William Henry Rinehart Fund records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.willherf
Creators:
William Henry Rinehart Fund
Dates:
1875-1930
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Reel
ca. 800 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, business records, printed matter, photographs and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
A statement of purpose of the fund; a volume of Rinehart Committee meeting minutes, including Rinehart's will; abstracts of minutes and reports of the Rinehart Committtee; a ledger recording Rinehart Fund expenditures, including cash paid for scholarships, instructors' salaries, models, shipment of works from Rome and Paris to Baltimore, and sculpture acquisitions; William T. Walters and B. F. Newcomer's account with Rinehart's estate; bills and receipts; printed material, including regulations for scholarships; clippings; and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
Correspondence includes ca. 200 letters from Rome and Paris, from Rinehart scholars including letters from J. Edgar Stouffer, with one letter containing 5 photographs of his sculpture, C. Percival Dietsch, Alexander Phimister Proctor, Hermon Atkins MacNeil, Hans Schuler, Charles Keck, J. Maxwell Miller and others; correspondence and indexed abstracts of letters of the Rinehart Advisory Committee, including letters from Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Daniel Chester French, Edwin Howland Blashfield and Charles K. McKim; correspondence of the Rinehart Fund Committee and Peabody Institute officials, including letters from Daniel Coit Gilman, Faris C. Pitt, Lawrason Riggs, Henry Walters, and P.R. Uhler; and a letterpress book.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The American neo-classical sculptor, Willam Henry Rinehart, established this fund through a bequest to provide scholarships for young artists to study in Paris and at the American Academy in Rome. Administered through the Peabody Institute, Baltimore, Md.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3162 available at Archives of American Art offices, Peabody Institute, Baltimore, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Peabody Institute, Baltimore, Maryland.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1984 by the Peabody Institute.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Maryland -- Baltimore Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rinehart, William Henry, 1825-1874 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilman, Daniel Coit, 1831-1908 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keck, Charles, 1875-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
MacNeil, Hermon Atkins, 1866-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Joseph Maxwell, 1877-1933 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pitt, Faris C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Proctor, Alexander Phimister, 1862-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Riggs, T. Lawrason (Thomas Lawrason), 1888-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schuler, Hans, 1874-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stouffer, J. Edgar Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Uhler, Philip R., 1835-1913 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walters, Henry, 1848-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walters, W. T. (William Thompson), 1820-1894 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dietsch, C. Percival, 1881-1961 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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