Claribel and Etta Cone letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.coneetta
Creators:
Cone, Etta
Cone, Claribel
Dates:
1898-1949
Languages:
Multiple languages
Many of the letters are written in French, often with typed translations.
Physical Description:
6 microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence between Claribel and Etta Cone and Cone family members; forty letters from Henri Matisse, 1929-1949, and letters from Marguerit Matisse Duthuit, Leon Kroll, Walter Pach, L. R. Pissaro, Ben Silbert, Gertrude Stein, John Rewald, Jack Tworkov, Vincent van Gogh, William and Marguerite Zorach, and others. Enclosed with the letters are typescripts of essays by Ben Silbert, "Landscape-My First Watercolor" and "Concerning Some of My Drawings"; a draft typescript of a talk by Gertrude Stein, "The Value of College Education for Women"; and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Claribel (1864-1929) and Etta Cone (1870- ) were art collectors in Baltimore, Maryland.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3807-3812 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Many of the letters have a typed copy and carbon of the copy.
Existence and Location of Originals
Orginals returned to lender after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1987 by the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from the Archivist at the Baltimore Museum of Art Library.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid is available in all Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silbert, Ben, 1893- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tworkov, Jack Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zorach, William, 1887-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fiene, Ernest, 1894- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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