Writings comprise hand-written manuscripts, typescripts, annotated drafts and notes for published and unpublished writings by Pach, including lectures and addresses, books, and journal and newspaper articles. Also found are school essays and writings, and fragments, memoranda and notes. Of particular note is a bound, 242 page manuscript handwritten with illustrations and photographs which Pach wrote on the subject of aesthetics while at City College of New York.
Writings by others include poems, book chapters, articles and prose by Apollinaire, Baudelaire, Faure, Le Roy, Roualt, Villon and others.
Series is arranged as 2 subseries
3.1: Writings by Pach, 1899-circa 1950s
3.2: Writings by Others, circa 1910-circa 1950s
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The Walter Pach papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Walter Pach papers, 1857-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the initial digitization of the microfilm of this collection was provided by the Gladys K. Delmas Foundation. Funding for the processing of the addition to the Walter Pach papers and digitization of the fully re-processed collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.