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Dinner List: "Dîner des amis de l'art Japonais" Guest list and addresses for a dinner, guests include Claude Monet.

Creator:
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942  Search this
Names:
Clemenceau, Georges, 1841-1929  Search this
Monet, Claude, 1840-1926  Search this
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920  Search this
Collection Creator:
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (handwritten pages)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Paris (France)
France -- Ile-de-France -- Paris
Date:
1893
Scope and Contents:
Handwritten list of guests to a dinner by Société des amis de l'art japonais (Society of Friends of Japanese Art), likely held in Paris in 1893. Guests included an array of notable artists, politicians, collectors, dealers and publishers.
Guest list of Les Amis de Art Japonaise Diner
Biographical / Historical:
Jeweler, art collector, and author Henri Vever was born in Metz, France in 1854. Together with his older brother Paul, Henri Vever managed the family jewelry firm, Maison Vever, from 1881 until Paul's death in 1915 and Henri's retirement in 1921. As an art collector, Vever amassed a large collection of European, Asian, and Islamic art. Through his work as a jeweler, art collector, and author, Henri Vever played an important role in the twentieth-century art world.
The Société des amis de l'art japonais (Society of Friends of Japanese Art) was first organized in 1892 by the Paris Asian art dealer Sigfried Bing. Vever was a founding member. The group held dinners multiple times each year to discuss their interest primarily in Japanese prints.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1988.04 4.1
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- France -- Paris  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Japanese  Search this
Collection Citation:
Henri Vever Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Gift of François Mautin, 1988
Henri Vever Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of François Mautin, 1988
Identifier:
FSA.A1988.04, Item FSA A1988.04 4.1
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Henri Vever Papers / Series 1: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3ef84069c-65d9-4dfd-afa8-0e9103fda1fd
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Charles Lang Freer Papers

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
131 Linear feet (29 architectural drawings)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
China
Syria
Egypt
India
London (England)
Japan
Boston (Mass.)
Detroit (Mich.)
Washington (D.C.)
Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Sri Lanka
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Date:
1876-1931
Summary:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.
Scope Content:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, financial material, architectural drawings, and photographs.

Correspondence, circa 1860-1921, includes Freer's correspondence, 1876-1920, with artists, dealers, collectors, museums, and public figures; letterpress books contain copies of Freer's outgoing letters, 1892-1910; correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler, and his wife Beatrix, 186?-1909, with Lady Colin Campbell, Thomas R. Way, Alexander Reid, Whistler's mother, Mrs. George W. Whistler, and others; correspondence of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, 1904-1913, regarding works in Canfield's collection; and correspondence of Freer's assistant, Katharine Nash Rhoades, 1920-1921, soliciting Freer's letters from his associates, and regarding the settlement of his estate.

Also included are twenty-nine pocket diaries, 1889-1890, 1892-1898, 1900-1919, recording daily activities, people and places visited, observations, and comments; a diary kept by Freer's caretaker, Joseph Stephens Warring, recording daily activities at Freer's Detroit home, 1907-1910. Inventories, n.d. and 1901-1921, of American, European, and Asian art in Freer's collection, often including provenance information; vouchers, 1884-1919, documenting his purchases; five volumes of scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeill Whistler, 1888-1931, labeled "Various," "Peacock Room," "Death, etc.," "Paris, etc.," and "Boston...London" ; three volumes of newsclippings, 1900-1930, concerning Freer and the opening of the Freer Gallery of Art.

Correspondence regarding Freer's gift and bequest to the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-1916; and photographs, ca. 1880-1930, of Freer, including portraits by Alvin Langdon Coburn and Edward Steichen, Freer with others, Freer in Cairo, China and Japan, Freer's death mask, and his memorial service, Kyoto, 1930; photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenollosa, Katharine Rhoades taken by Alfred Stieglitz, Rosalind B. Philip, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abbott H. Thayer, Dwight Tryon, and Whistler; and photographs relating to Whistler, including art works depicting him, grave and memorial monuments, works of art, the Peacock Room, and Whistler's memorial exhibition at the Copley Society.
Organization of the Papers:
This collection is organized into twelve series.

