Hortense Ferne papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fernhort
Creators:
Ferne, Hortense T., 1885-1976
Dates:
1889-1951
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(50 items on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters from Harry Roseland, Edward Caswell, Francis C. Jones, Devitt Welsh, and John Taylor Arms; autographs of American literary and art figures, late 19th-20th centuries; catalogs of the Philadelphia Society of Etchers, 1928-1937; catalog, March 1906, of the American Association of Artists listing paintings sold for Moses Tanenbaum, Ferne's father, a collector; and 36 letters to Tanenbaum from painters James Gale Tyler, Arthur P. Tait, Thomas Moran, Edward L. Henry, Jules Worms, Frederick James, Arthur Parton, Henry P. Smith, and Frank Russell Greene, discussing the progress of Tanenbaum commissions Also includes autographs and sketches to Ferne and two letters from Stephen Massett and William H. Payne.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hortense Tanenbaum Ferne was a painter, etcher, and lithographer in New York, New York. and Philadelphia. Ferne's father, Moses Tanenbaum, was a collector. She married Herman Fernberger (sometimes listed as Ferneberger) in 1906 and in 1940 changed her name legally to Ferne.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 50-51 and 97 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Some originals were retained by Hortense Ferne after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1971 by Hortense Ferne. Her father's letters were re-microfilmed on reel 97. Some of the materials on reels 50-51 were returned to Ferne after microfilming.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parton, Arthur, 1842-1914 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roseland, Harry, 1866-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Henry Pember, 1854-1907 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam, 1819-1905 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tanenbaum, Moses Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tyler, James Gale, 1855-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Welsh, Devitt, 1888-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Worms, Jules, 1832-1924 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caswell, Edward C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greene, Frank Russell, b. 1859 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
James, Frederick, 1845-1907 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jones, Francis Coates, 1857-1932 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moran, Thomas, 1837-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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