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Dates:
1903-1904
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.carninst
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1897
1901
1907
1919-1920
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.carninst
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1907-1923
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The letters are mostly written by Jacques Seligmann and Germain Seligman while in the New York office on frequent trips to the United States. Between 1920 and 1922, the firm was managed primarily by Jacques's colleague Eugene Glaenzer and nephew René Seligmann and depended on the Paris office for most of its inventory. When Germain Seligman complet...

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Dates:
1918-1924
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Gerry, Mrs. Peter Glaenzer, Eugene Greenebaum, Fred H. Greene, Belle da Costa Guaranty Trust Company of New York

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Dates:
1907
1920-1943
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

In 1939 Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., was retained by the Clarence H. Mackay Estate's executors to act as agent for the sale of the collection. Mackay was a wealthy American collector of Renaissance and eighteenth-century decorative arts, tapestries, and arms and armor, and he was a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A good portion of his ...

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Creators:
Jacques Seligmann & Co
Dates:
1904-1978
bulk 1913-1974
Size:
203.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jacqself
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Jacques Seligmann & Co. measure approximately 203.1 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1978, with bulk dates from 1913 to 1974. The collection includes extensive correspondence files, reference material on American and European collectors and their collections, inventory and stock records, financial records, exhibition files, auction files, and the records of subsidiary companies. The collection is an invaluable resource in tracing the provenance of particular works of art and provides a comprehensive view of the activities of collectors and art dealers in the years leading up to and following World War II.

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