Alma de Bretteville Spreckels papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sprealma
Creators:
Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville, 1881-1968
Dates:
1920-1978
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REELS 1732-1733: Letters from Loie Fuller, Queen Marie of Romania, and Malvina Hoffman; correspondence with Lloyd LaPage Rollins, Walter Heil, Thomas Carr Howe, Harry Noyes Pratt, and Clifford R. Dolph; manuscripts and legal documents about the founding of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Spreckles' gifts of art to museums; appraisals, receipts, bills, and financial statements; photographs of Hoffman's sculpture, Queen Marie of Romania and photographs and descriptions of her collection of Romanian decorative arts; museum registration records; and clippings and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art patron; San Francisco, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm reels 1732-1733 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mrs. Dorothy Munn, daughter of Alma de Bretteville Spreckles.

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
Art patronage -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts -- Romania Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patrons -- California -- San Francisco Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pratt, Harry Noyes, 1879-1944 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rollins, Lloyd LaPage Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dolph, Clifford R., 1901- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heil, Walter, 1890-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hoffman, Malvina, 1887-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
California Palace of the Legion of Honor Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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