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Richard Rathbun letters, 1906-1910

Creator:
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918
Subject:
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer
Johnson, Eastman
Taft, Lorado
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
13 items (on partial 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:
Artists files created by Rathbun while he was Assistant Secretary for the Smithsonian Institution including a letter from Thomas Wilmer Dewing about his painting "Summer," exhibited at the National Gallery; correspondence with the sculptor Lorado Taft; and correspondence between Elizabeth Johnson, wife of the painter Eastman Johnson, and the Smithsonian regarding the disposition of paintings from her husband's estate.
Citation:
Richard Rathbun letters, 1906-1910. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2227 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art administrator; Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
Transfered from the vertical file of the Library of the National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery, 1981.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8354
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210526
AAA_collcode_rathrich
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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