Alger Beal papers relating to Reynolds and Gifford Beal

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bealalge
Creators:
Beal, Alger
Dates:
[ca.1890-1965]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Reynolds Beal material includes a sketchbook containing sketches of ships, entitled "Cruising Aboard U.S.S. School Ship St. Mary's," 1901, scrapbook pages of marine etchings and photographs, a Christmas card, personal photographs, exhibition catalogs, and clippings. Gifford Beal material includes: photographs of him and one of his work, exhibition catalogs, and clippings. Also included are a photograph of the Beal family, ca. 1890, writings about the the family, selected photographs of the Beals from albums kept by Mrs. Thaddeus Beal, including some of Wilellyn, the William Beal family's summer home in Newburgh, N.Y. with gardens designed by sons Gifford and Reynolds, and Echo Lawn, home of Thaddeus Beal; and miscellaneous printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Reynolds: painter, printmaker; Rockport, Massachusetts. Gifford: painter, mural painter; New York, N.Y. The Beals are brothers.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1993 by Alger Beal, whose father Thaddeus, was Reynolds' and Gifford's brother.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American -- Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Rockport Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Rockport Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beal, Reynolds, 1866-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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