Series 1: Genealogical and Biographical Data

Series 2: Correspondence

Series 3: Diaries

Series 4: Freer Colleague Materials

Series 5: Art Inventories

Series 6: Financial Materials

Series 7: Exhibition Loan Files

Series 8: Biblical Manuscripts and Gold Treasure Files

Series 9: American School of Archaeology in China

Series 10: Printed Material

Series 11: Outsize Material

Series 12: Photographs
Biographical Note:
1854 February 25 -- Born in Kingston, New York

1873 -- Appointed accountant and paymaster of New York, Kingston and Syracuse Railroad by Frank J. Hecker (1846-1927)

1876 -- Moves to Indiana to work, with Hecker, for the Detroit and Eel River and Illinois Railroad

1880 -- Moves to Detroit, participates in organization of the Peninsular Car Works with Hecker

1883 -- Becomes vice president and secretary of Peninsular Car Company when it succeeds Peninsular Car Works

1883 -- Begins collecting European prints

1884 -- Peninsular Car Company constructs plant on Ferry Avenue

1887 -- Meets Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)

1887 -- Acquires proofs of 26 etchings, Venice, Second Series(1886), by James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

1887 -- Purchases a small Japanese fan attributed to Ogata Korin(1658-1715)

1887 -- Buys land on Ferry Avenue

1889 -- Meets Frederick Stuart Church (1826-1900) and Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925) in New York

1890 -- Commissions Wilson Eyre (1858-1944) to design house on Ferry Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

1890 -- On first trip to London, meets James McNeill Whistler(1834-1903)

1892 -- Moves to Ferry Avenue house

1892 -- Tryon and Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) undertake decoration of reception rooms

1893 -- Lends American paintings to World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago

1893 -- Purchases first piece of Chinese art, a small painting of white herons by an anonymous Ming dynasty (1368-1644) artist

1894 -- Begins yearlong trip around the world, which includes visit to the Whistlers in Paris and first trip to Asia, stopping in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), India, China, and Japan

1896 -- Meets Matsuki Bunkyo (1867-1940) in Boston

1899 -- Takes part in consolidation of railroad-car building companies then retires from active business

1900 -- Attends Exposition International Universelle in Paris

1900 -- Buys villa in Capri with Thomas S. Jerome

1901 -- Meets Siegfried Bing (1838-1905) in Paris and Ernest Fenollosa(1853-1908), who visits Freer in Detroit

1902 -- Meets Dikran Kelekian (1868-1951)

1902 -- Spends summer in Britain building Whistler collection

1902 -- Views Whistler's, Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room

1904 -- Purchases Whistler's Peacock Room

1904 -- Offers his art collections and funds to build a museum in which to house them to the Smithsonian Institution

1905 -- Smithsonian committee visits Freer in Detroit

1906 -- United States government formally accepts Freer's gift on January 24

1906 -- Freer signs Deed of Gift to Smithsonian Institution on May 5

1907 -- On second tour of Asia, meets Hara Tomitaro 1868-1939) in Yokohama, Japan

1908 -- Takes third trip to Asia, specifically to West Asia to study Rakka ware

1909 -- Tours Europe to study art museums

1909 -- On fourth trip to Asia, attends memorial ceremony for Fenollosa (d.1908 September) at Miidera, Japan, and meets Duanfang (1861-1911) in China

1910 -- On last trip to Asia, visits Longmen Buddhist caves in China

1911 -- Suffers stroke

1912 -- Lends selection of objects for exhibition at Smithsonian Institution

1913 -- Meets Eugene (1875-1957) and Agnes E. (1887-1970) Meyer

1913 -- Commissions Charles Adams Platt (1861-1933) to design museum building in Washington

1914 -- Meets Katharine Nash Rhoades (1885-1965) in Detroit

1915 -- Settles in New York City

1915 -- Site of future Freer Gallery of Art is determined

1916 -- Platt's plans for Freer Gallery are approved by Smithsonian Regents and Commission of Fine Arts and ground is broken in September

