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Elizabeth S. Navas papers, 1939-1963

Creator:
Navas, Elizabeth S., 1885-1979
Subject:
Poor, Anne
Kuhn, Walt
Sparhawk-Jones, Elizabeth
Demuth, Charles
Weber, Max
Heliker, John Edward
Davis, Stuart
Marsh, Reginald
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)
Morris, George L. K. (George Lovett Kingsland)
Bouché, Louis George
Poor, Henry Varnum
Sheeler, Charles
Shahn, Ben
Burlin, Paul
Murdock, Louise Caldwell
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo
Hopper, Edward
Murdock, Roland P.
Eakins, Thomas
Grosz, George
Bacon, Peggy
Oscar, Charles
Smith, Houghton Cranford
Morris, Carl A.
Gleitsmann, Raphael
Moyer, Roy
Homer, Winslow
Kinigstein, Jonah
Callahan, Kenneth L.
Zerbe, Karl
Kirsch, Frederick D. (Frederick Dwight),
Watkins, Franklin Chenault
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Brice, William
Penney, James
Marin, John
Lechay, James
Zorach, William
Curry, John Steuart
Dehn, Adolf Arthur
Du Bois, Guy Pène
James, Alexander
De Creeft, José
Sloan, John French
Lachaise, Gaston
Glackens, William J. (William James)
Cowles, Russell
Mattson, Henry E (Henry Elis)
Ryder, Albert Pinkham
Williamson, Clara McDonald
Copley, John Singleton
Dove, Arthur Garfield
Dehner, Walt
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Art
Artists
Photographs
Art, American
Art patrons
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8075
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210246
AAA_collcode_navaeliz
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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