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Elizabeth S. Navas papers, 1939-1963

Creator:
Navas, Elizabeth S., 1885-1979
Subject:
Bacon, Peggy
Bouché, Louis George
Brice, William
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Burlin, Paul
Callahan, Kenneth L.
Copley, John Singleton
Cowles, Russell
Curry, John Steuart
Davis, Stuart
De Creeft, José
Dehn, Adolf Arthur
Dehner, Walt
Demuth, Charles
Dove, Arthur Garfield
Du Bois, Guy Pène
Eakins, Thomas
Glackens, William J. (William James)
Gleitsmann, Raphael
Grosz, George
Heliker, John Edward
Homer, Winslow
Hopper, Edward
James, Alexander
Kinigstein, Jonah
Kirsch, Frederick D. (Frederick Dwight),
Kuhn, Walt
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo
Lachaise, Gaston
Lechay, James
Marin, John
Marsh, Reginald
Mattson, Henry E (Henry Elis)
Morris, Carl A.
Morris, George L. K. (George Lovett Kingsland)
Moyer, Roy
Murdock, Louise Caldwell
Murdock, Roland P.
Oscar, Charles
Penney, James
Poor, Anne
Poor, Henry Varnum
Ryder, Albert Pinkham
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)
Shahn, Ben
Sheeler, Charles
Sloan, John French
Smith, Houghton Cranford
Sparhawk-Jones, Elizabeth
Watkins, Franklin Chenault
Weber, Max
Williamson, Clara McDonald
Zerbe, Karl
Zorach, William
Wichita Art Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence, photographs, clippings, magazines and statements by 20th century artists on their works bought for the Roland P. Murdock Collection of the Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas, by Navas. Artists represented include: Peggy Bacon, Louis Bouche, William Brice, Charles E. Burchfield, Paul Burlin, Kenneth Callahan, John S. Copley, Russell Cowles, John S. Curry, Stuart Davis, Jose de Creeft, Adolf Dehn, Walt Dehner, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Guy Pene DuBois, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Raphael Gleitsmann, George Grosz, John E. Heliker, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Alexander R. James, Jonah Kinigstein, Frederick D. Kirsch, Walt Kuhn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Gaston Lachaise, James Lechay, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Henry E. Mattson, Carl Morris, George L. K. Morris, Roy Moyer, Charles Oscar, James Penney, Anne Poor, Henry V. Poor, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Henry E. Schnakenberg, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, John Sloan, Houghton C. Smith, Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones, Franklin C. Watkins, Max Weber, Clara M. Williamson, Karl Zerbe, and William Zorach.
Citation:
Elizabeth S. Navas papers, 1939-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D251 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art collector and patron; New York City. Navas was designated to assemble the Roland P. Murdock Collection of the Wichita Art Museum under the terms of the will of her friend, Louise Caldwell Murdock (1858-1915), widow of Roland P. Murdock.
Provenance:
Donated 1963 by Elizabeth S. Navas.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art patrons
Art, American
Artists
Painters
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8075
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210246
AAA_collcode_navaeliz
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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