Archives of American Art

Harry Salpeter papers

Collection ID:
Salpeter, Harry
Physical Description:
5.8 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Diaries, correspondence, photographs, writings, scrapbook, exhibition materials, and printed materials.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Two stock books of the Harry Salpeter Gallery, Inc.; 13 bound copies of articles by Salpeter; a drawing; a manuscript of DR. JOHNSON AND MR. BOSWELL; 11 cartoons by Herb Kruckman; correspondence with artists and friends, including 8 postcards and 2 letters from David Burliuk, 1946-1957; photographs; writings, including articles for magazines; a scrapbook; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and books.
Scope and Contents
REEL 690-691: Diaries, January 1956-November 1967.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Writer, art critic, gallery owner; New York, N.Y.; b. 1895; d. 1967; owner of the Harry Salpeter Gallery; New York, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 690-691 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1960-1973 by Salpeter and, after his death in 1967, by his widow, Rebecca Salpeter.

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.
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Burliuk, David, 1882-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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