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Joseph Sill selected diaries, 1832-1854

Creator:
Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854  Search this
Subject:
Audubon, John James  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford  Search this
Carey, Edward L.  Search this
Furness, William Henry  Search this
Hubard, William James  Search this
Huntington, Daniel  Search this
Lambdin, James Reid  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Neagle, John  Search this
Page, William  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick  Search this
Sartain, John  Search this
Saunders, George Lethbridge  Search this
Shaw, Joshua  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Watmough, Edward  Search this
Waugh, Samuel Bell  Search this
Weber, Paul  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter  Search this
Winner, W. E. (William E)  Search this
Artists' Fund Society of the City of New York  Search this
Art-Union of Philadelphia  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Diaries  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13482
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214638
AAA_collcode_silljose
Theme:
Diaries
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214638

Letters to Samuel G. Morton from Victor and John James Audubon, 1836-1840

Creator:
Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Subject:
Audubon, John James  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10949
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214727
AAA_collcode_mortsamu
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214727

Edward H. Dwight Papers, 1821-2001, bulk bulk 1950-1979

Creator:
Dwight, Edward H., 1919-1981  Search this
Subject:
McDermott, John Francis  Search this
Laning, Paul F.  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Tyler, Morris F.  Search this
Corwine, Aaron H.  Search this
Coffin, Annie R.  Search this
Peale, James  Search this
Gifford, George Edmund  Search this
Held, John  Search this
Fries, Waldemar H.  Search this
Duncanson, Robert S.  Search this
Peale, Raphaelle  Search this
Martin, Maria  Search this
Lichtner, Schomer  Search this
Bell, John G.  Search this
Peale, James  Search this
Audubon, John James  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford  Search this
Audubon, Maria R. (Maria Rebecca)  Search this
Bakewell, Benjamin  Search this
Bachman, John  Search this
Lichtner, Ruth  Search this
Peale family  Search this
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Louisiana State Museum  Search this
Cincinnati Historical Society  Search this
National Audubon Society  Search this
Mohammed Center for Restricted Communications  Search this
R. Havell & Son  Search this
Type:
Business records
Typescripts
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Topic:
Still-life painting  Search this
Mail art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7613
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209775
AAA_collcode_dwigedwa
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209775
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Charles C. Adams papers, 1931-1948

Creator:
Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955  Search this
Subject:
Blatas, Arbit  Search this
Audubon, John Woodhouse  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford  Search this
Castador, Albert Martinez  Search this
Sharp, Joseph Henry  Search this
Halliday, Thomas  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Keyha, Dorian  Search this
Duveen, Albert  Search this
Henry, Edward Lamson  Search this
Hine, Lewis Wickes  Search this
McCausland, Elizabeth  Search this
MacNeil, Hermon Atkins  Search this
Pearson, Ralph M.  Search this
Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich  Search this
Stone, Harry  Search this
American Art Research Council  Search this
New York State Museum  Search this
United States  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
American Artists' Congress  Search this
Topic:
Folk art -- New York (State)  Search this
Photography -- New York (State)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9515
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211713
AAA_collcode_adamchar
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211713

American Philosophical Society selected records, 1784-1954

Creator:
American Philosophical Society  Search this
Subject:
Rosenthal, Albert  Search this
Ord, George  Search this
Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell)  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Peale, Franklin  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Vaughan, John  Search this
West, Benjamin  Search this
Adams, John Quincy  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph  Search this
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin  Search this
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Kane, John K. (John Kintzing)  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter)  Search this
Artists' Fund Society of the City of New York  Search this
Artists' and Amateurs' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portraits -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10947
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214725
AAA_collcode_amerphil
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214725

Victor Audubon letters to John L. Le Conte, 1852

Creator:
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Subject:
Audubon, John James  Search this
LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10951
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214729
AAA_collcode_auduvict
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214729

