William Morris Hunt Memorial Committee ledger

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.willmorr
Creators:
William Morris Hunt Memorial Committee
Dates:
1879-1880
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Volume
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A ledger, titled William Morris Hunt, presumably kept by architect and patron Edward C. Cabot, noting contributions made by Bostonians for a memorial to William Morris Hunt. The Committee proposed raising funds to purchase Hunt paintings, and to display them permanently in the "Hunt Room" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Contributions range from fifty cents to one thousand dollars. Among the signatures are Martin Brimmer, Rose Lamb and other prominent Bostonians.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2814 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975 by Nancy Hale Bowers. The notebook had been in the possession of Bower's aunt, Ellen Day Hale, an admirer and student of Hunt.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art patronage -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cabot, Edward Clarke, 1818-1901 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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