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Arnold Geissbuhler papers

Creator:
Geissbuhler, Arnold, 1897-1993  Search this
Names:
Bourdelle, Emile Antoine, 1861-1929  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh, 1884-1972  Search this
Bänninger, Otto Charles, 1897-  Search this
Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969  Search this
Geissbuhler, Elisabeth Chase  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966  Search this
Giacometti, Giovanni, 1868-1933  Search this
Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964  Search this
Grafly, Charles, 1862-1929  Search this
Richier, Germaine, 1904-1959  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 6 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Date:
1915-1977
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence (1920-1977), diaries, notes and writings, art works, subject files (1939-1968), printed material (1919-1971), and photographs (1919-1929) document Geissbuhler's artistic activities in Paris and New England.
Reels 1267-1268: Many letters (1920-1971), written by Geissbuhler to his wife Elisabeth Chase Geissbuhler, are illustrated. Other correspondents include Adelyn Breeskin, Margaret Browne, Edward W. Forbes, and A. Conger Goodyear. Art works consist of 26 sketchbooks (1915-1962), annotated in French and English, and over 600 figure studies (1922-1970). Printed material includes a Sculptors' Guild brochure, art course announcements (1958), and clippings (1924-1971). Other materials consist of 2 autobiographical accounts, an award from the Cambridge Centennial Exhibition (1946), an address book and calling cards.
Reel 1271: Printed material includes reproductions of Geissbuhler's work, an advertisement for the Academie Julian (1919), an exhibition announcement (1921), and a clipping (1925). Photographs (1919-1922) and a photograph album (1921-1929) contain images of Geissbuhler in his studio, his works, his family, and friends including Otto Banninger, Antoine Bourdelle, Alberto Giacometti, his father Giovanni Giacometti, and Germaine Richier. Sixteen photographs show art classes, primarily Bourdelle's classes (1919-1922), and Charles Graffley's studio (1921). Other materials consist of biographical notes, an award certificate and 4 sketches (1918).
Reel 1331: Correspondence consists of letters received from Antoine and Rhoda Bourdelle (1921-1977) and general correspondence concerning art business matters (1927-1971). A diary in 8 volumes (1921-1922) contains some illustrated entries. Printed material (1934-1971) consists of 40 exhibition catalogs, 8 clippings, and a school brochure. Four loose sketches are undated. Seven subject files concerning Geissbuhler's sculpture projects contain letters, business records, notes, and clippings.
Reel 1813: Photographs of Geissbuhler's work and one of his house, ca. 1924-1933.
Unfilmed: Letters (1937-1941) concern Geissbuhler's work for the WPA, Treasury Department, and the Federal Works Agency, primarily the Medford project and the Foxboro, Massachusetts, post office project. Other material consists of 3 forms, 2 exhibition catalogs, a press release concerning government projects, 2 rolled charcoal drawings and 2 photographs of the sculptural relief "Straw Cutting and Weaving" from the Foxboro, Massachusetts post office project, and notes.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Dennis, Mass. Born in Delemont, Switzerland. In 1914, Geissbuhler traveled to Zurich to become a sculptor's apprentice in the studio of Otto Munch. He attended the Kunst Gewerbe School and worked as Munch's assistant until 1919. In that year, Geissbuhler went to Paris to study with Antoine Bourdelle at the Academie Julian. He maintained a studio in Paris until 1927, when he travelled to the United States and married Elisabeth Chase, a Boston sculptor whom he met in Bourdelle's class. They moved to New England in 1933, and in 1937 he became an art instructor at Wellesley College.
Provenance:
Material on reels 1267-1268, 1271, 1331 and 1813 lent for microfilming 1977-1978; unmicrofilmed material donated 1984 all by Arnold Geissbuhler.
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:
Sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculptors -- Switzerland  Search this
Topic:
Expatriate artists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.geisarno
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-geisarno

Margaret Fitzhugh Browne papers, [ca. 1904-1960]

Creator:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh, 1884-1972  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Women painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6848
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208975
AAA_collcode_browmarg
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208975

