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Dates:
1904-1990, undated
Level:
series
Size:
4.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.midtgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The personal papers of Alan D. Gruskin (1904-1970) and Mary J. Gruskin include biographical material, correspondence, financial records, and calendars that record some business appointments as well as personal engagements.

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Creators:
Midtown Galleries
Dates:
1904-1997
Size:
86.82 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.midtgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Midtown Galleries measure 86.82 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1997. The collection documents the operation and general administration of the business and includes artist records, exhibition material, inventories, financial records, photographs, and printed material.

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Dates:
1931-1970, undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.midtgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Included here is correspondence with family and friends concerning personal business. Letters of condolence on the death of Alan D. Gruskin, 1970, are arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.

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Dates:
1970
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.midtgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1970
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.midtgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1965-1970
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.midtgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Parsons, Betty
Dates:
circa 1920-1991
bulk 1946-1983
Size:
57.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.parsbett
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Betty Parsons Gallery records and personal papers measure 57.2 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1991, with the bulk of the material dating from 1946-1983. Records provide extensive documentation of the gallery's operations from its inception in 1946 to its closing in 1983 and of the activities of Betty Parsons as one the leading art dealers of contemporary American Art in the latter half of the twentieth century, particularly the work of the Abstract Expressionists. Over one third of the of the collection is comprised of artists files containing correspondence, price lists, and printed materials. Additional correspondence is with galleries, dealers, art institutions, private collectors, and the media. Also found are exhibition files, exhibition catalogs and announcements, sales records, stock inventories, personal financial records, and photographs. Betty Parsons' personal papers consist of early curatorial files, pocket diaries, personal correspondence, and evidence of her own artwork, including sketchbooks, and files documenting her personal art collection.

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Dates:
1932-1982, undated
Level:
series
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.midtgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Exhibitions series includes schedules and information about traveling shows, which were usually group exhibitions built around themes; these records are arranged chronologically. The majority of the records in this series consist of files on particular exhibitions, including both traveling shows and exhibitions held at Midtown Galleries; these ...

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