Hobart Nichols papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.nichhoba
Creators:
Nichols, Hobart, 1869-1962
Dates:
[ca. 1895]-1958
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, printed material and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REEL D359: Correspondence, 1946-1958, with galleries, art associations and clubs including the Century Association, the National Academy of Design; also, one letter from Archer M. Huntington and 2 from Elihu Root; photographs of Nichols and his work; clippings; and exhibition announcements and catalogs.
Scope and Contents
REEL 64: Photographs, including 42 photographs of paintings by Nichols, 1 photograph of him, and 1 of the 1948 exhibition "Painting in the United States" held at the Carnegie Institute.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter and illustrator; Bronxville, New York. Born in Washington, D.C. Studied at the Academie Julian. President of the National Academy of Design, 1939-1949, President Emeritus, from 1949; Vice-President and Director, Tiffany Foundation, New York; Assistant to Director of Fine Arts, United States Commission, Paris Exposition 1900.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 64 and D359 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material donated by Leonora Nichols, Hobart Nichols' daughter, 1968.

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
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painting -- 20th century -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Huntington, Archer M., 1870-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Century Association (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Academy of Design (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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