Brother Cornelius papers relating to William Keith, 1908-1955
Cornelius, Brother, 1877-1962
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell),
Keith, Mary McHenry
Place of publication, production, or execution:
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.
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.
Brother Cornelius papers relating to William Keith, 1908-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Biographer, Christian Brother, teacher at St. Mary's College, Moraga, California. William Keith was a California landscape and portrait painter, engraver; born in Scotland.
Lent for microfilming 1979 by St. Mary's College.
Lives of American Artists
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