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Charles Yardley Turner scrapbook of letters from Frederick S. Church and John LaFarge, 1894-1912

Creator:
Turner, Charles Yardley, 1850-1918
Subject:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart)
La Farge, John
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
25 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:
Scrapbook containing illustrated letters to C.Y. Turner from Frederick S. Church, and one letter from John LaFarge.
Citation:
Charles Yardley Turner scrapbook of letters from Frederick S. Church and John LaFarge, 1894-1912. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D8 & 3480 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, etcher; New York, N.Y. Turner and painter, Frederick Stuart Church were close friends and according to Ruel Pardee Tolman, and "were called 'the long and short of it.' Every Christmas morning they planned to have breakfast together."
Provenance:
Letters on reel 3480 were originally donated to the National Collection of Fine Arts (now National Museum of American Art) by Turner's sister, Mrs. A. T. Yardley, July 17, 1926. Letters on reel D8 are from an unknown donor, possibly one "Whittenberg" in Oct. 1958.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Etchers
Illustrated letters
Painters
Painting, Modern
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8498
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210674
AAA_collcode_turnchay
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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