James Carroll Beckwith diary (in the New York Historical Society)

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.beckjaca
Creators:
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917
Dates:
1895
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Volume
(200 p.)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Diary kept by Beckwith during 1895 while living in New York City. Beckwith writes of his constant worry about money, his dissatisfaction with his painting, of friends and personal matters, the portraits he is working on, art and artists, his admiration for John Singer Sargent, classes at several art schools in the city, and the various clubs to which he belonged.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 800 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original in: The New York Historical Society.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming by the New York Historical Society, 1974.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painting -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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