Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kellmine
Creators:
Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889
Dates:
1842-1882
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs, writings, a scrapbook, and printed materials.
Scope and Contents
REELS D30 and D33: Correspondence, clippings, and photographs. Included are letters from George William Curtis to Kellogg, October 1846-January 1847, describing Rome (incorrectly attributed to George Washington Parke Custis on microfilm); a letter from Elisha Whittlesey to George Washington Parke Custis, October 23, 1844, commending Miner Kellogg to him; and correspondence dealing with Kellogg's activities as a promoter of Hiram Powers' statue "The Greek Slave" in the mid-nineteenth century.
Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: Park Benjamin, Sir Stratford Canning, Luigi P. Cesnola, Lewis G. Clark, Edward Everett, Charles E.A. Gayarré, Henry D. Gilpin, Rufus W. Griswold, Reverdy Johnson, Phillip Kearny, Caroline M. Kirkland, Lenox Library, William C. MacReady, Brinsley Marlay, George P. Marsh, National Academy of Design, Theophilus Parsons, Joel R. Poinsett, Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Samuel H. Russell, Mrs. Winfield Scott, Ellen E. Sherman, John Slidell, Lady Virginia Somers (godmother of Kellogg's daughter Virginia), Bayard Taylor, Osmond Tiffany, Henry T. Tuckerman, W. I. Wall, and R. Wickliffe, Jr.
Scope and Contents
REEL 986: Scrapbook of clippings, collected by Kellogg from New York, Washington, Baltimore and Ohio newspapers. Some clippings were written by Kellogg, including stories about his own paintings, advertisements for his patent canvas stretcher, reports by him on his travel in foreign countries, and article on Hiram Powers, the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1880), Jane Eyre, Emanuel Swedenborg, the Cleveland Academy of Art, art unions, and fireproof buildings. Also included is a copy of a paper, "Fine arts in the United States" given by Kellogg in 1869 to the American Union Academy, Washington, D.C., and a booklet, "Mr. Miner K. Kellogg to his friends," Paris, 1858, describing his relationship with Powers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter, miniature painter, and orientalist; New York, N.Y. and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D30, D33, and 986 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels D30 and D33 purchased 1956 from an unknown source. Material on reel 986 transfered from Smithsonian Institution Archives, 1974.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painting -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miniature painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kearny, Philip, 1815-1862 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kirkland, Caroline M. (Caroline Matilda), 1801-1864 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marlay, Charles Brinsley, 1831-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, George Perkins, 1801-1882 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parsons, Theophilus, 1750-1813 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Russell, Samuel H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scott, Winfield, Mrs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slidell, John, 1793-1871 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Somers, Virginia, Lady Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stratford de Redcliffe, Stratford Canning, Viscount, 1786-1880 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tiffany, Osmond, b. 1823 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wall, W. I. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wickliffe, R., Jr Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cleveland Academy of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lenox Library Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Academy of Design (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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