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Dorothy Seiberling papers, 1885-1955

Creator:
Seiberling, Dorothy 1922-  Search this
Uniform title:
Life (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Harnett, William Michael 1848-1892  Search this
Powers, Hiram 1805-1873  Search this
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
McBride, Henry 1867-1962  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln 1907-  Search this
Shinn, Everett 1876-1953  Search this
Physical description:
0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1885
1885-1955
20th century
Topic:
Journalism--Editing  Search this
Art, Modern--History  Search this
Local number:
AAA 794
AAA
AAA seibdoro
Restrictions & Rights:
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
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Dorothy Seiberling papers, 1885-1955
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_210873

Dorothy Seiberling papers

Topic:
Life (Chicago, Ill.)
Creator:
Seiberling, Dorothy, 1922-  Search this
Names:
Harnett, William Michael, 1848-1892  Search this
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-  Search this
McBride, Henry, 1867-1962  Search this
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873  Search this
Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953  Search this
Sommer, William, 1867-1949  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1885-1955
Scope and Contents:
Materials, accumulated while art editor of LIFE magazine, including photographs of William Harnett, William Sommer, Hiram Powers, and Powers' work; biographical sketch, an article and two memoranda regarding Powers; photographs of Everett Shinn and his work, and a typescript of "I Remember New York," by Shinn. Materials relating to Henry McBride include a typescript of an article by Lincoln Kirstein on McBride; letters from McBride to Seiberling; a catalog of the sale of McBride's collection; a list of works shown in the 1949 exhibition in his honor; photographs of miscellaneous art works; and clippings of his newspaper articles.
Biographical / Historical:
Dorothy Seiberling (1922- 2019) was an art editor in New York, N.Y. Seiberling began her career at LIFE magazine in 1943 and became senior art editor in 1965.
Provenance:
Donated 1973 by Dorothy Seiberling.
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:
Editors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Journalism -- Editing -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.seibdoro
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99589cef7-736a-465b-a3cd-228720182de2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-seibdoro

William Sommer papers, 1890-1970

Creator:
Sommer, William, 1867-1949  Search this
Sommer, William, 1867-1949  Search this
Subject:
Marker, Thomas Morrison  Search this
Crane, Hart  Search this
Kokoon Arts Club  Search this
Ten Thirty Gallery  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Painting -- Ohio  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6099
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216292
AAA_collcode_sommwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216292

William Sommer papers

Creator:
Sommer, William, 1867-1949  Search this
Names:
Kokoon Arts Club  Search this
Ten Thirty Gallery  Search this
Crane, Hart, 1899-1932  Search this
Marker, Thomas Morrison, 1901-  Search this
Extent:
2 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1890-1970
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, including letters from Hart Crane, Thomas Marker (letters from Sommer discuss Marker's art work and his own work in progress), Mary Manning Brody and Nancy Manning of Ten Thirty Gallery; eighteen sketchbooks, loose sketches and drawings; notes on art theory and style; marginal notes from Sommer's copy of Martin Buber's I AND THOU; exhibition catalogs, among them shows at the Ten Thirty Gallery and the Kokoon Arts; clippings and printed material; photographs of Sommor and his work; prizes and awards; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Lithographer, painter; Brandywine, Ohio.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1973 by Joseph Erdelac, who collected the papers as well as many Sommer paintings.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Lithographers -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Painting -- Ohio  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sommwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sommwill

