Hackett Galleries selected records

Collection ID:
Hackett Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
Physical Description:
30 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two folders from the Hackett Galleries files, including one on Heinz Warneke containing 19 letters and photographs relating to his bronze statue "Royal Minstrel" (commissioned by John Hay Whitney through the Hackett Galleries), 1931; and a file on John Hay Whitney containing letters relating to his collection, a list of purchases made by him, and the measurements of a house, probably drawn up for the hanging of art works. In addition there is a watercolor sketch, 1934, by an unidentified artist, and copies of two letters concerning the disposition of the Hackett Galleries Collection.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art Gallery; 9 E. 57th Street, New York City.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm roll 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers were transferred from the National Collection of Fine Arts/National Portrait Gallery Library in 1970. They were received by the library in 1966-1967 from Mrs. Giles Kelly, nee Helen Hackett, daughter of the owner of Hackett Galleries.

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.

More Information

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich), 1895-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitney, John Hay Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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