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Luigi Palma di Cesnola selected papers, 1863-1975

Creator:
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904  Search this
Subject:
Hitchcock, Hiram  Search this
Citation:
Luigi Palma di Cesnola selected papers, 1863-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7363
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209518
AAA_collcode_cesnluig
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209518

Comfort family papers relating to George Fisk Comfort

Creator:
Comfort, George Fisk, 1834-1910  Search this
Names:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Syracuse University. College of Fine Arts  Search this
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904  Search this
Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919  Search this
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
Massaranti, Marcello  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
circa 1857-1955
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, notes, sketchbook, subject files, photographs and printed materials documenting George Fisk Comfort's career as an educator and museum director, selected from the Comfort Family papers at Syracuse University.

Biographical materials consist of autobiographical writings, a biographical essay and abstract of a thesis about Comfort, and an address given at his funeral. Personal and professional correspondence includes numerous lengthy letters to his son, Ralph Manning Comfort. Correspondents include Luigi di Cesnola, Kenyon Cox (1901), Eastman Johnson (1902) and Andrew Johnson, who writes about the aims of his administration shortly after becoming President. Interfiled in the correspondence are a 15-page holograph list of "Works of Art Exhibited in the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts" (1903); a brochure on the organization and first meeting of the American Association of Museums (1906); and material relating to the founding of the Metropolitan Museum of Art including minutes, a transcript of Comfort's address at the 40th anniversary, and a brochure about the role he played in the organization of the museum. Also included are correspondence and documents relating to the Southern College of Fine Arts, La Porte, Texas, and a sketchbook of an Italian tour. The subject files concern the (Marcello) Massaranti collection; the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts, including organizational material, minutes of trustees meetings, correspondence, and exhibition materials; and Syracuse University, including Comfort's resignation and printed materials about the role he played in the organization of the museum.

Drafts and completed manuscripts of Comfort's unpublished writings include a 12-page history of Syracuse University, a 2-page holograph on the art season of 1909-1910 in New York, and miscellaneous notes including "Fine Art Notes," possibly by a student, which contains a summary of a lecture by Comfort. Lectures consist of manuscripts of 4 talks given at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and an excerpt from an address about establishing a Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts. Other materials consist of clippings and photographs of Comfort, his family, his home and of works of art depicting him.
Biographical / Historical:
George Fisk Comfort was a museum director, educator, and one of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. Comfort established the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (now known as the Everson Museum of Art) and the College of Fine Arts, Syracuse University. He served as dean of the College (1873-1893) and as director of the Syracuse Museum from its founding in 1869 until his death in 1910.
Provenance:
Comfort's son, the architect Ralph Manning Comfort, assembled and donated the family's papers to the George Arents Research Library for Special Collections at Syracuse University. The Archives of American Art microfilmed selected material from the papers pertaining to George Fisk Comfort. The lender kept letters exchanged among family members with the papers of the writer, not the recipient. Therefore, letters from relatives to Comfort are to be found in the author's papers rather than Comfort's and were not microfilmed.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art museum directors -- New York (State) -- Syracuse  Search this
Educators  Search this
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- Syracuse  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.comfgeor
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Comfort family papers relating to George Fisk Comfort
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97bdbb3f1-a169-4eb7-8a45-b569a73535c6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-comfgeor

Guide to the Cesnola Collection of antiquities from the island of Cyprus : exhibited at 128 W. 14th St : with a preliminary notice of the researches in Cyprus / Metropolitan Museum of Art

Author:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Cesnola collection  Search this
Subject:
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di 1832-1904 Art collections  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill., map, plans ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Place:
Cyprus
Date:
1875
Topic:
Art, Cypriot  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Collection and preservation  Search this
Call number:
N5430 .N53 1875
N5430.N53 1875
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_434581

Luigi Palma di Cesnola selected papers

Creator:
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904  Search this
Names:
Hitchcock, Hiram, 1832-1900  Search this
Extent:
400 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1863-1975
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, mostly with Hiram Hitchcock; papers relating to his book, CYPRUS, published in 1878; legal papers; pamphlets, periodicals, and clippings; photograghs of works of art; and biographical material.
Selected papers from the Cesnola collection at Dartmouth College. Including:
Biographical / Historical:
Museum director, writer and archaelogist. Born Italy. Came to the United States in 1860.
Provenance:
This collection is a selected portion of Dartmouth College's Cesnola collection.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Archaeologists  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Citation:
Luigi Palma di Cesnola papers. Owned by the Dartmouth College Library. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cesnluig
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ad04f409-30a0-493e-954b-dc63c0c476e2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cesnluig

