Edward Willis Redfield papers

Collection ID:
Redfield, Edward Willis, 1869-1965
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
(partially microfilmed on 4 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, photographs, sketches, notes and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REELS 1182-1184: Correspondence, generally congratulatory, asking for examples of exhibitions, and inquiring about the history of Redfield's paintings. Frequent correspondents include C. Powell Minniegrode, Robert Lortac, W.C. Teagle, and Homer Saint-Gaudens. Also included are catalogs, photographs, sketches, priced plaque cards, certificates, dated lists of Redfield's paintings and their prices; address books with exhibition diagrams and lists of paintings and thier owners, and an extensive clipping file.
Scope and Contents
REEL 5284: ca. 75 letters to Redfield, 1917-1946, mainly regarding exhibitions; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter; Center Bridge, Penn.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1182-1184 and 5284 (fr. 1030-1144) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed material donated 1976 by Edward Redfield Richardson, Redfield's grandson. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1987 by Thomas Folk, an historian who wrote a dissertation on Redfield; it is unclear how Folk acquired the letters.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Landscape painters -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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