Ruth White Gallery records

Collection ID:
Ruth White Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Physical Description:
8 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 8 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, printed material, business records, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REEL 34: Scrapbooks, 1956-1967, containing notices, clippings, and articles about artists represented by the gallery.
Scope and Contents
REEL N69-41: Papers relating to Kurt Seligmann, including correspondence, clippings, press releases, biographical data, prices, lists and invoices.
Scope and Contents
REEL N69/55 - N69/59: Files on artists associated with the gallery, including biographical and career information, correspondence, announcements, catalogs, lists of works, clippings, and contracts.
Scope and Contents
Artist files include Fermin Aguayo, Sylvia Bernstein, Antol Biró, Donald Baum, Bedikian, Henri J. Brenner, Dorothy W. Brown, Claire Burch, Edmond Casarella, Katherine P. Choy, Robert Conover, Lyn Cortlandt, Edward Countey, Craven Gallery (Paris), Mildred Crooks, Worden Day, Joel Falguierre, Ray Fink, Eugene Fitsch, Amy Flemming, Jane Foster, Norma A. Fox, Stanislas Fraydas, John Freeman, Edith Geiger, Howard Gibbs, Kay K. Gross, Aaronel deRoyGruber, Dimitri Hadzi, Irene Hamar, Jean Helion, Buffie Johnson,Galerie Irla Kert, Regina Kirschner, Ted Kliros, Ida Kohlmeyer, Doris Kreindler, Lawrence Kupferman, Mortimer Laughlin, Gerson Lieber, Jeanne Lister, Julie MacDonald, Boris Margo, Charles E. Martin, Olivia Morrison, Legh Myers,Barbara Newstadt, John O'Hare, Anthony Padovano, Jack Perlmutter, Pierrakos, Godfrey Pilkington, Andre Racz, Edward Renouf, Shay Rieger, Reginald Rowe, Alfred Russell, Robert I. Russin, Justine Schacter, Segy, Sergio Signori, Soshana, William Stipe, Helen Stoller, Paul Tedeschi, David Tindle, Paul Van Hoeydonck, Chi-Yuan Wang, and Roland Wise.
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REEL N69-113: Gallery file on Audrey Skaling containing correspondence with Skaling, museum curators, critics, and others concerning Skaling's work and exhibitions.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Files on artists containing correspondence, photographs, printed material and press releases; files on exhibitions; and receipt books.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Founded in 1956.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 34, N69/41, N69/55-N69/59 & N69/113 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 34: Originals returned to the lender, Ruth White, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 34 lent for microfilming by the Ruth White Gallery, 1970. Other material donated by the gallery, 1969-1975.

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, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery owners Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seligmann, Kurt, 1900-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Skaling, Audrey Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001