Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917 Search this
0.3 Linear feet (Box 1)
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material mostly consists of James Carroll Beckwith estate papers. There are extensive legal records and some correspondence regarding settlements and disputes between the Beckwith Estate and the National Academy of Design, especially related to the management of the estate. In addition, there is an art inventory notebook titled "Record of Pictures" that lists titles, dimensions, and expenses of Beckwith's works in chronological order.
This series is in chronological order.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
James Carroll Beckwith papers, 1871-circa 1991, bulk 1875-1917. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art.