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Robert Reid papers, circa 1880-circa 1930

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Creator:
Reid, Robert, 1862-1929
Subject:
Reid, Charles D.
Reid, Sara Bigelow
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.9 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 New York painter Robert Reid measure 0.9 linear feet and date from circa 1880-circa 1930. The collection provides scattered documentation of Reid's career and family history through a certificate, letters, an essay of family recollections, scrapbooks containing letters, writings, printed material and family photographs, printed material about Reid, and photographs of Reid, his studio, travels, and works of art.
Citation:
Robert Reid papers, circa 1880-circa 1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2014 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website. Items which have not been scanned include blank versos of photographs and a pamphlet on the Unitarian Memorial Church in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Only the cover, title pages and other relevant pages of this pamphlet have been scanned.
Biography Note:
Robert Reid (1862-1929) was a painter, muralist, craftsman, and teacher who worked primarily in New York City and Colorado.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by Joseph Bowdring in 1973. Bowdring purchased the papers along with Reid's paintings.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Robert Reid in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 880 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Scrapbooks
Artists' studios
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8400
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210574
AAA_collcode_reidrobe
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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