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John Ottis Adams papers, 1877-1970, bulk, 1877-1908

Creator:
Adams, J. Ottis (John Ottis), 1851-1927
Subject:
Stark, Otto
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical information; 16 sketches (30.7 x 47.5 cm. or smaller) in various media (pencil, charcoal, conte crayon, pastel, ink, colored pencil, and watercolor), including landscapes, a portrait, figure studies, studies for "Courtship" and other paintings, and an ink silhouette of Adams; two etchings depicting canals in towns; 17 postcards addressed to Adams with ink and colored pencil drawings by Otto Stark of the escapades of "Foxie the dog," 1908; a photo of Adams' studio in Muncie, Indiana, and one in New Smyrna, Florida; photos of 3 of his paintings; an exhibition catalog; an article on Adams, 1899; and clippings.
Citation:
John Ottis Adams papers, 1877-1970, bulk, 1877-1908. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 880 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter.
Provenance:
Donated 1975 by Edward Adams son of J. Otis Adams.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Drawings
Etchings
Landscape drawings
Painters
Photographs
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5612
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208446
AAA_collcode_adamj
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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