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Orton, Edward, 1863-1932  Search this
Moran, Thomas  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert  Search this
Orton Memorial Library of Geology (Ohio State University)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet, (on 3 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Mainly correspondence regarding the acquisition of portraits and paintings for the Orton Memorial Library of Geology, Ohio State University,Columbus; biographical sketches; sketches; financial material; and clippings.
REELS 1814-1815: 634 letters regarding the acquisition of portrait paintings of state geologists and landscape paintings with rock formations for the library; 5 brief biographical sketches of artists and writers; clippings; 3 sketches; bills; and receipts.
REEL 3161: Correspondence, 1922-1926, regarding the acquisition by the library of one painting by Thomas Moran and two paintings by Albert Bierstadt.
Edward Orton papers, 1921-1934. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels 1814-1815 & 3161 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
All xerox copies.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Biography Note:
Geologist; Columbus, Ohio. Orton was a long-time chairman of the Department of Geology, Ohio State University.
Language Note:
English .
Donated 1978-1979 by Frank M. Ludden, Chairman of the Art History Department at the University of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, American  Search this
Landscape painting, American -- Collecting and collectors  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art