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A. B. Frost letter, [undated]

Creator:
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10300
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213502
AAA_collcode_frosa
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213502

Metropolitan Museum of Art scrapbooks on American illustrators

Creator:
Card, Helen L. (Helen Luise)  Search this
Names:
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911  Search this
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Keller, Arthur Ignatius, 1866-1924  Search this
Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933  Search this
Reinhart, Charles Stanley, 1844-1896  Search this
Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909  Search this
Smedley, W. T. (William Thomas), 1858-1920  Search this
Extent:
24 Volumes ((on 8 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
1870-1938
Scope and Contents:
A series of scrapbooks compiled by Card on late 19th and early 20th century illustrators and cartoonists, each containing illustrations and political cartoons from magazines, newspapers, and books, together with lists of illustrations, and in some cases critical and biographical articles. Most of the reproductions are from Harper's Weekly and Monthly, Scribner's, and Century. Illustrators represented are Edwin Austin Abbey (2 v., 1871-1929, reel N68-17), Arthur B. Frost (4 v., 1874-1924, reel N68-18), Arthur I. Keller (3 v., 1886-1924, reel N68-23), Edward W. Kemble (6 v., 1880-1919, reels N68-24 & 25), Charles Stanley Reinhart (3 v., 1870-1897, reel N68-31), Frederic Remington (5 v., 1886-1938, reel N68-26), and William Thomas Smedley (1 v., 1880-1910, reel N68-32).
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1968 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Illustrators  Search this
Cartoonists  Search this
Topic:
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Magazine illustration  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.cardhele
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cardhele

Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers

Topic:
Quill
Creator:
Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957  Search this
Gaylor, Adelaide Lawson, 1889-1986  Search this
Artists Coordination Committee (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Names:
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Association of American Painters and Sculptors (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Friends of the Young Artists  Search this
Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation  Search this
Municipal Art Committee (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York Society of Women Artists  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Salons of America, Inc.  Search this
Thumb Box Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art  Search this
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975  Search this
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Coady, Robert J., 1881-1921  Search this
David, Hermine, 1886-1971  Search this
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970  Search this
Field, Hamilton Easter  Search this
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Frost, John, 1890-1937  Search this
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968  Search this
Ganso, Emil, 1895-1941  Search this
Gellert, Hugo, 1892-1985  Search this
Gwozdecki, Gustaw  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970  Search this
Hart, George Overbury, 1868-1933  Search this
Hirsch, Stefan, 1899-1964  Search this
Howland, Isabella, 1895-1974  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947  Search this
Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970  Search this
Lawson, John Howard, 1894-  Search this
Lie, Jonas, 1880-1940  Search this
Mager, Gus, 1878-  Search this
Morrison, David H. (David Herron), 1885-1934  Search this
Newton, Alice  Search this
Osborn, Frank C., b. 1887  Search this
Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930  Search this
Schack, William, b. 1898  Search this
Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978  Search this
Strater, Henry, 1896-  Search this
Extent:
2.56 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1866-[circa 1986]
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence, journals, notebooks, address books, business records, writings, sketchbooks, exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, photographs, and subject files relating to the artistic careers of Wood Gaylor and Adelaide Lawson, to Gaylor's work as a fashion pattern desiger, and, more broadly, to the New York art scene from the 1913 Armory Show through the 1930s.
Included are reminiscences and biographical documents; letters and postcards, some illustrated, from family, friends, artists, galleries, museums, and art organizations; letters of condolence to Adelaide upon Gaylor's death and letters to her concerning his work; original holiday and greeting cards to the Gaylors; a page from Wood's 1952 journal recording names of people attending Kenneth Hayes Miller's funeral and journals kept by Adelaide recording books read, plays attended, travels, and other activities, 1906, 1910 and 1915; a notebook kept by Gaylor regarding his work organizing the 1924 Women's Club exhibition in Jacksonville, Florida, listing artists (among them Pop Hart, Marsden Hartley, Picasso, and Kuniyoshi), titles, and prices of works shipped; business records, including receipts for Gaylor's work consigned or sold to the Downtown Gallery, 1929-1934, tax returns, and other business records, 1922-1979; writings by Wood, including speeches, lectures, and articles on American art and commercial patterns, scripts for New York radio station programs, 1932 and 1949, including a discussion with Salons of America members Alexander Brook, Robert Laurent, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, David H. Morrison, and Peggy Bacon, 1932; writings by others, including 19 poems by Lillian Byrnes, the introduction to the Hamiliton Easter Field Memorial Exhibition catalog by Elsa Rogo, and an organizational memo for the Modern Artists of America with annotations by Wood; four sketchbooks by Wood, 1916, 1923, and undated, and four by Adelaide, 1920-1922 and undated, done while traveling through Europe; and loose sketches by Wood and Adelaide.
Also included are exhibition catalogs and announcements of Wood and Adelaide's group and one-person shows, among them the Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art, Friends of the Young Artists, 1915, Thumb Box Gallery, 1916, the MacDowell Club, 1918, the Dialis at the Civic Club Gallery, 1922, the Colony Club, 1922, Gallery 134 W. 4th, 1925, Downtown Gallery, 1930 and 1932, First Municipal Art Exhibition, Rockefeller Center, 1934, Kew Gardens Art Center, 1951, and the initial exhibition of the Museum of Art of Ogunquit, 1953; catalogs and announcements for other New York artists at Mrs. H. P. Whitney's Studio, 1917, Hamilton Easter Field Memorial Show at the American Art Galleries, 1922, Rockwell Kent at the M. Knoedler & Co., 1919, Walt Kuhn at the Grand Central Art Galleries, 1927, The Wanamaker Regional Art Exhibition, 1934, Yasuo Kuniyoshi at the Municipal Art Galleries, 1939, Kenneth Hayes Miller Commemoration Exhibit at the Art Students League 1949, a hand lettered announcement for the sale of George Overbury "Pop" Hart's watercolors by the Junior Art Patrons of America, undated, and catalogs from exhibitions held at the Gaylor's Barn; newspaper and magazine clippings, mostly photocopies, 1910-1979; a book, "The Technique of Oil Paintings and other Essays" by Hamilton Easter Field, 1913, and issues of the Pagan, 1918 and the Quill, 1918, containing drawings by Wood; photographs, circa 1887-1977, of Wood, Adelaide, family, homes, friends, travel, exhibitions, works of art and works of art by others, including a photograph of Wood by Emil Ganso, of Adelaide in an art class, possibly at the Art Students League, of Adelaide's art classes at the Gaylor Barn, of Jules Pascin, Hermine L. David-Pascin, Gustaw Gwozdecki, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Katherine Schmidt-Shubert, Robert Laurent, Frank and Alice Osborn and David H. Morrison, the Armory Show, the Carnegie Institute International in Pittsburgh, and the construction and installation of the Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation Collection at the Museum of Art, Ogunquit, Maine; subject files containing, correspondence, business records, writings, printed material, and photographs, on: Samuel Hawk, 1877; Penguin Club, 1917-1919; Wood's trusteeship of the Jules Pascin Estate, 1930-1956; Salons of America, 1923-1953 (including a group photo of Fiorella La Guardia, Holger Cahill, Robert Laurent, David H. Morrison, and Wood from the 1935 exhibition opening at Rockefeller Center); Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation, 1930-1966; New York City Municipal Art Committee, 1934-1937; Armory Show 50th Anniversary Exhibition, 1962-1963; and the New York Society of Women Artists, 1928-1976. The collection also contains biographical documents and correspondence of and relating to the Gaylor's daughter, Isabel Dale Gaylor.
Correspondents include Josephine Baker, Robert J. Coady, Evelyn Cutler, Margaret Di Silver, John and Betty Dos Passos, Hugo Gellert of the Artists Coordination Committee, Edith Halpert, Isabella Howland, Stefan Hirsch, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Robert Laurent, John Howard Lawson, Jonas Lie, Gus Mager, Alice Newton, William Schack, Henry Strater, and Dr. Martin G. Vorhaus among others.
One postcard July 1916, sent from Charleston, South Carolina, from Jules Pascin To Samuel Wood Gaylor.
A circa 100 page typescript of a record of reminiscences on Gaylor's early art career. This is one of 4 parts dictated by Gaylor in 1953. This recording was used as the basis for Jean Lipman's article "Wood Gaylor: Diary of the Carefree Years," published in Art In America, December 1963.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and lithographer Samuel Wood Gaylor (1883-1957) was born in Stamford, Connecticut and studied at the National Academy of Design, New York, under Walt Kuhn. He exhibited at the Armory Show, the Penguin Club, and the Downtown Gallery and participated in many art organizations including the Kit-Kat Club, the Penguin Club, Modern Artists of America, American Society of Painters, Sculptors and Engravers. He served on the board for the Salons of America, the Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation, the New York City Municipal Art Committee, and the Museum of Art, Ogunquit, Maine.
Provenance:
Material on reel D9 was donated in 1958 by T. J. McCormick. Material on reel D160 was donated in 1964 by Adelaide Lawson Gaylor. The remainder was donated in 1986 by the Gaylors' sons, Wynn L. and Randall Gaylor. 16 items, mostly cards and letters to Gaylor were donated in 2008 by Christine Oaklander in honor of Dr. William Innes Homer, Art Historian and Professor Emeritus at the University of Delaware. Oaklander purchased the letters from Wyn Gaylor. An additional 21 documents, mostly cards and letters to Gaylor, were donated in 2015 by Wynn Gaylor.
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.
Occupation:
Lithographers -- New York (State)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Artist couples  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.gaylwood
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gaylwood

Arthur Burdett Frost and Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr. sketchbooks

