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Museum of Fine Arts Correspondence

Identifier: AC 154

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the correspondence between the Museum of Fine Arts and various artists and their families (1910-1978). Correspondence pertains to exhibits, donations of artwork, and repairs to artwork loaned to the Museum. Some of the artists represented in this collection are Gustave Baumann, Oscar E. Beringhaus, Donald Beauregard, Georgia O'Keeffe (1 letter), and John Sloan. Included in the Beauregard correspondence are letters addressed to Edgar L. Hewett (director of the Museum of New Mexico) in which Beauregard seeks employment with Hewett's expedition along the Rio Grande in the 1910s.


  • 1910-1978


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Duplication allowed for research purposes. User responsible for all copyright compliance.

Historical Notes

The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the museums within the Museum of New Mexico, a subordinate unit of the Office of Cultural Affairs.


.5 Linear Feet


Contact Information

  1. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
  2. The Palace of the Governors
  3. P.O. Box 2087
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087, U.S.A.
  5. Phone: (+)505.476.5090
  6. Fax: (+)505.476.5093
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Letters of the following artists are included in this collection:

Abeyta, Narcisco Fagger, Alfeo Lowney, Bruce
Antreasian, Garo Ganther, Louise McCall, Lou
Augerson, Philip Gibberd, Eric McVey, William
Balink, Henry Goff, Glynn O'Keeffe, Georgia
Baumann, Gustave Goodmann, William Phillips, Bert
Beauregard, Donald Hennings, Martin E. Ribak, Louis
Beurimo, Thomas Herrera (Chavez), Margaret Rollins, Warren
Bergt, Mike Hiler, Hilaire Rush, Oliva
Berninghaus, Oscar E. Hunter, Russel V. Schooley, Elmer
Blodgett, George W. Jewell, Foster Scott, Sam
Burns, Andy Johnson, Raymond Selig, G. Michael
Calcagno, Lawrence Kindred, John Cortez Sloan, John
Castagno, John King, Clinton Springer, Eva
Colby, Vincent Kloss, Gene Sussman, Arthur
Cook, Howard Kroll, Leon Tatschl, John
Du Jardin, Gussie Kuhler, Otto Tubis, Seymour
Egri, Ted LaChapelle, Greg Van Soelen, Theodore
Guide to the Museum of Fine Arts Correspondence, 1910-1978
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Processed by Library Staff
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//Museum of New Mexico::Fray Angelico Chavez History Library//TEXT (US::NmSM::AC 154::Museum of Fine Arts Correspondence)//EN" "nmsm1ac154.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
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Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090