Scope and arrangement
Papers consists of general correspondence 1939-1959, photographs, film negatives and printed material. General Correspondence consists mainly of letters and notes. They are in appreciation to R. L. Joseph a New York City stockbroker, who loaned his art objects to institutions for various exhibitions. These institutions include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of the City of New York and the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. Incoming correspondence includes Arthur Cohen, Ronald D'Arcy Hart, James Mann & Maurice Yates. Their correspondence pertains to general subject matter and R. L. Joseph's interest in his family history. He is related to Arthur Cohen & Ronald D'Arcy Hart. This is cited in letters from Ronald D'Arcy Hart correspondence dated May 12 & December 22, 1948. Letters from R. L. Joseph here and abroad cover only general interest. Others subject headings are Ephemera, Photographs & Printed Material. There are also 14 albums of film negatives; 2 buckram slipcases with postcards titled "La Corrida".