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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

Portrait of Charles Moore (1855-1942)

Creator:
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Subject:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 2 x 2;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1942
Before 1942
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_085]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_404059
Online Media:

Charles Moore papers, 1914-1917

Creator:
Moore, Charles, 1855-1942  Search this
Subject:
Detroit Museum of Art  Search this
Citation:
Charles Moore papers, 1914-1917. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8015
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210184
AAA_collcode_moorchar
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210184

A quest for grandeur : Charles Moore and the Federal Triangle / Sally Kress Tompkins ; photographs by Jack E. Boucher.

Author:
Tompkins, Sally Kress  Search this
Subject:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942 Influence  Search this
United States Commission of Fine Arts  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 159 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1993
Topic:
Public architecture  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
NA735.W3T65 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_443302

Architects and sculptors of the principal buildings and monuments in Washington

Author:
Aspinwall, Clarence Aiken 1874-  Search this
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Security Storage Company, Washington, D.C  Search this
Physical description:
[22] p. ; 15 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1935
[c1935]
Topic:
Public buildings  Search this
Architects  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Call number:
N6535.W3 A84 1935
N6535.W3A84 1935
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_429084

Charles Moore papers

Creator:
Moore, Charles, 1855-1942  Search this
Names:
Detroit Museum of Art  Search this
Extent:
6.1 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1914-1917
Scope and Contents:
Business correspondence concerning the Detroit Museum of Art, the National Commission of Fine Arts, the Detroit City Planning and Improvement Commission, and the League to Enforce Peace; minutes of meetings of the National Commission of Fine Arts; published and unpublished writings including typescripts of lectures, handwritten manuscripts, notes, outlines, and galley proofs for Moore's HISTORY OF MICHIGAN; and Detroit Museum of Art bulletins and other printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director; Detroit, Michigan. Directed Detroit Museum of Art 1914-1917. Later name changed to Detroit Institute of Arts.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by DIA Archives.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Museum directors -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.moorchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91fa7f497-9330-4b09-bf9d-4f26ff9dfad4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moorchar

Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931

Author:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  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 1860-1938  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918  Search this
Campbell, Colin Lord 1853-1895  Search this
Campbell, Colin Lady 1857-1911  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
Canfield, Richard A (Richard Albert) 1855-1914  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
McCormick, Frederick 1870-1951  Search this
Matsuki, Bunkio 1867-1940  Search this
Melchers, Gari 1860-1932  Search this
Meyer, Agnes E. 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
Reid, Alexander  Search this
Rhoades, Katharine 1885-1965  Search this
Platt, Charles A (Charles Adams) 1861-1933  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 -1896  Search this
Wong, K. T  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co  Search this
Yamanaka & Company  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903 (OCoLC)fst00032885  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art (OCoLC)fst00546508  Search this
Smithsonian Institution (OCoLC)fst00532691  Search this
Physical description:
34 microfilm reels
Type:
Microforms
Date:
1876
1931
Topic:
Art, Asian--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_854613

The Gladwin manuscripts; with an introduction and a sketch of the conspiracy of Pontiac, by Charles Moore

Author:
Gladwin, Henry 1730-1791  Search this
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Physical description:
p. [605]-687. facsim. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Date:
1897
1750-1815
Siege, 1763
Topic:
Pontiac's Conspiracy, 1763-1765  Search this
Wars  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
E83.76.G54X 1897
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_363703

The improvement of the park system of the District of Columbia. I.--Report of the Senate Committee on the District of Columbia. II.--Report of the Park Commission. Ed. by Charles Moore

Author:
United States Congress Senate Committee on the District of Columbia  Search this
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Washington (D.C.) Park Commission  Search this
Physical description:
179 p. : front., ill., pl., fold. maps, plans. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1902
Topic:
Parks  Search this
Call number:
NA9127.W2 A5 1902X
NA9127.W2A5 1902X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_82788

The life and times of Charles Follen McKim, by Charles Moore ..

Author:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Subject:
McKim, Charles Follen 1847-1909  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 356 p. front., 1 illus., plates, ports., facsims. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1929
Call number:
NA737.M158 M8
NA737.M158M8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_64533

Restoration of the White House. Message of the President of the United States transmitting the report of the architects

Author:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
United States President (1901-1909 : Roosevelt)  Search this
McKim, Mead & White  Search this
Subject:
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
51 p. illus., plates, fold. plans. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1903
Call number:
F204.W5 R4
F204.W5R4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_67616

Washington, the nation's capital; introduction and legends by Charles Moore, illustrations from drawings by E. H. Suydam

Author:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Suydam, E. H (Edward Howard) 1885-1940  Search this
Southern Railway (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
[30] p. front., illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1927
C1927
Call number:
N40.1.S9617x M8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_195407

The Ontonagon copper bowlder in the U.S. National Museum / By Charles Moore

Author:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Physical description:
p. 1021-1030 : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Articles
Date:
1897
Topic:
Copper  Search this
Boulders  Search this
Call number:
TN443 .M66 1897
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_946477

[Report

Author:
United States Congress Joint Select Committee to Investigate Charities and Reformatory Institutions in the District of Columbia  Search this
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Faulkner, Charles J (Charles James) 1847-1929  Search this
McMillan, James 1838-1902  Search this
Physical description:
3 pt. plates, plans. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1897
1898
1897-98
Topic:
Charities  Search this
Correctional institutions  Search this
Call number:
HV86.D6 U522 1898
HV86.D6U522 1898
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_141244

Development of the United States capital. Addresses delivered in the auditorium of the United States Chamber of commerce building, Washington, D.C., at meetings held to discuss the development of the national capital. April 25-26, 1929

Author:
Mellon, Andrew W (Andrew William) 1855-1937  Search this
Smoot, Reed 1862-1941  Search this
Elliott, Richard Nash 1873-  Search this
Medary, Milton Bennett 1874-1929  Search this
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Bennett, Edward H (Edward Herbert) 1874-1954  Search this
Atkins, Layson Enslow 1892-  Search this
Cramton, Louis Convers 1875-  Search this
United States President (1929-1933 : Hoover)  Search this
Physical description:
92 p. incl. illus., maps, plans, tab. front. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1930
Topic:
Public buildings  Search this
Capital and capitol  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F199 .D48
F199.D48
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_119239

Daniel H. Burnham, architect, planner of cities by Charles Moore

Author:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Physical description:
2 volume fronts. (1 color) plates (part color) portraits, plans, facsimiles 29 cm
Type:
Books
Biographies
Place:
United States
Illinois
Chicago
Washington (D.C.)
Philippines
Date:
1921
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Art, Municipal  Search this
City planning  Search this
Public works  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_279509

The Northwest under three flags : 1635-1796 / by Charles Moore

Title:
Northwest under 3 flags
Author:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 401 pages, 60 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Northwest, Old
Date:
1900
Call number:
F479 .M66 1900
F476.M82X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_260745

Washington, past and present, by Charles Moore, illustrated by E.H. Suydam

Author:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Suydam, E. H (Edward Howard) 1885-1940  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 340 p. col. front., illus., plates. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1929
[c1929]
Topic:
Art, Municipal  Search this
Public works  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
F199 .M817
F199.M817
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_58079

Daniel H. Burnham; architect, planner of cities

Author:
Moore, Charles 1855-1942  Search this
Subject:
Burnham, Daniel Hudson 1846-1912  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. in 1. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
1921
Call number:
NA737.B85 M6 1968X
NA737.B85M6 1968X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_22357

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