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Martin Birnbaum papers, 1862-1967

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Creator:
Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970
Subject:
Sterne, Maurice
McIlhenny, Henry P. (Henry Plumer)
Ricketts, Charles S.
Davis, Edmund
Winthrop, Grenville Lindall
John, Augustus
Hoowij, Jan
Rock, Joseph Francis Charles
Choate, Mabel
Wilson, Stanley
Davis, Reginald
Nadelman, Elie
Beaux, Cecilia
Werntz, Carl N. (Carl Newland)
Sinclair, Upton
Parmelee, James
Haseltine, Herbert
Jacobs, Leonebel
Manship, Paul Howard
Fernández, Luis
Chanler, Robert Winthrop
Sargent, John Singer
Sprinchorn, Carl
Dillingham, Louise
Hoffman, Malvina
Diederich, William Hunt
Bufano, Beniamino
Dulac, Edmund
Scott, Stevenson
Douglas, Norman
Parrish, Maxfield
Potterton, Alfred B.
Scudder, Janet
Melchers, Gari
Clark, Stephen C. (Stephen Carlton),
Jones, Lois Mailou
Rothenstein, William
CÂdès, George
Beardsley, Aubrey
Richter, Gisela Marie Augusta
Sterner, Albert
Stein, Leo
Despiau, Charles
Bruce, Edward
Kester, Lenard
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Fogg Art Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Scott & Fowles (Firm)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D. C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of New York art dealer, critic, and author Martin Birnbaum measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1862-1967, with the bulk of the material dating from 1920-1967. The papers document Birnbaum's association with the firm of Scott and Fowles, the lives and activities of his friends and colleagues, and his literary work, through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, business records, printed material, a scrapbook, scattered artwork, and photographs of Birnbaum, friends and colleagues, and artwork.
Citation:
Martin Birnbaum papers, 1862-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels N698, N698a, N698b, 108, and 1023-1027 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
REELS N698-N698A, N698B: Originals returned to lender, Martin Birnbaum, after microfilming.
Biography Note:
New York art dealer, critic, and author Martin Birnbaum (1878-1970) was the manager of the American branch of the Berlin Photographic Company in New York City from 1910-1916, and a longtime partner in the art firm Scott and Fowles.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in an anonymous gift in 1970 and by Martin Birnbaum's great-nephew, Jerome Ziegler, in 1975.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Etchings
Art galleries, Commercial
Sketches
Authors
Photographs
Art dealers
Art critics
Art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8888
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211073
AAA_collcode_birnmart
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Audio - Visual
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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