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Jane Freeman papers

Creator:
Freeman, Jane, 1871-1963  Search this
Names:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Clifton, Walter  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1904-1963
Summary:
The scattered papers of portrait painter Jane Freeman measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1963. Largely concerning her portraits, the papers include biographical material, correspondence including letters from Walter Clifton, Frederick Stuart Church, and others, photographs of Freeman and of works of art, printed material, and writings and lectures on women in art and portrait painting.
Scope and Contents:
The scattered papers of portrait painter Jane Freeman measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1963. Largely concerning her portraits, the papers include biographical material, correspondence including letters from Walter Clifton, Frederick Stuart Church, and others, photographs of Freeman and of works of art, printed material, and writings and lectures on women in art and portrait painting.
Biographical / Historical:
Jane Freeman (1871-1963) was a portrait painter and educator in New York City, New York. Born in England, Freeman studied at the Art Students League, the Grand Chaumière, and at the Cooper Union Art School. She was known for her portraits of Dr. Albert Schweitzer and Mother Cabrini. Jane Freeman died in New Jersey in a sanitarium in 1963.
Provenance:
The donor, Mrs. Walter T. Wittman, was Freeman's niece and the executrix of Freeman's estate. She donated Jane Freeman's papers to the Archives of American Art in 1964.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Jane Freeman papers, 1904-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.freejane
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Jane Freeman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ff11afa3-f998-42c1-b86e-61abb6084168
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-freejane

Charles Lang Freer selected papers

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yamanaka & Company  Search this
Bacher, Otto H. (Otto Henry), 1856-1909  Search this
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  Search this
Bing, Siegfried, 1838-1905  Search this
Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943  Search this
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931  Search this
Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien, 1860-  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lady, 1857-1911  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lord, 1853-1895  Search this
Canfield, Richard A. (Richard Albert), 1855-1914  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Churchill, Alfred Vance, 1864-1949  Search this
Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938  Search this
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley), 1857-1922  Search this
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco, 1853-1908  Search this
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene), 1881-1952  Search this
Gellatly, John, 1853-1931  Search this
Gookin, Frederick William  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi, 1867-1944  Search this
Hecker, Frank J. (Frank Joseph), 1846-1927  Search this
Kelekian, Dikran, 1868-1951  Search this
Laufer, Berthold, 1874-1934  Search this
Matsuki, Bunkio, 1867-1940  Search this
McCormick, Frederick, 1870-  Search this
Melchers, Gari, 1860-1932  Search this
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970  Search this
Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959  Search this
Moore, Charles, 1855-1942  Search this
Nomura, Yozo  Search this
Philip, Rosalind Birnie, 1873-1958  Search this
Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933  Search this
Reid, Alexander  Search this
Rhoades, Katharine N., 1885-1965  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927  Search this
Warring, Joseph Stephens, 1863?-1944  Search this
Way, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert), 1861-1913  Search this
Whistler, Beatrix Philip Godwin, d. 1896  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Wong, K. T.  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Extent:
34 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1876-1931
Scope and Contents:
Papers concerning Freer's art collecting activities, including correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs. In addition to Freer's own correspondence, the papers include correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler and of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, correspondence of Freer's assistant Katharine Nash Rhoades, and correspondence regarding Freer's bequest to the Smithsonian Institution.
Correspondence, ca. 1860-1921, includes Freer's correspondence, 1876-1920, with artists, dealers, collectors, museums, and public figures; 30 v. of letterpress books containing copies of letters sent, 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' 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 letters 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 Fenellosa, 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.
Among Freer's correspondents are: Otto Bacher, Bernard Berenson, Siegfried Bing, Laurence Binyon, W.K. Bixby, Sigisbert Chretien Bosch-Reitz, Charles H. Caffin, Colin Campbell, Richard Canfield, William Merritt Chase, Frederick Stuart Church, Alfred Vance Churchill, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Arthur Wesley Dow, Ernest Fenollosa, Albert Gallatin, John Gellatly, Frederick W. Gookin, Sadakichi Hartmann, Frank J. Hecker, Dikran Kelekian, M. Knoedler & Co., Berthold Laufer, Lien Hui Ching Collection, W.A. Livingstone, Frederick McCormick, Bunkio Matsuki, Gari Melchers, Agnes Meyer, Eugene Meyer, Charles Moore, Yozo Nomura, Rosalind Birnie Philip, Charles A. Platt, Theodore Roosevelt, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the Smithsonian Institution, Joseph Stephens Warring, Thomas Way, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Dwight W. Tryon, Charles Walcott of the Smithsonian Institution, Beatrix Whistler, James McNeill Whistler, K.T. Wong, Yamanaka & Co., and Seaouke Yue.
Arrangement:
All correspondence except letterpress books: arranged alphabetically by correspondent; letterpress books are chonological.
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.
Provenance:
Selected for microfilming from the Charles Lang Freer papers at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Microfilmed 1992 by the Archives of American Art with funding provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Fellowships and Grants Research Resources Program. Portions of the correspondence and the letterpress books were previously filmed by the Freer in the 1970 (AAA reels 77, 453-456, and 1217-1232); those reels have been replaced by this microfilming project. See Finding Aid for information on papers not selected for microfilming.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.freechar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw975f501e2-91f7-48f7-82dc-03482afd00c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-freechar

