Whitney Museum Library, Whitney Studio Club and Galleries, 1907-1930
The Whitney Studio Club and Galleries Collection, a project funded through the generous support of the Leon Levy Foundation, brings together 998 of the Whitney Museum’s earliest documents. It includes archival records, photographs, checklists, and catalogs from exhibitions organized by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Juliana Force—respectively, founder and first director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.Learn More About the Collection
- Typed letter by Juliana Force to Harry Gottlieb, dated December 18, 1928. Letter showing concern for Gottlieb's wife's health, including mention of an enclosed check in sympathy and faith in future sales during his upcoming exhibition. Added handwritten notation that the amount of the check written was $250.
- Letter from Juliana Force to Robert B. Harshe, Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, dated February 25, 1929. Regarding the sales of lithographs by Glenn Coleman. Photocopy of original document. See also: Robert B. Harshe to Mrs. Juliana R. Force, February 28, 1929 (wscg.0524) and JRF to Mr. [Robert] B. Harshe, March 8, 1929 (wscg.0525).
- Letter written by John C. Fox, John C. Fox Company, New York, to Juliana Force, dated January 27, 1928 with reference to file no. 1105 (page 1). Includes extracts from 2 letters (page 2 and 3). The extracts are: from (Sgd.) G. Sindey Houston, Jr., Business Manager, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts to John C. Fox Company; and from (Sgd) Cornelia B. Sage Quinton, Director, California Palace of the Legion of Honor to John C. Fox Company.
- Typed letter written by John Graham to Alice Campbell, Whitney Studio Galleries, dated March 31, 1929. Signed. Informing Campbell that his tempera painting, "Horse and harlequin", was not Dudensing Gallery's possession, since it was exhibited in the Black and White show. Graham is requesting information regarding its whereabouts.