Dorothy Seiberling papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.seibdoro
Creators:
Seiberling, Dorothy, 1922-
Dates:
1885-1955
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Materials, accumulated while art editor of LIFE magazine, including photographs of William Harnett, William Sommer, Hiram Powers, and Powers' work; biographical sketch, an article and two memoranda regarding Powers; photographs of Everett Shinn and his work, and a typescript of "I Remember New York," by Shinn. Materials relating to Henry McBride include a typescript of an article by Lincoln Kirstein on McBride; letters from McBride to Seiberling; a catalog of the sale of McBride's collection; a list of works shown in the 1949 exhibition in his honor; photographs of miscellaneous art works; and clippings of his newspaper articles.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Dorothy Seiberling (1922- 2019) was an art editor in New York, N.Y. Seiberling began her career at LIFE magazine in 1943 and became senior art editor in 1965.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 794 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1973 by Dorothy Seiberling.

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
Life (Chicago, Ill.) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Journalism -- Editing -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Editors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harnett, William Michael, 1848-1892 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sommer, William, 1867-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McBride, Henry, 1867-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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