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Papers of James Stuart MacDonald, 1895-1961 (bulk 1917-1952) [manuscript]
Bib ID 1836831
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
MacDonald, James S. (James Stuart), 1878-1952
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description 1895-1961 
2.05 m. (9 boxes) + 1 folio item. 
Summary

Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, cuttings, photographs and official papers, mostly dating from the late 1920s to 1952. The largest category are the notebooks, manuscripts and typescripts relating to the history of art, contemporary art, Australian artists, the National Gallery of Victoria and other cultural, historical and political subjects. There are a number of files containing minutes, reports, correspondence and other papers concerning the National Gallery of Victoria and, to a lesser extent, the National Gallery of New South Wales and the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board. The principal correspondents are Dame Mary Gilmore, Sir John Longstaff, Sir Lionel Lindsay, Sir Arthur Streeton, Hans Heysen, L. Bernard Hall, Will Ashton and Daryl Lindsay.

Biography/History

Artist, art critic and gallery director. Director of National Art Gallery of New South Wales (1928-1936) and National Gallery of Victoria (1936-1942).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 430.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Special Collections Reading Room, and on the Internet at http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms430 
Subjects MacDonald, James S. (James Stuart), 1878-1952 -- Archives.  |  Artists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  National Gallery of Victoria -- Archives.  |  Art, Australian.  |  Art criticism -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1895-1961 
Occupation Art gallery directors.  |  Art critics.
Other authors/contributors National Gallery of Victoria

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