Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.suhrwill
Creators:
Suhr, William, 1896-1984
Dates:
1927-1959
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3465: Correspondence with Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, mainly regarding the restoration and conservation of art works; a letter from Eduard Plietzsch; a letter from the North Carolina Museum of Art regarding an exhibition honoring Valentiner; and a 230-p. transcript of 11 lectures for Suhr's class "The Technique of the Old Masters and Problems of Restoration and Preservation." Suhr writes about the history of painting techniques and materials, restoration principles and techniques, preservation and forgeries.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2804: A photocopy of an illustrated letter, March 27, 1937 from Lyonel Feininger.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: A photocopy of a letter, Oct. 9, 1944 from Lyonel Feininger.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Conservator, educator, painter.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2804, 3465 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
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
Art -- Conservation and restoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conservators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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