George Eli Whitney Papers
The papers of inventor and engineer George Eli Whitney.
Baxter D. Whitney Collection
Winchendon Historical Society, Inc.
The collection includes many photographs and engravings of various types of Whitney wood working machines. These are mounted on stiff backings and include advertising and promotional materials for reproduction in trade journals and other publications. A historical summary, "The Baxter D. Whitney Story", is reprinted from the January 1957 issue of …
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers measure approximately 36.1 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1975, with the bulk of the material dating from 1888 to 1942. The collection documents the life and work of the art patron and sculptor, especially her promotion of American art and artists, her philanthropy and war relief work, her commissions for memorial sculpture, and her creative writing. Papers include correspondence, journals, writings, project files, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material, two sound recordings, and miscellaneous personal papers.
Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
10 Volumes (Reels 1903-1904)
Research material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, compiled mainly for a biography.
Joel Emmons Whitney portrait of Little Crow
Carte-de-visite portrait of Little Crow, a chief of the Mdewakanton Dakota Tribe and leader of the Sioux Uprising in 1862.
Papers relating to the sale of George Whitney's art collection
Collection contains an album, "The Whitney collection", with 42 carbon prints of paintings in Whitney's collection as well as news clippings relating to the sale of the collection (some items are loose), and a folder with additional clippings on the sale (1885), an article from the Philadelphia Inquirer on William Trost Richards …
Isabel Lydia Whitney papers
2 notebooks, one labeled "Paintings/Watercolor/Landscapes" (79 pages) and the other "Decoration/Fresco/Drawings/Misc./Oils" (129 pages) containing titles and descriptions of works completed; lists of works exhibited at the Society of Independent Artists, 1917-1941; 3 exhibition catalogs and announcements, undated, 1963-1964; 2 scrapbooks containing correspondence and articles associated with Ms. Whitney; 1 album of 34 photographs …
Irma Whitney papers
Scrapbooks of clippings. Most of the clippings are articles from the Boston Herald written by Whitney, and a few are clippings about other Boston area artists. In addition there are 4 letters, including one from Robert Vose, some biographical information and two catalogs, of the Rockport Art Association, Rockport, Massachusetts.
Mac Whitney papers
Career resume, a letter from the Cultural Arts Council of Houston regarding Whitney's sculpture for Quitman Park, and clippings.
Flora Whitney Miller papers regarding Kay Sage
This small collection of papers (168 items) of socialite, art collector and patron Flora Whitney Miller document Miller's life-long friendship with surrealist artist Kay Sage measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1915 to circa 1982. Found within the papers are 79 letters written to Miller by Sage; four letters written to Miller after Sage's suicide about Sage, and one reply letter; typescripts of 63 poems written by Sage, one handwritten poem by Sage, two Sage exhibition catalogs, and 18 snapshot photographs of Sage, Miller, and their friends. Documentation of Miller's career is not found within the papers.