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Wilhelm Valentiner (Archives of American Art)

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Title
Wilhelm Valentiner (Archives of American Art)

Record
Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner papers 1860-1974
16 microfilm reels: reels D31, 272-276, 2140-2144, and 3963-3967

Description
Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner edited Art in America (1913-1931), founded the Detroit Institute of Art and was its director from 1924 to 1946. He was also the director-consultant of the Los Angeles County Museum from 1946 to 1954, director of the Getty Museum in 1954, and North Carolina Museum of Art (1955-1958). His archive includes diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs.

Location of Record
Archives of American Art
Smithsonian Institution
Washington DC Research Center Suite 2200
750 9th St. NW
Washington DC
Tel.: +1 202 275 2156 (General queries)
or: +1 202 275 1961 (Reference desk)
http://artarchives.si.edu/
Searchable catalogue: http://www.siris.si.edu/

Postal Address:
Reference Services/ILL
Archives of American Art
Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012
Victor Building, Room 2200, MRC 937
Washington, DC 20013-7012

Opening Hours:
Microfilm Reference Room: 9-5, Monday-Friday; no appointment necessary, but researchers are advised to contact the archive in advance.
Oral History Tapes and Transcripts: 9-5, Monday-Friday; by appointment only.
Manuscript Reading Room - for use of original papers: 9:30-12 and 1-4:30,
Monday-Friday, by appointment only.

Source
Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
<http://www.siris.si.edu/>, accessed 3 January 2003.

N.H. Yeide, K. Akinsha, A.L. Walsh (eds.), AAM Guide to Provenance Research, Washington 2001, p. 239.

See also Valentiner (North Carolina State Archives)

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