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Players Club letters

Creator:
Players (Club)  Search this
Names:
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917  Search this
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis, 1867-1915  Search this
Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903  Search this
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893  Search this
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941  Search this
Brunner, Arnold W. (Arnold William), 1857-1925  Search this
Buel, Clarence Clough, 1850-1933  Search this
Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951  Search this
Coleman, Charles Caryl, 1840-1928  Search this
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948  Search this
Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958  Search this
Hutton, Lawrence  Search this
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907  Search this
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902  Search this
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966  Search this
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911  Search this
Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915  Search this
Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919  Search this
White, Stanford, 1853-1906  Search this
Extent:
1 Reel (ca. 50 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1848-1941
Scope and Contents:
Letters, mostly from distinguished club members in behalf of candidates for membership, and some membership forms.
Correspondents are: James C. Beckwith, Norman Bel Geddes, Karl Bitter, Robert Blum, Gutzon Borglum, Arnold W. Brunner, Clarence C. Buel, Gelett Burgess, Charles C. Coleman, Royal Cortissoz, Lawrence Hutton, Richard Mansfield, Thomas Nast, Maxfield Parrish, Howard Pyle, F. Hopkinson, J. Alden Weir, and Stanford White.
Biographical / Historical:
New York City. Founded by Edwin Booth in 1888, the club had among its members many prominent actors, artists and writers.
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.
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.players
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-players

Mariano Fortuny birthday dinner menu

Creator:
Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903  Search this
Names:
Anderson, A. A. (Abraham Archibald), 1847-1940  Search this
Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917  Search this
Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903  Search this
Buel, Clarence Clough, 1850-1933  Search this
Fortuny, Mariano, 1838-1874  Search this
Lungren, Fernand, 1857-1932  Search this
Quartley, Arthur, 1839-1886  Search this
Vinton, Frederick Porter, 1846-1911  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (24 x 18 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1882 June 9
Scope and Contents:
A handwritten and illustrated menu for a dinner held by a group of traveling American artists in honor of what would have been the 44th birthday of Spanish painter Mariano Fortuny (Fortuny died 8 years prior).
Biographical / Historical:
Mariano Fortuny was a prominent 19th century painter and influenced the work of many younger artists of the late 19th century studying in Europe.
General:
Note in purple ink on top left of cover reads "June 9th 1838" (Fortuny's birthday as according to Robert Blum, one of the organizers of the event). A drawing of a sailor is underneath.
The remainder of the cover reads "Menu of ye 7 painter fellers & one literary cuss on ye good ship Pennland, June 9th, 1882."
Back of menu has a row of signatures in pencil: F.H. Lungren; Robt. Blum; A.A. Anderson; [illegible, possibly Mr. Sevy?]; Carroll Beckwith; Fred P. Vinton; C.C. Buel; Arthur Quartley. Beneath signatures is a drawing of a palette with the word "Fortuny" on it.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown, possibly from the papers of Robert Blum.
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.
Identifier:
AAA.blumrobe1
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blumrobe1

Battles and leaders of the Civil War ... being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers. Based upon "The Century war series". Ed. by R. U. Johnson and C. C. Buel

Author:
Johnson, Robert Underwood 1853-1937  Search this
Buel, Clarence Clough 1850-1933  Search this
Century Company  Search this
Physical description:
4 v. fronts., illus. (incl. ports., maps, facsims.) 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1887
1888
[1887-88]
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
History  Search this
Campaigns  Search this
Call number:
E470 .B33X
E470.B33X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_75919

Battles and leaders of the Civil War. Being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers. New introd. by Roy F. Nichols

Author:
Johnson, Robert Underwood 1853-1937  Search this
Buel, Clarence Clough 1850-1933  Search this
Physical description:
4 v. illus., ports., maps, facsims., plans, tables. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1956
[1956]
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
History  Search this
Campaigns  Search this
Call number:
E470 .B33 1956
E470.B33 1956
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_86250

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