Abram Lerner letter to Garnett McCoy
Lerner thanks McCoy for sending him a copy of "Reliable Sources" and mentions that he enjoyed the section on the gallery owner Charles Daniel. He provides a thorough reminiscence of Daniel and notes that Daniel destroyed all his gallery records.
Sidney S. Lawrence letters from Abram Lerner
Eleven letters from Abram Lerner, Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), Smithsonian Institution, to Sidney S. Lawrence. Letters are personal in nature and were written after Lerner's appointment with the Smithsonian Institution. Individuals mentioned are Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, S. Dillon Ripley, and artists Larry Rivers, Jacob Kainen …
Oral history interview with Abram Lerner
Diller, Burgoyne, 1906-1965
An interview of Abram Lerner conducted 1975 Dec. 9-1976 Jan. 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Abram Lerner papers
The papers of art historian, curator and painter, Abram Lerner measure 2.3 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 2006. The collection is comprised primarily of documents related to Lerner's tenure at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, including the years leading up to the museum's opening in 1974. Also included are professional files and correspondence following Abram Lerner's departure from the museum in 1984, as well as exhibition files, photographic materials and watercolor and sketchbooks reflecting his career as an artist.
Abram Lerner Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …
Joe Shannon papers
Letters, writings, exhibition and symposium files regarding the career of Joe Shannon as an exhibition designer, painter, and curator. Letters are from R. B. Kitaj, Sandra Fisher, Abram Lerner, Avigdor Arikha, Francisco Alvarado-Juárez, Isabel McIlvain, Raphael Soyer and others. Writings include drafts of published and unpublished articles, lectures, and reviews …
Emily Nathan papers
De Creeft, José, 1884-1982
Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970
The papers of public relations consultant and journalist Emily Nathan measure 5.0 linear feet and date from circa 1943-1985. Included are files on clients, among them Towle Manufacturing and its gallery; the Smithsonian Institution, including the Archives of American Art, Radio Smithsonian and the National Portrait Gallery.
Oral history interview with Abraham Walkowitz
Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974
An interview of Abraham Walkowitz conducted by Abram Lerner and Mary Bartlett Cowdrey for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Joseph H. Hirshhorn
48 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Joseph H. Hirshhorn conducted 1976 Dec. 16, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
This accession consists of records that document the administrative and professional activities of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), Office of the Director. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Abram Lerner, HMSG Director from 1974-1984, and James T. Demetrion, Director 1984- . Some of the Lerner correspondence dates back to 1965, when …