Helen Appleton Read papers
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
- Read, Helen Appleton (Person)
Language of Materials
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.
4.75 linear feet (3 containers)
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.
- Helen Appleton Read papers
- Finding Aid
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- 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.
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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