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Creators:
Bradley and Rulofson
Far West
McCurrie, Weber & Co. (213 Kearny St., San Francisco)
Dates:
1876
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (5-5/8" x 4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Portrait of actor mounted on "Edwin Booth Schottische," 6 pp. Possibly a Woodburytype print. Cover statements: "Dedicated to the Eminent Tragedian, Edwin Booth. / IN POPULAR STYLE, COMPOSED BY 'FAR WEST.'"

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Creators:
Players (Club)
Dates:
1848-1941
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 50 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.players
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, mostly from distinguished club members in behalf of candidates for membership, and some membership forms.

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Creators:
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891
Dates:
1796
1848-1905
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcenjerv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Hudson River School painter Jervis McEntee measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1796 and 1848 to 1905. Letters from close friends and family members to McEntee include many from his mentor Frederic Edwin Church, and fellow artists Samuel Putnam Avery, George Henry Boughton, Sanford Gifford, Richard Henry, Eastman Johnson, Elizabeth B. Stoddard, John Ferguson Weir, Worthington Whittredge, and others. Papers relating to the McEntee family include obituaries, a family genealogy, and letters from and regarding family members. There are also papers relating to the Vaux family (McEntee's brother-in-law's family) and American architect and landscape artist Calvert Vaux, who designed a studio for McEntee. Of special significance are five volumes of diaries dating from 1872 through 1890 which provide a detailed depiction of the American art world in the 1870s and 1880s.

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Creators:
MacMonnies, Frederick William, 1863-1937
Dates:
1874-1997
Size:
7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.macmfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Frederick William MacMonnies date from 1874 to 1997 and measure 7.0 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical material, a diary, correspondence, personal business records, project files, two sketchbooks and sketches, writings, printed material, and photographs. Well over one-half of the collection consists of Mary Smart's research files for her biography of MacMonnies, A Flight with Fame, as well as clippings regarding her research and a copy of the book.

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