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Laurel Gallery, New York

Laurel Gallery, New York

Laurel Gallery records 1946-1952
Partially microfilmed: reel 2423

The gallery was set up in 1946 by Chris Ritter and Grace Borgenicht. It exhibited contemporary American art. The archive comprises gallery correspondence, biographical and autobiographical writings of Milton Avery, Gabor Peterdi, and Leonard Pytlak, financial records (1946-51), exhibition files, scrapbooks containing newspaper cuttings, and photographs of artworks.

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)
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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.

Smithsonian Institution Research Information System

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