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Sidney C. Woodward papers

Creator:
Woodward, Sidney C., 1890-1963  Search this
Names:
Casson Galleries  Search this
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard, 1874-1960  Search this
Cady, Harrison, 1877-1970  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Hind, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1862-1927  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
Murphy, Hermann Dudley, 1867-1945  Search this
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936  Search this
Ryder, Chauncey F., 1868-1949  Search this
Woodward, Stanley Wingate, 1890-1970  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1823-1963
bulk 1915-1932
Summary:
The papers of art critic, editor, and gallery director Sidney Woodward date from 1823 to 1963, bulk 1915-1932, and measure 3.5 linear feet. The majority of the collection consists of personal and professional correspondence and collected letters that pertain to Woodward's relationships with various artists, galleries, and arts organizations. Also included in this collection are two biographical documents; lecture notes and collected writings; printed material including books relating to the topic of art, exhibition catalogs, and newspaper clippings; a few personal photographs and reference photographs of paintings; and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, art reproductions, and printed material from the Casson Galleries.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art critic, editor, and gallery director Sidney Woodward date from 1823 to 1963, bulk 1915-1932, and measure 3.5 linear feet. The majority of the collection consists of personal and professional correspondence and collected letters that pertain to Woodward's relationships with various artists, galleries, and arts organizations. Also included in this collection are two biographical documents; lecture notes and collected writings; printed material including books relating to the topic of art, exhibition catalogs, and newspaper clippings; a few personal photographs and reference photographs of paintings; and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, art reproductions, and printed material from the Casson Galleries.

Artists that Woodward corresponded with and collected letters from include Ernest L. Blumenschein, Harrison Cady, Robert Henri, C. Lewis Hind, Rockwell Kent, John La Farge, Hermann Dudley Murphy, Violet Oakley, Water Pach, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, and Chauncey Foster Ryder, among many others. A significant number of letters in this collection were sent by his brother, marine painter Stanley, during his service in both World Wars.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 6 series.

Series 1: Correspondence and Collected Letters, 1823-1963 (2.2 linear feet; Box 1-3)

Series 2: Biographical Material, 1918 (1 folder; Box 3)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1880-1940 (0.1 linear feet; Box 3)

Series 4: Printed Material, circa 1880-1963 (0.4 linear feet; Box 3-4)

Series 5: Photographs, 1910s-1940s (4 folders; Box 4)

Series 6: Scrapbooks, circa 1920-1940 (0.7 linear feet; Box 5, BV 6-7)
Biographical / Historical:
Sidney C. Woodward (1890-1963) was an art critic and editor in Boston, MA. Woodward collected letters and autographs from notable artists, as well as manuscripts relating to art and theater.

Woodward was born on December 11, 1890, in Malden, Massachusetts, son of Alice E. (Colesworthy) and Frank E. Woodward. He was one of eight children and a twin of Stanley, marine painter and illustrator. Woodward was an art critic and editor for the Boston Post, Boston Herald, and Christian Science Monitor; and gallery director of Casson Galleries, and Irving & Casson's art gallery in Boston, MA.
Provenance:
A portion of the collection was purchased by the Archives of American Art from Sidney Woodward in 1963. Additional material was donated in 1975 by Mrs. Sidney C. Woodward.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Sidney C. Woodward papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Art critics -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Gallery directors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Editors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Sidney C. Woodward papers, 1823-1963, bulk 1915-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.woodsidn
See more items in:
Sidney C. Woodward papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-woodsidn

Elizabeth Robins Pennell, New York, N.Y. letter to G. William Patten, Dorchester, Mass.

Creator:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936  Search this
Patten, G. William  Search this
Subject:
Patten, G. William  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins  Search this
Pennell, Joseph  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1931 July 2
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18937
See more items in:
Miscellaneous manuscripts collection
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18937
Additional Online Media:

Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1896-1932

Creator:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936  Search this
Subject:
Grasberger  Search this
Lane, John  Search this
Crawford, Andrew Wright  Search this
Adcock, Arthur St. John  Search this
Lane, John  Search this
Phelan, Helene C.  Search this
Topic:
Authors  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10324
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213526
AAA_collcode_penneliz
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213526

Lithography and lithographers; some chapters in the history of the art, by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, together with descriptions and technical explanations of modern artistic methods, by Joseph Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 319 p. plates, ports. 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1915
Topic:
Lithography--History  Search this
Lithographers  Search this
Call number:
NE2430 .P413 1915
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_106090

