Archives of American Art

Peter Barnet research material on Will Barnet


Collection ID:
Barnet, Peter
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
ca. 100 items

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Letters to Peter Barnet in response to his request for information on his father, painter, printmaker and instructor Will Barnet (b. 1911) for use in Barnet's dissertation "Will Barnet: Artist and Teacher." Among of the correspondents are Cameron Booth, Worden Day, Clement Greenberg, Robert Beverly Hale, Dorothy Miller, George L.K. Morris, Louise Nevelson, Harold Rosenberg, and Tom Wesselmann. Also included are a newspaper clipping on Will Barnet and Peter Barnet's dissertation.


Reproduction Note
Dissertation is a photocopy.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original retained by Peter Barnet.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975 by Will Barnet.

Using the Collection

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barnet, Peter -- Will Barnet: artist and teacher Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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