Florence Nightingale Levy papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.levyflor
Creators:
Levy, Florence N. (Florence Nightingale), 1870-1947
Dates:
1890-1947
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6.6 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 5 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, scrapbooks, subject files, and printed material, much of it related to her work as editor of American Art Annual and her guidebooks to art in New York.
Scope and Contents
REELS D43-D46: Scrapbooks, 1890-1920's, containing newspaper clippings and articles reflecting a wide variety of interests in the art world files of obituary notices collected for the American Art Annual; and subject files containing clippings, letters, pamphlets and handbooks on collectors and private collections, art work in and around New York, mural and fresco work in New York public buildings, and art in New York churches.
Scope and Contents
REEL N12: Correspondence, 1890-1947; minutes of American Art Annual, 1903-1914; writings on art education and other topics in the form of lectures, radio scripts, book reviews, and articles; clippings; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED Ca. 7000 file cards of biographical material used in compiling American Art Annual.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Editor and art historian; New York City. Founder and art editor of American Art Annual, 1898-1917. On staff of Metropolitian Museum of Art, 1908-1917. Director, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1922-1926. Author of Art in New York; a Guide to Things Worth Seeing (1916, 1922, and 1939).

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D43-D46 & N12 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel N12: Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels D43-D46 and unmicrofilmed material donated by the library of the Metropolitian Museum of Art, 1956-1961. Material on reel N12 was microfilmed in 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library.

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.

Related Materials
Florence Nightingale Levy papers, 1870-1947, are located at The New York Public Library Archives & Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Reel N12: Inventory available at Archives of American Art offices, filed New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
American art annual Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- United States -- Directories Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Periodicals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Church decoration and ornament -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Editors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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