Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kingpaul
Creators:
King, Paul Bernard, Sr., 1867-1947
Dates:
1871-1977
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.7 Linear feet
(on 1 partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; letters; business records; photographs; works of art; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3320: Photographs, of works of art, of ancestors, family members, friends, and business associates; 16 original works of art, including one print and 15 pencil drawings; and one exhibition catalog, 1919.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: 15 biographical accounts, 1929-1948; letters received by King and his family from friends, patrons, and colleagues express congratulations, thanks, and condolences, 1907-1959; a contract engaging William Bell as King's agent, 1939; 4 sales ledgers, 1926-1951; lists of paintings sold, 1948-1975; 4 address books, a gallery visitors' book, 1950-1952; printed material; and photographs, 1907-1940, of King, his family, and his works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait and landscape painter. Began his career in Buffalo, New York, working as a lithographer's assistant. Studied at the Art Students League of New York under Mowbray, in Paris, and in Holland with Willy Sluiter, Bloomers, and Peters. During World War I, specialized in the application of camouflage. Member of the National Academy of Design, the Salmagundi Club, and many other art clubs. Director of Philadelphia Art Alliance and President of the Philadelphia School of Design for Women.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3320 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 3320: Originals returned to the lenders, Mr. & Mrs. Paul King, Jr., after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 3320 lent for microfilming and unmicrofilmed material donated 1984 by Mr. & Mrs. Paul King, Jr., son and daughter-in-law of Paul King.

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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painting -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painting -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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