1918 -- After falling ill in Detroit, Freer travels to New York for treatment

1918 -- Work on the museum building is delayed by the war

1919 -- Freer appends codicil to will permitting acquisitions of Asian, Egyptian, and Near Eastern (West Asian) art

1919 -- Dies in New York City on 25 September and is buried in Kingston, New York

1919 -- Construction of Freer Gallery completed

1920 -- John Ellerton Lodge (1876-1942) is appointed director of the Freer Gallery

1923 -- Freer Gallery opens to the public on May 9

1930 -- Memorial ceremony for Freer is held at Koetsuji, Kyoto

Charles Lang Freer was an American industrialist who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. He was a well-known collector of Asian art, and strongly supported the synthesis of Eastern art and Western art. One of his most famous acquisitions was James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room.
Index:
Index to cross-referenced correspondents in the series Charles Lang Freer correspondence

Beal, Junius E. -- See: -- Warring, Joseph Stephens

Black, George M. -- See: -- Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Board of Education (Kingston, New York) See: Michael, M. J.

Bonner, Campbell See: University of Michigan

Boughton, George H. See: Yardley, F. C.

British Museum See: Binyon, Laurence; Hobson, R. L.

Brown, Harold H. See: Art Association of Indianapolis

Buchner, Evelyn B. See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Buckholder, C. H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Butler, S. B. See: Unidentified correspondents

Carnegie Institute See: Balken, Edward Duff; Harshe, Robert B.

Carpenter, Newton H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Caulkins, Horace James See: Pewabic Pottery

Chao, Shih-chin See: Gunn, Chu Su

Chicago & North Western Railway Co. See: Hughett, Marvin

Clark, Charles Upson See: Clark, Arthur B.

Cleveland Museum of Art See: Whiting, Frederic Allen

Columbia University See: Braun, W. A.; Gottheil, Richard; Hirth, Friederich

Commission of Fine Arts See: Moore, Charles

Corcoran Gallery of Art See: Minnigerode, C. Powell

Crocker, Anna B. See: Portland Art Association

Dannenberg, D. E. See: Karlbeck, Orvar

De Menoncal, Beatrice See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

De Ricci, Seymour See: Ricci, Seymour de

Defnet, William A., Mrs., See: Franke, Ida M.

DeMotte See: Vigouroux, J.

Detroit Institute of Arts See: Detroit Museum of Art

Detroit Publishing Company See: Livingstone, W. A.

Detroit School of Design See: George Hamilton; Stevens, Henry

DeVinne Press See: Peters, Samuel T.; Witherspoon, A. S.

Dyrenforth, P. C. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eddy, Arthur J. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eggers, George Williams See: Art Institute of Chicago

Farr, Daniel H. See: Robinson and Farr

Farrand School (Detroit) See: Yendall, Edith

Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago) See: Laufer, Berthold

Flagg, Frederick J. See: Allen, Horace N.

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University See: Forbes, Edward; Pope, Arthur Upham; Sachs, Paul J.

French, M. R. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Fu, Lan-ya See: Pang, Lai-ch'en

Fujii, Yoshio See: Yoshio, Fujii

Gerrity, Thomas See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Goupil Gallery See: Marchant, William

Gray, William J. See: Barr, Eva

Great Lakes Engineering Works See: Hoyt, H. W.

Grolier Club See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Heinemann, W. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Holden, Edward S. See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

Hudson, J. L. See: Weber, William C.

Hutchins, Harry B. See: University of Michigan

Hutchins, Charles L. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Kelekian, H. G. See: Kelekian, Dikran G.

Kent, H. W. See: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lee, Kee Son See: Li, Chi-ch'un

Levy, John See: Schneider, A. K.

Library of Congress See: Rice, Richard A.; Wright, Helen

Louvre (Paris, France) See: Midgeon, Gaston

Matsuki, Z. See: Matsuki, Kihachiro

McKim, Mead and White See: White, Stanford

Mills, A. L., Colonel See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Miner, Luella See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

Minneapolis Institute of Arts See: Breck, Joseph; Van Derlip, John R.