Freer with Frederick S. Church, Catskill Mountains, July 1889

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Collection Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder
Container:
Box 259, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Catskill Mountains (N.Y.)
Date:
1889
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of Freer and the artist Frederick Stuart Church (1842-1924) during a trip in the Catskills in 1889.
Photographs of Charles Lang Freer in the Catskills
Arrangement:
Organized by country.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.01 12.01.3
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. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01, File FSA A.01 12.01.3
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Charles Lang Freer Papers
Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 12: Photographs / 12.1: Portraits of Freer
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3019d5a17-3c35-4030-8e6b-2de0578288df
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-01-ref2494
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Subject:
Cox, Kenyon  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Citation:
Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7420
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209578
AAA_collcode_churfsls
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209578
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Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work, circa 1892-circa 1923

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Subject:
Mitchell, Laura  Search this
Klots, Emma Louise  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Citation:
Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work, circa 1892-circa 1923. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women art patrons  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10809
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214543
AAA_collcode_churfred
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214543
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Frederick Stuart Church letter to Mr. Van Allen

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Van Allen, Mr.  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1898 Oct. 7
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to Mr. Van Allen, 1898 Oct. 7. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14383
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14383

Frederic Stuart Church letter to unidentified recipient with enclosed photo

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1842 and 1924
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederic Stuart Church letter to unidentified recipient with enclosed photo, between 1842 and 1924. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14384
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14384
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Sketch of a tiger

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
between 1842 and 1924
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Sketch of a tiger, between 1842 and 1924. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14385
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14385

Frederick Stuart Church letter to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1842 and 1924
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to unidentified recipient, between 1842 and 1924. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' models  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14386
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14386

Frederick Stuart Church letter to George H. Putnam

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930  Search this
Subject:
Cox, Kenyon  Search this
Society of American Artists  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1896?
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to George H. Putnam, 1896?. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14387
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14387
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Frederick Stuart Church letter to W.F. Price

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Price, W. F.  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1842 and 1924
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to W.F. Price, between 1842 and 1924. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14388
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14388

Frederick Stuart Church letter to unknown recipient

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1842 and 1924
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to unknown recipient, between 1842 and 1924. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14389
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14389
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Frederick Stuart Church letter to Michael Gavin

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Gavin, Michael  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1905 June 13
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to Michael Gavin, 1905 June 13. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14390
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14390

Frederick Stuart Church letter to Michael Gavin

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Gavin, Michael  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1905 Dec. 27
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to Michael Gavin, 1905 Dec. 27. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14391
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14391

