Harold Weston Papers 1916-1971


Harold Weston Papers, 1916-1971

Harold Weston Papers 1916-1971

Papers of the American painter, humanitarian. Collection includes correspondence, memorabilia, organizational records, photographs, and writings, much of which deal with Weston's work in various organizations, including the Adirondack Trail Improvement Society, Inc., American Federation of Arts, Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, and Food for Freedom, International Association of Art, International Association of Plastic Arts, and the United Nations. Incoming and outgoing correspondence includes that of Wayne N. Aspinall, Chester Bowles, Harry F. Byrd, Emanuel Celler, Joseph S. Clark, John Sherman Cooper, J. William Fulbright, Lillian Gish, Christian Herter, Hal Holbrook, Hubert H. Humphrey, Irving Ives, Jacob Javits, Lyndon B. Johnson, Carroll D. Kearns, John F. Kennedy, Eugene Keogh, Herbert H. Lehman, John V. Lindsay, Henry Cabot Lodge, Archibald MacLeish, Lee Metcalf, Claireborne Pell, Henry S. Reuss, Eliot Richardson, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Eleanor Roosevelt, Leverett Saltonstall, Arthur Schlesinger, Hugh Scott, Edward Steichen, Adlai Stevenson, Frank Thompson, and Robert F. Wagner.

14.5 linear ft.


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