Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.liebcarl
Creators:
Lieber, Carl
Dates:
1894-1921
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
(230 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, catalogs, photographs, and clippings; includes letters from Percy Ives, William P. Ware, J.H. Gest, Louis J. Millet, Otto Stark, Theodore C. Steele; a manuscript in the hand of William Forsyth [painter and educator from Indiana] on Greek sculpture; and business records of the Art Association of Indianapolis, Ind.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Art Association of Indianapolis is formally known as the John Herron Art Insitute. The Lieber family were known for their patronage of the arts in the mid-west, sponsoring artists, such as Theodore C. Steele. For nearly 100 years The family has operated H. Lieber Co., an art supply store and gallery in Indianapolis. During the later 19th century it served as a social and professional center for the Indiana art community, often exhibiting works by the Society of Western Artists. The Liebers were sponsors of such artists as Theodore C. Steele.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Martha Hofmann Buschman, is a decendant of the Lieber family.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patronage -- Indiana -- Indianapolis Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stark, Otto, 1859-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ware, W. Porter (William Porter), 1904- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.), 1864-1928 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Forsyth, William, 1854-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gest, Joseph Henry, 1859-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Millet, Louis J., d. 1923 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John Herron Art Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indianapolis Museum of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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