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Dates:
1971-1972
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.perlfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1979-1980
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.perlgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Cassette
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1379
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0849
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Perls Galleries
Dates:
1937-1997
Size:
79.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.perlgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Perls Galleries measure 79.6 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1997. Founded by Klaus Perls in 1937 and operating until 1997, the gallery dealt primarily in modern French art and the artwork of Alexander Calder. Found within the records are extensive correspondence (circa 44 linear feet) with artists, dealers, galleries, museums, and collectors; photographs and negatives of inventory and other artwork; exhibition files, scattered financial records; and exhibition catalogs and clippings.

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Dates:
1937-1995
Level:
series
Size:
(Boxes 1-44, OV 81-83; 43.6 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.perlgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series consists of original incoming correspondence and duplicate copies of outgoing correspondence documenting gallery exhibits, loans, sales, and routine maintenance activities. Correspondence is with artists, galleries, museums, collectors, dealers, publications, and staff while the Perls traveled. Also found is correspondence concerning ro...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1847-1975
Size:
251 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S04
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 4: Songwriters: A "songwriter" for this series is defined as a composer, a lyricist, or both. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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