A Finding Aid to the Frederick Carl Frieseke Papers, circa 1870s-1943, 1982, 1996, in the Archives of American Art
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Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.friefred
Creators:
Frieseke, Frederick C. (Frederick Carl), 1874-1939
Dates:
circa 1870s-1943
1982
1996
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of Impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieseke measure 0.3 and date from circa 1870s-1943, 1982, and 1996. This small collection contains scattered documentation of Frieseke's life through several biographical items, printed material, photographs of Frieseke and his family, and miscellany.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of Impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieseke measure 0.3 and date from circa 1870s-1943, 1982, and 1996. This small collection contains scattered documentation of Frieseke's life through several biographical items, printed material, photographs of Frieseke and his family, and miscellany.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of the collection the Frederick Carl Frieseke papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939) lived in New York and Paris before becoming a leading figure of the second generation of Americans at Giverny, France. Frieseke studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League, New York City. He moved to France in 1898 where he lived until his death in 1939.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Stephanie Ashley in 2019.
Separated Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm (reels N737 and 2885) of a notebook kept by Frieseke containing a pencil sketch, addresses, expenses, and price lists of paintings; a transcript of the notebook made by his grandson, Nicholas Kilmer; writings and reminiscences decorated with sketches by Frieseke; and price lists. Loaned materials were returned to the donor after microfilming and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Existence and Location of Copies
The collection was digitized in 2019 and is available on the Archives of American Art website.
Material lent for microfilming on 35mm microfilm reels N737 and 2885 is available at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Stephanie Ashley
Sponsor
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated in 2019 by Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr., art historians and collectors in Milford, Pennsylvania. Material on reels N737 and 2885 were lent for microfilming in 1968 and 1983 by Mrs. Kenton Kilmer (Frances Friseke) and her son Nicholas Kilmer, Frieseke's daughter and grandson.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Frederick Carl Frieseke papers, circa 1870s-1943, 1982, and 1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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McGuigan, John F., Jr. (John Fuller) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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