Elbridge Kingsley papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kingelbr
Creators:
Kingsley, Elbridge, 1842-1918
Dates:
1842-1900
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
171 Items
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An autobiography; list of the Kingsley Collection; and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REELS 48 & 119: An autobiography (manuscript and typed copy), ca. 1900. Kingsley writes in detail of his childhood in Hatfield, Mass., education in Hadley, Mass., 1863-1872, where he studied at Cooper Institute and worked for I. W. Orr and Edward Sears as a wood engraver, the wood engraving process, the engraving office, association with J. Wells Champney and Charles Burleigh in Northampton, Mass., 1872-1877, work for Scribner's magazine from 1877, summers sketching in New England with John Parker Davis and Frank French, beginning of the Society of American Wood Engravers, association with William B.P. Palmer and Gustav Kruell, details of his own works, Paris Exhibition of 1889, decline of the Society, association with Charles Freer, Timothy Cole, Dwight W. Tryon, and Mrs. John Dwight.
Scope and Contents
REEL 119 (fr. 709-748): Extensive list of wood engravings, paintings and photographic plates of the Elbridge Kingsley Collection, Forbes Library, Northampton, Mass.
Scope and Contents
REEL 120: Photographs of Hadley and nearby places, and some sample engravings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Wood engraver; Hadley, Mass.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 48 & 119-120 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilm donated 1971 by the Forbes Library.

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
Scribner's magazine Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-engraving -- Massachusetts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photography -- Massachusetts -- Hadley Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-engravers -- Massachusetts Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burleigh, Charles Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Champney, James Wells, 1843-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, John Parker, 1832-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dwight, John, Mrs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
French, Frank, 1850-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kruell, Gustav, 1843-1907 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Orr, I. W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Palmer, William B. P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sears, Edward Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooper Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Society of American Wood Engravers Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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