Valley House Gallery records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.vallhous
Creators:
Valley House Gallery
Dates:
1941-1979
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 3 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information on Texas artists, financial records, printed material, correspondence, and interviews.
Scope and Contents
REELS 1685-1686: Biographical information on Texas artists; financial records; notes for an article on primitive painter Clara McDonald Williamson, and notes of an interview with her by Donald S. Vogel; exhibition catalogs and clippings on Vogel; and correspondence with Robert DeBolli, Edith Halpert, Curt Valentin, E. Yamanouchi, Al Meadows, Wildenstein & Co., M. Knoedler, and others.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1799: A 17 page biographical sketch of Donald S. Vogel; and exhibition catalogs and invitations from the Valley House Gallery and other galleries.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: 7 cassette tapes of an interview with Clara Williamson, conducted by Vogel, 1964-65. Williamson speaks of her childhood in Iredell, Tex., her paintings, her family, the Bosque Riber, Johnson's Peak, the railroad, her marriage and move to Dallas, Arbor Camp Meeting Salons, and the death of her husband.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; Dallas, Tex. Founded in 1951 by painter Donald S. Vogel, who was also the gallery director. The gallery was originally named the Betty McLean Gallery (1951-1954) and subsequently renamed the Valley House Gallery. The gallery exhibited 20th century European and American art.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1685-1686 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1799 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 1685-1686: Originals returned to the lender, Donald Vogel, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 1685-1686 lent for microfilming by Donald S. Vogel, 1979. Material on reel 1799 donated by Vogel, 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, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- Dallas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Texas -- Dallas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Texas Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gallery directors -- Texas -- Dallas Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas -- Dallas Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- Texas -- Dallas Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williamson, Clara McDonald, 1875-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vogel, Donald S., 1917-2004 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Betty McLean Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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