David Stuart papers and gallery records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stuadavi
Creators:
Stuart, David, 1910-1984
Dates:
1910-1984
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; personal correspondence; clippings; and files on artists, exhibitions, special projects and interests; eleven posters. The bulk of the material in the files are photographs of contemporary and pre-Columbian art. Subjects include: James Abbe, Arthur Addis, John Altoon, Oliver Andrews, Louis Armstrong, Jules Berman, the Cup Show, Erotic Art, "The Dirty Dozen," Sorel Etrog, Gemini G.E.L. Gallery, Marvin Harden, June Harwood, Alan Lapiner, Mahoboubian Gallery, Mayan Painting, Harvey Menist, Marilyn Monroe, William Palmer, John Pearson, the Teotihuacan Fresco and Garner Tullis.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Gallery owner; Los Angeles. Owned and operated David Stuart Galleries, which dealt in contemporary art. Stuart was also an expert in the field of Pre-Columbian art.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1985 by Jacqueline Anhalt Stuart.

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
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indian art -- Central America -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery owners Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery directors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Los Angeles Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
David Stuart Galleries Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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