Archives of American Art

William Macbeth papers

Collection ID:
Macbeth, William, 1851-1917
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(9 items on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A family genealogy; four diaries in which Macbeth describes his family, life and work in Ireland, travelling to the U.S., working for Frederick Keppel and Co., his courtship to Jessie Walker, travels, starting the Macbeth Gallery, and other routine matters; two travel journals from European trips, an obituary from AMERICAN ART NEWS, and a clipping. The diaries and journals contain notes by Macbeth's granddaughter, Phoebe C. Macbeth.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art dealer, New York, N.Y. Operated Macbeth Gallery.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm roll 3091 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Macbeth's grandchildren, Phoebe C. Macbeth and William Macbeth,II

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
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