William G. Bowdoin letters

Topic:
New York evening world
Creator:
Bowdoin, William G. (William Goodrich), 1861-1947  Search this
Names:
Gorham Company (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
William Knable & Co.  Search this
Aikman, Walter Monteith, 1857-1939  Search this
Althouse, C. E.  Search this
Andreini, J. M.  Search this
Appel, Joseph H.  Search this
Archibald, A.  Search this
Bach, Richard, 1887-1968  Search this
Barney, J. Stewart (John Stewart), d. 1925  Search this
Beauley, William Jean, b. 1874  Search this
Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970  Search this
Brock, Gustav Frederick, 1881-1945  Search this
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh, 1884-1972  Search this
Caro-Delvaille, Aline  Search this
Chapin, J. H. (Joseph Hawley), 1869-1939  Search this
Chapman, S. Jay  Search this
Clark, William A. (William Andrews), 1839-1925  Search this
Clarke, Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict), 1848-1931  Search this
Clifford, William Hugh, Baron, 1858-1943  Search this
Coe, Henry Eugene, Mrs  Search this
Cooke, Robert Grier  Search this
Coster, Esther A.  Search this
Cox, Bertram  Search this
Craine, E. J.  Search this
Crawford, Winifred Marie  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold), 1856-1933  Search this
Denslow, H. C. (Henry Carey), 1867-1944  Search this
Detwiller, Joel Rhys  Search this
Earle, Olive Lydia  Search this
Eddy, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1878-1944  Search this
Ehrich, Harold Louis, 1880-1932  Search this
Fleischman, Leon  Search this
Fowler, Carlton C., 1877-1930  Search this
Fox, William Henry, 1858-1952  Search this
Greene, Beryl Morse, b. 1895  Search this
Hall, Frances Cushing  Search this
Harrington, John W.  Search this
Harte, Richard Bret  Search this
Hartley, Rachel, b. 1884  Search this
Hatfield, T. F. (Thomas F), d. 1925  Search this
Heine, Edward  Search this
Hirst, Claude Raguet, 1855-1942  Search this
Hoffman, Harry L., 1874-1966  Search this
Hopkins, Nicholas A.  Search this
Hudnut, Alexander M. (Alexander Malew)  Search this
Hutchinson, Susan A.  Search this
Inness, Katherine  Search this
Jevons, T. Seton  Search this
Kent, Henry Watson, 1866-1948  Search this
Lafferty, Bob  Search this
Lenique de Francheville, Andree, 1875-1944  Search this
Macbeth, Robert W. (Robert Walker), 1884-1940  Search this
Magonigle, Edith Marion, b. 1877  Search this
Marbury, Elisabeth, 1856-1933  Search this
Maunsbach, Eric C.  Search this
Meyer, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1882-1960  Search this
Miller, D. Roy, b. 1891  Search this
Montgomery, Percy F.  Search this
Nelson, Laurence, 1887-1978  Search this
Noe, Sydney P. (Sydney Philip), 1885-1969  Search this
Owens, David  Search this
Pearson, Ralph M., 1883-1958  Search this
Perry, Walter Scott  Search this
Plimpton, George  Search this
Rabinovitch, Mr  Search this
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973  Search this
Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952  Search this
Scott, James, 1889-1967  Search this
Shepherd, James G.  Search this
Siddall, John M.  Search this
Spencer, Robert, 1879-1931  Search this
Stevens, Edward F., 1860-1946  Search this
Swinton, Marion, d. 1938  Search this
Vail, Floyd  Search this
Voorhees, Willis A.  Search this
Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922  Search this
Wentworth, Bertrand H.  Search this
White, Clarence H., 1871-1925  Search this
Wiggins, Guy C. (Guy Carleton), 1883-1962  Search this
Williams, Max, 1874-1927  Search this
Zabriskie, E. C.  Search this
Extent:
80 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1917-1922
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Bowdoin while he was art critic of the New York Evening World, most of which are brief expressions of appreciation for reviews which Bowdoin has written.
Correspondents include: Walter M. Aikman, C. E. Althouse, J. M.Andreini, Joseph H. Appel, A. Archibald, Richard F. Bach, J. Stewart Barney, William J. Beauley, Martin Birnbaum, Gustav Brock, Margaret F. Browne, Aline Caro-Delvaille, J. H. Chapin, S. Jay Chapman, W. A. Clark, Thomas B. Clarke,William Clifford, Robert G. Cooke, Mrs. Henry E. Coe, Esther A. Coster, Bertram Cox, E. J. Craine, Winifred M. Crawford, Charles H. Davis, H. C. Denslow, Joel R. Detwiller, Olive Earle, Henry S. Eddy, Harold L. Ehrich, Leon Fleischman, Carlton C. Fowler, William H. Fox, the Gorham Co., Beryl M. Greene.
Also, Frances Hall, John W. Harrington, Richard B. Harte, Rachel I. Hartley, T. F. Hatfield, Edward Heine, Claude R. Hirst, Harry L. Hoffman, A. A. Hopkins, Alex Hudnut, Susan A. Hutchinson, Katherine Inness, T. Seton Jevons, Henry W. Kent, William Knable & Co., Robert C.Lafferty, Mme. Andree Lenigue De Franceville, Robert W. Macbeth, Edith Magonigle, Elizabeth Marbury, Eric C. Maunsbach, Herbert Meyer, D. Roy Miller, Percy F. Montgomery, G. Laurence Nelson, Sydney P. Noe, David Owens, Ralph M. Pearson, Walter S. Perry, George A. Plimpton, Rabinovitch, Edward Robinson, A. S. W. Rosenbach, James Scott, James G. Shepherd, John M. Siddall, Robert Spencer, Edward F. Stevens, Marion Swinton, Floyd Vail, Willis A. Voorhees, John Wanamaker, Bertrand H. Wentworth, Clarence H. White, Guy Wiggins, Max Williams, and E. C. Zabriskie.
Biographical / Historical:
Art critic; New York City.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bowdwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bowdwill

