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Fred and Edith Nagler papers, 1913-1979

Creator:
Nagler, Fred, 1891-1983
Nagler, Edith Kroger, 1890-1986
Subject:
Bishop, Isabel
Cahill, Holger
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)
Kieran, John
Orozco, José Clemente
Saint-Gaudens, Homer
Sloan, John French
Teale, Edwin Way
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.6 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 4 reels)
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:
Printed material, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, and a journal.
UNMICROFILMED: Ca. 450 letters from Edith to her friends and ca. 50 letters to Edith and Fred from family and friends; clippings and exhibition announcements; address lists; and a short priced list of Edith's paintings.
REEL 75: Letters to Edith and Fred from Louis Eilshemius, Jose Orozco, John Sloan of the Artists and Writers Dinner Club, Holger Cahill of the First Municipal Art Exposition, Edwin Way Teale and professional organizations; clippings about Edith and Fred, particularly Fred's religious paintings, exhibition catalogs and announcements; photographs of Fred; a sketch of Fred by Edith; and a letter from John Kieran, "Why I Want Willkie."
REEL 414: Correspondence, with letters from Anthony Lauck, Isabel Bishop and other friends and art institutions; Fred's journal containing ideas on religion, poems, and observations; a scrapbook, 1913-1946; clippings and articles; a photograph of Edith's portrait of her husband; and an address given by Fred.
REELS 1798 & 1799: Ca. 200 letters from Edith to her friends plus correspondence with Joseph Bates, Jr., Isabel Bishop, John Kieran, Elsie Nagler, and Homer Saint-Gaudens; clippings and exhibition invitations.
Citation:
Fred and Edith Nagler papers, 1913-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 75, 414, 1798 and 1799 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painters; Massachusetts and Dallas, Tex. Fred Nagler and Edith Kroeger met while studying at the Art Students League in New York. Fred was a painter of religious subjects. Edith was a landscape painter.
Provenance:
Donated by Edith and Fred Nagler, 1968-1979.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and religion
Diaries
Landscape painting
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9077
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211270
AAA_collcode_naglfred
Theme:
Diaries
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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