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Edward Orton papers, 1921-1934

Creator:
Orton, Edward, 1863-1932
Subject:
Bierstadt, Albert
Moran, Thomas
Orton Memorial Library of Geology (Ohio State University)
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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Mainly correspondence regarding the acquisition of portraits and paintings for the Orton Memorial Library of Geology, Ohio State University,Columbus; biographical sketches; sketches; financial material; and clippings.
REELS 1814-1815: 634 letters regarding the acquisition of portrait paintings of state geologists and landscape paintings with rock formations for the library; 5 brief biographical sketches of artists and writers; clippings; 3 sketches; bills; and receipts.
REEL 3161: Correspondence, 1922-1926, regarding the acquisition by the library of one painting by Thomas Moran and two paintings by Albert Bierstadt.
Citation:
Edward Orton papers, 1921-1934. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1814-1815 & 3161 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Biography Note:
Geologist; Columbus, Ohio. Orton was a long-time chairman of the Department of Geology, Ohio State University.
Provenance:
Donated 1978-1979 by Frank M. Ludden, Chairman of the Art History Department at the University of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Geologists
Landscape painting, American
Painters
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9220
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211415
AAA_collcode_ortoedwa
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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