Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rydewort
Creators:
Ryder, Worth, 1884-1960
Dates:
1909-1966
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Resumes; 4 excerpts from journals; excerpts from the diaries of Ryder's wife, Cornelia (Meta) Breckenfeld, 1921-1922, and 1951; correspondence, 1909-1955, primarily between Ryder and his wife, but also including 3 letters from Hans Hofmann, 1931 and 1960, and Vaclav Vytlacil, 1960; and photographs and 88 slides, 1921-1959, of Ryder, his family, house, works of art, and his wedding in Paris, 1921. Also included is an introduction to Monica Haley's proposed book on Ryder.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, educator, etcher, writer; Berkeley, Calif. Taught at University of California at Berkeley with Hans Hofmann.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3698 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1985 by Monica Haley, wife of painter John Haley, a colleague of Ryder's at the University of California, Berkeley. Monica used the papers in preparation for a book (never published) on Ryder.

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.
Conditions Governing Access
88 slides: unmicrofilmed; use requires an appointment.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Educators -- California -- Berkeley Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Berkeley Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haley, Monica E., 1907-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vytlacil, Vaclav, 1892-1984 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ryder, Cornelia Meta Breckenfeld Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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