Joseph Sill selected diaries

Creator:
Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854  Search this
Names:
Art-Union of Philadelphia  Search this
Artists' Fund Society of the City of New York  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Carey, Edward L., 1806-1845  Search this
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896  Search this
Hubard, William James, 1807-1862  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Page, William, 1811-1885  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Saunders, George Lethbridge, 1807-1863  Search this
Shaw, Joshua, 1776-1860  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Watmough, Edward  Search this
Waugh, Samuel Bell, 1814-1885  Search this
Weber, Paul, 1823-1916  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889  Search this
Winner, W. E. (William E), -1883  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1832-1854
Scope and Contents:
Ca. 850 pages of selected art related excerpts from Sill's diaries. The diaries date from 1832 to 1854 and document his own painting activities, his association with the Artists and Amateurs Association, Artists' Fund Society, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He gives his reactions to the work of other artists as seen in exhibitions in Philadelphia and New York, especially at the National Academy of Design, as well as in private collections. He writes about panoramas shown in Philadelphia, purchases of works of art for himself and others, commissions to artists to paint pictures for him, etc. In particular he writes frequently of his friend, the collector and patron Edward L. Carey, and of Carey's collection. He often mentions John Sartain, James R. Lambdin, Peter F. Rothermel, Daniel Huntington, Thomas Sully, William H. Furness, Emanuel Leutze, George L. Saunders, Samuel B. Waugh, Paul Weber, William J. Hubard, Monachesi, and John Neagle. He tells of the founding and subsequent activities of the Art-Union of Philadelphia; the sale of Joshua Shaw's paintings and his misfortunes; the work and ill natured personality of William Page; meeting with and a drawing and description of John J. Audubon; a controversy between Robert W. Weir and Samuel F. B. Morse about who will paint the Mayflower Compact; V. G. Audubon's efforts to get subscribers for his father's book; and Bowen's lithographic shop.
He characterizes Edward Watmough and William E. Winner.
Biographical / Historical:
Collector, amateur painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art in 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Diaries donated to the Society by Edward Madiera.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Diaries  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.silljose
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-silljose

Letters to Samuel G. Morton from Victor and John James Audubon

Creator:
Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Names:
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Extent:
16 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1836-1840
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1955 by the American Philosophical Society.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.mortsamu
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mortsamu

Edward H. Dwight Papers

Creator:
Dwight, Edward H., 1919-1981  Search this
Names:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Cincinnati Historical Society  Search this
Louisiana State Museum  Search this
Mohammed Center for Restricted Communications  Search this
National Audubon Society  Search this
R. Havell & Son  Search this
Peale family  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Audubon, Maria R. (Maria Rebecca), 1843-1925  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Bachman, John  Search this
Bakewell, Benjamin  Search this
Bell, John G.  Search this
Coffin, Annie R.  Search this
Corwine, Aaron H.  Search this
Duncanson, Robert S., 1821-1872  Search this
Fries, Waldemar H., 1889-  Search this
Gifford, George Edmund  Search this
Held, John, 1947-  Search this
Laning, Paul F.  Search this
Lichtner, Ruth  Search this
Lichtner, Schomer, 1905-2006  Search this
Martin, Maria  Search this
McDermott, John Francis, 1902-  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, James, 1749-1831  Search this
Peale, James, 1789-1876  Search this
Peale, Raphaelle, 1774-1825  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Tyler, Morris F.  Search this
Extent:
18.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Typescripts
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Date:
1821-2001
bulk 1950-1979
Summary:
The papers of Cincinnati art historian, museum director, and Audubon and Peale scholar, Edward H. Dwight (1919-1981), measure 18.6 linear feet and date from 1821-2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950-1979. Dwight's papers include biographical material, writings by Dwight, and research files on John James Audubon, Raphaelle Peale, and others, documenting Dwight's extensive contribution to the study of American painting, particularly naturalist, portrait, and still-life painting.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Cincinnati art historian, museum director, and Audubon and Peale scholar, Edward H. Dwight (1919-1981), measure 18.6 linear feet and date from 1821-2001, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950-1979. Dwight's papers include biographical material, writings by Dwight, and research files on John James Audubon, Raphaelle Peale, and others, documenting Dwight's extensive contribution to the study of American painting, particularly naturalist, portrait, and still life painting.

Dwight's biographical material includes two address books, a calendar, a small amount of personal correspondence including letters and postcards from Schomer and Ruth Lichtner, and printed material documenting his work as a museum curator and director.

