Charles Yardley Turner scrapbook of letters from Frederick S. Church and John LaFarge

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.turnchay
Creators:
Turner, Charles Yardley, 1850-1918
Dates:
1894-1912
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
25 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbook containing illustrated letters to C.Y. Turner from Frederick S. Church, and one letter from John LaFarge.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, etcher; New York, N.Y. Turner and painter, Frederick Stuart Church were close friends and according to Ruel Pardee Tolman, and "were called 'the long and short of it.' Every Christmas morning they planned to have breakfast together."

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D8 & 3480 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Letters on reel 3480 were originally donated to the National Collection of Fine Arts (now National Museum of American Art) by Turner's sister, Mrs. A. T. Yardley, July 17, 1926. Letters on reel D8 are from an unknown donor, possibly one "Whittenberg" in Oct. 1958.

Other Title
Other Title
Frederick Stuart Church Scrapbook of letters to C. Y. Turner (microfilm title, reel D8)

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
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
La Farge, John, 1835-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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