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Charles M. Kurtz archive, 1870-1910

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Finding aid for the Charles M. Kurtz archive, 1870-1910

Scope and Content of Collection

The Charles M. Kurtz papers document his prominent role as an arts administrator, patron and promoter of the arts in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and include letters, manuscripts, notebooks and printed ephemera. The collection contains ca. 340 letters which discuss exhibitions, sales of art, patronage, atelier visits, and submissions to publications, and include letters to his parents in which he discusses the art market and art world news. Manuscripts, notebooks, a diary and printed ephemera relate to exhibitions and publications, and date between 1873-1910.

Arrangement note

The papers are organized in two series:
Series I: Correspondence, 1870-1910;
Series II: Manuscripts, ephemera, notebooks, and address books, 1873-1909




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