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Fitzgerald, James, 1899-1971  Search this
Hubert, Edgar  Search this
Hubert, Anne  Search this
Hennig, Calvin  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Slides (photographs)
Video recordings
Monhegan Island (Me.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4.6 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 7 series. Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1918-1971 (2 folders; Boxes 1, 5) Series 2: Correspondence, 1934-1987 (1.3 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 3: Personal Business Records, 1948-1972 (0.5 linear feet; Box 2) Series 4: Writings, 1955-1988 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 2-3, 5) Series 5: Artwork, 1930-1969 (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 4-6) Series 6: Printed Material, 1923-1989 (0.2 linear feet; Box 4) Series 7: Photographic Material, 1905-1992 (0.3 linear feet; Box 4)
Access Note / Rights:
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The papers of painter James Fitzgerald measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1905 to 1992. Found within the papers are biographical materials; personal and business correspondence, including fifty-one letters from Rockwell Kent; personal business records; writings; artwork consisting of drawings and 21 sketchbooks; printed material, including a scrapbook of clippings and catalogs; and photographs of Fitzgerald, his family and friends, and his work.
James Fitzgerald papers, 1905-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the creation of the finding aid for this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
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Biography Note:
Painter James Fitzgerald (1899-1971) lived and worked in Monterey, California and Monhegan, Maine and is known for his watercolors of seascapes, animals, and nature.
Language Note:
The collection is in English.
The papers were donated in 1991 by Fitzgerald's literary executors, Anne and Edgar Hubert. Two additional sketchbooks were donated in 2014 by the chairman of the James Fitzgerald Legacy, Robert L. Stahl.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art