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Helen Appleton Read papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00127

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of six scrapbooks including brochures and calendars produced by Portraits, Incorporated, New York City, 1962-1971; plus one letter, and miscellaneous clippings. The brochures and calendars prove examples the work of portrait painters (in black and white).

Dates of Materials

  • 1922-1972

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical / Historical

Helen Lincoln Appleton Read graduated from Smith College, 1908; studied at the Art Student's League, 1908-1911; Art critic for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1922-1938; Associate Art Editor for Vogue, 1925-1930; Director of Art Alliance of America, 1924-1929; Lecturer at the Whitney Museum, 1933-?; Director in 1943 and President from 1957 to 1973 of Portraits, Incorporated, a New York City gallery. Awarded Smith College Medal, 1968.

Extent

1 boxes (.25 linear feet)

Abstract

Art critic; Art historian. Printed material, clippings, letter, illustrations. The collection consists of brochures and calendars produced by Portraits, Incorporated, New York City, 1962-1971; plus one letter, and miscellaneous clippings.

Related Material

Additional material located in the Smith College Archives.

Title
Helen Appleton Read papers
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Revision Statements

  • 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (https://github.com/harvard-library/archivesspace-preprocessor)
  • 2017-07-26T17:48:15-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

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