Charles Dana Gibson papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gibschar
Creators:
Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944
Dates:
1902-1965
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
47 Items
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, exhibition announcements, and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REEL D10: One letter, undated, to "Miss Bell" from Gibson.
Scope and Contents
REEL 106: Typed copies of 11 letters from Gibson to his brother Langdon Gibson written during a Mediterranean cruise in 1902. He describes the yacht on which he and his wife sailed and port towns visited in Italy, Greece, Turkey, North Africa, Spain and Gibraltar.
Scope and Contents
REEL D251: Letters from Everitt Shinn, Anthony Henry Young, Poultney Bigelow, Gifford Beal, Charles L. Naegle, Royal Cortissoz, museums and organizations; exhibition announcements from the Berry Hill Galleries; and 16 photographs of Gibson and his work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator, painter, author; New York, N.Y. and Maine. Born Roxbury, Massachusetts. Author and illustrator of THE EDUCATION OF MR. PIPP; SKETCHES IN LONDON; THE SOCIAL LADDER; THE WIDOW; PEOPLE OF DICKENS; and THE AMERICANS. He illustrated for Life magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Collier's for many years. Served as editor of Life magazine.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D10 (fr. 1193), 106 (fr. 1217-1239), and D251 (fr. 1-67) available for use at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Letters on reel 106 are typed copies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel D251: originals returned to the lender, Henry D. Hill, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Letter on reel D10 donated by Charles Feinberg, 1955-1962, an active donor to A.A.A. The typescripts of letters on reel 106 donated by Gibson's sister, Mrs. Daniel Knowlton, 1966. Letters, announcements and photographs on reel D251 lent by the Berry Hill Galleries in 1966.

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.

Related Materials
Charles Dana Gibson papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
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Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bigelow, Poultney, b. 1855 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naegle, Charles L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Young, Anthony Henry, 1866-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Berry-Hill Galleries Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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