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Creators:
Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918
Dates:
circa 1883-1973
bulk 1883-1918
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.caffchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of art critic and writer Charles Henry Caffin measure 1.2 linear feet and date from circa 1883-1973, bulk circa 1883-1918. Found within the papers are an interview transcript, two letters, printed materials, one scrapbook, and family photographs dating from circa 1883 to circa 1911, many by noted photographers Arnold Genthe, Frances Benjamin Johnston, Gertrude Käsebier, Edward Steichen, and Alfred Stieglitz. The scrapbook contains Caffin's columns for the New York American, 1913-1915.

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Dates:
1973 February 27
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.caffchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1915, 1973
Level:
series
Size:
2 Folders (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.caffchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series consists of an oral history transcript and summary conducted in 1973 with Donna Layton by Wanda Corn and Deborah Loft concerning Charles Henry Caffin. Also found is an autograph book given to Caffin as thanks for a speaking engagement, written on a copy of Leonid Andreyev's The Sorrows of Belgium.