Charles Austin Needham papers

Collection ID:
Needham, Charles Austin, 1844-1922
Physical Description:
28 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
3 letters to and from family members; family records of births, deaths and marriages; a sketchbook and 3 loose sketches; 3 photographs identified as George G. Needham; a handmade book of verses, by Charles Needham, "Somewhere in Old New York," 1918; calendar notes containing biographical information and important events; 2 exhibition announcements 1910 and 1916; a clipping about Needham; and an invitation list.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter, sculptor, illustrator, craftsman, and poet; New York City. Death date also given as 1923.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1091-1092 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Robert P. Coggins, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The material was loaned to the Archives by Robert Coggins, via Bruce W. Chambers, who was researching Coggins' collection of Needham's work for a catalog.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001