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Hobart Nichols papers, [ca. 1895]-1958

Creator:
Nichols, Hobart, 1869-1962
Subject:
Huntington, Archer M.
Root, Elihu
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (on 2 partial microfilm 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:
Correspondence, printed material and photographs. REEL D359: Correspondence, 1946-1958, with galleries, art associations and clubs including the Century Association, the National Academy of Design; also, one letter from Archer M. Huntington and 2 from Elihu Root; photographs of Nichols and his work; clippings; and exhibition announcements and catalogs. REEL 64: Photographs, including 42 photographs of paintings by Nichols, 1 photograph of him, and 1 of the 1948 exhibition "Painting in the United States" held at the Carnegie Institute.
Citation:
Hobart Nichols papers, [ca. 1895]-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 64 and D359 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Landscape painter and illustrator; Bronxville, New York. Born in Washington, D.C. Studied at the Academie Julian. President of the National Academy of Design, 1939-1949, President Emeritus, from 1949; Vice-President and Director, Tiffany Foundation, New York; Assistant to Director of Fine Arts, United States Commission, Paris Exposition 1900.
Provenance:
Material donated by Leonora Nichols, Hobart Nichols' daughter, 1968.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Landscape painters
Landscape painting
Painters
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9086
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211279
AAA_collcode_nichhoba
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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