Walter Griffin papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.grifwalt
Creators:
Griffin, Walter, 1861-1935
Dates:
1865-1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
256 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, biographical material, printed material, photographs, gallery records, and notes about art.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1479: Bibliographies on Griffin; correspondence, 1905-1935, with his sister, Eleanor M. Proctor; records of accounts with the Rehn Gallery, 1921-1925; priced lists of paintings and photographs. Printed material includes exhibition catalogs and a scrapbook of clippings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1401: Biographical documents; correspondence, 1919-1971, about Griffin; lists of paintings; a notebook about art; clippings and magazine articles; photographs depict Griffin and his artwork, his father Edward, Seyki Kouroda and portraits of Griffin by Denis Bunker and Paul Bartlett.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, dentist; Born Portland, Maine. Lived in New York and from 1887-1915 he lived chiefly near Nice, France.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1401 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1479 available at Archives of American Art offices; through interlibrary loan; and at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Existence and Location of Originals
REEL 1401: Originals returned to the lender, Alvah Johnston, after microfilming.
Existence and Location of Originals
REEL 1479: Originals in the Maine Historical Society, Portland, Maine.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 1401 lent for microfilming 1978 by Alvah Johnson; material on reel 1479 lent by the Maine Historical Society.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Victorian -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Victorian -- Maine Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Maine Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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