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Theodore Wores papers, 1881-1967

Creator:
Wores, Theodore, 1858-1939
Subject:
Duveneck, Frank
Gray, Percy
Keith, William
Peck, Orrin
Peters, Charles Rollo
Russel, Alexander
Sandona, Matteo
Shenson, A. Jess
Tilden, Douglas
Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
296 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters received, 1884-1967, concern Wores' art work, the Bohemian Club, the work of sculptor Douglas Tilden, and other matters. William Keith writes of his own work and choice of subject matter. Other correspondents include Orrin Peck, Frank Duveneck, Charles Rollo Peters, Mrs. Alexander Russel, Matteo Sandona, and Percy Gray. In addition, there are two scrapbooks, 1881-1938; a typescript of CALIFORNIA ART RESEARCH, 1937-Abstract from WPA Project 2874, which is a monograph on Wores with penciled corrections by him; and 5 articles from THE CENTURY ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE, 1889-1899, 4 of them written by Wores, and 1 illustrated by him.
Citation:
Theodore Wores papers, 1881-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 691 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Landscape painter, portrait painter, illustrator, teacher. Year of birth also cited as 1860. Born in San Francisco, resided many places.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming April 1974 by A. Jess Shenson, M.D., along with his brother Ben who spent many years researching Wores.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Illustrators
Landscape painters
Painting, Modern
Painting, Modern
Portrait painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8630
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210810
AAA_collcode_woretheo
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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