Charles D. Walcott correspondence

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.walcchar
Creators:
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927
Dates:
1908-1913
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Four letters between Charles D. Walcott and others. Included are three 1908 letters from Herbert Adams to Charles Walcott, from Walcott to J. Scott Hartley, Secretary of the National Sculpture Society and from Hartley to Walcott, relating to the election of Herbert Adams as the representative of the National Sculpture Society to the Advisory Committee of the National Gallery of Art; and one letter from Frederick Dellenbaugh to Walcott, 1913, in which Dellenbaugh inquires if the Smithsonian Institution would be interested in purchasing oil sketches he painted during the Harriman Expedition to Alaska in 1899.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles D. Walcott (1850-1927) was an art administrator and geologist in Washington, D.C. Walcott served as the fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1907 until his death in 1927.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3480 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred 1981 and 2015 from the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ Portrait Gallery Library.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Alaska -- description and travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geologists -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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