Hattie Newcomer Gilpin letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gilphatt
Creators:
Gilpin, Hattie Newcomer
Dates:
1901-1904
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
66 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters of Hattie Newcomer Gilpin reflect her patronage of artists Daniel Chester Dale, John La Farge, and Edwin Davis French.
Scope and Contents
Correspondence regarding the baptismal font and stained glass windows commissioned by Mrs. Gilpin for St. Paul's Church, Baltimore, Maryland, consists of ten letters from Daniel Chester French concerning the baptismal font, 1902-1904; a contract and eighteen letters, 1902-1903, from John La Farge, and a copy of a letter to La Farge from Mrs. Gilpin, regarding the stained glass windows. Also included are 36 letters from Edwin Davis French concerning the execution of engraved book plates for Mrs. Gilpin.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Patron; Baltimore, Maryland. Married to Henry (Harry) B. Gilpin.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1734 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donors, Lewis, Howard, and Douglas Allen are brothers and the grandsons of Hattie Newcomer Gilpin.

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.

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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Church decoration and ornament -- Maryland -- Baltimore Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engravers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stained glass artists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patrons -- Maryland -- Baltimore Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
La Farge, John, 1835-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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