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Papers of Rex Nan Kivell, 1938-1977 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1581346
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Nan Kivell, Rex, 1898-1977
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1938-1977] 
1.26 m. (9 boxes) + 5 folios. 
Summary

The collection consists mainly in correspondence relating to the acquisition of historical items and a typescript catalogue of items sent to the National Library. Other items include: "Geneologies of the Nan Kivell and Cole families"; two notebooks kept by Nan Kivell; art catalogues and other documents; handwritten draft copies of catalogues of his own collection; proof copy of "Portraits of the famous and infamous"; photographs; Rex Nan Kivell's will.

Biography/History

Nan Kivell was a director of the Redfern Gallery, London. Born in New Zealand, he had a keen interest in Australian, New Zealand and Pacific paintings, prints, books and manuscripts. In June 1966 he was granted a C.M.G. "for services in providing the National Library with valuable early Australian and Pacific paintings and manuscripts".

Notes

Manuscript reference: MS 4000.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available online. 
Subjects Nan Kivell, Rex, 1898-1977 -- Archives.  |  Nan Kivell family -- Genealogy.  |  Cole family -- Genealogy.  |  Book collectors -- Archives.  |  Art dealers -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1938-1977 
Occupation Book collectors.  |  Art gallery directors.
Also Titled

Portraits of the famous and infamous

Genealogies of the Nan Kivell and Cole families

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