Andrew Carnegie letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.carnandr
Creators:
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
Dates:
1884-1936
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
16 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie. Included are four from Edwin A. Abbey concerning the price of one of his paintings and accepting an invitation to visit, one from William M. Chase accepting an invitation, one from Ben Foster praising a portrait which Mr. Roche has painted of Mrs. Carnegie, two from F. D. Millet and two from Cass Gilbert accepting invitations, six from Frank O. Salisbury about a portrait Salisbury painted of Andrew Carnegie, one from Samuel Longfellow explaining that he mistakenly informed Carnegie that a watercolor was by Lord Elgin when in fact it was by Lord Dufferin, and one from George H. Boughton writing for a mutual friend.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Industrialist, philanthropist.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel N4 (frames 1242-1280) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

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
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foster, Ben, 1852-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salisbury, Frank O., 1874-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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