Dr Walter Auburn Papers

Dr Walter Auburn Papers

Archive Collection Detail

Dr Walter Auburn (1906-1979) was a noted collector of old master prints. He held the position of Honorary Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Auckland City Art Gallery for many years. The Gallery was donated a large number of works from his and his wife, Lore Auburn's collection in 1981. The papers consist of correspondence between Auburn and the various dealers in London, New York, Australia and New Zealand from whom he made his purchases of artworks, books and antiques. Included is a partial memoir.

Creator
Walter Auburn
Title
Dr Walter Auburn Papers
Date range
1957-1986
Linear meters
0.18
Finding aids
Folder Level Listing
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of David Auburn, 2003
Accession no
RC2003/5
Restriction type
Restricted Access