The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Scrapbook contains: two photographs of Dwight W. Tryon, and an illustrated postcard from him; a handwritten account by Bryant, "What Some Famous Artists Have Said to Me," of conversations with 24 artists, including Edward H. Barnard, Frank H. Bicknell, George de Forest Brush, William Merritt Chase, Charles H. Davis, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Thomas Eakins, John J. Enneking, C. E. L. Green, Childe Hassam, George Inness, Fred W. Kost, William H. Paxton, H. W. Ranger, Albert P. Ryder, William Sartain, E. C. Tarbell, Abbott H. Thayer, D. W. Tryon, Frederick P. Vinton, J. Alden Weir, and Arabella Wyant; clippings about these artists and about Bryant; and an exhibition catalogue of his art collection, 1941. Also included are letters to his wife, 1921-1924.
Walter Copeland Bryant scrapbook, 1907-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2542 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.
Collector; Brockton, Mass.
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the Brockton Art Museum.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001