Catalogue of the etchings of Joseph Pennell. Compiled by Louis A. Wuerth, with an introduction by Elizabeth Robins Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Wuerth, Louis A (Louis August) 1891-  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 312 p. front., illus. 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1928
Call number:
767.1P413W
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_185294

Quaint corners in Philadelphia, with one hundred and seventy-four illustrations. By Joseph Pennell and others

Author:
Campbell, Helen 1839-1918  Search this
Stockton, Louise 1838-1914  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Barber, Edwin Atlee 1851-1916  Search this
Jackson, Joseph 1867-1946  Search this
Turner, Eliza (Sproat) Mrs. 1826-1903  Search this
Leach, Frank Willing 1855-1943  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 9-506 p. incl. front., illus., plates, ports., coats of arms. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Date:
1899
[c1899]
Call number:
F158.5 .S932X
F158.5.S932X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_20410

Catalogue of the lithographs of Joseph Pennell, by Louis A. Wuerth; with an introduction by Elizabeth Robins Pennell

Author:
Wuerth, Louis A (Louis August) 1891-  Search this
Artist:
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Writer of introduction:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company  Search this
Printer:
William Edwin Rudge (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Physical description:
[6] v-xxii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1931
Topic:
Lithography  Search this
Call number:
NE2415.P41X 1931
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_250094

The Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell collection of Whistleriana shown in Division of prints, Library of Congress, southwest pavilion; catalogue compiled by Joseph & Elizabeth Robins Pennell

Author:
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
65 p. port. 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Bibliography
Date:
1921
Call number:
N40.1.W57 W58
N40.1.W57W58
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_317332

James McNeill Whistler / compiled by Nathaniel Pousette-Dart ; with an introduction by Joseph & Elizabeth Robbins Pennell

Author:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel 1886-1965  Search this
Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel 1886-1965  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
x, [70] p. : ill., port. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1924
C1924
Call number:
ND237.W6 A126X
927.W57 P8
ND237.W6A126X
N40.1.W57P8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_43912

James McNeill Whistler / compiled by Nathaniel Pousette-Dart ; with an introduction by Joseph & Elizabeth Robbins Pennell

Author:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel 1886-1965  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel 1886-1965  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
x, [70] p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1924
C1924
Call number:
ND237.W6 P87 1924
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_843454

The Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell collection of Whistleriana shown in Division of prints

Title:
Pennell collection of Whistleriana
Author:
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
65 p. port. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Bibliography
Date:
1921
Call number:
Z8969.5 .U58 1921
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_853079

Joseph & Elizabeth Pennell collection : graphic art, papers, and cookbook collection of Joseph and Elizabeth Pennell

Author:
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Subject:
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926 Art collections  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
5 pages ; cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
[1970?]
Call number:
927.W57 U51
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_862610

The Drawings of Abbott Thayer/ Elizabeth Robins Pennell, [ca. 1921]

Creator:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936  Search this
Subject:
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13350
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)251451
AAA_collcode_penneliz2
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_251451

The life and letters of Joseph Pennell / by Elizabeth Robins Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Subject:
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes : frontispieces, illustrations, plates, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Correspondence
Place:
United States
Date:
1929
20th century
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Authors, American  Search this
Illustrators  Search this
Call number:
NC139.P4 P5 1929
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083002

The Whistler journal / by E.R. & J. Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 339 p., [90] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1921
Call number:
ND237.W6 P5 1921b
N40.1.W57 P4 1921
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_843210

Whistler the friend / by Elizabeth Robins Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
183 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1930
Call number:
927.W57 P45
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_843479

The art of Whistler / by Elizabeth Robins Pennell with Joseph Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 201, [1] p. : ill., ports. ; 17 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1928
C1928
Call number:
ND237.W6 P3 1928
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_843537

The life of James McNeill Whistler / by E.R. and J. Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1908
Call number:
927.W57 P4 1908
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_848626

The life of James McNeill Whistler / by E.R. and J. Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 449, [1] p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1911
Call number:
927.W57 P4 1911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_848627

James McNeill Whistler : sa vie et son oeuvre / traduit et adapteĢ de l'ouvrage original de E. et J. Pennell

Author:
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins 1855-1936  Search this
Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 438, [1] p., [74] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1913
Call number:
ND237.W6 P4 1913
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_850705

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