Writings and notes include correspondence about Dwight's writings, drafts and typescripts of articles on Audubon and other artists, and lecture notes.

The bulk of the collection comprises Dwight's research material on Audubon and includes correspondence related to his research with scholars, collectors, publications, museums, and libraries, including: the American Museum of Natural History, the Audubon Society, the Cincinnati Historical Society, the Louisiana State Museum, Annie R. coffin, Waldemar H. Fries, John Francis McDermott, and the collections of G. Edmund Gifford, Jr., Paul F. Laning, and Morris Tyler.

Copies of Audubon's correspondence, including letters from Audubon's father-in-law, Benjamin Bakewell, son Victor G. Audubon, and grandchildren, form a substantial portion of Dwight's research files. Notes and card files reflecting Dwight's research by categories such as life event, activity, geographical area, and subject of study, further illuminate his research and provide cross references to the Audubon letters and other material.

Data compiled and supplemented with reproductions of Audubon's artwork forms another substantial portion of Dwight's research, and provides detailed information about individual Audubon works and works attributed to him.

Dwight's subject files on Audubon house collated research on individuals, subjects, and events that intersected with Audubon's life and work, as well as Audubon research from other sources and scholars. They include copies of documents, such as the journal of Audubon collaborator John G Bell, and a scrapbook of granddaughter, Maria Audubon; documents relating to Audubon collaborators such as John Bachman and Maria Martin; material related to collections of Audubon's work; and information concerning editions of his prints, such as the Havell Edition, engraved and hand-colored by the firm of Robert Havell Sr. and Jr. in the 1830s.

Printed material used by Dwight in his research includes original American newspapers, from states including New England, New York, and Pennsylvania, dating from 1821 to the 1870s, which include articles on Audubon, as well as later magazines, journals, catalogs, and news clippings on Audubon. A small number of photographs, slide transparencies, and negatives of Audubon's artwork can be found at the end of the series.

Dwight's research material on Raphaelle Peale, Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, James Peale, and other Peale family members, includes correspondence requesting and responding to requests for information; material collated by subject on Peale collectors, family history, miniatures, portraits, silhouettes, still lifes, and other subjects; and photographs of artwork.

Other research files document Dwight's interest in other artists such as Aaron H. Corwine, Robert S. Duncanson, and artists from the Cincinnati area in general. They include catalogs of data compiled on individual works of art, subject files, notes and index card files, printed material, and photographs of artwork. Of special note are eleven issues of John Held, Jr.'s, mail art correspondence sent to Dwight by the Mohammed Center for Restricted Communications.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as five series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1944-1980 (8 folders; Box 1, OV 20)

Series 2: Writings and Notes, 1954-circa 1979 (0.9 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 3: Audubon Research Material, 1821-circa 1979 (13 linear feet; Boxes 1-14, OVs 20-23)

Series 4: Peale Research Material, circa 1930-2001 (1.9 linear feet; Boxes 14-16)

Series 5: Other Research, 1881-1980 (2.7 linear feet; Boxes 16-19)
Biographical / Historical:
Cincinnati art historian and museum director, Edward H. Dwight (1919-1981), conducted extensive research on American painting, in particular the works of John James Audubon, Charles Willson Peale, and Raphaelle Peale. He was also credited with rediscovering the Cincinnati artist, Aaron H. Corwine.

Dwight attended Yale and Cornell Universities, and studied art at the Cincinnati Art Academy and the School of Fine Arts of Washington University, St. Louis. From 1946 he held posts, including curator of American Art, at the Cincinnati Art Museum, until becoming director of the Milwaukee Art Center in 1955. In 1962 he left Milwaukee to direct the Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute Museum of Art, where he remained until the end of his career. He was the author of numerous articles for publications including Antiques, Audubon, Art in America, The Art Gallery, The Art Quarterly, and Canadian Art, and lectured widely on contemporary art, Spanish painting, and American painting.

In 1955 Dwight published the article "Aaron Houghton Corwine: Cincinnati Artist" in Antiques magazine. With this, and the exhibition, Rediscoveries in American Painting (1955), which he launched at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Dwight revived interest in this all but forgotten painter.

