Louis George Held papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.heldloui
Creators:
Held, Louis George, 1919-
Dates:
1926-1980
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A typescript of a biography of Held by Jane Rogers, 1946; personal and business correspondence with the Butler Institute of American Art, Jane Rogers, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and others, 1946-1980; Christmas cards; an autograph album; a scrapbook, 1933-1937; handwritten memoirs; photographs, ca. 1926-1970; bills and receipts; and exhibition catalogs, clippings and other printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art collector; New York City. Jane Rogers, sister of Leon Kroll, helped Held build up his collection. He collected mostly American art.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1980 and 1981 by Louis George Held.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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