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Harold and Mabel Bowdoin papers relating to Arthur J. Stone, 1919-1948

Creator:
Bowdoin, Harold
Bowdoin, Mabel
Subject:
Stone, Arthur
Stone Associates (Gardner, Mass.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Papers relating to silversmith Arthur J. Stone, including: five ink drawings [ca. 1920] of a tea set by Stone; a scrapbook containing biographical data on Stone, two letters from Stone, 1920 and 1925, a letter from his widow, Elizabeth, 1938, clippings, and photographs of Stone, his home, and his silverwork; an exhibition catalogue, SILVER BY ARTHUR STONE (Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Mass., 1941); newspaper clippings and printed material on Stone and his associates, 1942 and 1948; and twelve photographs of craftsmen in the Stone workshop and of silver by Stone.
Citation:
Harold and Mabel Bowdoin papers relating to Arthur J. Stone, 1919-1948. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Harold and Mabel Bowdoin were close friends of silversmith Arthur J. Stone and his wife Elizabeth from the 1920's on. Harold was a business partner of Norman Bell Geddes, the designer, and Mabel ran the Little Gallery in New York City until it was sold to Leah Curtiss-Gould and moved to Connecticut.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by William and Sally Rhoads, who bought the papers at auction.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art dealers
Drawings
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Silversmiths
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5623
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208457
AAA_collcode_bowdharo
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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