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Players Club letters, 1848-1941

Creator:
Players (Club)
Subject:
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll)
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis
Blum, Robert Frederick
Booth, Edwin Thomas
Borglum, Gutzon
Brunner, Arnold W. (Arnold William),
Buel, Clarence Clough
Burgess, Gelett
Coleman, Charles C. (Charles Caryl),
Cortissoz, Royal
Geddes, Norman Bel
Hutton, Lawrence
Mansfield, Richard
Nast, Thomas
Parrish, Maxfield
Pyle, Howard
Smith, Francis Hopkinson
Weir, Julian Alden
White, Stanford
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 50 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, mostly from distinguished club members in behalf of candidates for membership, and some membership forms.
Correspondents are: James C. Beckwith, Norman Bel Geddes, Karl Bitter, Robert Blum, Gutzon Borglum, Arnold W. Brunner, Clarence C. Buel, Gelett Burgess, Charles C. Coleman, Royal Cortissoz, Lawrence Hutton, Richard Mansfield, Thomas Nast, Maxfield Parrish, Howard Pyle, F. Hopkinson, J. Alden Weir, and Stanford White.
Citation:
Players Club letters, 1848-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel N5 (frames 1331-1376) 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:
New York City. Founded by Edwin Booth in 1888, the club had among its members many prominent actors, artists and writers.
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:
Art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9910
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212414
AAA_collcode_players
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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  • Buel, Clarence Clough
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  • Cortissoz, Royal
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