Gump's Gallery records

Collection ID:
Gump's Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)
Physical Description:
12 Volumes
(on 4 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL 1272: Three albums containing photographs of old master paintings, portraits, and interiors of the gallery. REEL 1286-1288: Nine scrapbooks containing gallery-related printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Established 1861. The gallery [a.k.a. S. & G. Gump Company] remains in Gump family hands after three generations. Gump's Gallery's recent exhibitions have been as various as Hudson River School paintings, Near Eastern bronzes, Fauvist painting, American folk art, and contemporary American printmakers.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1272 and 1286-1288 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Helen Heninger, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Helen Heninger, was the director of Gump's Gallery.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art galleries, Commercial -- California Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001