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Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960

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Creator:
Watson, Forbes, 1879-1960
Subject:
Beal, Gifford
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo
Bruce, Edward
Sterne, Maurice
Bacon, Peggy
Watson, Nan
Barr, Alfred H.
Glackens, Ira
Citron, Minna Wright
Brancusi, Constantin
Du Bois, Guy Pène
Shimin, Symeon
Zorach, William
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene)
Genthe, Arnold
Manship, Paul Howard
Adams, Ansel Easton
Klonis, Stewart
Matisse, Henri
Saint-Gaudens, Homer
Coleman, Glenn O.
Dows, Olin
Weber, Max
Kroll, Leon
Ray, Man
Morgenthau, Henry
Tucker, Allen
Sheeler, Charles
Mangravite, Peppino Gino
Marsh, Reginald
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
Public Works of Art Project
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Painting and Sculpture
United States. Public Buildings Administration. Section of Fine Arts
Red Cross
Pepsi-Cola Company
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
13.5 linear ft.
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:
The papers of New York City art critic, writer, and lecturer Forbes Watson date from 1840-1967, with the bulk of materials dating from 1900-1960, and measure 13.5 linear feet. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, business records relating to the Arts Publishing Corporation, records documenting Watson's work for the Public Works of Art Project and the Section of Painting and Sculpture, reference files, an exhibition file from the Pepsi-Cola Company's Third Annual Exhibition, writings and notes, ten scrapbooks and loose pages, printed materials, and photographs.
Citation:
Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Forbes Watson (1879-1960) was an art critic, lecturer, and administrator from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
The Forbes Watson papers were donated by Watson's widow, Nan Watson, in 1961.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Art critics
Architecture
Art, American
Federal aid to the arts
Arts administrators
Art and state
Art publishing
Authors
New Deal, 1933-1939
World War, 1939-1945
Scrapbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11027
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211525
AAA_collcode_watsforb
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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