Margaret Fitzhugh Browne papers

Creator:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh, 1884-1972  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1904-1960]
Scope and Contents:
Notes and writings, photographs, and printed material.
REEL 2787: 3 genealogies of Browne and her ancestors John Fenno and Daniel Maynadier, notes describing Browne's birthplace; a poem "The Flight of the Eagle" by Cordelia Brooks Fenno; and a photograph of the house (south view) of the house in which Browne was born.
REEL 4306: Three photographs of Browne and one of the house (front view), photographs of works of art, including 2 self-portraits, 33 undated portraits, 68 portraits executed between 1918-1960, and 16 others works; printed reproductions of works.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter; Boston, Mass. Browne studied at the Massachusetts Normal Art School, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School, and with Frank Benson and Joseph De Camp. She began her career as a portrait painter in 1910, was the art editor for the BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT from 1919-1920, and was a member of the Grand Central Galleries, New York.
Provenance:
Donated 1975 and 1982 by Emily Wainwright Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh Browne's sister.
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 -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Portrait painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Women painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.browmarg
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-browmarg

No Title Given: Portrait of a Woman, seen in profile riding in train? [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Profile  Search this
Architecture interior--Vehicle--Train  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100973
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100974

The Canadian Girl, Nina [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1922?
Topic:
Portrait female--Nina  Search this
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100974
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100975

The Music Lesson [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Piano  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100975
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100976

The Russian Girl [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100976
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100977

Mrs. T. J. Edwards [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Edwards, T. J  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1926
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100977
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100978

The Rachmaninoff Prelude [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1925
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Piano  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100978
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100979

A Nursery Interlude [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1926
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Figure--Child  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic--Nursery  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100979
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100980

Summer Afternoon [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Landscape--Water  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Sailboat  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100980
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100981

Red Roses [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
Object--Flower--Rose  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100981
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100982

Still Morning [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Landscape--Water  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100982
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100983

Annisquam Lobster Man [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Industry--Fishing  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100983
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100984

Spring Sewing [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Architecture interior  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100984
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100985

The Art Students [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Object--Art Object--Painting  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100985
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100986

Robert Duane [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Duane, Robert  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1924
Topic:
Portrait male--Knee length  Search this
Portrait male--Child  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100986
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100987

Mrs. Irving [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Irving  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100987
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100988

Jacquelin and Evelyn Harvey [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh 1884-1972  Search this
Subject:
Harvey, Jacquelin  Search this
Harvey, Evelyn  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait group--Family--Siblings  Search this
Portrait female--Full length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0100988
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_100989

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