Monif, R. Khan See: Rathbun, Richard

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston See: Lodge, John Ellerton

Naser, Katen & Nahass See: Katen, K.

Nordlinger, Marie, Miss See: Meyer-Riefstahl, Marie

Panama Pacific International Exposition See: Moore, Charles C.; Trask, John E. D.

Peabody Museum See: Morse, Edward Sylvester

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Trask, John E. D.

Perry, Mary Chase, Miss., See: Pewabic Pottery

Philip, Ronald M. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Pope, G. D. See: Barr, Eva

Reinhart, A. G. See: Gottschalk, E.

Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien Bosch See: Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien

Rutgers College See: Van Dyke, John C.

Saint-Gaudens, Augusta H. See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Saint-Gaudens, Homer See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Samurai Shokai See: Nomura, Yozo

San Francisco Art Association See: Laurvik, J. Nilsen

Scribner's, Charles, Sons See: Van Dyke, John C.

Shaw, Wilfred B. See: University of Michigan

Shirae, S. Z. See: Yamanaka and Company

Smith College See: Clark, Arthur B.

Smithsonian Institution See: Holmes, William Henry; Rathbun, Richard; Ravenel, Walcott, Charles D.

Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit) See: Plumb, Helen

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens, George W. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Stratton, Mary Chase Perry See: Pewabic Pottery

Tanaka, Kichijiro See: Yamanaka and Company

Tuttle, William F. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Union Trust Company (Detroit) See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

United States Military Academy See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

University of Chicago See: Zug, George Breed

University of Pennsylvania, Univ. Mus. See: Gordon, George Bryon

Ushikubo, D. J. R. See: Yamanaka and Company

Wallis & Son See: Barr, Eva; Thompson, C. Croal Ward, Clarence See: Oberlin College

Warren, Edward K. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Warring, Stephen See: Warring, Joseph Stephens

Watkin, Williams R. T. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Watson, Margaret, Miss See: Parker, Margaret Watson

Whistler, Anna See: Stanton, Anna Whistler

Whiting, Almon C. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Williams College See: Rice, Richard A

Wright, F. G. See: Orbach and Company

Yatsuhashi, H. See: Yamanaka and Company
Index to cross-referenced correspondence in the series Whistler correspondence

Bell, William See: Unidentified correspondents

Brown, Ernest See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Cowen, John T. See subseries: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence

Ford, Sheridan See: Reid, Alexander

Haden, Francis Seymour See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Haden, Francis Seymour, Lady See: Haden, Deborah Whistler

Leighton, Frederick, Baron See: Campbell, Lady Colin

Moore, Albert See: Reid, Alexander

Morley, Charles See: Pall Mall Gazette

Morris, Harrison S. See: Reid, Alexander

Pennell, Joseph See: Miscellaneous typescripts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Prange, F. G. See: Reid, Alexander

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Society of Portrait Painters See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens Fine Art See: Reid, Alexander

Studd, Arthur See: Miscellaneous typescripts

[Vanderbilt?], George, Mrs. See: George, Mrs.

Whistler, William McNeill, Mrs. See: Whistler, Nellie

Whistler Memorial Committee See: Miscellaneous typescripts
Related Material:
The Archives of American Art microfilmed portions of the Freer papers in 1992. The microfilm is available at the Archives of American Art's Washington D.C. office, the Freer Gallery of Art Library, and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Architecture -- Asia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f1a0e3e0-630c-48d4-ba28-485946b1d615
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-01
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Miscellaneous documents, [1899]

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 61, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
List of purchases from Whistler, London, 1899 Aug. 31
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.2: Paintings and Prints, etc. - James McNeill Whistler
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Miscellaneous documents, 1902 June 16

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 61, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Memorandum of payments to Whistler
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.2: Paintings and Prints, etc. - James McNeill Whistler
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc38a7b3e78-529a-4d24-a352-6af37a962881
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Miscellaneous documents, 1902 June