Dwight wrote many scholarly articles on Audubon's life and work throughout his career, in addition to writing catalogs for, and curating, exhibitions of Audubon's work. In 1960 he was awarded a $7,500 fellowship from the Ford foundation to pursue a reevaluation of Audubon, and to reexamine some long-held assumptions and exagerrations about Audubon's life and personality. He focused primarily on the artist-naturalist's original drawings and paintings, especially portraits and pictures of birds, animal life, and insects. Dwight was awarded an additional fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1973, to continue his research on Audubon.

Dwight's scholarly interest also extended to Raphaelle Peale and the Peale family of artists. In the 1960s and 1970s he wrote and published several articles about Raphaelle Peale, his father, Charles Willson Peale, and his brothers, Rembrandt and James. Dwight was working on a book about the family, and a catalog raisonné of Raphaelle Peale, when he died.

Dwight was an accomplished photographer and his work was included in at least eight exhibitions from 1951 to 1972, including two one-man exhibitions at Louisiana State University (1952), and Weyhe Gallery (1972).
Provenance:
The Audubon materials were donated to the Archives of American Art by Dwight's widow, Ruth R. White, in 1982-1983. The Peale material was donated in 2002 by the Barra Foundation, Inc., which had received them from Ruth R. Dwight as they relate to the Foundation's mission to support scholarship in cultural history in the Philadelphia area. In 1983, the Barra Foundation loaned the documents to Dr. William H. Gerdts, an art historian, who was to continue Dwight's work on a catalog raisonné of Raphaelle Peale. Dr. Gerdts made limited use of the materials and the Barra Foundation then transferred them to the Archives of American Art in 2002.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information
Rights:
The Edward H. Dwight 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:
Museum curators -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Artists -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Art historians -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Painters  Search this
Museum directors -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Topic:
Still-life painting  Search this
Mail art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Typescripts
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Citation:
Edward H. Dwight papers, 1821-2001, bulk 1950-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dwigedwa
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Victor Audubon letters to John L. Le Conte

Creator:
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Names:
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883  Search this
Extent:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1852
Scope and Contents:
Letters from Audubon to John Lawrence LeConte concerning Audubon's father, John James Audubon.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by the American Philosophical Society for the Archives of American Art, 1955. Selected from ASP's John Lawrence Le Conte papers.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.auduvict
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-auduvict

American Philosophical Society selected records

Creator:
American Philosophical Society  Search this
Names:
Artists' Fund Society of the City of New York  Search this
Artists' and Amateurs' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Columbian Society of Artists  Search this
Society of Artists of the United States  Search this
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790  Search this
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858  Search this
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903  Search this
Ord, George, 1781-1866  Search this
Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Vaughan, John, 1756-1841  Search this
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1784-1954
Scope and Contents:
Selected art related letters, committee reports, registrars' and curators' records, pamphlets and exhibition catalogs from the Archives of the American Philosophical Society. Many of the letters are to the Society's secretary and librarian John Vaughan; a few are to the Society's presidents Thomas Jefferson and Peter S. Du Ponceau, and officials John K. Kane and J. Peter Lesley. Among the correspondents are Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin West, Charles Willson Peale, Jacob Perkins, Philip Tidyman, Charles B. Lawrence, John Trumbull, Thomas Sully, Joseph Delaplaine, Robert Patterson, John Quincy Adams, Titian Ramsay Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Joel Roberts Poinsett, Victor G. Audubon, and Robert Fulton.
Also included are copies of the registrar's cards for portraits and busts owned by APS, arranged alphabetially by sitter; "Preliminary Notes, Biographical Sketches, and memoranda chronologically arranged, for insertion in the Curator's Catalog of Portraits, Busts, and Bas-Reliefs in the Collection of the American Philosophical Society. Illustrated by photographs taken from the originals by Mrs. Julius A. Sachse, mem. A.P.S."; ca. 25 exhibition catalogs and pamphlets, 1811-1840, for exhibitions of the Society of Artists of the United States, Columbian Society of Artists, Artists' Fund Society, Artists' and Amateurs' Association and for works by Thomas Sully, Gilbert Stuart, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Joseph Delaplaine and others;
and newspaper clippings, 1917, about the controversy surrounding portraits by Albert Rosenthal hung in Independence Hall (reel P36, fr. 372-401).
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art, 1955. The letters are mainly American Philosophical Society records, but many were pulled from ASP's Misc. Mss. and various other collections, and microfilmed in no apparent order. Descriptive cards microfilmed with each letter indicate location of originals.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portraits -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Function:
Learned institutions and societies
Identifier:
AAA.amerphil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amerphil

