James Whitney Fosburgh papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fosbjame
Creators:
Fosburgh, James Whitney, 1910-1978
Dates:
1937-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, financial materials, exhibition materials, photographs, and printed materials.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2156: Correspondence with Jacqueline Kennedy concerning the restoration of the White House, with friends concerning Fosburgh's portrait of John F. Kennedy for the cover of LIFE magazine, with Frederick Mortimer Clapp, and concerning an alumni exhibition at Yale; general correspondence; lists of works of art and addresses; financial material; press releases and clippings regarding the White House resotration; articles by Fosburgh; a catalog for the above mentioned exhibition at Yale University; and photographs of Fosburgh and his wife.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Notes for lectures given by Fosburgh at the Frick Collection; notes and writings on art; and typescripts of published articles. Also included is a pilot's log book kept by Fosburgh.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, portrait painter, and writer; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2156 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981 by Leila Fosburgh Wilson, Fosburgh's sister.

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
Portrait painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Presidents -- Dwellings -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White House (Washington, D.C.) -- Preservation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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