Archives of American Art

Frederic Remington letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.remifred
Creators:
Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909
Dates:
1895-1908
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A letter from Remington to Alfred Henry Lewis, ca. 1895, and a letter to Ray Scofield, December 12, 1908. Also included is Remington's book "Pony Tracks."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, painter, etcher, illustrator; Canton, N.Y. Born on the east coast of the U.S. Due to ill health, went West, became a cowboy and gained inspiration for his portrayals of the life on the western plains.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3281 (frames 494-641) available at Archives of American Art offices, the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.

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, American -- Middle West Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cowboys in art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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