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Christian Brinton papers, 1874-1967

Creator:
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942
Subject:
Chester County Art Association (Chester County, Pa.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
12.0 linear ft. (on 8 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Biographical information, including passports, marriage and divorce papers, a copy of Brinton's will, diaries, 1922, 1925, 1926, and 1928, and an autobiography; correspondence with artists and museums; a Chester County Art Association file containing correspondence, catalogs and a scrapbook; and a file containing research notebooks kept by Brinton on art and artists including personal observations; artist files containing notes and printed material; exhibition files from exhibitions Brinton curated or helped curate; writings, manuscripts, and typescripts of Brinton's work; and invitations, printed material and manuscripts from various lectures given by Brinton.
Citation:
Christian Brinton papers, 1874-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 4002-4009 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and at the Chester County Historical Society.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Chester County Historical Society.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
International curator, art critic; West Chester, Pennsylvania. Born 1870. Died 1942. Co-founded and was the first president of the Chester County Art Association.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art
Art criticism
Art critics
Art, Modern
Curators
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10159
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213142
AAA_collcode_brinchri
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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