Creator:
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Frost, Arthur Burdett, 1887-1917  Search this
Names:
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Reed, Henry M.  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1877-1905
Scope and Contents:
Four sketchbooks including two, 1877 and circa 1885, by Arthur Burdett Frost and two, 1902-1905, by his son Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr.
Biographical / Historical:
Arthur Burdett (A.B.) Frost (1851-1928), was an American illustrator, graphic artist and comics writer. He was also well known as a painter. Frost's son, Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr. (1887-1917), was not as well known, but was an early painter of color abstractions.
Provenance:
Donated 2017 by Mrs. Henry M. Reed, wife of art historian Henry M. Reed.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.frosartb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-frosartb

A. B. Frost letter

Creator:
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[undated]
Scope and Contents:
One letter to an unidentified person, undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Illustrator, painter; Pasadena, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.
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:
Artists -- California -- Pasadena  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- Pasadena  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.frosa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-frosa

Arthur Burdett Frost and Arthur Burdett Frost, Jr. sketchbooks, 1877-1905

Creator:
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Frost, Arthur Burdett, 1887-1917  Search this
Subject:
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett)  Search this
Reed, Henry M.  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17428
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)385009
AAA_collcode_frosartb
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_385009

A. B. (Arthur Burdett) Frost letter to Adelaide Lawson Gaylor

Creator:
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Gaylor, Adelaide Lawson, 1889-1986  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
N.Y.
Date:
1905
Topic:
Railroad travel  Search this
Travel  Search this
Travel--Anecdotes  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9960
See more items in:
Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers, 1866-[circa 1986]
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_9960
Online Media:

The A.B. Frost book / Henry M. Reed

Author:
Reed, Henry M  Search this
Subject:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 162 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.F93 R3a 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_661618

Carlo / by A. B. Frost

Author:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Bookseller:
Smith, Ray DSI  Search this
Physical description:
109 p. : ill. ; 21 x 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1913
Topic:
American wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Dogs in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.F93x A1c 1913
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_508753

Stuff & nonsense

Title:
Stuff and nonsense
Author:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Bookseller:
Smith, Ray DSI  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. all illus. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1888
C1888
Topic:
American wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.F93x A1s 1888
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_509413

Rudder Grange / by Frank R. Stockton ; illustrated by A.B. Frost

Author:
Stockton, Frank Richard 1834-1902  Search this
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Donor:
Dyer, Elisha DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xi, [1], 322 p., [10] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1885
[1885]
Call number:
PS2927 .R91 1885
PS2927.R91 1885
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_417739

The bull calf and other tales, by A. B. Frost

Author:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Subject:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. illus. 17 x 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1892
C1892
Topic:
Wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.F93x A1b 1892
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453375

Uncle Remus returns, by Joel Chandler Harris; with illustrations by A.B. Frost & J.M. Condé

Author:
Harris, Joel Chandler 1848-1908  Search this
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Physical description:
v, [1] p., 2 l., 174, [2] p. col. front., plates. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1918
Call number:
N40.1.F93 H3u
N40.1.F93H3u
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_372069

Uncle Remus, his songs and his sayings, by Joel Chandler Harris

Author:
Harris, Joel Chandler 1848-1908  Search this
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Physical description:
xxi p., 1 l., 265 p. illus., plates. 19 cm
Type:
Folklore
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Anecdotes
Biography
Music
Date:
1895
Topic:
Animals  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Call number:
GR103.H27
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_266489

Arthur Burdett Frost, 1851-1928, artist and humorist : the exhibition January 11 through May 18, 1986 / essay by Gėnė E. Harris ; [photographs by Richard C. Carter]

Author:
Harris, Gėnė E  Search this
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Brandywine River Museum  Search this
Subject:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1986
Call number:
N40.1.F93 H3
N40.1.F93H3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_296306

The A.B. Frost book, by Henry M. Reed. With a foreword by Eugene V. Connett

Author:
Reed, Henry M  Search this
Subject:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Physical description:
149 p. illus. (part col.) 31 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
[1967]
Call number:
N40.1.F93x R3
N40.1.F93xR3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_111131

The world of A.B. Frost : his family and his circle / Henry M. Reed

Author:
Reed, Henry M  Search this
Montclair Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill. (some col. mounted) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
Call number:
N40.1.F93 R3
N40.1.F93R3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_189520

A book of drawings by A.B. Frost; with an introduction by Joel Chandler Harris, and verse by Wallace Irwin

Author:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Irwin, Wallace 1876-1959  Search this
Physical description:
ix, [79] p. illus. 39 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1904
[1904]
Call number:
N40.1.F93x A1
N40.1.F93xA1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_25738

Stories from Uncle Remus, by Joel Chandler Harris; edited by Mrs. Joel Chandler Harris; with the A.B. Frost illustrations

Author:
Harris, Joel Chandler 1848-1908  Search this
Editor:
Harris, Joel Chandler Mrs  Search this
Illustrator:
Frost, A. B (Arthur Burdett) 1851-1928  Search this
Physical description:
[34] pages illustrations (some color) 26 cm
Type:
Folklore
Fiction
Date:
1934
©1934
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1066125

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