Abraham Harriton papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.harrabra
Creators:
Harriton, Abraham, 1893-1987
Dates:
1910-1986
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
linear ft.(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
0.4 Linear feet
Addition
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL 268: Letters, writings, biographical material, catalogs, clippings, and miscellaneous material.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Curricula vitae and a copy of an award from the Mark Rothko Foundation; correspondence, ca. 1960-1977, with Syracuse University regarding the acquisition of Harriton's papers, with Philip and Julia Evergood, Isabel Bishop, David D. Delafield, Marya and Horace Gregory, Bernard Berenson, and Hans Hofmann concerning his membership to the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and with other institutions and colleagues; Christmas cards, 1967-1972, some with original drawings or graphics by Chaim Gross, Raphael Soyer, Abraham Rattner, Harriton, and others; a journal of his 1963 trip to Europe and other writings; a self-portrait in gouache and crayon; exhibition catalogs and announcements; photocopies of clippings; and photographs of Harriton and photographs and slides of works of art.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Biographical material; journal, 1963; sketchbooks, 26 v., 1948-1977, and undated, and loose sketches; artwork for Christmas cards, 1970s-1980s; photographs of Harriton and his work and a manuscript of "On Underpainting," by Abraham Harriton.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, teacher, etcher, Long Island, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 268 available at Archives of Ameican Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1972-1977 by Abraham and Estelle Harriton, and in 1990 by their daughter, Maria Harriton.

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.

Related Materials
Abraham Harriton papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Europe -- description and travel Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rattner, Abraham Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gross, Chaim, 1904-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Syracuse University Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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