Anna Warren Ingersoll papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ingeanna
Creators:
Ingersoll, Anna Warren, 1887-1980
Dates:
1910-1966
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.7 Linear feet
(on 4 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Diaries, correspondence, writings and printed material regarding Ingersoll and Franklin Watkins.
Scope and Contents
REEL 4153: 7 travel diaries kept by Ingersoll on trips through Europe and the United States, with discussions of architecture, museums and collections visited, comments on American and European artists and their relative merits. Diaries cover 1939-1964, but have entries which are often 20 years apart.
Scope and Contents
REEL 4225: 5 travel diaries and sketchbooks kept by Ingersoll, 1941-1966 regarding museums and collections visited, personal observations, and a 1941 account of life in Philadelphia.
Scope and Contents
REELS 4315-4316: 9 volumes of Ingersoll diaries, 1910-1966, regarding studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, life in Philadelphia and its art scene, visits to artists' studios and private collections, her studies at the Barnes Foundations, artists exhibitions and works for sale at galleries, and her brother R. Sturgis Ingersoll and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Scope and Contents
REELS 4315-4316: Typescripts of Ingersoll letters, including discussions of her studies at PAFA; and Watkins material including 4 letters, a clipping, and a 31 page typescript of a speech delivered at the Fogg Museum.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Artist, art collector; Philadelphia, Pa. Board member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She and her brother R. Sturgis Ingersoll, who was President of PMA, had a longstanding friendship with painter Franklin Watkins.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 4153, 4225, and 4315-4316 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 4153 & 4225: Originals in the possession of Paul Ingersoll.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 4315-4316: Originals in the possession of Charles Ingersoll.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1988-1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Papers have been inherited by several members of the Ingersoll family.

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
Women artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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