Fred and Adelaide Morris Gardner papers

Collection ID:
Gardner, Fred, 1880-1952
Gardner, Adelaide Morris, 1898-1983
Physical Description:
1.6 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Resumes and biographical documents; correspondence, 1926-1978, including a letter from John Sloan and Christmas cards from artists; photographs of the Gardners and their work; prints by Adelaide, and drawings and sketchbooks by Adelaide and Fred; Adelaide's diaries, 1959, 1961-1962; writings; price lists; scrapbooks of clippings, photographs, autographs, poetry and memorabilia; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; articles; and price lists and appraisals.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painters; New York, N.Y. and Spring Valley, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3346-3348 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
John Sloan letter and 21 photographs: Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Robert Ehlers, the Gardner's nephew, 1981, except for one letter from John Sloan and 22 photographs, which were lent. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project, 1981.

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.

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Repository Contact
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