Theodore Wores papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.woretheo
Creators:
Wores, Theodore, 1858-1939
Dates:
1881-1967
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
296 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters received, 1884-1967, concern Wores' art work, the Bohemian Club, the work of sculptor Douglas Tilden, and other matters. William Keith writes of his own work and choice of subject matter. Other correspondents include Orrin Peck, Frank Duveneck, Charles Rollo Peters, Mrs. Alexander Russel, Matteo Sandona, and Percy Gray. In addition, there are two scrapbooks, 1881-1938; a typescript of CALIFORNIA ART RESEARCH, 1937-Abstract from WPA Project 2874, which is a monograph on Wores with penciled corrections by him; and 5 articles from THE CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE, 1889-1899, 4 of them written by Wores, and 1 illustrated by him.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter, portrait painter, illustrator, teacher. Year of birth also cited as 1860. Born in San Francisco, resided many places.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 691 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming April 1974 by A. Jess Shenson, M.D., along with his brother Ben who spent many years researching Wores.

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
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Duveneck, Frank, 1848-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gray, Percy, 1869-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keith, William, 1838-1911 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peck, Orrin, 1860-1921 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peters, Charles Rollo, 1862-1928 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Russel, Alexander, Mrs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sandona, Matteo, b. 1883 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tilden, Douglas, 1860-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shenson, A. Jess Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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