Frederick Stuart Church letter to Mike Gavin

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Gavin, Michael  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1905 or 1906?
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to Mike Gavin, 1905 or 1906?. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14392
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Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1895-1905
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14392
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The mermaid

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1880
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. The mermaid, 1880. Augustus F. de Forest papers, 1852-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14393
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Augustus F. de Forest papers, 1852-1946
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14393
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Frederick Stuart Church letter to John Gellatly

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Gellatly, John, 1853-1931  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1920 July 13
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick Stuart Church letter to John Gellatly, 1920 July 13. John Gellatly letters received from artists, 1887-1931. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18349
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John Gellatly letters received from artists, 1887-1931
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18349

Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church letter to Emma Louise Klotz

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Klotz, Emma Louise  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1904 Aug. 12
Citation:
Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church. Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart) Church letter to Emma Louise Klotz, 1904 Aug. 12. Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work, circa 1892-circa 1923. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9591
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Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work, circa 1892-circa 1923
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9591
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J.W. Young letters

Creator:
Young, J. W.  Search this
Names:
Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Couse, E. Irving (Eanger Irving), 1866-1936  Search this
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Nichols, Hobart, 1869-1962  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1907-1944
Scope and Contents:
Thirty-one letters, 1907-1944, received by Young, from Frank W. Benson, E. Irving Couse, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Hobart Nichols and Frederick Church, regarding the disposition of paintings and their activities as artists.
Biographical / Historical:
Art dealer; Chicago, Illinois.
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Leroy Ireland, an art historian.
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:
Art dealers -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.younj
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d072e4fb-ec98-490d-a13f-1c7bb142ca8a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-younj

Frederick Stuart Church collection

Creator:
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Names:
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
circa 1895-1905
Summary:
This small collection of items of New York painter Frederick Stuart Church, measures 0.1 linear feet and dates from circa 1895-1905. It includes letters, some illustrated, from Church to various people, a sketch, and a photograph of one of Church's paintings.
Scope and Contents:
This small collection of items of New York painter Frederick Stuart Church, measures 0.1 linear feet and dates from circa 1895-1905. It includes letters, some illustrated, from Church to various people, a sketch, and a photograph of one of Church's paintings.

Letters include three illustrated letters to Mike Gavin, in which Church describes himself as a bear and humorously addresses one letter to "Myrtle"; a letter to Mr. Hogan regarding an etching that Church made for him; an illustrated letter to W. F. Price; a letter to Mr. Putnam regarding Kenyon Cox; a letter to Mr. Van Allen regarding a work of art by Church that he suggested calling "Easter Morning"; a letter to an unidentified recipient regarding a female model; an illustrated note to an unknown recipient in which Church writes "This is a photo of a painting I gave to the Fund for relief of discharged employees of the Stock Exchange" with a photograph enclosed of the painting Mothers Return; and a signed sketch of a tiger by Church.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Frederick Stuart Church (1842-1924) was a painter, etcher, and illustrator in New York, New York, who specialized in animals.

Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Church studied in New York City at the National Academy of Design and joined the Art Students League. By the 1870s he had a reputation as a gifted illustrator and worked for many magazines including various Harper's publications. He was most well-known for his depictions of animals, and his paintings were purchased by leading art collectors of the day, including Charles Lang Freer, Henry Clay Frick, and Potter Palmer.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Frederick Stuart Church letters and art work, circa 1892-circa 1923.
Provenance:
The collection is a combination of six gifts to the Archives of American Art: a letter was donated by Nina and Victor Spark; letters were donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg; a note and a photo were donated in 1966 by Cummer Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, Florida, having received it from "a lady in Jacksonville"; the letter to Mr. Van Allen was donated in 1960 by the Flint Art Museum; and the letters to Michael Gavin were donated in 2012 by Ann Gavin Ffolliott, Michael Gavin's great-niece. The donor of the tiger sketch is unknown.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Etchers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Animal painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Frederick Stuart Church papers, circa 1895-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.churfsls
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Frederick Stuart Church collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9efe74c21-2438-4f41-94a1-b07754a32bc5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-churfsls

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