Vickery, Atkins & Torrey records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.vickatki
Creators:
Vickery, Atkins & Torrey (Firm)
Dates:
[undated] and 1901-1930
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
12 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs, sketches, drawings, and business records.
Scope and Contents
REEL 983: 4 small groups of inventories of oil paintings, water colors, porcelain and pottery, including oriental ceramics.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1080: 8 albums (labelled 20 through 26 and "jewelry") containing photographs of the gallery at 550 Sutter Street, and of paintings, furniture, and jewelry sold and designed by Vickery, Atkins & Torrey (mostly designed by J. Henry P. Atkins). The "jewelry" album also contains sketches of jewelry.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; San Francisco, Calif. W.K. Vickery established this important early 20th century gallery with his nephew, Henry Atkins (J. Henry P. Atkins); they were later joined by Frederic C. Torrey. The gallery handled primarily etchings, paintings, water colors, and oriental ceramics, by artists Maynard Dixon, William Kieth, Francis McComas, Arthur Putnam, and others.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 983 and 1080 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: California Historical Society.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1975 and 1976 for microfilming by the California Historical Society.

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
Jewelry making -- California Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pottery, Asian Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- California Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atkins, J. Henry Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Torrey, Frederic C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vickery, W. K. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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