Charles C. Adams papers

Creator:
Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955  Search this
Names:
American Art Research Council  Search this
American Artists' Congress  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
New York State Museum  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Audubon, John Woodhouse, 1812-1862  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Blatas, Arbit  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Castador, Albert Martinez -- Photographs  Search this
Duveen, Albert  Search this
Halliday, Thomas  Search this
Henry, Edward Lamson, 1841-1919  Search this
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940  Search this
MacNeil, Hermon Atkins, 1866-1947  Search this
McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965  Search this
Pearson, Ralph M., 1883-1958  Search this
Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich  Search this
Sharp, Joseph Henry, 1859-1953 -- Photographs  Search this
Stone, Harry  Search this
Photographer:
Keyha, Dorian  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
0.5 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1931-1948
Scope and Contents:
Records kept by Adams while Director of the New York State Museum in Albany, mainly relating to his efforts to build the museum's collections. Included are correspondence, notes, printed materials and photographs.
REELS 110-112: Included are files on: the WPA art program, American Artists Congress, and other political art organizations; the Edward Lamson Henry collection, including Elizabeth McCausland's galley sheets of her manuscript on Henry, photos of paintings, comments on her manuscript, and correspondence about other Henry paintings; the sons of John James Audubon, Victor and John Woodhouse; the acquisition of the Thomas Halliday Folk Art Collection, purchased for the Museum by Abby Aldrich Rockefeller; Berenice Abbott's photograph projects, including correspondence with Abbott; the formation of the American Art Research Council; war emergency plans; Anna Hyatt Huntington's gift of her sculpture to the museum, and letters from Lewis Hine, Ralph Pearson, Harry Stone, Albert Duveen, Hermon MacNeil and others.
REEL 1817 (fr. 279-282, 1097-1098) AND SCANNED: Three photographs of Indian painter Albert Martinez Castador (Albert Looking Elk), showing him painting, and on a horse; and one of Joseph Henry Sharp painting in his studio, ca. 1912. Photographers unknown.
REEL 1817 One copy print of a photo of Edward Lansom Henry, previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists II, and since been scanned and returned to the Adams collections.
UNMICROFILMED: Publications relating to the WPA, including: Federal Art Centers of New York; Murals for the Community; Art as a Function of Government: A Survey; The WPA Federal Art Project: A Summary of Activities and Accomplishments; Index of American Design; Five-Boro Directory, Art Teaching Division; Art in Democracy; Index of Research Projects: Volume I; and Federal Sponsored Community Art Centers. Also included are a letter from Samuel H. Friedman to Adams regarding a request for some pamphlets; a press release, December 30, 1938 from the WPA Federal Art Project; and a clipping of an article by Emily Genauer regarding the WPA, August 6, 1938.
ADDITION: Original photographs of Adams, including two taken by Berenice Abbott, 1940s, and eight by Dorian (Dorothy) Keyha, 1949; and files, clippings and correspondence, some of it to Adams' daughter, Harriet, related to Abbott.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director, scientist (ecology). Director of the New York State Museum from 1926-1943.
Provenance:
Donated by Charles Adams' daughter Harriet Dyer Adams, 1971 and 1998. The 3 photographs on reel 1817, formerly microfilmed with AAA's Photographs of Artists Collection II, were scanned in 2004 and returned to the papers.
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Photographers -- New York (State)  Search this
Art patrons  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Topic:
Folk art -- New York (State)  Search this
Photography -- New York (State)  Search this
Function:
Museums -- New York (State)
Identifier:
AAA.adamchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adamchar

