George C. Groce papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.grocgeor
Creators:
Groce, George C., 1899-
Dates:
1938-1967
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.7 Linear feet
(partially filmed on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Writings, correspondence, photographs, exhibition catalogs and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2813: A 21 page unpublished typescript, "Who was John Cooper", by Groce, ca. 1952.
Scope and Contents
REELS 996-997: Letters from Henry Wilder Foote and resource materials from Groce's research on John Wollaston and John Cooper. Correspondence with David Wallace and Charles Baker, editor for the New York Historical Society, relates to Groce's work on the DICTIONARY OF ARTISTS IN AMERICA, 1564-1860. Other material includes a draft of the introduction for the Dictionary (unfilmed), book reviews and articles by Groce, photographs, notes, engravings, and exhibition catalogs.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, 1938-1958, with Edgar Preston Richardson and Charles Baker about the DICTIONARY OF ARTISTS IN AMERICA, 1564-1860, and about the provenance of portrait paintings by John Wollaston. Other material includes research notes, an annotated text "Empires of the Mind and Spirit American painting 1564-1860", notes on the Gellatly Collection, National Collection of Fine Arts; photographs of artwork; and writings by Groce "Early American Portraiture", and "New York Painting Before 1800."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; Washington, D.C.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 996-997 donated 1971 by Mrs. George Groce; material on reel 2813 provenance unknown; unmicrofilmed material transferred from the National Collection of Fine Arts via George Groce 1979 to the Archives of American Art.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 17th-18th centuries -- History -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- History -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wollaston, John, fl. 1736-1767 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooper, John, ca. 1695-ca. 1760 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foote, Henry Wilder, 1875-1964 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wallace, David H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baker, Charles Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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