William Pardee Campbell papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.campwill
Creators:
Campbell, William Pardee, 1914-1976
Dates:
1949-1976
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
10 Linear feet
1 Linear foot
Addition
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Index card files, ca. 8 feet, on bibliographies, American artists and collectors, European artists, and addresses; research files for an uncompleted Ph.D. thesis on American artist, John Gadsby Chapman, who lived 1808-1889, containing correspondence, notes, writings, and about 100 photographs and photostats of Chapman's letters and work; notes for an article on Gilbert Stuart's portraits of George Washington; clippings, a biographical sketch on Campbell, and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
ADDITION: Files on artists, arranged alphabetically, containing notes, correspondence and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Museum curator at the National Gallery of Art; Washington, D.C. The subject of his extensive research, John Gadsby Chapman, was a landscape, history and portrait painter, also a wood engraver and illustrator.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1979 by Campbell's widow, Priscilla Campbell, and in 1979 and 1990 as a transfer from the National Gallery of Art.

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
Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engravers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum curators -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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