Victor Gifford Audubon

Artist:
Daniel Huntington, 14 Oct 1816 - 18 Apr 1906  Search this
Sitter:
Victor Gifford Audubon, 1809 - 1860  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas on masonite
Dimensions:
51.2cm x 40.7cm (20 3/16" x 16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1846
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Victor Gifford Audubon: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Victor Gifford Audubon: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Academy of Design
Website: www.nationalacademy.org/
Object number:
610-P-58
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40550b1dd-ee84-4c83-93d6-edf081a40331
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_610-P-58

[Victor Gifford Audubon : miscellaneous uncataloged material]

Author:
Audubon, Victor Gifford 1809-1860  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Art and Artist Files Collection DSI  Search this
Subject:
Audubon, Victor Gifford 1809-1860  Search this
Type:
Books
Vertical files
Artist files
Call number:
AAF--Audubon, Victor Gifford
Restrictions & Rights:
Photocopies of items in the folder(s) are available upon request, subject to fees and other current copyright guidelines for reproduction.
FOLDER(S) DO NOT CIRCUATE. FOLDERS MUST BE CONSULTED ON SITE
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_673731

Folder 9 Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1843, 1846, 1850, 1854

Collection Creator::
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Container:
Box 14 of 78
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
(1) Some items cannot be reproduced because of legibility and bindings; (2) record unit partially microfilmed.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7002, Spencer Fullerton Baird Papers
See more items in:
Spencer Fullerton Baird Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7002-refidd1e1692

Wolverine, (painting)

Painter:
Audubon, John James 1785-1851  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford 1809-1860  Search this
Medium:
Mixed
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
American Museum of Natural History 79th Street & Central Park West New York New York 10024
Date:
JULY 3, 1841
Topic:
Animal--Wolverine  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82290056
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_198544

Cross Fox, (painting)

Painter:
Audubon, John James 1785-1851  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford 1809-1860  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smith College Smith College Museum of Art Elm Street at Bedford Terrace Northampton Massachusetts 01063
Date:
1841
Topic:
Animal--Fox  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 82290060
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_198548

The viviparous quadrupeds of North America / by John James Audubon ... and ... John Bachman ..

Title:
Quadrupeds of North America
Author:
Audubon, John James 1785-1851  Search this
Bachman, John 1790-1874  Search this
Ill:
Audubon, John Woodhouse 1812-1862  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford 1809-1860  Search this
Printer of plates:
Bowen, John T. ca. 1801-1856?  Search this
Lithographer:
Hitchcock, William E. ca. 1823-ca. 1880  Search this
Former owner:
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896 DSI  Search this
Chanler, Robert Winthrop 1872-1930 DSI  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., 6 leaves of plates in various foliations : col. ill. ; 29 cm. + 3 atlas v. ([150] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 87 x 73 cm.)
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1845
1854
1845-1854
Topic:
Mammals  Search this
Call number:
QL715 .A91 1846
QL715 .A91 1845
QL715.A91 1846
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_147205

The quadrupeds of North America / by John James Audubon and John Bachman

Author:
Audubon, John James 1785-1851  Search this
Bachman, John 1790-1874  Search this
Audubon, John Woodhouse 1812-1862  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford 1809-1860  Search this
Lithographer:
Hitchcock, William E. ca. 1823-ca. 1880  Search this
Trembly, Ralph  Search this
Colorist:
Lawrence, John fl. 1834-1858  Search this
Printer of plates:
Bowen, John T. ca. 1801-1856?  Search this
Nagel & Weingärtner  Search this
Former owner:
Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916 DSI  Search this
Bell, Louis V. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 v., CLV leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
North America
Date:
1849
1854
C1849-1854
Topic:
Mammals  Search this
Call number:
QL715 .A91 1849b
QL715.A91 1849b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_147367

The quadrupeds of North America, by John James Audubon and John Bachman

Author:
Audubon, John James 1785-1851  Search this
Bachman, John 1790-1874  Search this
Ill:
Audubon, John Woodhouse 1812-1862  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford 1809-1860  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. 155 col. plates. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
1849
[1849]
Topic:
Mammals  Search this
Call number:
QL715 .A91 1849
QL715.A91 1849
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_160561

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