Sanford B. D. Low papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lowsanbd
Creators:
Low, Sanford B. D. (Sanford Ballard Dole), 1905-1964
Dates:
1931-1975
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(186 items on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; personal and business correspondence, including letters from Thomas Hart Benton, Reginald Marsh, Robert Vose and Robert Vose, Jr. of Vose Galleries of Boston, Inc., and others; writings; exhibition catalogs; printed materials regarding the Sanford Low Memorial Collection of American Illustration; 3 sketches by Low, clippings on Low and the activities of the New Britain Museum of American Art; photographs of Low, of Low with Benton, Thomas Craven and Denys Wortman, and photographs of the installation of a Low retrospective exhibition, 1963.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, illustrator, block printer, decorator, designer, educator, museum director, New Britain, Conn. and Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Was instrumental in organizing and founding the New Britain Museum of American Art, and was its director for a number of years.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2147 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Virginia Low, is the widow of Sanford Low.

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.

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Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art museums -- Connecticut -- New Britain Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vose, Robert Churchill, 1873- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Britain Museum of American Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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