Katherine Gauss Jackson papers

Collection ID:
Jackson, Katherine Gauss
Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
(partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Mostly correspondence between Jackson and Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr.
Scope and Contents
REEL1115: Letters and postcards from Barr to Jackson, during the early 1920s when Barr was a student at Princeton University.
Scope and Contents
Unmicrofilmed portion: 18 letters from Barr to Jackson, 1922-1940, and an outline of Russian music by Barr.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Magazine editor; North Egremont, Massachusetts. Born 1904. Died 1975. Alfred Hamilton Barr was a former director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, and died in 1981. Barr and Jackson had known each other in Greensboro, Vt., where their famillies had summer homes. Barr attended Princeton University while Jackson's father was Dean of the College.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1115 available for use only Archives of American Art offices.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were received from the donor, Katharine Gauss Jackson, through Russell Lynes.

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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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