Bernard and Rebecca Reis papers, ca. 1924-1985.

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Reis, Bernard. Bernard and Rebecca Reis papers, ca. 1924-1985.

Bernard and Rebecca Reis papers, ca. 1924-1985.

The papers contain correspondence, business and financial records, printed ephemera, and photographs. The two primary foci, 20th century artists and the art collection formed by Bernard and Rebecca Reis, are brought out through a substantial body of letters from major and minor figures of the American art world, written and visual documentation of the Reis collection of art and books, and ephemeral material relating to artists and patrons.

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