Frederic Allen Whiting papers

Collection ID:
Whiting, Frederic Allen, 1873-1959
Physical Description:
16 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs, clippings and a letter.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3248: Four photographs of Whiting taken at the Cleveland Museum of Art, December 21, 1956.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3960: Seven clippings, 1926-1960, and a photocopy of a letter, June 14, 1965, from Harry Sayles Francis to Frederic Allen Whiting III. The letter encloses the April-May 1926 issues of the Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art. The bulletins, which have not been microfilmed in their entirety, discuss the lives of Jeptha Homer Wade and Ralph Thrall King. The letter also encloses a clipping of the cover of the Historical Society News which contains a photograph of Harold T. Clark.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Museum director, art administrator; Cleveland, Ohio and Boston, Massachusetts. First director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1912-1930.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3248 & 3960 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 3248: Photos returned to Frederic Allen Whiting III after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photographs on reel 3248 lent for microfilming; printed material and letter on reel 3960 donated 1984 by Frederic Allen Whiting III, grandson of Whiting.

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
Museum directors -- Ohio -- Cleveland Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums -- Ohio -- Cleveland Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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