George Elmer Browne papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.browgeep
Creators:
Browne, George Elmer, 1871-1946
Dates:
1900-1932
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on a partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters; notes; a lease; financial records; printed material; and photographs.
Scope and Contents
Letters to Browne from artists Martin Borgord, Walter L. Clark, George Wharton Edwards, Helen (Wolhaupter) Kelly, Josephine Mast, William Ritschel, W. H. Singer, Vera Stevens, Henry Ossawa Tanner, and Mary Wicker, 1909-1932; a postcard displaying a photograph of Browne, George H. McCord, David Preyer, 1900; an etching used as a greeting card by J. Berthier, 1928; a letter concerning the health of Charles Hawthorne from his wife, Marion, 1930; a lease for exhibition space, 1931; invoices and receipts, 1929-1931; an income tax return, 1924; bank statements, 1929; several clippings, 1930-1931, an exhibition announcement and two catalogs, 1906 and 1918; teaching brochures; a booklet "What Europe Thinks of American Art" by Henry Rankin Poore; 3 photographs of Browne, undated and 1909, and one of Charles Heinz in Provincetown; photographs of works of art, an installation at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1906, and an unidentified interior decorated by a mural; and 20 photographs of Egypt and rural France.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, art instructor; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4485 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming by the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1990.

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 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heinz, Charles, 1885-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCord, George Herbert, 1848-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Preyer, David C., 1862-1913 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stevens, Vera, b. 1895 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wicker, Mary H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kelly, Helen, b. 1897? Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Berthier, Jean-Antoine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Borgord, Martin, 1869-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clark, Walter, 1848-1917 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edwards, George Wharton, 1859-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mast, Josephine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ritschel, William, 1864-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Singer, William Henry, 1868-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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