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Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958

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Creator:
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953
Subject:
Sloan, John French
Warrick, Ruth
Lawson, Ernest
Glackens, William J. (William James)
Young, Mahonri Mackintosh
Henri, Robert
Dreiser, Theodore
Hegan, Colonel
Sale, Chic
Haggin, Ben Ali
Bigelow, Poultney
Fitch, Clyde
Calder, Alexander Stirling
Scovel, Florence
Grove, William
Henfold, Oliver
Wollcott, Alexander
Luks, George Benjamin
Marlowe, Julia
De Wolfe, Elsie
Eddy, H. B.
Nolan, Philip
Rains, Claude
Gibson, Charles Dana
Washington Park Studio
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The collected papers of Everett Shinn measure 3.0 linear feet and date from 1877 to 1958. Found within the papers are biographical material; correspondence with friends and colleagues; personal business records; art work, including two sketchbooks of designs for Belasco's Stuyvesant Theatre; notes and writings; eight scrapbooks; printed material, and numerous photographs of Shinn, his colleagues, and his work.
Citation:
Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The bulk of this collection was digitized in 2011 and is available on the Archives of American Art's website. Materials which have not been scanned include photographs of works of art; duplicates; blank pages in bound volumes; blank versos of photographs; readily available copies of printed material, and oversized material too large to be scanned. In some cases, publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages scanned.
Funding:
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Related Materials:
Additional Everett Shinn papers are available at the Helen Farr Sloan Library, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Del.
Biography Note:
Everett Shinn (1876-1953) was a painter, muralist, illustrator, and theatrical scene designer who worked primarily in New York City. Shinn was a member of the group, "The Eight."
Provenance:
The bulk of the Everett Shinn collection was acquired via purchase from art dealer Thurston Thatcher between 1958-1964. Art collector Howard Lipman donated additional material in 1962. Five negatives of Shinn's work were donated in 1969 by Dr. Milton Luria, an acquaintance of Shinn's son, Davidson. The photograph of Everett Shinn, John Sloan, and Robert Henri was donated on an unknown date by an unidentified donor. The handwritten draft of Shinn's play, "Hazel Weston or More Sinned Against Than Usual" was acquired via auction purchase in 2011.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Everett Shinn in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2011. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 2,220 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Scrapbooks
Illustrated letters
Stage designers
Illustrators
Poems
Sketchbooks
Painters
Photographs
Notes
Theaters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9402
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211599
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Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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