Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
13 documents - page 1 of 1

Frederic Fairchild and Julia Munson Sherman papers

Topic:
Literary miscellany
Creator:
Sherman, Frederic Fairchild, 1874-1940  Search this
Sherman, Julia Munson, d. 1972  Search this
Photographer:
Waldo & Jewett (Firm: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Names:
Boardman, David Sherman  Search this
Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889  Search this
Clark, Eliot Candee, 1883-  Search this
Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964  Search this
Earl, Ralph, 1751-1801  Search this
Groll, Albert Lorey, 1866-1952  Search this
Gutman, Walter, 1903-1986  Search this
Lipman, Jean, 1909-1998  Search this
Orr, Elliot, 1904-1997  Search this
Peale, James, 1749-1831  Search this
Ryder, Albert Pinkham, 1847-1917  Search this
Extent:
5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1874-1970
Scope and Contents:
Personal and business correspondence; biographical material; photographs of Elliot Orr and others, a daguerreotype of a drawing of Judge David Sherman Boardman of the Superior Court of Connecticut, 1853 by Waldo and Jewett; art work by Albert Lorey Groll, Elliot Orr, Thomas Maitland Cleland, Theodore Bolton, and others; notes; clippings and printed material; business records; correspondence regarding the Sherman's art collection; files containing writings, photographs, letters, and printed material regarding Ralph Earl, James Peale, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and other subjects of F.F. Sherman's writings and publications; manuscripts of articles written by Jean Lipman, Walter Gutman, Eliot Clark, and others; and ca. 100 books, pamphlets, catalogs and articles written, edited or published by the Shermans.
Included in the printed material are v.1-3, v.4 (nos.1 and 3) and v. 5 (no.1) of Sherman's "The Literary Miscellany," 1908-1912; "Art in America: An Illustrated Quarterly," v.1 (no.1), Jan. 1913; "Fine Art Publications" catalog, 1919-1922, 1925-1926, and 1932.
Biographical / Historical:
Art collectors, art critics, art historians, and private publishers; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1956-1972 by Julia Munson Sherman and the Munson Estate.
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 -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art publishing -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sherfref
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sherfref

Longacre family papers

Creator:
Longacre family  Search this
Names:
Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886  Search this
Herring, James, 1794-1867  Search this
Longacre, Andrew, 1831-1906  Search this
Longacre, Augusta M.  Search this
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869  Search this
Longacre, Lydia E. (Lydia Eastwick), 1870-1951  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Extent:
9 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Sketchbooks
Place:
Egypt -- description and travel
Date:
[ca. 1810]-1952
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, poems, notes, diaries, artwork, sketchbooks, photographs, business papers and printed material relating to the Longacre family, especially James Barton Longacre and Andrew Longacre.
REEL P1-P2: Correspondence and papers of James Barton Longacre, 1819-1857, mostly concerned with his position as engraver of the U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, and his publication THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS. Letters include correspondence with Asher B. Durand, James Herring, John Neagle, Thomas Sully and George Catlin. Additional material includes diaries, sketches and designs for coinage, a biography, autobiographical notes, and printed material.
REEL 986: Five sketchbooks, ca.1861-1894, of Reverend Andrew Longacre. Sketches depict landscapes, interiors, and monogram designs made in the United States, Europe, North Africa and the Near East. In addition there is a memoranda book kept by Longacre, ca. 1890.
REELS 1046-1048: Letters, including: correspondence between James and his wife; between James and Andrew during the Civil War; and Lydia Longacre's letters from Europe, 1899-1900; and letters from Theodore Bolton to Mrs. James M. Longacre about including James in his book, EARLY AMERICAN PORTRAIT DRAUGHTSMEN IN CRAYONS. Also included are biographical notes on James; an autobiography of Andrew; poetry and writings by James; accounts of a trip to Egypt by Andrew; financial documents relating to James; artwork; designs for coins and sketchbooks by James, Andrew and Lydia and material relating to an engraving of Charles Carroll by James.
REELS 1083 & 1050: Genealogical information on the Stiles and Longacre families; letters from Andrew to his father, James Barton Longacre, and his sister, Sallie, and other family members and friends; a copy of James Barton's 1825 diary; poems and compositions by Andrew; financial and business papers, 1898-1918; 28 photographs depicting portraits of James and Andrew, Lydia E. Longacre and her miniature paintings.
REEL 3091: Two engravings by James after paintings by Benjamin West and a letter from Augusta M. Longacre to Bolton regarding Bolton's biography of James.
Biographical / Historical:
Artists; Philadelphia and New York. James Barton Longacre was an engraver and portrait painter. Chief engraver at the U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, from 1844-1869. His engravings and portraits illustrate several books including THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS, and BIOGRAPHY OF THE SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. His son, Andrew Longacre was an engraver, watercolorist, and Methodist minister. His daughter, Lydia Longacre was a miniature painter, pupil of the Art Students League of New York, under Chase and Mowbray, and under Whistler in Paris.
Provenance:
Material on reels P1-P2 lent for microfilming by the Library Company of Philadelphia; Material on reel 986 lent 1975 by Fred Longacre; material on reels 1050 and 1083 lent 1975-1976 by Mrs. Andrew Longacre who also donated the material on reels 1046-1048 in 1982; material on reel 3091 donated 1981 by the NMAA-PG Library.
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:
Stipple engravers  Search this
Miniature painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Engravers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Coin design -- United States  Search this
Engraving, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.longlong
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-longlong

