0.2 linear ft. (41 items on partial microfilm reel)
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Thirty letters written by Shaw while studying with Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to his wife Susan; some from Kid Stephens, R. Swain Gifford, C. Few Seiss, Thomas Anshutz, and [James E.?] Kelly; two articles about Shaw by his nephew Wilfred B. Shaw; exhibition catalogs, including one from a retrospective show of Shaw's works in 1940; correspondence of Perry T. Rathbone relating to Shaw, including some biographical information.
Horatio W. Shaw papers, 1880-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1197 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter and draftsman; Michigan.
Donated, 1960 and 1974, Detroit Institute of Art and University of Michigan.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001