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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum records, 1881-1964

Creator:
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Subject:
Carter, Morris
Swift, Henry
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 1200 items (on 1 microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters, 1894-1964, from galleries and individuals, mostly of a business nature, from Bernhard Berenson, John Singer Sargent, Henry Swift, Morris Carter, and others; photographs of works of art; business records, 1881-1925, including the Museum's certificate of incorporation, price lists for works of art, sales records, statements of account, bills, receipts, invoices, and inventories of art works; legal records, 1903-1925, including transcripts of court action, property appraisals and tax records; articles, essays and clippings about Isabella Stewart Gardner and the museum; and Gardner's death certificate, 1924.
Citation:
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum records, 1881-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3531 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the donor, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Museum records
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5943
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208784
AAA_collcode_isabstew
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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