Charles Henry Hart letters from the New York Public Library

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hartchhl
Creators:
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918
Dates:
1889-1893
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence of Hart, ca. 1,000 letters, mostly with Clarence W. Bowen, regarding Hart's activities on the planning committee of the Centennial of George Washington's Inauguration, New York City, 1889 and correspondence concerning Hart's chairmanship of the Committee on Retrospective Art, World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 1893.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Henry Hart Art (1847-1918) was a historian, lawyer, writer, and director, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1882-1904. He published widely on the subject of eighteenth and nineteenth-century portraiture in the United States.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N10-N11 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Presidents -- United States -- Inauguration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington, George, 1732-1799 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bowen, Clarence Winthrop, 1852-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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