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Edwin Coupland Shaw papers, 1864-1937

Creator:
Shaw, Edwin Coupland, 1863-1941
Subject:
Barrie, Erwin S.
Batts, J. E.
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll)
Benson, Frank Weston
Blakelock, Ralph Albert
Carlsen, Emil
Chase, William Merritt
Cole, Timothy
Daingerfield, Elliott
Dallin, Cyrus E. (Cyrus Edwin)
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)
Davis, Warren
Derujinsky, Gleb W.
Dewey, Charles M.
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer
Dougherty, Paul
Dunbar, Thomas Whipple
Duveneck, Frank
Eaton, Charles Warren
Frieseke, Frederick C. (Frederick Carl)
Fuller, George
Genth, Lillian Mathilde
Gerrity, Thomas F.
Hassam, Childe
Hatfield, D. H.
Hawthorne, Charles Webster
Hunt, William Morris
Inness, George
Johansen, John C. (John Christen)
Konti, Isidore
La Farge, John
Lathrop, William Langson
MacMonnies, Frederick William
MacNeil, Hermon Atkins
Metcalf, Willard Leroy
Milch, Albert
Minns, Hervey W.
Montross, N. E. (Newman E.),
Murphy, Hermann Dudley
Murphy, John Francis
Price, F. Newlin (Frederic Newlin)
Proctor, Alexander Phimister
Purdy, W. Frank
Ranger, Henry Ward
Ritschel, William
Russell, T. H. Thomas H.
Russman, Felix
Ryder, Albert Pinkham
Sellstedt, Lars Gustaf
Sherman, Frederic Fairchild
Shonnard, Eugenie Frederica
Torrey, Elliot
Tryon, Dwight William
Turner, Helen Maria
Twachtman, John Henry
Vedder, Elihu
Vonnoh, Bessie Potter
Vonnoh, Robert William
Walker, Horatio
Weir, Julian Alden
Williams, Frederick Ballard
Wolf, Henry
Young, J. W.
Akron Art Institute
Carrig-Rohane Shop (Boston, Mass.)
E.& A. Milch, Inc
Ferargil Galleries
Gorham Company.Dept. of Sculpture (New York, N.Y.)
Grand Central Art Galleries
Hatfield & Clark (Firm: Chicago, Ill.)
Howard Young Galleries (New York, N.Y.)
J.W. Young (Gallery)
M. Knoedler & Co.
Macbeth Gallery
Montross Gallery
R.C. & N.M. Vose (Firm)
Robert C. Vose Galleries
Thomas Whipple Dunbar Art Galleries (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Thurber Art Galleries (Chicago, Ill.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3 microfilm reels.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence with dealers, artists, museums, publishers, photography studios, and others regarding art purchases, loans, and Shaw's collection; and 16 v. of scrapbooks containing photographs, letters, and biographical information on artists. Much of the correspondence with artists relates to Shaw's requests for the information which was then used in the scrapbooks. Also included is one volume compiled in 1947 outlining the contents of the scrapbooks. REELS 1124-1125: 16 vol. of scrapbooks, 1864-1930, relating to artists represented in Shaw's collection, containing letters, many from artists, photographs of artists and their work, biographical data, clippings and articles, and comments on their work; and 1 v., "Notes: Edwin C. Shaw Collection of Paintings," compiled in 1947, and annotated "Used at Women's Art League Meeting at Miss Shaw's in 1947 by Mrs. [Jane S.] Barnhardt, who compiled it, and then given to the Art Institute Library," containing an outline of the contents of the 16 v. of scrapbooks. Artists represented in the scrapbooks include J. Carroll Beckwith, Frank W. Benson, Ralph Blakelock, Emil Carlsen, William Merritt Chase, Timothy Cole, Elliott Daingerfield, Cyrus B. Dallin, Charles Davis, Warren Davis, Gleb Derujinsky, Charles M. Dewey, Thomas W. Dewing, Paul Dougherty, Frank Duveneck, Charles Eaton, Frederick Frieseke, George Fuller, Lillian Genth, Childe Hassam, Charles Hawthorne, William Morris Hunt, George Inness, John Johansen, Isidore Konti, John La Farge, William Lathrop, Frederick MacMonnies, Hermon A. MacNeil, Willard Metcalf, Herman Dudley Murphy, J. Francis Murphy, A. Phimister Proctor, Henry Ward Ranger, William Ritschel, Felix Russmann, Albert P. Ryder, Eugenie F. Shonnard, Lars Gustaf Sellstedt, Elliot Torrey, Dwight Tryon, Helen M. Turner, John Twachtman, Elihu Vedder, Bessie P. Vonnoh, Robert Vonnoh, Horatio Walker, J. Alden Weir, Frederick Ballard Williams, Henry Wolf and "The Ten." REEL 4597: Correspondence, ca. 1916-1941, concerning art acquisitions with dealers Erwin S. Barrie of Grand Central Art Galleries; Thomas Whipple Dunbar; Frederic Newlin Price and T.H. Russell of Ferargil Galleries; W. Frank Purdy of the Gorham Co. Dept. of Sculpture and later the School of American Sculpture; D.H. Hatfield of Hatfield & Clark; Thomas Gerrity of M. Knoedler & Co.; Robert Macbeth, Robert McIntyre and Henry Miller of the Macbeth Gallery; Albert Milch of E.& A. Milch, Inc.; Newman Montross of Montross Gallery; J.E. Batts of the Thurber Art Galleries; Robert C. Vose of R.C. & N.M. Vose and Vose Galleries, and their frame shop, Carrig-Rohane; Howard Young of Howard Young Galleries; and J.W. Young; correspondence with artists and/or their families requesting the artist's portrait, biographical information and background, including letters from Elliot Daingerfield, Charles Dewey, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, John C. Johansen, Willard Leroy Metcalf, Hervey W. Minns, Hermann Dudley Murphy, A.P. Proctor, Eugenie Shonnard, Elliot Torrey, Dwight W. Tryon, Helen M. Turner, and Horatio Walker, and the families of J. Carroll Beckwith, George Inness, Lars Gustaf Sellstedt, John Henry Twachtman and J. Alden Weir; correspondence with the Dayton Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art regarding works lent for exhibition; with publisher Frederic Fairchild Sherman; with photography studios; and other miscellaneous correspondence.
Citation:
Edwin Coupland Shaw papers, 1864-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1124-1125 and 4597 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Akron Art Museum.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Art collector; Akron, Ohio. Shaw, a BF Goodrich executive and avid collector of post-Civil War American art, was one of the founders of the Akron Art Institute, now the Akron Art Museum.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1976 and 1992 by the Akron Art Museum. Shaw bequethed his art collection and papers to the Museum, then named the Akron Art Institute.
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art galleries, Commercial
Art, American
Ten American Painters (New York, N.Y.)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8467
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210643
AAA_collcode_shawedwi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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