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James Carroll Beckwith papers, 1878-1924

Creator:
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917
Subject:
Beckwith, Bertha Hall
Blashfield, Edwin Howland
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne
Fitch, Clyde
Mansfield, Richard
Reid, Robert
Sargent, John Singer
Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry),
Whittredge, Worthington
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 60 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters, sketches and sketchbooks, a diary kept by Beckwith's wife, Bertha, photographs, and printed material.
REELS 1418 and 1454 (photos): Letters from John Singer Sargent, Clyde Fitch, Edwin Howland Blashfield, Jacob Schiff, Richard Mansfield, and others; 4 cartoon sketches; a sketchbook which also includes a list of works, 1878-1892, and a few writings; 5 photograph albums and photographs, 1902-1917, of European travels, studios, homes, paintings, family, and friends, among them Samuel Clemens, Worthington Whittredge, and Robert Reid; Bertha Beckwith's diary, 1904; and printed material.
Citation:
James Carroll Beckwith papers, 1878-1924. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1418 and 1454 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, J. Carter Courtney, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Portrait painter; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1978 by J. Carter Courtney, Beckwith's great-neice.
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Diaries
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
Portrait painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11143
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249394
AAA_collcode_beckjamc
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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