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Helen Appleton Read Papers, 1922-1972
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 127

Abstract:
Art critic; Art historian. Printed material, clippings, letter, illustrations. The collection consists of brochures and calendars produced by Portraits, Incorporated, New York City, 1962-1971; plus one letter, and miscellaneous clippings.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Helen Lincoln Appleton Read graduated from Smith College, 1908; studied at the Art Student's League, 1908-1911; Art critic for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1922-1938; Associate Art Editor for Vogue, 1925-1930; Director of Art Alliance of America, 1924-1929; Lecturer at the Whitney Museum, 1933-?; Director in 1943 and President from 1957 to 1973 of Portraits, Incorporated, a New York City gallery. Awarded Smith College Medal, 1968.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of six scrapbooks including brochures and calendars produced by Portraits, Incorporated, New York City, 1962-1971; plus one letter, and miscellaneous clippings. The brochures and calendars prove examples the work of portrait painters (in black and white).

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Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Helen Appleton Read Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection


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