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James C. Nichols scrapbooks, 1885-1975

Creator:
Nichols, James C.
Subject:
Chaffee, Oliver Newberry
Currier, J. Frank (Joseph Frank),
Duveneck, Frank
Homer, Winslow
Juergens, Alfred
Sargent, John Singer
Twachtman, John Henry
Whistler, James McNeill
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft. (on 2 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:
Scrapbooks containing printed material, photographs and correspondence relating to Oliver Newberry Chaffee and Alfred Juergens.
REEL 991: Two scrapbooks compiled by Nichols on Alfred Juergens including correspondence between Nichols and Juergens concerning his work, and between Nichols and Francis Tikalsky, Juergens' biographer and friend, mentioning Frank Currier, Frank Duveneck, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent and James McNeill Whistler, and letters to Juergens from A. Chatain and J.H. Guest; biographical information; photographs of Juergens, his wife, his work, of Currier and his work and of Duveneck's portrait of Currier; sketches from Munich and Rothenberg (not all microfilmed); lists of works in exhibitions and collections; and clippings and obituaries.
REEL 2299: A scrapbook compiled by Nichols in 1975 on Oliver Newberry Chaffee containing mainly photocopies of: letters to Chaffee and Nichols; exhibition catalogs and clippings; biographical material; 3 photographs of paintings by Chaffee; and a list of paintings.
Citation:
James C. Nichols scrapbooks, 1885-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 991 and 2299 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art dealer; Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Provenance:
The two Juergens scrapbooks were lent for microfilming by Nichols in 1975. He later donated it with the Chaffee scrapbook in 1979. The Juergens scrapboook was assembled in preparation for an exhibition. [Some of the Juergens sketches were not microfilmed.]
Theme:
The Art Market
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art dealers
Painters
Painting, Modern
Painting, Modern
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9087
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211280
AAA_collcode_nichjame
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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