Archives of American Art

James Turnure photographs and writings

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.turnjame
Creators:
Turnure, James, 1924-
Dates:
circa 1944-1951
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Black and white photographs and snapshots of France and Italy, presumably taken by James Turnure during one of his visits to Europe to see poet George Santayana. Turnure and Santayana are pictured in a few of the photographs. Also included are writings, presumably by Turnure, about visiting Rome and Sorrento, Italy.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
James H. Turnure (1924- ) was a professor of art history in New York, New York and an acquaintance of George Santayana's.

Administration
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- History -- Study and teaching Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
France -- description and travel Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Italy -- description and travel Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Santayana, George, 1863-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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