Harold C. Davies papers

Creator:
Davies, Harold C., 1891-1976  Search this
Names:
Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1910-1975
Scope and Contents:
Sketchbooks; notebooks; correspondence; writings; scrapbooks; and art work.
REELS 1289-1293: 45 sketchbooks with notes, 1931-1975; etchings, engravings, watercolors and drawings by Davies; 26 notebooks, 1939-1967, of writings by Davies on art, history, philosophy, economics and other topics; business papers and correspondence, mostly pertaining to the Calabama Corporation; a manuscript copy of a history of French Impressionism by Theodore Bolton, 1936; and 12 scrapbooks of reproductions and articles on the work of other artists.
REEL 3646: Two landscape studies in oil, undated, and one portrait in ink, undated. [Also filmed on reel 3612.]
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; California.
Provenance:
Material on reels 1289-1293 donated 1977 by Margaret Davies, Davies' widow. Material on reel 3646 transferred from the NMAA/PG Library.
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 -- California  Search this
Topic:
Impressionism (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.daviharo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-daviharo

Theodore Bolton papers

Creator:
Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889  Search this
Names:
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886  Search this
Gray, Henry Peters, 1819-1877  Search this
Oakley, Thornton, 1881-1953  Search this
Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P. (Ruel Pardee), 1878-1954  Search this
Extent:
5.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 5 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1917-1958
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, typescripts of books, publications and clippings relating to Bolton's published and unpublished works on American art.
UNMICROFILMED: Included are drafts for AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS (N.Y., 1938), EARLY AMERICAN PORTRAIT PAINTERS IN OILS, DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN ARTISTS, A WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY...RELATING TO ART IN PENNSYLVANIA...NOTES FOR A REVISION (Philadelphia, 1948), a portion of Sinclair Hamilton's EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS, 1670-1870 (Princeton, 1958), "A Brief History of the French Impressionists," "Annotated Bibliography of Early American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers to 1860," A Brief History of Colonial American Painting" (1942); 75 typewritten pages of a working bibliography of books, magazine articles and catalogs relating to art in Pennsylvania by Harold E. Dickson and Bolton, 1948; catalogs of works of several artists; notes on artists, Greek vases and architecture, the Dutch masters, the Museum of San Marco, painting technique, the French Impressionists, Early American Painting, and English historical painting. Also included are checklists of books illustrated by Howard Pyle, Katharine Pyle and Joseph Pennell; articles by R. P. Tolman and related correspondence; sketches and drawings by Bolton; and clippings and book reviews relating to Bolton.
REEL N140: A revised typescript, 1958, of AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS.
REELS D9 & D10: A letter from book designer Bruce Rogers, annotated by Bolton, February 14, 1945 regarding Rogers' design of THE FEDERALIST PAPERS; 2 letters from Ruel Pardee Tolman, June 12, 1949 and May 19, 1953, regarding his own painting and miniatures and other paintings he is buying and studying; and 5 letters from illustrator Thornton Oakley, undated and March 10-April 19, 1946.
REELS 439-440: Copy of a photograph - probably from a book, of Winslow Homer (reel 439); and a photograph, ca. 1850, of (L to R.): Henry Kirke Brown, Henry Peters Gray and Asher Brown Durand and Emanuel Leutze, photographer unknown. [A similiar photo filmed on reel NY59-19, fr. 1-2, Mary Bartlett Cowdrey artists' files pictures William Kemble (non-artist) on Brown's right.]
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian, scholar and librarian of the Century Association; New York, N.Y. Died 1973. He specialized in book illustration and portrait miniatures.
Provenance:
From 1956-1959, Bolton donated 3 feet of material to the Archives and 2 feet to the Library of the National Museum of American Art, which subsequently transferred it to the Archives, 1981. There is some duplication within the two groups of material.
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:
Portrait painters  Search this
Book illustrators  Search this
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Portrait painting -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bolttheo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bolttheo

