Arthur Hall Smith papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.smitarth
Creators:
Smith, Arthur Hall, 1929-
Dates:
1947-2009
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information, correspondence, photographs and printed material relating to artist Arthur Hall Smith.
Scope and Contents
Biographical information includes a biography, chronology and list of works of art. Letters are to Smith from Mark Tobey (with messages from Otto Seligmann) and others, some with tyepscripts and notes by Smith. Photographs are of Smith and his works of art and a photograph by John Palmer, a Seattle photographer. Printed material includes newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, including a retrospective exhibition catalog of Tobey's works held at St. Albans School, Washington, D.C., 1959, with an introduction by Smith, and other printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Arthur Hall Smith (1929- 2013) was a painter and educator in Washington, D.C. Smith received a Fullbright fellowship to study in Paris in 1951. He studied at Atelier 17, Paris, with S.W. Hayter in 1952. He entered graduate school at the University of Washington in 1955, and studied with Mark Tobey, 1955-1957.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3590 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1984 by Arthur Hall Smith and in 2013 by educator and art historian Barbara Stephanic, who studied and collected works by Hall.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Educators -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seligman, Otto D., 1890-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobey, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Palmer, John Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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