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Andrew Carnegie letters, 1884-1936

Creator:
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
Subject:
Abbey, Edwin Austin
Boughton, George Henry
Chase, William Merritt
Foster, Ben
Gilbert, Cass
Longfellow, Samuel
Millet, Francis Davis
Salisbury, Frank O.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
16 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie. Included are four from Edwin A. Abbey concerning the price of one of his paintings and accepting an invitation to visit, one from William M. Chase accepting an invitation, one from Ben Foster praising a portrait which Mr. Roche has painted of Mrs. Carnegie, two from F. D. Millet and two from Cass Gilbert accepting invitations, six from Frank O. Salisbury about a portrait Salisbury painted of Andrew Carnegie, one from Samuel Longfellow explaining that he mistakenly informed Carnegie that a watercolor was by Lord Elgin when in fact it was by Lord Dufferin, and one from George H. Boughton writing for a mutual friend.
Citation:
Andrew Carnegie letters, 1884-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel N4 (frames 1242-1280) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Industrialist, philanthropist.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9866
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212367
AAA_collcode_carnandr
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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