David H. Wallace material relating to the New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.walldavi2
Creators:
Wallace, David H.
Dates:
1952-1982
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, writings, and printed material relating to the New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America. Correspondence pertains to the completion of the Dictionary of Artists in America in 1957 and includes letters between Wallace and New-York Historical Society staff, the Yale University Press, contributors, and reviewers. Other correspondence pertains to a conference convened June 29, 1982 to discuss the matter of expanding and updating the Dictionary of Artists in America. Printed material includes a final report summarizing the conference as well as a cover jacket, reviews and conference announcements. Also included is a typescript of excerpts, 1952-1957, compiled by Wallace of letters to his wife, his diary, his wife's diary and selected letters from George C. Groce, all pertaining to the creation of the Dictionary.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
David H. Wallace (1926-) is an art historian in New York, N.Y. Wallace was the Assistant Editor at the New-York Historical Society in the 1950s. With George C. Groce, he edited material in The New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America, 1956-1860 (published in 1957).

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2009 by David H. Wallace.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Groce, George C., 1899- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New-York Historical Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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