Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985

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Art historian, museum administrator; Detroit, Mich.; d. 1985.

Director, Detroit Institute of Arts from 1945-1962.

From the description of Edgar Preston (E.P.) Richardson interview, 1978 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80507170

Art historian, museum administrator; Detroit, Mich.; d. 1985.

Director, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1945-1962, Winterthur Museum, 1962-1966, Board Member and President of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1966-1977, art advisor to John D. Rockeller III, and member on numerous boards, including Winterthur, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Smithsonian Arts Commission and National Portrait Gallery. Author of numerous books on the history of art. Founder and director of the Archives of American Art.

From the description of E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744429035

Art historian, museum administrator; Detroit, Mich.; d. 1985.

Director, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1945-1962, Winterthur Museum, 1962-1966, Board Member and President of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1966-1977, art advisor to John D. Rockeller III, and member on numerous boards, including Winterthur, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Smithsonian Arts Commission and National Portrait Gallery. Author of numerous books on the history of art. Founder and director of the Archives of American Art.

From the description of E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81680595

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Culver, Charles B. (Charles Beach), 1908-1967. Charles Culver letters, 1948-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Burroughs, Clyde H., 1882-1973. The Clyde H. Burroughs records, 1906-1946. Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
creatorOf Groce, George C., 1899-. George C. Groce papers, 1938-1967. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Viele, Chase. Chase Viele papers, 1957-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Wilkinson, Edith. Letter to E.P. Richardson and biographical notes on Worthington Whittredge, 1957. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985,. Edgar Preston (E.P.) Richardson interview, 1978 Feb. 6. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H. (Clyde Huntley), 1882-1973. Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 Nov. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Scheyer, Ernst, 1901-. Ernst Scheyer papers, 1924-1972. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-. E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965. Charles Sheeler letter to E.P. Richardson, 1958 Sept. 16. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H., b. 1882. Oral history interview with Clyde H. Burroughs, 1956 Nov. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Pappas, John L., 1898-1976. John L. Pappas papers, 1929-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1946. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Richardson, Constance, 1905-. Constance Richardson letters from E.P. Richardson and others, 1935-1957. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bostick, William A. Oral history interview with William Bostick, 1981 Aug. 11-19. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kamperman, George A. (George Abel), 1880-1961. George A. and Abbie Kamperman papers, 1930-1972. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Wight, Clifford, 1900-ca.1960. Clifford Wight papers relating to Diego Rivera, 1929-1990. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Vose, S. Morton (Seth Morton), 1909-2007. Oral history interview with S. Morton Vose, 1986 July 24-1987 Apr. 28. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Vose, S. Morton (Seth Morton), 1909-. Oral history interview with S. Morton Vose, 1986 July 24-1987 April 28 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Yaeger, Edgar L., 1904-. Edgar L. Yaeger papers, 1923-1989. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bostick, William A. Oral history interview with William Bostick, 1981 Aug. 11-1981 Aug. 19. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995. Oral history interview with William E. Woolfenden and Irving Burton, 1992 Dec. 12 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-. E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Slusser, Jean Paul, 1886-1981. Jean Paul Slusser papers, 1910-1969. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.). Castano Galleries records, 1907-1983. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ribicoff, Belle Krasne, 1924-. Belle Krasne Ribicoff papers, 1942-circa 2010, bulk 1945-2004. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ternbach, Joseph, d. 1982. Joseph Ternbach papers, 1915-1985. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Belle Krasne Ribicoff papers, 1942-circa 2010, bulk 1945-2004 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971. Christmas card and note to E.P. and Constance Richardson, 1952. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gentile, Fred. [Christ on the road to Calvary] [graphic] / Fred Gentile. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Burroughs, Clyde H., b. 1882. Clyde H. Burroughs interview, 1956 Nov. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn William Suhr papers, 1846-2003, 1927-1982 Getty Research Institute
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associatedWith Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. person
associatedWith Andrews, Wayne. person
associatedWith Aram, Siegfried F. person
associatedWith Archives of American Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Bostick, William A. person
associatedWith Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903- person
associatedWith Burroughs, Clyde H., 1882-1973. person
associatedWith Castano Galleries (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Castano, Giovanni, 1896-1978. person
associatedWith Culver, Charles B. (Charles Beach), 1908-1967. person
associatedWith Detroit Institute of Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Downs, Linda Anne, 1945- person
associatedWith Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997. person
associatedWith Flexner, James Thomas, 1908- person
associatedWith Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981. person
associatedWith Fredericks, Marshall, 1908-1998. person
associatedWith Gentile, Fred. person
associatedWith Groce, George C., 1899- person
associatedWith Hardy, Jeremiah Pearson, 1800-1889. person
associatedWith Heil, Walter, 1890-1973. person
associatedWith Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Kamperman, George A. (George Abel), 1880-1961. person
associatedWith Krasne Ribicoff, Belle person
associatedWith Krentzin, Earl, 1929- person
associatedWith Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979. person
associatedWith Lynes, Russell, 1910-1991. person
associatedWith McDermott, John Francis, 1902- person
associatedWith Middeldorf, Ulrich Alexander, 1901- person
associatedWith Morse, John D., 1906- person
associatedWith Moser, Liselotte. person
associatedWith Moser, Liselotte. person
associatedWith National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) corporateBody
associatedWith Oliver, Andrew, 1906- person
associatedWith Pappas, John L., 1898-1976. person
associatedWith Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827. person
associatedWith Peale family. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Pleasants, J. Hall (Jacob Hall), 1873-1957. person
associatedWith Ribicoff, Belle Krasne, 1924- person
associatedWith Richardson, Constance, 1905- person
associatedWith Ripley, Sidney Dillon, 1913-2001. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971. person
associatedWith Rutledge, Anna Wells. person
associatedWith Scheyer, Ernst, 1901- person
associatedWith Sellers, Charles Coleman, 1903- person
associatedWith Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965. person
associatedWith Simpson, Corelli C. W. person
associatedWith Slusser, Jean Paul, 1886-1981. person
associatedWith Soria, Regina, 1911- person
associatedWith Spark, Victor D. (Victor David), 1898-1991. person
associatedWith Stevens, William B. person
associatedWith Stevens, William B. person
associatedWith Suhr, William, 1896-1984 person
associatedWith Ternbach, Joseph, d. 1982. person
associatedWith Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, 1880-1958. person
associatedWith Viele, Chase. person
associatedWith Vose, Robert C. (Robert Churchill), 1911-1998. person
associatedWith Vose, S. Morton (Seth Morton), 1909-2007 person
associatedWith Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith Wight, Clifford, 1900-ca.1960. person
associatedWith Wilkinson, Edith. person
associatedWith Woolfenden, William E. (William Edward), 1918-1995. person
associatedWith Wyeth, Andrew, 1917- person
associatedWith Yaeger, Edgar L., 1904- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Michigan--Detroit
United States
Maine
Maine
United States
Subject
Art, American
Art historians
Art--History--Study and teaching
Artists
Museum Directors
Art historians--Interviews
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Birth 1902-12-02

Death 1985-03-27

Americans

English

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