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Julius S. Held papers, ca. 1918-1999

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Series I. Correspondence, 1925-1999
Series I.A. Scholars and artists, 1925-1999
Series I.B. Occasional professional correspondence, 1926-1999
Series I.C. Publishers, 1965-1993
Series I.D. Museums, Colleges, Organizations, 1950-1999
Series I.E. Liselotte Moser, 1935-1990
Series I.F. Auction Houses, 1968-1998
Series I.G. Collectors and Dealers, 1951-1999
Series I.H. Miscellaneous Inquiries, 1949-1999
Series II. Publication research, 1931-1999
Series III. Occasional papers, 1918-1998, undated
Series IV. Legal cases and Art expertising (fake experts), 1927-1998, undated
Series IV.A. Legal cases, 1963-1998
Series IV.B. Art expertising (fake experts) 1927-1985, undated
Series V. Teaching and lectures, 1935-1991
Series VI. Travel notes, sketches, and letters, 1925-1983, undated
Series VI.A. Loose-leaf notes and notebooks I-III, V, VII-XVI, XVIII, and unnumbered, 1925-1963, undated
Series VI.B. Sketches, letters, and travel notes, 1925-1983, undated
Series VII. Ponce Art Museum, 1954-1999, , undated
Series VII.A. Correspondence, 1954-1999
Series VII.B. Held's correspondence with Rene Taylor, 1963-1996
Series VII.C. Papers about Ponce Art Museum, 1960, undated
Series VII.D. Photographs of collections groups, undated
Series VIII. Photographs (Artists' files), ca. 1921-1999
Series VIII.A. Peter Paul Rubens, 1923-1999
Series VIII.B. Anthony van Dyck, 1929-1997
Series VIII.C. Jacob Jordaens, 1928-1994
Series VIII.D. Rembrandt, 1921-1992
Series VIII.E. Other artists, ca. 1924-1998
Series IX. Oversize material, color photography and negatives, 1937-1999, undated
Series IX.A. Oversize items, 1955-1999, undated
Series IX.B. Items shelved in cold storage, ca. 1937-1999
INVENTORY OF THE JULIUS S. HELD PAPERS, ca. 1921-1999

Title Julius S. Held papers
Dates: ca. 1918-1999
Collection number 990056
Creator Held, Julius Samuel, 1905-
Extent 168 boxes (ca. 70 lin. ft.)
Abstract Research papers of Julius Samuel Held, American art historian renowned for his scholarship in 16th- and 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art, expert on Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck, and Rembrandt. The ca. 70 linear feet of material, dating from the mid-1920s to 1999, includes correspondence, research material for Held's writings and his teaching and lecturing activities, with extensive travel notes. Well documented is Held's advisory role in building the collection of the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico. A significant portion of the ca. 29 linear feet of study photographs documents Flemish and Dutch artists from the 15th to the 17th century.
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Language Collection material in English
Repository Research Library
Special Collections and Visual Resources
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, Calif. 90049-1688
Author: Finding aid prepared by Isabella Zuralski


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