Harriet Endicott Waite research material relating to Currier & Ives

Collection ID:
Waite, Harriet Endicott
Physical Description:
4.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, writings and notes, business records, sketches, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REELS 681-682: Correspondence with dealers, and with Harry T. Peters, who used the data in his books on Currier & Ives; notes, many of them in shorthand; typed lists of prints and a card file of prints; dealers' price lists and catalogs; typed summary of Waite's findings on Currier & Ives; and data on pertinent lithographers and dealers, including James E. Butterworth, George Henry Durrie, Eastman Johnson, Louis Maurer, William Edward Norton, Frances Flora Palmer, Charles Parsons, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, Charles Currier, Edward West Currier, Nathaniel Currier, James M. Hart, James Merritt Ives, Napoleon Sarony, and Max Williams.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMIED 6 letters to Waite, and a copy of a letter sent; receipts; notes; printed material; miscellany; four engravings; glass negatives; and ca. 250 photographs of Currier and Ives, their shop, other artists, and works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian, art dealer; New York N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 681 & 682 available at Archives of American Art office and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1956 by Harriet Endicott Wade.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Graphic arts -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithography, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art dealers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Currier & Ives Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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