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French & Company records, 1910-1998 (bulk 1950-1960)

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Finding aid for the French & Company records, 1910-1998, bulk 1950-1960
Series VI. Exhibitions and publicity, 1930-1967, bulk 1956-1967 1.5 linear feet 6 boxes
This series documents publicity, exhibitions, and gallery activities. Also included are records relating to the specific program of J. Bratby paintings commissioned for a film. Clippings, photographs, and correspondence relate to exhibitions, many more clippings are about the art market. A bound volume of clippings and manuscripts records the history of Hamilton Palace: the house, the family and sales of the estate. A videocassete documents the opening the French & Company on Madison Ave., New York City. One folder holds personal correspondence.
Box Folder
8 1 Publicity, , 1930 1958-1961
8 2 Exhibition of tapestries, 1947
8 3 Strozzi and other exhibitions, 1956-1960
8 4 General projects, 1957-1959
8 5 Publicity program for opening of new galleries, 1958
8 6 Alec Guinness film The Horse's Mouth, and J. Bratby paintings, 1958
8 7 Contemporary gallery, 1959-1960
8 8 Parke-Bernet Galleries exhibition, n.d.
8 9 Clippings and correspondence on the art market, 1915-1959
8 10 Clippings and correspondence on the art market, 1916-1959
8 11 Clippings and research on the art market, 1957-1958
8 12 Correspondence regarding "Currency of Art" pamphlet on the art market, 1959
8 13 Clippings on the art market, 1959
8 14 Preliminary plan for publication on the art market, n.d.
8 15 Personal correspondence, ca. 1930
Box Folder
9 1 French & Company exhibition in Mexico, , 1953 29.0 photographs
9 2 French & Company exhibition in Mexico, , 1953 8.0 items
5 photographs, catalog, clipping, invitation
9 3 Clippings about French & Company exhibition in Mexico, , 1954 ca. 30 items
9 4 Catalogs, , , 1956 1958 3.0 items
Catalog of French & Company exhibit in Havana, Cuba, 1958 and program for celebration, Semana de Bellas Arts, 1956, Cuidad Trujillo, Dominican Rupublic (2 copies).
9 5 Clippings from French & Company exhibit in Havana, Cuba, , 1958 ca. 30 items
9 6 Look magazine, New York Times Magazine, , , 1952 1953 1955
9 7 Clippings about tapestries, ca. 1909-1958 ca. 15 items
9 8 Hamilton Palace, , n.d. 1.0 vol.
Bound volume with pasted in manuscripts and clippings about Hamilton palace, history of the Hamilton family, Beckford sale of 1823, Hamilton sale of 1882, and final sale of 1919.
Box
10 Clippings about exhibitons, art market, ca. 1952-1967 ca. 100 items
Box
11 Clippings about exhibitons, art market, ca. 1952-1967 ca. 50 items
Box
12 Clippings about exhibitons, art market, ca. 1952-1967 ca. 150 items
Box
17 Opening of French & Company on Madison Ave., n.d. 1.0 videocassette
1 videocassette (VHS) : b&w, sd., dub from 16 mm. b& print. Dub made by Filmworks for Samuels, Nov 16, 1999.


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