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 61, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Memorandum of paintings belonging to Freer, left with Whistler, London, 1902 June 18 [handwritten]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.2: Paintings and Prints, etc. - James McNeill Whistler
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32bcc8ad3-9943-48e4-bce6-f1fa2a59148f
EDAN-URL:
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Prints and Drawings - American and European

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
[by artists other than Whistler]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Subseries 5.3
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc30dfacfd3-f5ac-4360-a7f4-14288ac19cc0
EDAN-URL:
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Prints by artists other than Whistler, 1917 April 23

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 62, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
"Etchings, Lithographs, Engravings, etc., Other than Whistler reserved at the time of Compiling Inventory for Smithsonian Institution"
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.3: Prints and Drawings - American and European
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3d4355f25-8646-4243-8e6c-f7263c1cdcb3
EDAN-URL:
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Prints by artists other than Whistler, 1916 July 17

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 62, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
"Etchings, Lithographs, Engravings, etc., Other than Whistler Reserved at the time of Compiling Inventory for Smithsonian Institution"
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.3: Prints and Drawings - American and European
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc37b1c06b9-ea42-4da1-8d23-994199223bcb
EDAN-URL:
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Prints by artists other than Whistler, 1914 September

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 62, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
"List of Prints Missing at the time of Recataloguing . Miscellaneous Etchings, Lithographs...other than Whistler" [handwritten]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.3: Prints and Drawings - American and European
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3ef30d3bb-dd7d-4814-89a8-6d5340e3ccc8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref1012

Prints by artists other than Whistler

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 62, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
"American." and "European" [prints, drawings, and reproductions arranged alphabetically: Amsdell - Zwart; wood engravings arranged alphabetically: Bernstorm - Wolf
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.3: Prints and Drawings - American and European
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc36b31e6a0-dd8b-4fbb-b41e-63d134579993
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref1014

List of objects transferred to Washington during

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 80, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920-1921
Scope and Contents note:
"II: List of Whistler Oil Paintings, Pastels, Water Colors, Pen and Ink Sketches, Etchings, Lithographs, and Wood Panels Transferred to S.I. on January 3, 1921"
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories / 5.24: List of Objects transferred to Washington during
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3419aca05-19d3-44ba-8276-f98ee32ff523
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Smithsonian Art Inventories

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Inventories, mostly bound volumes, some printed, of objects designated for the Smithsonian Institution. Volumes labeled "An Inventory" with accompanying appendices I-IX, privately printed from 1906-1920 (and a small group of Whistler paintings and prints which were transferred to the Smithsonian after the printing of Appendix IX), described the Freer Collection proper.

Note: Selected bound printed inventories may also be found in the Freer Gallery Library and in official records of the Freer Gallery (including issues presented to Secretary Walcott of the Smithsonian Institution, signed and sealed on 5 May 1906)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Subseries 5.26
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 5: Art Inventories
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc34f3781d3-cbc6-4d31-9515-20d01284776d
EDAN-URL:
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Currie, Cameron

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
72 Pages
Container:
Box 13, Folder 21-23
Type:
Archival materials
Pages
Letters (correspondence)
Place:
Japan
China
Egypt
Detroit (Mich.)
Paris (France)
Date:
1901-1919, undated
Scope and Contents:
Letters written by Charles Lang Freer to his close friend, Detroit bussinessman Cameron Currie (1860-1942). Many letters are written from overseas while Freer was traveling in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Charles Lang Freer's correspondence with Cameron Currie
Arrangement:
Organized chronologically.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 02.1Currie
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3c6d5a8a3-c9b2-47fa-a2e7-168d7c7f4e34
EDAN-URL:
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Paris Exhibitions of Whistler's Works

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 230, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1905
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 7: Exhibition Loan Files
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc310ed8646-a20f-49e0-bcc9-7d652f0ab865
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2174

Biblical Manuscripts and Gold Treasure Files

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Dennison, Walter, 1869-1917  Search this
Kelsey, Francis W. (Francis Willey), 1858-1927  Search this
Sanders, Henry A. (Henry Arthur), 1868-1956  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Dimay
Egypt -- Cairo -- Cairo
Date:
1907-1920
Scope and Contents note:
This portion of the collection includes correspondence regarding the Biblical manuscripts and gold treasure purchased by Charles Lang Freer in Egypt and the scholarly study and publication of these manuscripts.

