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John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995

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Creator:
Hatch, John Davis, 1907-1996
Subject:
Clark, Ezra
Bluemner, Oscar
Vanderlyn, John
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)
Cropsey, Jasper Francis
Henry, Edward Lamson
McNeill, Lloyd
Peale, Rembrandt
Granger, C. H.
Guy, Seymour J.
Harvey, George W.
Callahan, Kenneth L.
Cranch, John
Browne, Henry Kirke
Inman, Henry
Trumbull, John
Scott, Julian
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr
Hatch, Olivia Stokes
University of Oregon
St. John's College (Annapolis, Md.)
University of Massachusetts
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
24.9 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 papers of art historian, collector, educator, and museum administrator John Davis Hatch measure 24.9 linear feet and date from 1790-1995. Within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence; personal business and legal documents; diaries; research, organization and teaching files; writings; printed materials; photographs; and works of art (mostly sketches) by American artists. Research files regarding artists and specific subjects comprise the bulk of this collection.
Citation:
John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Twenty sketches from the collection are available on 35 mm microfilm reel 2814 at Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Related Materials:
Four books annotated by Bluemner, a letter from Bluemner, a letter from A. Stieglitz to Bluemner, photographs of works of art, and exhibition materials were removed from the papers and merged with the Oscar Bluemner papers at the Archives of American Art.
The Archives of American Art holds two oral history interviews with John Davis Hatch: June 8, 1964 conducted by H. Wade White and 1979-1980 conducted by Robert F. Brown. Also found is a separately cataloged photograph of Hatch and Henry Francis Taylor from 1933.
Additional research materials complied by Hatch are located in the Albany Institute of History and Art, the Metropolitan Museum, the library of the National Gallery of Art, and the Senate House, Kingston, New York.
Hatch donated two hundred and seventy American drawings to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Biography Note:
John Davis Hatch (1907-1996) was an art historian, collector, art consultant, and museum director, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
John Davis Hatch and the John Davis Hatch estate donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in several installments between 1960-1996. Many of the primary materials relating to John Vanderlyn were acquired by Hatch from a photographer in Kingston, New York who received them from a niece of Vanderlyn. Robert Graham of James Graham and Sons gave Vanderlyn's will to Hatch.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sketches
Drawing, American
Artists
Reviews (documents)
Painting, American
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Essays
Lectures
Notes
Art
Art, American
Art historians
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7681
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209844
AAA_collcode_hatcjohn
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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