Brucia Witthoft research material on James Smillie and the Smillie family

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wittbruc
Creators:
Witthoft, Brucia, 1934-
Dates:
1830-1999
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4.1 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Included are geneological charts, a typescript of "A Pilgrimage by James Smilie 1807- 1855"; files containing research citations and photographs of works of art; logbooks of works of art by James Smillie; photocopies of newspaper clippings; and files on artists active in the Adirondack region, including a typescript of Brucia Witthoft's unpublished biographical index.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Witthoft: art historian; Lexington, Mass. and the author of The fine-arts etchings of James David Smillie, 1833-1909 : A Catalogue Raissone (1992). The Smillie family included notable painters and engravers, including James Smillie (1807-1885), his sons James D. Smillie (1833-1909) and George F. Smillie (1854-1924), and wife, Helen (Nellie) Jacobs Smilllie (1854-1926) .

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2000 by Brucia Witthoft.

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
Artists -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smillie, Nellie Sheldon Jacobs, 1854-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smillie, James David, 1833-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smillie, James, 1807-1885 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smillie, George Frederick Cumming, 1854-1924 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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