Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wickharr
Creators:
Wickey, Harry
Society of American Etchers
Dates:
1918-1973
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
ca. 237 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, printed material, photographs, writings, and two etchings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3683: Letters, annotated by Wickey, from John Taylor Arms, John Steuart Curry, Adolph Dehn, Rockwell Kent, Reginald Marsh, Kenneth Hayes Miller, Walter Pach, the Society of American Etchers, and other art organizations discussing art theory, exhibitions, and personal matters; 3 exhibition catalogs, ca. 1931-1973; a notice of a Guggenheim Fellowship award; and two landscape etchings by Wickey.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1079: A typescript of Wickey's autobiography, THUS FAR, (published by the American Artists Group, 1941); letters from Wickey to Ethel and Virginia Myers about Jerome Myers, and to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Street sent from France during World War I; letters from Syracuse University about the Wickey Collection, and from George Grosz; a list of letters given to Syracuse University; and photographs of Wickey and Grosz.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Etcher, lithographer, teacher; Cornwall Landing, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1079 and 3683 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 3683: Originals returned to the lender, Ralph Sandler, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 1079 donated by Mrs. May Wickey, wife of Harry Wickey, 1976. Material on reel 3683 lent for microfilming by Ralph Sandler, the son of Wickey's friend and patron Marc Sandler, 1986.

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.

Related Materials
Harry Wickey papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Landscape prints -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- 20th century -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Etchers -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grosz, George, 1893-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Myers, Jerome, 1867-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robinson, Boardman, 1876-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sloan, John, 1871-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Street, Frank, 1893-1944 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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