Willis F. Woods letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.woodwill
Creators:
Woods, Willis F.
Dates:
1947-1956
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters collected by Woods as director of the Norton Gallery of Art, Palm Beach, Florida, including: a letter (with translation from French original) from Jacques Lipchitz to Curt Valentin, 1947, regarding his sculpture "Rescue No. 2" which Valentin delivered to Ralph Norton of the Norton Gallery of Art; a brief note from Walt Kuhn to Norton, 1948; a letter from George Grosz to Norton in response to Norton's request for information on his work; 4 letters from Jacob Epstein to Mr. Hunter of the Norton Gallery, undated and 1949, regarding his sculptures, and a letter from Epstein to Woods, 1956, expressing his condolences on the death of Norton.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3482 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
All photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of originals unknown.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1962 by Willis Woods.

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
Norton, Ralph, 1875-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Valentin, Curt, 1902-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grosz, George, 1893-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lipchitz, Jacques, 1891-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Epstein, Jacob, Sir, 1880-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norton Gallery and School of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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