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Thomas Benedict Clarke scrapbooks, 1880-1936, bulk, 1883-1920

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Creator:
Clarke, Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict), 1848-1931
Subject:
Vereshchagin, Vasili┬Ái Vasil┬║evich
Smyth, Frederick
Barye, Antoine-Louis
Inness, George
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Union League Club (New York, N.Y.)
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)
Lambs (New York, N.Y.)
Lincoln Club (New York, N.Y.)
Merchants Club (New York, N.Y.)
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Exposition universelle internationale de 1900
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The scrapbooks of Thomas Benedict Clarke measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1880-1930. Twelve scrapbooks contain mostly newspaper clippings, but also include correspondence, invitations, exhibition catalogs, programs, magazine articles, art auction catalogs, and other material relating to Clarke's personal art collection and general art patronage. The scrapbooks also include clippings and miscellany relating to the Clarke family and influential society clubs, such as the Union League, Lambs, and New York Athletic clubs.
Citation:
Thomas Benedict Clarke scrapbooks, 1880-1936, bulk, 1883-1920. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection is available on 35 mm microfilm reels N597-N599 and 1358 at Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan. The order of the material on film does not match the current chronological order of the scrapbooks.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Related Materials:
The Archives also has the Thomas B. Clarke letters from or about Homer Dodge Martin, 1893-1897, which have been digitized and are available online via the Archives of American Art's website.
Also found in the Archives are Letters to Thomas B. Clarke from artists, 1883-1918 and the handwritten catalog Private art collection of Thomas B. Clarke, 1872-1879, both of which have been microfilmed and are available on reels D5 and 2802.
Biography Note:
Thomas B. Clarke (1848-1931) was a collector from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
The scrapbooks of Thomas Benedict Clarke were donated by the Whitney Museum of Art director, Lloyd Goodrich, in 1978.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Collectors and collecting
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7030
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209163
AAA_collcode_clarthom
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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  • Inness, George
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