Margaret C.S. Christman Research Material on Gilbert Stuart

Summary
Collection ID:
NPG.CAP.00006
Creators:
Christman, Margaret C. S.
Dates:
circa 1980-1985
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.5 Linear feet
11 notebooks and 1 manual file.
Repository:
This collection includes research on artist Gilbert Stuart that dates from 1755 to 1828 and was compiled by Historian Margaret C.S. Christman, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection includes research on artist Gilbert Stuart that dates from 1755 to 1828 and was compiled by Historian Margaret C.S. Christman, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. It includes research on artist Gilbert Stuart from 1755-1828, years in America, England, Scotland and Ireland.
This research places Gilbert Stuart in context with contemporary artists and sitters and historical background of cities where he was active. Materials include a photocopied typed manuscript with biography, correspondence, documents, publications, with photocopied images and photographs of portraits.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and by geographic location.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Margaret C.S. Christman served as Historian for the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. She was author of many publications, including Fifty American Faces from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery,1978; Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844, 1984; The First Federal Congress, 1789-1791, 1989; The Spirit of Party: Hamilton and Jefferson at Odds, 1992; 1846: Portrait of the Nation, 1996.

Administration
Processing Information
Unprocessed collection
Author
Patricia Svoboda
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired from Historian Margaret C.S. Christman circa 2009 as a gift to Catalog of American Portraits.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection material is owned by the Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, and is available for use by researchers. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation
Margaret C.S. Christman Research Material on Gilbert Stuart, Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Portrait Gallery
Victor Building, Suite 410
750 Ninth Street NW
MRC 973, PO Box 37012
Washington, DC MRC 973
NPGResearch@si.edu
http://www.npg.si.edu