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Creators:
Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930
Dates:
1879-1920
1957
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.partwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, author, and poet, William Ordway Partridge, who was active in New York City and Washington, D.C., measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1879-1920, and 1957. This small collection consists primarily of letters to Partridge from artists, political figures, art historians, and authors; drafts and typescripts of Partridge's poems; and two clippings about Partridge's sculpture.

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Creators:
Frieseke, Frederick C. (Frederick Carl), 1874-1939
Dates:
circa 1870s-1943
1982
1996
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.friefred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieseke measure 0.3 and date from circa 1870s-1943, 1982, and 1996. This small collection contains scattered documentation of Frieseke's life through several biographical items, printed material, photographs of Frieseke and his family, and miscellany.

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Creators:
McGuigan, Mary K.
Dates:
1794-1938
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgumary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection of artists' letters compiled by Mary and John McGuigan Jr. measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1794-1938. The collection is comprised of a group of letters, writings, and signed documents to and from a variety of artists, art administrators, art critics, historians, and art-related organizations assembled from multiple sources. It also includes associated printed material with some documents and a few photographs, including carte de visites and cabinet cards.

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Creators:
Weir family
Dates:
1809-circa 1961
bulk 1830-1920
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.weirweir
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the prominent New York and Connecticut Weir family of artists measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1809-circa 1961, with the bulk of the material dating from 1830-1920. The papers are a collection of correspondence and photographs that constitute a small but vivid record of the influence and relationships of this family of Hudson River School, landscape, and miniature painters. Correspondence consists primarily of letters to painter John Ferguson Weir when he was director of the Yale School of Fine Arts, with scattered letters to his daughter Edith Weir (Perry), and a small amount of correspondence of Robert Weir, his daughter Carrie M. Mansfield, son-in-law Lewis William Mansfield, and Julia Bayard. Letters to John F. Weir are from many late-19th century artists, as well as actors, poets, lawyers, scholars, and clergymen, often concerning arrangements for visiting lectures at the school. Photographs are of Robert Walter Weir, Susan Bayard Weir, Julian Alden Weir, and artwork.

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Creators:
Gerlach, Margarett
Dates:
circa 1892-circa 1915
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gerlmarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The photographs and papers of sculptor Karl Francis Theodore Bitter and his pupil and colleague Gustave Gerlach measure 0.8 linear feet and date from circa 1892-circa 1915. The collection documents the work and studio practice of Bitter and Gerlach primarily through photographs and a photograph album, in addition to paper records including a proposal and lists of work completed for two international expositions, news clippings, and two drawings by Bitter on his personal stationary.

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Dates:
1794
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgumary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

John Singleton Copley, 29 December 1794, to the collector, engraver, and print-seller Sir John Thane (1748-1818), London, regarding written in the third person, Copley requests portraits of Sir Henry Slingsby, Sir Benjamin Rudyard, Sir Henry Deering, and Francis Rowse for his historical picture of -- Charles I Demanding in the House of Commons the...

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Dates:
circa 1869
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgumary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

John Frederick Kensett, Monday, 20 December [ca. 1869], to Richard William Hubbard (1816-18), artist. New York, 1 October 1865, to William A. Baker, Auburn, New York. Kensett responds to Baker's request for an autograph and informs him he has just returned to the city.

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgumary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925, London, undated, to "My dear Trower." Re: "I have always thought, just after leaving you, of my [illeg] debt, the East End spree." Presumably to either Henry Seymour Trower or his wife Juliet.

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Dates:
1897
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgumary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Autograph letter to Fred. M. Hopkins, signed "John Sartain." Philadelphia, 31 August 1897. Includes sketch for title page of Sartain's book -- Reminiscences of a Very Old Man -- .

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