Ben Shahn letter

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.shahbel
Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Dates:
1958
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A letter, October 4, 1958, from Edith Halpert, to the Archives of American Art New York Archivist, signed "Miss Smith". Halpert describes her general impressions of Shahn and writes that he was in "this moring when he brought in some new silkscreens". She also writes about Shahn asking her if she has seen the sets he did for a ballet in Spoleto.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter, printmaker, and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D10 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Provenance unknown.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New Jersey -- Roosevelt Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Jersey -- Roosevelt Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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