Virginia Drury papers relating to Carl Nelson

Collection ID:
Drury, Virginia
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, biographical material, and photographs documenting artist Carl Nelson's relationship with Virginia Drury and the Virginia Drury Gallery.
Scope and Contents
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Drury and Nelson pertaining to the sale Carl Nelson's artwork through Virginia Drury's gallery; however, other letters are more friendly and personal in nature. Biographical material in the collection consists of Nelson's resumes. Also included are three photographs of Nelson's paintings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Virginia Drury was an art dealer and gallery owner in Cambridge, Mass.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2011 by Dr. Reinier Beeuwkes III, Virginia Drury's grandson.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art dealers -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia Drury Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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