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Theodore C. Steele papers, 1870-1967

Creator:
Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926  Search this
Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Place:
Munich (Germany) -- Pictorial works
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9474
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211672
AAA_collcode_steetheo
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211672

Theodore C. Steele papers

Creator:
Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Place:
Munich (Germany) -- Pictorial works
Date:
1870-1967
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, sketchbooks, biographical information, photographs, manuscripts, diary, notebooks, exhibition catalogs, and scrapbooks.
UNMICROFILMED: Steele's diary, 1875, including illustrations; 18 notebooks; correspondence with Herman Lieber, Carl Lieber, Brandt Steele (Steele's son); drafts of manuscripts by Steele; manuscript by Selma Steele (Steele's second wife); six small sketchbooks and several loose sketches; photograph of Steele, his studio, house, memorial exhibition, paintings, and artist Frank Tomkins and his work; exhibition catalogs; and two scrapbooks of clippings.
REEL 956: Correspondence with family and friends, mostly written while Steele was in Munich, including a poem and letter from James Whitcomb Riley and 3 letters from Louisa (Mrs. Booth) Tarkington; 9 sketchbooks from his time in Munich; biographical information; legal papers; photographs of him and his family; manuscripts of essays; notes on art; and ephemera.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Indianapolis, Indiana.
Provenance:
Microfilmed material lent for filming and unmicrofilmed material donated 1975 by Theodore L. Steele, Steele's grandson.
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:
Painters -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.steetheo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-steetheo

Carl Lieber papers

Creator:
Lieber, Carl  Search this
Names:
Indianapolis Museum of Art  Search this
John Herron Art Institute  Search this
Forsyth, William, 1854-1935  Search this
Gest, Joseph Henry, 1859-1935  Search this
Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.), 1864-1928  Search this
Millet, Louis J., d. 1923  Search this
Stark, Otto, 1859-1926  Search this
Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926  Search this
Ware, W. Porter (William Porter), 1904-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((230 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1894-1921
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, catalogs, photographs, and clippings; includes letters from Percy Ives, William P. Ware, J.H. Gest, Louis J. Millet, Otto Stark, Theodore C. Steele; a manuscript in the hand of William Forsyth [painter and educator from Indiana] on Greek sculpture; and business records of the Art Association of Indianapolis, Ind.
Biographical / Historical:
The Art Association of Indianapolis is formally known as the John Herron Art Insitute. The Lieber family were known for their patronage of the arts in the mid-west, sponsoring artists, such as Theodore C. Steele. For nearly 100 years The family has operated H. Lieber Co., an art supply store and gallery in Indianapolis. During the later 19th century it served as a social and professional center for the Indiana art community, often exhibiting works by the Society of Western Artists. The Liebers were sponsors of such artists as Theodore C. Steele.
Provenance:
The donor, Martha Hofmann Buschman, is a decendant of the Lieber family.
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.
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art patronage -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.liebcarl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-liebcarl

Landscape with Umbrella, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Avenue Rochester New York 14607 Accession Number: 97.174
Date:
1886
Topic:
Landscape--Beach  Search this
Control number:
IAP 37390577
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_471737

Albert Gallatin Porter (1824-1897), (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Albert Gallatin  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State House Indianapolis Indiana
Date:
1885
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Occupation--Political--Governor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13700020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_256142

Isaac Pusey Gray, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Subject:
Gray, Isaac Pusey  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State House Indianapolis Indiana
Date:
1886
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Occupation--Political--Governor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13700021
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_256143

Alvin Peterson Hovey, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Subject:
Hovey, Alvin Peterson  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State House Indianapolis Indiana
Date:
1889
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Occupation--Political--Governor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13700022
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_256144

Ira Joy Chase (1834-1895), (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Subject:
Chase, Ira Joy  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State House Indianapolis Indiana
Date:
1892
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Occupation--Political--Governor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13700023
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_256145

Claude Matthews (1845-1898), (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Subject:
Matthews, Claude  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State House Indianapolis Indiana
Date:
1893
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Occupation--Political--Governor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 13700024
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_256146

November Morning, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1904
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Landscape--Time--Morning  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Architecture exterior--Farm--Barn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A740018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_400459

After the Storm, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Sheldon Swope Art Museum 25 South Seventh Street Terre Haute Indiana 47807-3692 Accession Number: 42.32
Date:
1919
Topic:
Landscape--Weather--Storm  Search this
Control number:
IAP 14290202
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_404846

Autumn Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Sheldon Swope Art Museum 25 South Seventh Street Terre Haute Indiana 47807-3692 Accession Number: 61.11
Date:
1921
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 14290203
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_404847

Late Autumn, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Sheldon Swope Art Museum 25 South Seventh Street Terre Haute Indiana 47807-3692 Accession Number: 42.31
Date:
1921
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 14290204
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_404848

Old Studio, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens 1151 Oxford Road San Marino California 91108 Accession Number: 87.71
Topic:
Architecture--Studio  Search this
Control number:
IAP 04550152
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_405867

The Old Mills, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1903
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Mill  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Cart  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B240088
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_406474

Old Mills, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1903
Topic:
Landscape--River  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Mill  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B390029
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_409477

Snow on Campus, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State Museum 650 West Washington Street Indianapolis Indiana 46204
Date:
1895
Topic:
Landscape--Weather--Snow  Search this
Architecture exterior--Education--College  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B390030
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_409478

Houses in the Distance, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State Museum 650 West Washington Street Indianapolis Indiana 46204
Date:
1906
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B390031
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_409479

Trees in the Fall, (painting)

Title:
Forest Veteran, (painting)
Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State Museum 650 West Washington Street Indianapolis Indiana 46204
Date:
1917
Topic:
Landscape--Forest  Search this
Landscape--Season--Autumn  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B390032
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_409480

Winter Scene, (painting)

Painter:
Steele, Theodore Clement 1847-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Indiana State Museum 650 West Washington Street Indianapolis Indiana 46204
Date:
1926
Topic:
Landscape--Season--Winter  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B390033
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_409481

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