Henry O. Tanner letters to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
This microfilm collection consists of the Henry O. Tanner letters to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Correspondence in this collection concerns the purchase of a painting by African American artist Henry O. Tanner for the Academy collection and the exhibition of Tanner's work. Letters from Robert Ogden to …
Marcia M. Mathews papers relating to Henry Ossawa Tanner
The Marcia M. Mathews papers relating to Henry Ossawa Tanner consist of 54 items and date from 1937 to 1969, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1963 to 1969. The collection primarily consists of correspondence preceding Mathew's 1969 book Henry O. Tanner, American Artist and related printed material. REEL 64: 26 letters, January 21, 1966 through March 5, 1968, to …
Alexander family papers relating to Henry Ossawa Tanner
This microfilm collection consists of the Alexander family papers relating to African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner. The collection includes correspondence between Tanner and Raymond Alexander (1924-1937) and court documents concerning Tanner's legal action against the Bethel A.M.E Church. Included in the Sadie Aleander materials are personal letters from Tanner; correspondence …
Henry Ossawa Tanner papers
The papers of the expatriate African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner measure 2.3 linear feet and date from the 1860s to 1978, with the bulk of the material dating from 1890 to 1937. Found in the papers are scattered biographical, family, and legal materials; twenty-seven folders of correspondence with family, friends, patrons, and galleries; writings and notes by Tanner and others; a small amount of printed material; numerous photographs of Tanner, his studio in Paris and home in Trepied, Normandy, his family, friends, fellow artists, and his artwork. Additional photographs include a circa 1890 shot of Tanner with fellow students at the Académie Julian and another depicting Tanner with members of the American Art Club in Paris, circa 1900. Also found are a few sketches and drawings.
George Elmer Browne papers
Letters; notes; a lease; financial records; printed material; and photographs.
Milton Morriss James papers
This microfilm collection consists of papers compiled by Milton Morriss James on African American artists Laura Wheeler Waring and Henry Ossawa Tanner, as well as on artist Julius Bloch. The compiled papers related to Laura Wheeler Waring include correspondence (1923-1946) regarding commissions, exhibitions, honorary positions, and activities related to State Teachers …
Letters to Albert Rosenthal
Letters received, mainly from artists, Sept. 27, 1885-June 3, 1936, and undated, about works of art, invitations, exhibitions, art, travels and other art related subjects.
Century Magazine letters
Correspondence of the Century Magazine and its predecessors, Scribner's Monthly, and St. Nicholas Magazine. Also included is material related to the Century War Series.
Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr. artists' letters collection
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.
Artists' biographical questionnaires
Biographical forms completed by artists and illustrators for the Art League Publishing Company's ARTISTS YEAR BOOK. Each contains details written by the artist concerning parentage, exhibitions and collections containing his work, books illustrated, memberships in clubs, etc.