Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942

Creator:
American Academy of Arts and Letters
Subject:
Arms, John Taylor
Bellows, George
Blashfield, Edwin Howland
Brush, George de Forest
Chase, William Merritt
Cortissoz, Royal
Hambidge, Jay Edward
Hassam, Childe
Johnson, Robert Underwood
Millet, Francis Davis
Pennell, Joseph
Vedder, Elihu
Ward, John Quincy Adams
Weir, Julian Alden
Wood, Charles Erskine Scott
Zigrosser, Carl
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
800 items (on 5 microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
A collection of artists' papers containing correspondence, notes, biographical material, exhibition catalogs, and other published material. Includes:
volume of notes, drawings, and calculations made by George Bellows for a study of Jay Hambidge's theory of Dynamic Symmetry; correspondence and published and unpublished biographical and critical material on George de Forest Brush, Childe Hassam, Francis D. Millet, Joseph Pennell, Elihu Vedder, and J. Q. A. Ward. The Hassam papers are particularly voluminous, with letters from John Taylor Arms, E. H. Blashfield, William Merritt Chase, Royal Cortissoz, J. Alden Weir, and Charles Erskine Scott Wood. All groups contain official Academy correspondence from its secretary Robert Underwood Johnson.
Citation:
American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels NAA 1 through NAA 5 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Organized 1904, incorporated 1914; New York, N.Y. The American Academy of Arts and Letters was established "to afford recognition to distinguished achievement in literature and the fine arts...." [The American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters merged on Dec. 30, 1976].
Provenance:
This is a collection of miscellaneous papers representing a gathering over the years of unsolicited documentary resources on American art given or addressed to the Academy.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Exhibition catalogs
Learned institutions and societies
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6959
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209088
AAA_collcode_ameracaa2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Art
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Learned institutions and societies
  • Art
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Learned institutions and societies
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • Arms, John Taylor
  • Bellows, George
  • Blashfield, Edwin Howland
  • Brush, George de Forest
  • Chase, William Merritt
  • Cortissoz, Royal
  • Hambidge, Jay Edward
  • Hassam, Childe
  • Johnson, Robert Underwood
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • Arms, John Taylor
  • Bellows, George
  • Blashfield, Edwin Howland
  • Brush, George de Forest
  • Chase, William Merritt
  • Cortissoz, Royal
  • Hambidge, Jay Edward
  • Hassam, Childe
  • Johnson, Robert Underwood
  • Archives of American Art