Edward Wales Root papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rootedwa2
Creators:
Root, Edward Wales, d. 1956
Dates:
1896-1968
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Reels
Ca.3500 items (on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; files on Alexander Brook, Charles Burchfield, George Luks, Peppino Mangravite, Henry Lee McFee, Maurice Prendergast, Eugene Speicher, Theodoros Stamos, and others whose work Root collected, containing correspondence, catalogs, checklists, clippings, receipts, and notes; correspondence with Harris K. Prior and Joseph Trovato of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Lydia Powell, William Roerick, Carl Zigrosser, galleries, dealers, and museum officials; inventories, correspondence, notes, catalogs, and clippings relating to Root's collection; writings; diaries; sketches by Root; files on the Utica Art Society; and photographs of Root, his home, his art collection and exhibitions.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art collector and instructor; Clinton, N.Y. Collector of predominately American avant-garde art. Taught art at Hamilton College. Edward is the son of Elihu Root.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2376-2378 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, 1981.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from Director, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prior, Harris K. (Harris King) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stamos, Theodoros, 1922-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Luks, George Benjamin, 1867-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mangravite, Peppino, 1896- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Utica Art Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. Museum of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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