Query: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum records
Creators:
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Dates:
1881-1964
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 1200 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.isabstew
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1894-1964, from galleries and individuals, mostly of a business nature, from Bernhard Berenson, John Singer Sargent, Henry Swift, Morris Carter, and others; photographs of works of art; business records, 1881-1925, including the Museum's certificate of incorporation, price lists for works of art, sales records, statements of account, bills, receipts, invoices, and …

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Isabella Stewart Gardner papers
Creators:
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924
Dates:
1760-1956
Size:
40 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.gardisab
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, business records, diary, and photographs.

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Isabella Stewart Gardner letters to Bernard Berenson
Creators:
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924
Dates:
1887-1924
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 400 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.gardisas
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Isabella Stewart Gardner to Berenson and his wife, Mary.

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Oral history interview with George Leslie Stout
Creators:
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1978 March 10-21
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
59 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.stout78
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of George Leslie Stout conducted 1978 March 10-21, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Stout speaks of his education; conservation work at the Fogg Art Museum; his experience as Arts and Monument officer in Europe; conservation in America; and his directorship and Worcester Art Museum, 1947-1954, and the …

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George Leslie Stout papers
Creators:
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)
Dates:
1897-1978
1855
Size:
6.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.stougeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of conservator and museum director George Leslie Stout measure 6.4 linear feet and date from 1855, 1897-1978. Stout was head of the conservation department at Harvard University's Fogg Art Museum, director of the Worcester Art Museum and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Massachusetts, and a member of the Monuments, Fine Art and Archives (MFAA) Section of the U.S. Army during World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with family, friends, colleagues and professional associations. There are letters from fellow Monuments Men who served in the MFAA section such as Thomas Carr Howe, Ardelia Hall, Lamont Moore, Theodore Sizer, Langdon Warner and several other prominent arts administrators. The papers also contain biographical materials, writings, sketches and one sketchbook, military records, printed materials, and photographs. There is a 0.2 linear foot addition to this collection acquired in 2020 that includes four diaries, 1944-1946, kept by George Stout as a member of the Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives Section (MFAA) of the U.S. Army (known as the Monuments Men). The diaries describe Stout's experiences surveying war-caused damages in France, Germany, and Japan, and the recovery of Nazi impounded art works. Also included is a hand-made booklet that includes a "Glossary of Cha-no-yu Terms," which consists of quotes about Japanese art and tea drinking.

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Oral history interview with John Davis Hatch
Creators:
Hatch, John Davis
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1979 Aug. 30-1980 Nov. 7
Size:
6 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
307 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hatch79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John Davis Hatch conducted 1979 Aug. 30- 1980 Nov. 7, by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with William Milliken
Creators:
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978
Barrie, Dennis
Dates:
1974 Dec. 27-1976 Mar. 13
Size:
106 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.millik74
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William Milliken conducted 1974 Dec. 27-1976 Mar. 13, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. Milliken speaks of his family background and history; his childhood; his education, and studies at Princeton; his first position as Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum; his involvement with the …

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Joseph Lindon Smith papers
Creators:
Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950
Dates:
1647-1965
bulk 1873-1965
Size:
8.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.smitjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Boston and New Hampshire painter Joseph Lindon Smith date from 1647-1965, with the bulk of papers dating from 1873-1965, and measure 8.8 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from family members, artists, museums, and art patrons; seven diaries by Smith and two by his wife Corinna, personal business records, notes and writings, files concerning charitable theatrical productions, one sketchbook and other art work, a scrapbook, printed material, photographs, and sound recordings of radio interviews and a radio program on Smith.

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August Jaccaci papers
Creators:
Jaccaci, Augusto Floriano, 1857-1930
Dates:
1889-1935
bulk 1904-1914
Size:
7.2 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jaccaugu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historican August Jaccaci measure 7.2 linear feet and date from 1889 to 1935, with the bulk of the material dating from 1904 to 1914. The collection documents Jaccaci's work as an art historian, writer, and editor, primarily during the period he researched, compiled, and published his book Noteworthy Paintings in Private American Collections. More than one-half of the collection consists of extensive correspondence to and from many notable artists, collectors, and art historians, including John La Farge, Kenyon Cox, Isabella Stewart Gardner, and Bernard Sickert concerning the research and publication of the book. The papers also house legal files, writings and notes, art collection research files, and photographs of artwork.

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John Davis Hatch papers
Creators:
Hatch, John Davis
Dates:
1790-1995
Size:
24.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hatcjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, collector, educator, and museum administrator John Davis Hatch measure 24.9 linear feet and date from 1790-1995. Within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence; personal business and legal documents; diaries; research, organization, and teaching files; writings; printed materials; photographs; and works of art (mostly sketches) by American artists. Research files regarding artists and specific subjects comprise the bulk of this collection.

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