Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kappphil
Creators:
Kappel, Philip
Dates:
ca.1920-1981
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
7.8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An autobiographical essay; biographical material; correspondence; 12 appointment books, 1968-1980; 4 guest books, 1938-1980; typescripts of Kappel's published manuscript, "New England Gallery," 1966; notes and typescripts of writings; financial records; works of art by Kappel and others; 6 scrapbooks containing printed material and letters; 2 books, LOUISIANA GALLERY, 1950 and 1970, and JAMAICA GALLERY, 1960, written and illustrated by Kappel; reproductions, catalogs and announcements; printed material on the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and the Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, Ct.; clippings; and ca. 1000 photos, slides and negatives of Kappel, his family, friends, and his home in New Milford, Ct.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Etcher, lithographer, illustrator, painter and writer; New Milford, Conn. Studied at Pratt Institute; b. 1901; d. 1981.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Kappel donated first two installments of collection in 1976 and 1978. Final part, consisting of correspondence, press clippings, business accounts and scrapbooks given by executors of Kappel's estate in 1982.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Related Materials
Philip Kappel papers also available at Syracuse University.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Box inventory available at Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Etching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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