Archives of American Art

Dorothy Paris papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.paridoro
Creators:
Paris, Dorothy, b. 1899
Dates:
1917-1979
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2.4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; photographs; a biographical sketch; writings; minutes and reports of various art organizations; material relating to Thomas Casilear Cole; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL D176: Correspondence; photographs; writings; exhibition notices; clippings; and miscellaneous documents. Among the photographs are 3 of Paris' studio (2 in Hydra, Greece), one of Sabro Hasegawa outside his studio in Japan, and 2 of Paris with Nobuya Abe.
Scope and Contents
REEL 294: Correspondents include Miss Paris' daughter, grandchildren and her sister Robel; personal friends and colleagues Faith and Harold Weston, Mary Ascher, Ann Mittleman and Nathaniel Dirk; museums and art departments; and members of the American Society of Contemporary Artists, writing during Paris' presidency. Also included are photographs of Paris and her work, clippings and miscellaneous printed material.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: A biographical sketch; 360 letters; photographs of Paris, of her friends, of her work; writings by Paris and others; exhibition catalogs and clippings; minutes and reports of the U.S. Committee of the International Association of Art and the International Association of Plastic Arts, UNESCO, 1955-1970; printed materials and clippings on other artists including: Mark Freeman, Kazimieras Zoromskis, Helen Gerardia, Bernard Kassoy, F.M. Zlowe, Robert Vickers, Alfred D. Crimi, Vera Chopak de Champlain, Victo Cassanelli, Bert Diener, Thomas Eakins, and Frances Gershwin Godowsky. In addition there are papers relating to Thomas Casilear Cole, including 50 letters; photographs of Cole, his work, and his family; 68 poems by Cole; a 1940 pocket diary; receipts; catalogs and clippings; and biographical material about Cole's grandfather.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, gallery director (8th St. Gallery (1930's); New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D176 & 294 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1970-1980 by Dorothy Paris.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists' studios -- Photographs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abe, Nobuya Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cole, Thomas Casilear, 1888-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hasegawa, Saburō, 1906-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mittleman, Ann, 1898-1996 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ascher, Mary G. (Mary Goldman), b. 1900 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dirk, Nathaniel, 1895- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Society of Contemporary Artists (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International Association of Art. United States Committee Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International Association of Art. United States Committee Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
UNESCO Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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