Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stixhugh
Creators:
Stix, Hugh
Artists' Gallery (New York, N.Y)
Museum Purchase Fund
Dates:
1947-1963
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(on 1 partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An exhibition announcement and catalog from the Artists' Gallery 20th anniversary exhibition, 1955; letters from artists responding to Stix's request for drawings for the exhibition, including Milton Avery, George Biddle, Isabel Bishop, Victor Candell, Philip Evergood, T. Lux Feininger, Ernest Fiene, Chaim Gross, Morris Kantor, James Lechay, Oronzio Maldarelli, Abraham Rattner, and Moses Soyer; a copy of ARTS DIGEST; six illustrated letters from Gaston Longchamp; material relating to the Museum Purchase Fund including correspondence with Gloria Vanderbilt, printed material, and photographs; and printed material on Gloria Vanderbilt.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Gallery president and art administrator; New York, N.Y. Died 1992. Founded the the Artists' Gallery in 1936. Administrator for the Museum Purchase Fund. Gloria Vanderbilt annually contributed to the fund, which gave recognition to young artists by purchasing their work.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3470 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Hugh Stix, 1975 and 1979.

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 -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery directors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Longchamp, Gaston Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum Purchase Fund Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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