Archives of American Art

Paul David Magriel letters

Collection ID:
Magriel, Paul David, 1906-
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(350 items on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters received, 1940-1967, from museum directors and curators, dealers and other collectors concerning the identification, exhibition, and sale of Magriel's collection, particularly Renaissance bronzes and American drawings, watercolors and still life paintings. Correspondents include Ira Glackens, Francis Watson (Magriel's purchasing agent in London), John Davis Hatch, Irwin Untermeyer and others. Also included are letters from Frances Hawkins about the Museum of Modern Art, 1942-1943.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art collector, New York, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 142 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1967 by Paul Magriel.

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
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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