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Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers, 1842-1882

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Creator:
Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889
Subject:
Benjamin, Park
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di
Clark, Lewis Gaylord
Curtis, George William
Custis, George Washington Parke
Everett, Edward
Gayarré, Charles
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth)
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot),
Johnson, Reverdy
Kearny, Philip
Kirkland, Caroline M. (Caroline Matilda),
Macready, William Charles
Marlay, Charles Brinsley
Marsh, George Perkins
Parsons, Theophilus
Poinsett, Joel Roberts
Powers, Hiram
Ream, Vinnie
Russell, Samuel H.
Scott, Winfield
Sherman, Ellen Ewing
Slidell, John
Somers, Virginia
Stratford de Redcliffe, Stratford Canning
Swedenborg, Emanuel
Taylor, Bayard
Tiffany, Osmond
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore)
Wall, W. I.
Whittlesey, Elisha
Wickliffe, R.
Cleveland Academy of Art
Lenox Library
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft. (on 3 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.
Summary:
Correspondence, photographs, writings, a scrapbook, and printed materials.
REELS D30 and D33: Correspondence, clippings, and photographs. Included are letters from George William Curtis to Kellogg, October 1846-January 1847, describing Rome (incorrectly attributed to George Washington Parke Custis on microfilm); a letter from Elisha Whittlesey to George Washington Parke Custis, October 23, 1844, commending Miner Kellogg to him; and correspondence dealing with Kellogg's activities as a promoter of Hiram Powers' statue "The Greek Slave" in the mid-nineteenth century.
Correspondents include: Park Benjamin, Sir Stratford Canning, Luigi P. Cesnola, Lewis G. Clark, Edward Everett, Charles E.A. Gayarré, Henry D. Gilpin, Rufus W. Griswold, Reverdy Johnson, Phillip Kearny, Caroline M. Kirkland, Lenox Library, William C. MacReady, Brinsley Marlay, George P. Marsh, National Academy of Design, Theophilus Parsons, Joel R. Poinsett, Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Samuel H. Russell, Mrs. Winfield Scott, Ellen E. Sherman, John Slidell, Lady Virginia Somers (godmother of Kellogg's daughter Virginia), Bayard Taylor, Osmond Tiffany, Henry T. Tuckerman, W. I. Wall, and R. Wickliffe, Jr.
REEL 986: Scrapbook of clippings, collected by Kellogg from New York, Washington, Baltimore and Ohio newspapers. Some clippings were written by Kellogg, including stories about his own paintings, advertisements for his patent canvas stretcher, reports by him on his travel in foreign countries, and article on Hiram Powers, the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1880), Jane Eyre, Emanuel Swedenborg, the Cleveland Academy of Art, art unions, and fireproof buildings. Also included is a copy of a paper, "Fine arts in the United States" given by Kellogg in 1869 to the American Union Academy, Washington, D.C., and a booklet, "Mr. Miner K. Kellogg to his friends," Paris, 1858, describing his relationship with Powers.
Citation:
Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers, 1842-1882. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels D30, D33, and 986 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Portrait painter, miniature painter, and orientalist; New York, N.Y. and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Provenance:
Material on reels D30 and D33 purchased 1956 from an unknown source. Material on reel 986 transfered from Smithsonian Institution Archives, 1974.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Miniature painters
Painting, American
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
Scrapbooks
Sculpture, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9133
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211327
AAA_collcode_kellmine
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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