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Brother Cornelius papers relating to William Keith, 1908-1955

Creator:
Cornelius, Brother, 1877-1962
Subject:
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell),
Keith, Mary McHenry
Keith, William
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2500 items (on 2 microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Material related to Brother Cornelius' research as the biographer of painter, engraver William Keith, including letters from prominent artists, art historians, gallery owners, museum directors, and members of Keith's family. Notably, Keith's widow, Mary McHenry Keith, writes about her activities in the women's sufferage movement, her friendship with Susan B. Anthony, and William Keith's personal and artistic life. Also among the papers are two photographs of William Keith, a genealogy, exhibition catalogs, and clippings.
Citation:
Brother Cornelius papers relating to William Keith, 1908-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1516-1517 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in St Mary's College, College Archives, Moraga, California.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Biographer, Christian Brother, teacher at St. Mary's College, Moraga, California. William Keith was a California landscape and portrait painter, engraver; born in Scotland.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1979 by St. Mary's College.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Biographers
Brothers (Religious)
Engravers
Exhibition catalogs
Landscape painters
Photographs
Portrait painters
Women
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7522
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209681
AAA_collcode_cornbrot
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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