Brother Cornelius papers relating to William Keith

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cornbrot
Creators:
Cornelius, Brother, 1877-1962
Dates:
1908-1955
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2,500 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Material related to Brother Cornelius' research as the biographer of painter, engraver William Keith, including letters from prominent artists, art historians, gallery owners, museum directors, and members of Keith's family. Notably, Keith's widow, Mary McHenry Keith, writes about her activities in the women's sufferage movement, her friendship with Susan B. Anthony, and William Keith's personal and artistic life. Also among the papers are two photographs of William Keith, a genealogy, exhibition catalogs, and clippings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Biographer, Christian Brother, teacher at St. Mary's College, Moraga, California. William Keith was a California landscape and portrait painter, engraver; born in Scotland.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1516-1517 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in St Mary's College, College Archives, Moraga, California.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1979 by St. Mary's College.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women -- Suffrage Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brothers (Religious) -- California Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biographers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engravers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keith, William, 1838-1911 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keith, Mary McHenry, 1855-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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