Archives of American Art

Edward Guthrie Kennedy papers relating to James McNeill Whistler in the New York Public Library

Collection ID:
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie), 1849-1932
Physical Description:
270 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, printed material and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
Reel N5: Material collected by Kennedy relating to his friend, James McNeill Whistler, including letters received from Whistler, Beatrix Whistler, and others concerning Whistler; letters from Whistler to persons other than Kennedy; and clippings, calling cards and an engraving of Kennedy.
Scope and Contents
Reel N25: Correspondence, including letters between Whistler and Kennedy, among others. Also, an exhibition catalog, 1895.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Author. Wrote exhibition catalog THE ETCHED WORK OF WHISTLER (New York: Grolier Club) 1910.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N5 (frames 1-645) & N25 (frames 582-902) available at Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Reel N25: Letters are typescripts.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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