James C. Nichols scrapbooks

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.nichjame
Creators:
Nichols, James C.
Dates:
1885-1975
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on 2 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbooks containing printed material, photographs and correspondence relating to Oliver Newberry Chaffee and Alfred Juergens.
Scope and Contents
REEL 991: Two scrapbooks compiled by Nichols on Alfred Juergens including correspondence between Nichols and Juergens concerning his work, and between Nichols and Francis Tikalsky, Juergens' biographer and friend, mentioning Frank Currier, Frank Duveneck, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent and James McNeill Whistler, and letters to Juergens from A. Chatain and J.H. Guest; biographical information; photographs of Juergens, his wife, his work, of Currier and his work and of Duveneck's portrait of Currier; sketches from Munich and Rothenberg (not all microfilmed); lists of works in exhibitions and collections; and clippings and obituaries.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2299: A scrapbook compiled by Nichols in 1975 on Oliver Newberry Chaffee containing mainly photocopies of: letters to Chaffee and Nichols; exhibition catalogs and clippings; biographical material; 3 photographs of paintings by Chaffee; and a list of paintings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art dealer; Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 991 and 2299 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The two Juergens scrapbooks were lent for microfilming by Nichols in 1975. He later donated it with the Chaffee scrapbook in 1979. The Juergens scrapboook was assembled in preparation for an exhibition. [Some of the Juergens sketches were not microfilmed.]

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 -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art dealers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Germany -- Munich Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chaffee, Oliver Newberry, 1881-1944 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Currier, J. Frank (Joseph Frank), 1843-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Duveneck, Frank, 1848-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Juergens, Alfred, 1866-1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Twachtman, John Henry, 1853-1902 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
James McNeill Whistler, 1834-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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