Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.quirwalt
Creators:
Quirt, Walter, 1902-
Dates:
1928-1976
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Reels
ca. 1300 items (on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Ca. 600 letters from Romare Bearden, Stuart Davis, Eduard Franz, Abraham Rattner, Evelyn Scholl, William Steig, Robert Coates, Duncan Phillips and others; ca. 300 photographs of family, friends, and works of art; a sketchbook; notes and theoretical writings on art; catalogs; biographical information; clippings and other printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, teacher; Minneapolis, Minn. Died 1968. Taught at the University of Minnesota, 1945-1968.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 570-572 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Walter Quirt, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Eleanor Quirt, is the widow of Walter Quirt. She was assisted in organizing the papers by Francis V. O'Connor.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Educators -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franz, Eduard, 1902-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Phillips, Duncan, 1886-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rattner, Abraham Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scholl, Evelyn Harwood, b. 1899 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steig, William, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coates, Robert M. (Robert Myron), 1897-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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