1440 early American portrait artists, (1663-1860) : (preliminary volume) / compiled by the New Jersey Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Research and Records Section, Work Projects Administration ; sponsor...

Creator:
New Jersey Historical Records Survey Project  Search this
Names:
Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889  Search this
Extent:
ix, 305 leaves ; 27 cm (27 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1940
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Newark, N.J. : The Historical Records Survey, 1940.
General:
At head of title: American portrait inventory.
Original typewritten copy, heavily corrected and annotated.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives by Louis Cohen of the Argosy Book Shop in May 1958. Mr. Cohen included a note: "This copy of '1440' came to Argosy Book Shop from the library of Harry M. Bland. The pencil handwriting on opp. p. 23 appears to be that of Theodore Bolton."
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.
Occupation:
Portrait painters -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.newjersh
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-newjersh

Early American portrait painters in miniature, by Theodore Bolton

Author:
Bolton, Theodore b. 1889  Search this
Physical description:
x, 180 p. front., port. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1921
Topic:
Miniature painting  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Call number:
ND1337.U5 B6X
ND1337.U5B6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_357183

Catalogue of miniatures by Benjamin Trott : papers : 1943- 1944 / by Theodore Bolton and Ruel P. Tolman

Author:
Bolton, Theodore b. 1889  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Subject:
Trott, Benjamin 1770?-1841?  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. (loose-leaf) : ill., photos. ; 30 cm
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
United States
Date:
1943
1943-1944
Topic:
Miniature painters  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Miniature painting  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Portrait miniatures  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.T819 B69
N40.1.T819B69
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_380770

Miniatures by Charles Fraser : arranged chronologically : papers 1934? / [by Theodore Bolton.]

Author:
Bolton, Theodore b. 1889  Search this
Subject:
Fraser, Charles 1782-1860  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. (loose-leaf) : ill., photos. ; 30 cm
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
United States
Date:
1934
Topic:
Miniature painters  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Miniature painting  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Portrait miniatures  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.F84 B69
N40.1.F84B69
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_381027

Exhibition of paintings by members of the Peale family : March 4 to May 3, l953

Author:
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Bolton, Theodore b. 1889  Search this
Subject:
Peale family  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1953
Call number:
ND237.P35C39
N40.1.P35C3
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_108092

Works of art, silver and furniture, belonging to the Century Association, by Charles Downing Layand Theodore Bolton

Author:
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Lay, Charles Downing 1877-1956  Search this
Bolton, Theodore b. 1889  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., 78 p. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1943
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
N620.C4A3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_179811

The book illustrations of Felix Octavius Carr Darley

Author:
Bolton, Theodore b. 1889  Search this
Subject:
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr 1822-1888  Search this
Physical description:
138-182 p. port. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1952
1951
Call number:
N40.1.D19x B6
N40.1.D19xB6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_33909

Ezra Ames of Albany, portrait painter, craftsman, Royal Arch Mason, banker, 1768-1836, by Theodore Bolton and Irwin F. Cortelyou; and a catalogue of his works by Irwin F. Cortelyou with the collaboration of Theodore Bolton

Author:
Bolton, Theodore b. 1889  Search this
Cortelyou, Irwin F  Search this
Subject:
Ames, Ezra 1768-1836  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 398 p. illus., ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1955
Call number:
N40.1.A52 B6
N40.1.A52B6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_51343

American miniatures, 1730-1850, one hundred and seventy three portraits selected with a descriptive account by Harry B. Wehle... and A biographical dictionary of the artists by Theodore Bolton

Author:
Wehle, Harry B (Harry Brandeis) b. 1887  Search this
Bolton, Theodore b. 1889  Search this
Physical description:
xxv p., 1 l., 127 p. col. front., xlviii pl. (ports., part col.) 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1927
Topic:
Miniature painting  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Call number:
ND1337.U5 W4X
ND1337.U5W4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_61471

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By