Halper, Nathan.

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Art dealer; Provincetown, Mass.

From the description of Nathan Halper interview, 1963 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220198617

From the description of Nathan Halper interview, 1963 July 17 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 276394288

From the description of Oral history interview with Nathan Halper, 1963 July 17 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312026536

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Nathan Halper, 1907-1983 (Columbia A.B. 1927; Ph.D. 1973), author, translator, and art dealer, was an authority on the writings of James Joyce. He also translated and published much Yiddish literature, reviewed books and operated an art gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts where he lived for half the year.

From the guide to the Nathan Halper Papers, 1923-1986., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Nathan Halper (1907-1983) was an art dealer, writer, and James Joyce scholar from Provincetown, Mass.

From the description of Oral history interview with Nathan Halper, 1980 July 8-Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646397325

Nathan Halper, 1907-1983 (Columbia A.B. 1927; Ph.D. 1973), author, translator, and art dealer, was an authority on the writings of James Joyce. He also translated and published much Yiddish literature, reviewed books and operated an art gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts where he lived for half the year.

From the description of Nathan Halper papers, 1923-1986. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 299029123

Art dealer, gallery director; Provincetown, Massachusetts. Born 1907. Died 1983.

Halper graduated from Columbia University in 1927, and was primarily a writer and James Joyce scholar. Beginning with a partnership with Samuel Kootz, he managed the Samuel Kootz Gallery in Provincetown from 1953-1954. With John Murray Cuddihy, Halper formed the H.C. Gallery (1956) and H.C.E. Gallery (1957-1967), the latter gallery's name being inspired by FINNEGAN'S WAKE. Halper managed the Sun Gallery for a couple of years to aid the younger artists who had started it.

From the description of Records of Nathan Halper's Galleries, 1952-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821045

Art dealer, gallery director; Provincetown, Massachusetts. Born 1907. Died 1983.

Halper graduated from Columbia University in 1927, and was primarily a writer and James Joyce scholar. Beginning with a partnership with Samuel Kootz, he managed the Samuel Kootz Gallery in Provincetown from 1953-1954. With John Murray Cuddihy, Halper formed the H.C. Gallery (1956) and H.C.E. Gallery (1957-1967), the latter gallery's name being inspired by FINNEGAN'S WAKE. Halper managed the Sun Gallery for a couple of years to aid the younger artists who had started it.

From the description of Nathan Halper correspondence and gallery records, 1952-1979, bulk, 1953-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291518

Art dealer, writer and James Joyce scholar; Provincetown, Mass.

b. 1907; d. 1983.

From the description of Nathan Halper interviews, 1980 July 8-Aug. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83795518

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creatorOf Halper, Nathan. Nathan Halper papers, 1923-1986. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Halper, Nathan,. Oral history interview with Nathan Halper, 1963 July 17 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Nathan Halper Papers, 1923-1986. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Baziotes, William, 1912-1963. William and Ethel Baziotes papers, 1916-1992. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908-. Helen Marjorie Windust Halper interview, 1994 Sept. 27. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908-. Oral history interview with Helen Marjorie Windust Halper, 1994 Sept. 27 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
referencedIn Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908-. Oral history interview with Helen Marjorie Windust Halper, 1994 Sept. 27. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Halper, Nathan. Nathan Halper correspondence and gallery records, 1952-1979, bulk, 1953-1970. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Halper, Nathan. Nathan Halper interviews, 1980 July 8-Aug. 14 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Smith, Jacob Getlar, 1898-1958. Jacob Getlar Smith papers, 1919-1966. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Halper, Nathan. Records of Nathan Halper's Galleries, 1952-1979. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Halper, Nathan. Nathan Halper interview, 1963 July 17 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Halper, Nathan. Oral history interview with Nathan Halper, 1980 July 8-Aug. 14. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Halper, Nathan. Nathan Halper interview, 1963 July 17. Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Avery, Milton, 1885-1965. person
associatedWith Baziotes, William, 1912-1963. person
associatedWith Beachcombers (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Beachcombers (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Botkin, Henry, 1896-1983. person
associatedWith Brodie, Gandy, 1925-1975. person
associatedWith Brown, Robert F. person
associatedWith Cage, John. person
associatedWith Cage, John. person
associatedWith Caro, Anthony, 1924- person
associatedWith Chidsey, G. Alan. person
associatedWith Cuddihy, John Murray. person
associatedWith Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978. person
associatedWith Ellmann, Richard, 1918-1987. person
associatedWith Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908- person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930. person
associatedWith H.C.E. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith H.C.E. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith H.C.E. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith H.C.E. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith H.C. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith H.C. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith H.C. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith H.C. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966. person
associatedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Kahn, Wolf, 1927- person
associatedWith Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971. person
associatedWith Kootz Gallery (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kootz Gallery (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kootz, Samuel Melvin, 1898-1982. person
associatedWith Lazzell, Blanche, 1878-1956. person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Mailer, Norman. person
associatedWith Mailer, Norman. person
associatedWith Motherwell, Robert. person
associatedWith Putnam, Wallace, 1899- person
associatedWith Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910- person
associatedWith Smith, David, 1906-1965. person
associatedWith Smith, Jacob Getlar, 1898-1958. person
associatedWith Sun Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. person
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Massachusetts--Provincetown
Massachusetts--Provincetown
Massachusetts--Provincetown
United States
Massachusetts--Provincetown
New England
United States
Massachusetts--Provincetown
Massachusetts--Provincetown
Massachusetts--Provincetown
Provincetown (Mass.)
Provincetown (Mass.)
New England
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Indians of North America--History
Names, Personal--Jewish
Chess
Mashpee Indians
Gallery directors
Art, Modern--20th century
Yiddish literature--Translations into English
Art galleries, Commercial
Art, American
Art dealers--Interviews
Art dealers
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Active 1952

Active 1979

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