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Pritzker, Rhoda

Rhoda Pritzker archive, ca. 1940-2000.

Physical Description:
2 boxes
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Octavo 56 (In Process)
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Nicholas and Susan Pritzker
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Archives & Manuscripts
The collection comprises catalogues, photographs, correspondence, press cuttings and other documents concerning Rhoda Pritzker and the Pritzker Family.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Collectors and collecting.
Art -- Great Britain.
Art, British -- 20th century.
Bradley, Helen, 1900-1979.
Journalists -- United States.
Pritzker, Jack Nicholas, 1904-1979.
Pritzker, Nicholas J., 1945-
Pritzker, Rhoda -- Art collections.
Pritzker, Rhoda.
Bradley, Helen, 1900-1979.
D'Oyly-John, 1906-1993.
Craxton, John.

  • Books and catalogues: 1. Three Score After Ten by Nicholas J. Pritzker (1941) (catalogued separately)
  • 2. Tales of Manchester Jewry and Manchester in the Thirties by Monty Dobkin (1986)
  • 3. Looking Back at Rusholme and Fallowfield (NB Manchester districts), by Peter Helm and Gay Sussex (1984)
  • 4. Exhibition catalogue for Contemporary British Art from the Collection of Mrs Jack N. Pritzker, Ringling Museum of Art, Florida, 1972-3
  • 5. Exhibition catalogues for Michael Ayrton (1981), Norman Black (c1973), Gwen John (2000), Sidney Nolan (1964/5) and Joyce Tremain (1991)
  • 6. Helen Bradley. Miss Carter Came with Us. London, Jonathan Cape, 1973 (catalogued separately)
  • 7. Helen Bradley. And Miss Carter Wore Pink. London, Jonathan Cape, 1971. No. 18 of a signed limited edition of 55 copies (catalogued separately)
  • 8. Accompanied by: pen and ink drawing by Helen Bradley
  • 9. Newspaper review of exhibition of Bradley's work at W.H. Paterson, London.
  • Photographs: 10. Class portrait from Rhoda Pritzker's junior school
  • 11. Rhoda Pritzker in American Red Cross Service uniform
  • 12. Rhoda Pritzker in Reno
  • 13. Early 1940s Rhoda Pritzker portrait photo
  • 14. Picture of Jack Pritzker with fish
  • 15. Rhoda Pritzker with her parents in the 1950s
  • 16. Rhoda Pritzker with her mother in the 1950s
  • 17. Photo of Rhoda Pritzker and pet poodle
  • 18. Rhoda Pritzker with Eppie Lederer (with campaign badges for Hubert Humphrey)
  • 19. Bill/Hillary Clinton reception for the Pritzkers at the White House
  • 20. Rhoda Pritzker with Catholic priest in Chicago
  • 21. Rhoda and Nick Pritzker in the 1980s.
  • Press cuttings: 22. Jack N. Pritzker's death notice and obituary from Chicago Sun-Times
  • 23. Profile of the Pritzkers, New York Times 1973
  • 24. Newspaper features on artists (reviews, profiles, obituaries) and other topics of interest to Rhoda Pritzker (often sent from England by her cousin Charles Goodman).
  • Other documents: 25. Caricature by D'Oyly John inscribed “Rhoda, Believe it or not this was your uncle, one night in Madeira.”
  • 26. 2007 Christmas card from John Craxton
  • 27. Rhoda Pritzker's photocopies of CV, manuscript articles and stories, plus cuttings of her published pieces
  • 28. Text of her A Wartime Voyage address to the National Society of Arts and Letters, Chicago, 1994
  • 29. Copy of Liberty magazine, January 26, 1946, plus payment voucher for the featured story When Daddy Comes Marching Home
  • 30. Telegram to Maurice Goldberg (Dec. 2, 1944) with news of story sold to Ladies Home Journal
  • 31. Inventory of art in the Lake Shore Drive apartment, 1970s (five pages). Two copies
  • 32. Copy of Goodman/Goldberg family tree
  • 33. A portfolio of documents relating to Michael and Elisabeth Ayrton (letters, cuttings, exhibition invitation cards, gallery and restorer invoices)
  • 34. Brush Up Your Shakespeare! Gala program for Sam Wanamaker and the Shakespeare Globe Trust, 1990
  • 35. Invoices and other invitations from various galleries
  • 36. Cat drawing by John Craxton to Rhoda
  • 37. “Dear Kitty and Lucky” illustrated letter from John Craxton.

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