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Wadsworth Atheneum scrapbooks, 1899-1963

Creator:
Wadsworth Atheneum
Subject:
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont),
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
40 items (on 12 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
40 scrapbooks containing letters, photographs, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and clippings. Scrapbooks document the gifts of art work and money by J.P. Morgan to the museum, the administration and exhibition programs of the museum, and other subjects.
Citation:
Wadsworth Atheneum scrapbooks, 1899-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 2552-2563 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, the Wadsworth Atheneum, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Art museum; Hartford, Conn. Established 1842 to house the collection of Daniel Wadsworth, a painter and collector. The museum grew considerably with gifts from J.P. Morgan into a premiere institution of American fine and decorative arts. Formerly known as Wadsworth Atheneum and Morgan Memorial.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1982 by Wadsworth Atheneum.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art museums
Art, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8707
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210888
AAA_collcode_wadsathe
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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