner, relative of Alexander Dorner.

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.

Related Materials
Papers of Alexander Dorner, 1834-1985, are also located at the Harvard Art Museums Archives.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art historians -- Rhode Island -- Providence Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- Rhode Island -- Providence Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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