Elizabeth Robins Pennell, New York, N.Y. letter to G. William Patten, Dorchester, Mass
Handwritten letter, 4 pages and envelope, dated July 2, 1931. Written by writer Elizabeth Robins Pennell to Boston artist G. William Patten about her husband, artist and author Joseph Pennell.
The Drawings of Abbott Thayer/ Elizabeth Robins Pennell letter
A 9 p. handwritten draft of an article by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, "The Drawings of Abbott Thayer"; a letter from Pennell to Mr. Woodward commenting on the December 26, 1921 article in the Christian Science Monitor.
Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters
Letters to John Lane, May 28, 1896-June, 24, 1924; to Editor of the Bookman, August 13 and September 24, 1912; to A. St. John Adcock, October 30, 1912; to Mrs. John Lane, July 20, 1922-January 11, 1926; to Mrs. Crawford, June 10, 1928-January 9, 1932; to Mr. Grasberger, December 24, 1931; and to Miss Coogan (Helene Phelan née Coogan), Dec. 17th, 1932.
Selected art related documents from the Robins collection
Letter to Edward Robins from F. W. Stokes, Oct. 7, 1941, about George Grey Barnard, and a clipping, Oct. 5, 1939, about Joseph and Elizabeth Pennell by Robins.
Joseph Pennell papers
Material relating to THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER by Elizabeth and Joseph Pennell; letters regarding the book from Howard Mansfield, Richard Canfield, Royal Cortissoz, Charles Freer, and Ernest Haskell; two photographs of a portrait of Whistler as a boy with his brother, John; and a photographic copy of the …
A. E. (Albert Eugene) Gallatin papers (microfilm)
Papers relating to Gallatin's art collection, the Museum of Living Art, and other museums and activities.
Sidney C. Woodward papers
The papers of art critic, editor, and gallery director Sidney Woodward date from 1823 to 1963, bulk 1915-1932, and measure 3.5 linear feet. The majority of the collection consists of personal and professional correspondence and collected letters that pertain to Woodward's relationships with various artists, galleries, and arts organizations. Also included in this collection are two biographical documents; lecture notes and collected writings; printed material including books relating to the topic of art, exhibition catalogs, and newspaper clippings; a few personal photographs and reference photographs of paintings; and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, art reproductions, and printed material from the Casson Galleries.
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.
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records
The records of the Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art measure 265.8 linear feet and date from 1883-1962, with the bulk of the material dating from 1885-1940. The collection includes extensive correspondence between the museum's founding director, John Beatty, and his successor, Homer Saint-Gaudens, with artists, dealers, galleries, collectors, museum directors, representatives abroad, shipping and insurance agents, and museum trustees. The collection also includes Department of Fine Arts interoffice memoranda and reports; loan exhibition files; Carnegie International planning, jury, shipping, and sale records; Department of Fine Arts letterpress copy books, and a copy of the original card catalog index to these records.