Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.partpart
Creators:
Parton family
Dates:
1840-1977
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(175 items partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, sketches, a journal, biographical information, printed materials, and photographs of George Parton, and his artist sons Arthur, Ernest, and Henry.
Scope and Contents
REEL 723: Biographical material, correspondence, and sketches.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3894: Henry Woodbridge Parton's journal of a sketching trip to the White Mountains, N.H. with Arthur and Ernest Parton, 1871; correspondence; 22 sketches, undated and 1866-1877, 5 signed by Ernest Parton; biographical material; clippings and magazine articles; and two photographs.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Photocopy of the section of the Parton family biography written by Charles Parton; and award certificates from the Universal Exposition, Paris, to Arthur Parton, 1895, Ernest Parton, 1895 and 1900, and from the World's Columbian Exposition to Ernest, 1893.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George and Elizabeth Parton, Hudson, N.Y., parents of artists Arthur, Ernest, and Henry; associated with the Hudson River School of painting.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 723 and 3894 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 723: Originals returned to the lender, Sonia Parton Whelan, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 723 lent for microfilming by Sonia Parton Whelan, 1974. Material on reel 3894 and unmicrofilmed Parton family biography were donated 1981 and 1988 by Charles Parton. The award certificates were donated 1992 by Anna W. Saxton. Whelan, Parton and Saxton are the grandchildren of Arthur Parton.

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
Landscape painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hudson River school of landscape painting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White Mountains (N.H. and Me.) -- Description and Travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parton, Arthur, 1842-1914 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parton, Ernest, 1845-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parton, George, 1812-1873 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parton, Henry Woodbridge, 1858-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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