Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.vielchas
Creators:
Viele, Chase
Dates:
1957-1961
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
300 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Viele's research material on Thomas Le Clear, consisting of letters, printed material, notes, and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3480: Research material on Thomas Le Clear, including photocopies of letters received from institutions, dealers, and private owners of Le Clear's paintings; 2 letters to E.P. Richardson, 1959 and 1961; and a 30-page typescript of an article, later published as "Buffalo's Contribution to Mid-19th Century American Romantic Painting," containing information on Le Clear, William H. Beard, and Lars G. Sellstedt.
Scope and Contents
REEL BV1: Correspondence with art institutions; notes; lists of paintings; a clipping; and a photograph of Le Clear's painting "Two Children."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian; Buffalo, New York. Le Clear was a painter, Buffalo, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm reels BV1 and 3480 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel BV1 lent for microfilming by Viele, 1958. Material on reel 3480 donated by Viele, 1961.

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, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beard, W. H. (William Holbrook), 1824-1900 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Le Clear, Thomas, 1818-1882 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sellstedt, Lars Gustaf, 1819-1911 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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