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Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney papers relating to Seth Wells Cheney and John Cheney

Creator:
Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale, 1824-1904  Search this
Names:
Cheney, John, 1801-1885  Search this
Cheney, Seth Wells, 1810-1856  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Koehler, S. R. (Sylvester Rosa), 1837-1900  Search this
Lowell, Anna C. (Anna Cabot), 1811-1874  Search this
Extent:
125 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1848-1897
Scope and Contents:
Papers gathered by Ednah Cheney, wife of Seth Wells Cheney, for her memoirs of the two brothers, Seth and John Cheney, prominent 19th century engravers, composed of correspondence, clippings, notes, lists, a diary, and family photographs.
Included are 89 letters to Ednah Dow Cheney, 1873-1897, most from authorities on engraving, chiefly, Sylvester Rosa Koehler and Charles Henry Hart concerning the location and identification of engravings pursuant to compilation of a Cheney catalog; a letter describing an 1892 meeting of the National Suffrage Association; 2 lists of casts for a sculpture collection; a diary, August 1848, kept by Anna Cabot Lowell during Seth Cheney's stay while executing family portraits, describing his activities and character; a phrenological study of Cheney; 33 family photographs and daguerrotypes of John Cheney's drawings (not microfilmed); and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Seth Wells Cheney was an engraver, as was his brother John Cheney, of Manchester, Connecticut. Ednah Cheney wrote Memoirs of Seth Wells Cheney, 1881, and Memoirs of John Cheney, 1889.
Provenance:
Donated 1960 by Alice Williams (married to Corcoran Gallery of Art director Hermann Warner Williams, Jr.), who inherited the Cheney's studio remains.
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.
Occupation:
Art historians  Search this
Biographers -- Connecticut  Search this
Engravers -- Connecticut  Search this
Authors -- Connnecticut  Search this
Topic:
Cataloging of engravings  Search this
Engraving -- 19th century -- Connecticut  Search this
Engraving -- American -- Connecticut  Search this
Phrenology -- Case studies -- Connecticut  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.chenedna
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw930f2737b-c3be-4d20-8806-6ce7cbd6f52a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chenedna

Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney papers relating to Seth Wells Cheney and John Cheney, 1848-1897

Creator:
Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale, 1824-1904  Search this
Cheney, John, 1801-1885  Search this
Subject:
Cheney, Seth Wells  Search this
Cheney, John  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry  Search this
Koehler, S. R. (Sylvester Rosa)  Search this
Lowell, Anna C. (Anna Cabot)  Search this
Citation:
Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney papers relating to Seth Wells Cheney and John Cheney, 1848-1897. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Cataloging of engravings  Search this
Engraving -- 19th century -- Connecticut  Search this
Engraving -- American -- Connecticut  Search this
Phrenology -- Case studies -- Connecticut  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7403
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209560
AAA_collcode_chenedna
Theme:
Diaries
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209560

Ordnung und Katalogisierung eines Kupferstich-Kabinetts, Erfahrungen und Vorschla╠łage

Author:
Loga, Valerian von 1861-1918  Search this
Physical description:
54 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1910
Topic:
Cataloging of engravings  Search this
Classification--Engravings  Search this
Call number:
Z695.27 .L64 1910
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_734315

Catalog of the Gardiner Greene Hubbard collection of engravings, presented to the Library of Congress by Mrs. Gardiner Greene Hubbard, compiled by Arthur Jeffrey Parsons, chief of Division of prints

Author:
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division  Search this
Hubbard, Gardiner G (Gardiner Greene) 1822-1897  Search this
Parsons, Arthur Jeffrey 1856-1915  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 517 p. front. (port.) 11 pl. 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1905
Topic:
Engraving  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Call number:
NE53.W3 U554
NE53.W3U554
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_57293

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