The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Diary kept by Beckwith during 1895 while living in New York City. Beckwith writes of his constant worry about money, his dissatisfaction with his painting, of friends and personal matters, the portraits he is working on, art and artists, his admiration for John Singer Sargent, classes at several art schools in the city, and the various clubs to which he belonged.
James Carroll Beckwith diary (in the New York Historical Society), 1895. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 800 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original in: The New York Historical Society.
Portrait painter; New York, N.Y.
Lent for microfilming by the New York Historical Society, 1974.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001