Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.miltpete
Creators:
Milton, Peter, 1930-
Dates:
1962-1983
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence files, project files, teaching files, writings, biographical material, inventories, receipts and price lists of prints, and printed material document Milton's printmaking career.
Scope and Contents
Primarily correspondence (1 foot), arranged chronologically, 1963-1977, and alphabetically by gallery or organization, relating mainly to exhibitions and sales of Milton's work, with galleries, museums, art organizations, colleagues, and collectors. Contained in some files are clippings, draft replies, inventories, consignment agreements, receipts, and a few photographs. Alphabetical file titles include Alma Pelis Gallery, Associated American Artists, C. Troup Gallery, Comsky Gallery, FAR Gallery, Fein/Art, Franz Bader Gallery, Graphics Gallery, Imprint Gallery, Kneeland McNulty, Museo La Tertulia, Optik Gallery, Orr's Gallery, Gabor Peterdi, Pickard Art Galleries, Pratt Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Priscilla Hartley Gallery, Print Club, Talisman Prints, and Joan Weinberg.
Scope and Contents
Included in the chronological files are letters, some lengthy, from Peter and Coille Hooven. The McNulty file contains research material for a catalog on Milton's etchings, and includes information on Josef Albers and Gabor Peterdi.
Scope and Contents
Project files, 1969-1974, regard Irving Finkelstein's article about Milton published in "Artists Proof" in 1971, and Milton's commission for the "Jolly Corner Suite" prints to illustrate "Bartelby" by Melville for Aquarius Press. Teaching files, ca. 1962-1965, include syllabi and notes for classes taught by Milton at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Printed material, ca. 1964-1970, includes exhibition announcements and reproductions of Milton's work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Printmaker, educator; New Hampshire. Studied with Josef Albers and Gabor Peterdi at Yale University, where he received a BFA (1954) and an MFA (1962). Taught at the University of Bridgeport (1959-1960), Yale University (1960-1961) and the Maryland Institute College of Art (1961-1968).

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1988 by Peter W. Milton.

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
Prints -- Technique -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers -- New Hampshire Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New Hampshire Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- United States Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albers, Josef Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hooven, Peter, 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Finkelstein, Irving L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McNulty, Kneeland Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peterdi, Gabor Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maryland Institute, College of Art -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franz Bader Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Associated American Artists Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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