Life of Charles Erskine Scott Wood, a renaissance man / by his grandson Erskine Wood

Collection ID:
Wood, Erskine
Physical Description:
167 Pages
(on 1 microfilm reel)
24 cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Copy 439 of limited edition of 500. The book is inscribed "To my good friend Alex Parks, January 5, 1979 Erskine Wood."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Erskine Scott Wood was a lawyer, painter, and good friend of J. Alden Weir. He painted with Childe Hassam. A Ryder painting "Jonah and the Whale," once owned by Wood is now in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Art.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3851 available at Archives of American Art through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original returned to National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1987 in association with the National Museum of American Art, which had borrowed the book from Mr. Alex Parks of Portland, Oregon, a senior partner in the law firm Wood started, and in which Erskine Wood practices.

Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
[s.l.] Wood, c1978

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 table of terms and types.
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Repository Contact
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