Inventory to the Samuel Murray and Thomas Eakins papers at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hirsmuse
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Dates:
undated
[ca. 1974]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
78 Pages
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Inventory briefly describes the Murray-Eakins collection held by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Eakins and Murray were Philadelphia artists and close friends. Eakins, a painter, sculptor, and photographer, founded the Art Students League of Philadelphia, where Murray (1870-1941), a sculptor, studied.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3161 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Item is a photocopy.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Inventory copied for the Archives 1974 and discarded after microfilming. The actual collection includes over 100 letters to Murray; 4 Eakins letters regarding his commission to paint Robert Ogden's portrait; Eakins exhibition catalogs and miscellany; photographs by Eakins, of Eakins, of Murray, of their painting and sculpture, of their studio, and of others; and sketches, clippings, letters, and miscellany.

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 teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Murray, Samuel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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