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Charles D. Walcott correspondence, 1908-1913

Creator:
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution
Harriman Alaska Expedition
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4 items
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Four letters between Charles D. Walcott and others. Included are three 1908 letters from Herbert Adams to Charles Walcott, from Walcott to J. Scott Hartley, Secretary of the National Sculpture Society and from Hartley to Walcott, relating to the election of Herbert Adams as the representative of the National Sculpture Society to the Advisory Committee of the National Gallery of Art; and one letter from Frederick Dellenbaugh to Walcott, 1913, in which Dellenbaugh inquires if the Smithsonian Institution would be interested in purchasing oil sketches he painted during the Harriman Expedition to Alaska in 1899.
Citation:
Charles D. Walcott correspondence, 1908-1913. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3480 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Charles D. Walcott (1850-1927) was an art administrator and geologist in Washington, D.C. Walcott served as the fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1907 until his death in 1927.
Provenance:
Transferred 1981 and 2015 from the Smithsonian American Art/ Portrait Gallery Library.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Geologists
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5762
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208601
AAA_collcode_walcchar
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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