Henry T. Cariss papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.carihenr
Creators:
Cariss, Henry T., 1850-1903
Dates:
[ca. 1876-1900]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
20 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Cariss family genealogy; three letters to Cariss, 1880-1900, from the Gibson Stained Glass Co, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the World's Columbian Exposition; a journal of his passage by sea to Europe with members of the Philadelphia Sketch Club; a photograph of Cariss; a watercolor, "Potatoe [sic] Gatherers" and an etching by Cariss; papers concerning his research for his painting, "The Oath of Allegiance at Valley Forge"; and a scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper clippings, prints, drawings, letters, and announcements about the Philadelphia Sketch Club and Cariss' artist friends Thomas Anshutz, Franklin D. Briscoe, Stephan de Kosenko, Herman Deigendesch, Walter M. Dunk, Philip B. Hahs, Frederick James, Henry R. Poore, Hermann Simon and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, etcher; Philadelphia, Pa. President of Philadelphia Sketch Club and active member of Philadelphia Society of Etchers.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4589 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Bill Patterson, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1992 by Bill Patterson, who received the material from the family of a friend of Henry Carriss' only son, William Hyde Carris, to whom William had willed the papers.

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 -- Societies, etc. -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
James, Frederick, 1845-1907 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Poore, Henry Rankin, 1859-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Simon, Hermann Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock, 1851-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Briscoe, Franklin D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
de Kosenko, Stephan, 1865-1932 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deigendesch, Herman F., 1858-1921 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dunk, Walter M., b. 1855 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hahs, Philip B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philadelphia Sketch Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philadelphia Society of Etchers Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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