Bolton Coit Brown papers (microfilm)

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.browbolt2
Creators:
Brown, Bolton, 1864-1936
Dates:
circa 1907-1933
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
12 volumes of journals (1915-1933), documenting the technical aspects of his artistic career including drawing, printing, and lithography. They include accounts of experiments and work for other artists, including George Bellows, as well as definitions and excerpts of the writings of others.
Scope and Contents
A typescript of the manuscript, "Lithography Since Whistler," (1935) includes a history of lithography and a chapter on Joseph Pennell.
Scope and Contents
Two etching notebooks (1917-1918) contain sketches and notes on prints. Another notebook (1907-1910) contains sketches and notes on painting and pigments.
Scope and Contents
Also included are correspondence with some biographical information, a catalog of Brown's lithographs (1908), and loose lithographs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lithographer, writer, inventor and explorer; Woodstock, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3654-3655 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, and at the Free Library of Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr College.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Bryn Mawr College Library, Special Collections.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1990 by Bryn Mawr College, as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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
Lithography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- Materials Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints, American -- New York (State) -- Woodstock Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York -- Woodstock Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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