Henry Sayles Francis papers

Creator:
Francis, Henry Sayles, 1902-1994  Search this
Names:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Abbott, Jere  Search this
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  Search this
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987  Search this
Kates, George N. (George Norbert), 1895-  Search this
Lugt, Frits, 1884-1970  Search this
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson, 1889-1978  Search this
Mongan, Agnes  Search this
Parsons, Harold Woodbury, 1883-1967  Search this
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965  Search this
Sommer, William, 1867-1949  Search this
Tiepolo, Giovanni Domenico, 1726?-1804  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1924-1983]
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information, correspondence, subject files, notebooks, photographs, clippings, price lists concern Francis' work at the Cleveland Museum of Art, his friendship with George Kates, and his interest in painter William Sommer.
REELS 881-882: Primarily research material compiled by Francis and his wife Frances Merriman Francis for the Ten Thirty Gallery Sommer retrospective in 1946 and the Cleveland Museum of Art's William Sommer Memorial Exhibition, held November 1-December 10, 1950. Included are biographical material; correspondence of Henry Sayles Francis and other museum staff regarding Sommer, and copies and transcripts of Sommer's correspondence (including a few letters from Hart Crane); reminiscences of Sommer from friends and colleagues; exhibition catalogs; notebooks of information on Sommer's works; and a bibliography.
REELS 3838-3841: Biographical information; correspondence, arranged chronologically, with colleagues, friends, dealers, collectors, and others; and subject/correspondence files, arranged alphabetically, on colleagues, dealers, exhibitions, and various art topics; photographs of Francis, juries (Charles Sheeler is in one), Matisse in his studio, Somerset Maugham, Frits Lugt, and his wife; and clippings relating chiefly to the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Subject/correspondence file titles include: Jere Abbott, Sir Geoffrey Agnew, Winslow Ames, Harry W. Anderson Collection, R. Kirk Askew, Bernard Berenson (ca. 50 letters received), John Bergschneider, Walter Blodgett, Rowland Burdon-Muller, David Carritt, Charles Chetham, Cleveland Museum of Art, John I. Coddington, Ralph Tracy Coe, Contini Collection, Cooper Union, Richard S. Davis, Robert Tyler Davis, Harold S. Ede, Ross Edman, Everett Fahy, Julia Feininger, Henry-Russell Hitchcock, Howard C. Hollis, Charles Hopkinson, Michael JaffeƩ, Harold Joachim, Lincoln Kirstein, Henry Adams LaFarge, Viktor Langen, Nicky Mariano, William Mathewson Milliken, Agnes Mongan, William Mostyn-Owen, Roger Hale Newton, Benedict Nicolson, Luisa Nicolson, Harold Woodbury Parsons, John Pope-Hennessy, Alan Priest, John Rewald, Marvin C. Ross, Henry Preston Rossiter, Paul Joseph Sachs, Meryle Secrest, Germain Seligman, Peter Shepherd, Theodore Sizer, William Sommer (exhibitions), Frederick A. Sweet, Daviel Varney Thompson, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Gertrude Underhill, Peter Vanderbilt, Langdon Warner, Nancy and William Wixom, and Richard H. Zinser.
UNMICROFILMED: Primarily letters from and material on George Norbert Kates, an authority on pre-communist China and Francis's lifetime friend and additional material on William Sommer. Kates material consists of ca. 1000 letters to Francis, ca. 1924-1984, concerning personal affairs, financial ventures, their research efforts and careers, and Kates's research on the 15th century Duchess Eleanor of Scotland. A significant number of letters from 1953 refer to Bernard Berenson and his art research and collection. Also included are a subject file on Kates' interest in Herman Hesse; and a file of Kates' research material on Duchess Eleanor of Scotland.
Unmicrofilmed Sommer material includes a letter from Sommer to C.P. Marsh, 1931; a Christmas card from Josephine and Theodor Braasch to Sommer; a page of writings by Sommer; photographs of Sommer and of a studio; several sketches and drawings; and printed material.
REEL 440 AND SCANNED One photograph of Sommer, microfilmed under Photos of Artists I, and scanned.
The remaining unfilmed material consists of Francis's notebooks (4 v.) primarily about the history of European paintings, drawings and prints, including notes about individual works of art; financial records, including price lists of European works of art, ca. 1930-1969, price list, insurance values and appraisals of two collections from the Cleveland Museum of Art, ca. 1923-1957; and minutes from two accessioning meetings at the Museum, 1930 and 1931.
Biographical / Historical:
Art museum curator; Cleveland, Ohio. Francis worked at the Cleveland Museum of Art from 1927 to 1929, leaving for a position at the Fogg Museum as assistant to directors Edward Forbes and Paul Sachs. He returned to the Cleveland Museum in 1931, remaining there as Curator of Paintings and Prints until 1967.
Provenance:
Research material on William Sommer donated 1975 by Henry Sayles Francis; he donated the remainder in 1984.
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 museum curators -- Ohio -- Cleveland  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Ohio -- Cleveland
Identifier:
AAA.franhenr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-franhenr

