Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.players
Creators:
Players (Club)
Dates:
1848-1941
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 50 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, mostly from distinguished club members in behalf of candidates for membership, and some membership forms.
Scope and Contents
Correspondents are: James C. Beckwith, Norman Bel Geddes, Karl Bitter, Robert Blum, Gutzon Borglum, Arnold W. Brunner, Clarence C. Buel, Gelett Burgess, Charles C. Coleman, Royal Cortissoz, Lawrence Hutton, Richard Mansfield, Thomas Nast, Maxfield Parrish, Howard Pyle, F. Hopkinson, J. Alden Weir, and Stanford White.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
New York City. Founded by Edwin Booth in 1888, the club had among its members many prominent actors, artists and writers.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel N5 (frames 1331-1376) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis, 1867-1915 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brunner, Arnold W. (Arnold William), 1857-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Buel, Clarence Clough, 1850-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coleman, Charles Caryl, 1840-1928 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hutton, Lawrence Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White, Stanford, 1853-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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