Archives of American Art

Two letters from Helen Richardson relating to Joseph Stella

Collection ID:
Richardson, Helen
Physical Description:
2 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two letters from Helen Richardson concerning her husband, Joseph Stella, including one May 23, 1957 letter to Edgar Preston Richardson (no relation), director of the Archives of American Art and one February 14, 1968 letter to Garnett McCoy, archivist, Archives of American Art. Richardson discusses Stella's works of art as well as her life with Stella, including various tragedies that occured towards the end of his life.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Helen Richardson, b. ca. 1887, married painter Joseph Stella late in life.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2006 by SAAM/NPG library.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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