William Sommer: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF002758
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_141472

Cows, Trees, and Telephone Poles, (painting)

Painter:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and ink on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1974.109.2
Date:
Ca. 1932-1935
Topic:
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Landscape--Tree  Search this
Architecture exterior--Science--Power Lines  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08584900
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466981

Watercolor, (painting)

Painter:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor and ink on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1974.109.3
Topic:
Figure male--Waist length  Search this
Dress--Accessory  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08584901
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466982

Arrangement IV, (painting)

Painter:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and ink on paper envelope
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1971.44.85
Date:
1936
Topic:
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08584833
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_466871

William Sommer : master of watercolor / edited by Robert Doty ; with an introduction by Hunter Ingalls

Author:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Subject:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Physical description:
[28] p. : ill. (part col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
Topic:
Watercolor painting, American  Search this
Call number:
ND.237.S633.C8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_652112

The art of William Sommer : [exhibition] Akron Art Museum, November 6, 1993-January 9, 1994

Author:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Akron Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Physical description:
8 p. (1 folded) : col. ill., port. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1993
C1993
Call number:
N6537.S63 A4 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_676522

The William Sommer memorial exhibition; catalogue of an exhibition of works by William Sommer held November first through December tenth in the Clevland Museum of Art, 1950

Author:
Cleveland Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Physical description:
98p. illus., port. 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1950
1950]
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.S688 C63
N40.1.S688C63
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_317191

William Sommer: master of watercolor / edited by Robert Doty ; with an introduction by Hunter Ingalls

Author:
Currier Gallery of Art  Search this
Subject:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Physical description:
[28] p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
[1979]
Call number:
N40.1.S688 C9
N40.1.S688C9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_202594

The several dimensions of William Sommer / by Hunter Ingalls

Author:
Ingalls, Hunter  Search this
Subject:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 292 leaves : ill
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
Call number:
N40.1.S688 I4 1970a
N40.1.S688I4 1970a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_195828

William Sommer retrospective [exhibition] Akron Art Institute, October 25-November 29, 1970

Author:
Akron Art Institute  Search this
Subject:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Physical description:
65 p. illus. (part col.) 18 x 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
[1970?]
Call number:
N40.1.S688 A3
N6537.S63 A78X
N40.1.S688A3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_31247

Sleepy Horse, (painting)

Painter:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Illinois State Museum Springfield Illinois 62706 Accession Number: 1943.16/912.7
Date:
1936
Topic:
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Farmhouse  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13110011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_408255

Landscape #10, (painting)

Painter:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Illinois State Museum Springfield Illinois 62706 Accession Number: 1943.16/912.8
Date:
1936
Topic:
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Landscape--Weather--Snow  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Farmhouse  Search this
Architecture exterior--Farm--Barn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13110012
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_408256

Brandywine Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Speed Art Museum 2035 South Third Street, P. O. Box 8345 Louisville Kentucky 40208 Accession Number: 2006.7.3
Date:
Ca. 1914
Topic:
Landscape--Ohio--Brandywine  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 17040159
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_416319

Tubes in Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paperboard
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 79.265.A-B
Date:
1925
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61571375
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_416540

Untitled Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Sommer, William 1867-1949  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paperboard
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 79.265.A-B
Date:
1925
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61571376
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_416541

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