Daniel Putnam Brinley and Kathrine Sanger Brinley papers, 1879-1984
Brinley, Putnam, 1879-1963
Brinley, Katherine Sanger, 1879-1966
Meiere, M. Hildreth (Marie Hildreth)
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)
Blashfield, Edwin Howland
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
14.3 linear ft.
The collection is arranged into 9 series: Series 1: Biographical Material, 1879-1970s (Box 1, OV 16; 0.8 linear feet) Series 2: Correspondence, 1879-1984 (Box 1-6; 4.6 linear feet) Series 3: Writings and Notes, circa 1895-1964 (Box 6-9; 3.3 linear feet) Series 4: Commission Files, 1920-1979 (Box 9-10; 0.8 linear feet) Series 5: Organization Files, 1909-1964 (Box 10-11; 0.9 linear feet) Series 6: Financial and Legal Records, 1896-1965 (Box 11; 0.4 linear feet) Series 7: Printed Material, 1895-1979 (Box 11-13, OV 16-17; 1.8 linear feet) Series 8: Photographs, 1881-1971 (Box 13-14, OV 22; 0.8 linear feet) Series 9: Artwork, 1891-1950s (Box 14-15, OVs 18-21; 0.9 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
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The papers of painter and muralist Daniel Putnam Brinley and his wife, linguist and writer, Kathrine Sanger Brinley, date from 1879 to 1984 and measure 14.3 linear feet.
Daniel Putnam Brinley and Kathrine Sanger Brinley papers, 1879-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The bulk of this collection was digitized in 2009 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website. Material not scanned includes routine financial records, a portion of the printed material, and photographs of works of art.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Originals of loaned material, including family photographs, were returned to Elizabeth Loder after microfilming. Loaned material is available on reel 1427 but is not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the Elizabeth Loder research material on Daniel Putnam Brinley, 1919-1990.
Daniel Putnam Brinley (1879-1963) was an Impressionist and mural painter and a stained glass designer from New Canaan, Conn.
The Daniel Putnam Brinley and Kathrine Sanger Brinley papers were lent for microfilming by their niece, Elizabeth Loder, in 1978-1979. Loder subsequently donated all but select family photographs in 1991 and additional material in 1992.
The papers of Daniel Putnam Brinley and Kathrine Sanger Brinley in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2009. The bulk of the papers have been scanned and total 23,586 images.
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