1906 December 19 Purchases 4 manuscripts from Ali Arabi in Cairo: I Deuteronomy/Joshua, II Psalms, III Four Gospels, IV Fragments of the Epistles of Paul 1910 Publication of "The Washington Manuscript of Deuteronomy and Joshua" by Henry A. Sanders (University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. VIII, Part I) 1912 Publication of "The Washington Manuscript of the Four Gospels" by Henry A. Sanders (University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. IX, Part 1) 1914 Publication of "East Christian Paintings in the Freer Collection" by Charles R. Morey (University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. XII, Part I) 1915 Publication of "The Washington Manuscript of the Psalms" by Henry A. Sanders (University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. VIII, Part II) 1916 Purchase of manuscripts of the Minor Prophets and other manuscripts, mostly Coptic, by Dr. David L. Askren for Charles Lang Freer and J. Pierpont Morgan, from Maurice Nahman in Cairo ; Publication of "The Coptic Psalter" by William H. Worrell (University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. X, Part I – this is Part I of "The Coptic Manuscripts in the Freer Collection") 1918 Publication of "The Washington Manuscript of the Epistles of Paul" by Henry A. Sanders (University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. IX, Part II) Publication of "A Gold Treasure of the Late Roman Period" by Walter Dennison (University of Michigan Studies, Humanistic Series, Vol. XII, Part II)
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes correspondence regarding the Biblical manuscripts purchased by C.L. Freer in Egypt and the scholarly study and publication of these manuscripts.
Biblical Manuscripts and Gold Treasure Series
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 2 series: Series 1: Correspondence, 1907-1920, Series 2: Documentation, 1907-1920
Biographical / Historical:
Art collector; Detroit, Michigan. Collected Asian, American, and European art, including a large collection of works by James McNeill Whistler. Founded the Freer Gallery of Art, which is now part of the Smithsonian Institution.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 08
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Series 8
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3038d2f4a-04fb-4393-86f1-4424ac0f724f
EDAN-URL:
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Whistler Scrapbooks

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Subseries 10.1
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 10: Newspaper Clippings
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc354cd6858-0ec8-4ab2-8411-a1b9ebc6bf44
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2258

Whistler Scrapbooks [31.d.3]

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 247
Box 248
Box 249
Box 250
Box 251
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1888-1931
Scope and Contents note:
5 vols.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 10: Newspaper Clippings / 10.1: Whistler Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32d2fd122-c867-43b7-890f-233d3be432b9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2259

Portraits of Others

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938  Search this
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco, 1853-1908  Search this
Philip, Rosalind Birnie, 1873-1958  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
White, Clarence H., 1871-1925  Search this
White, Stanford, 1853-1906  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (linear foot)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenollosa, Rosalind Birnie Philip, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Dwight Tryon,Shugio Hiromichi, Stanford White, and Michael Tomkinson.
Series 12.3: Portraits of artists and colleagues
Arrangement:
Organized by country.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.03
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Subseries 12.3
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3fdbd779c-6834-4ca9-bb10-29c05e53f660
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2309

Whistler

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs of Whistler's Peacock Room, portraits, grave and memorial monuments, works of art, and Whistler's memorial exhibition at the Copley Society.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, Subseries 12.2
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f7a8f030-1285-49fb-bb71-e8e24dcdf8f7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2312

Portraits of Whistler

Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Container:
Box 260
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.2: Whistler / 12.2.1: Portraits of Whistler
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc32e2b7674-f712-4ff9-b1c2-69732c841dc8
EDAN-URL:
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