Frederic Remington letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.remifrel
Creators:
Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909
Dates:
1890-1891 and [undated]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL D10: Two letters to Fred B. Schell, 1890-1891, one concerning a drawing by Remington which "can not be processed successfully as far as the piecing goes..." and "You also suggest my improving the original as far as possible-that I do not understand..." In the other, he notes that a toothache has kept him from getting "at the militia business..."
Scope and Contents
REEL D30: One letter to Homer Davenport in which Remington talks about, among other things, his new farm.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor, painter; Ridgefield, Conn. Specialized in scenes of the American west.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D10 (fr. 1065-1069) and D30 (fr. 537-541) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.

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
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Middle West Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Connecticut -- Ridgefield Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Connecticut -- Ridgefield Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schell, Frederic B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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