William Henry Huntington papers

Creator:
Huntington, William Henry, 1820-1885  Search this
Names:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904  Search this
Extent:
46 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1883
Scope and Contents:
List of the items making up Huntington's gift to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, including 2 letters to the director, Luigi Palma di Cesnola, about their shipping, and including some personal remarks.
Biographical / Historical:
Collector of Americana; Paris, France.
Provenance:
Lent 1974 by New York Historical Society.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Collectors -- France -- Paris  Search this
Topic:
Collectibles -- Americana  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.huntwmhp
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw929d3df52-f5da-4c3a-bb48-71adcfd822d6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-huntwmhp

Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers

Creator:
Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889  Search this
Names:
Cleveland Academy of Art  Search this
Lenox Library  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864  Search this
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di, 1832-1904  Search this
Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873  Search this
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892  Search this
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857  Search this
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865  Search this
Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895  Search this
Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860  Search this
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857  Search this
Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876  Search this
Kearny, Philip, 1815-1862  Search this
Kirkland, Caroline M. (Caroline Matilda), 1801-1864  Search this
Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873  Search this
Marlay, Charles Brinsley, 1831-1912  Search this
Marsh, George Perkins, 1801-1882  Search this
Parsons, Theophilus, 1750-1813  Search this
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851  Search this
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873  Search this
Ream, Vinnie, 1847-1914  Search this
Russell, Samuel H.  Search this
Scott, Winfield, Mrs  Search this
Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888  Search this
Slidell, John, 1793-1871  Search this
Somers, Virginia, Lady  Search this
Stratford de Redcliffe, Stratford Canning, Viscount, 1786-1880  Search this
Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772  Search this
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878  Search this
Tiffany, Osmond, b. 1823  Search this
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871  Search this
Wall, W. I.  Search this
Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863  Search this
Wickliffe, R., Jr  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1842-1882
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, writings, a scrapbook, and printed materials.
REELS D30 and D33: Correspondence, clippings, and photographs. Included are letters from George William Curtis to Kellogg, October 1846-January 1847, describing Rome (incorrectly attributed to George Washington Parke Custis on microfilm); a letter from Elisha Whittlesey to George Washington Parke Custis, October 23, 1844, commending Miner Kellogg to him; and correspondence dealing with Kellogg's activities as a promoter of Hiram Powers' statue "The Greek Slave" in the mid-nineteenth century.
Correspondents include: Park Benjamin, Sir Stratford Canning, Luigi P. Cesnola, Lewis G. Clark, Edward Everett, Charles E.A. Gayarré, Henry D. Gilpin, Rufus W. Griswold, Reverdy Johnson, Phillip Kearny, Caroline M. Kirkland, Lenox Library, William C. MacReady, Brinsley Marlay, George P. Marsh, National Academy of Design, Theophilus Parsons, Joel R. Poinsett, Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Samuel H. Russell, Mrs. Winfield Scott, Ellen E. Sherman, John Slidell, Lady Virginia Somers (godmother of Kellogg's daughter Virginia), Bayard Taylor, Osmond Tiffany, Henry T. Tuckerman, W. I. Wall, and R. Wickliffe, Jr.
REEL 986: Scrapbook of clippings, collected by Kellogg from New York, Washington, Baltimore and Ohio newspapers. Some clippings were written by Kellogg, including stories about his own paintings, advertisements for his patent canvas stretcher, reports by him on his travel in foreign countries, and article on Hiram Powers, the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1880), Jane Eyre, Emanuel Swedenborg, the Cleveland Academy of Art, art unions, and fireproof buildings. Also included is a copy of a paper, "Fine arts in the United States" given by Kellogg in 1869 to the American Union Academy, Washington, D.C., and a booklet, "Mr. Miner K. Kellogg to his friends," Paris, 1858, describing his relationship with Powers.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter, miniature painter, and orientalist; New York, N.Y. and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Provenance:
Material on reels D30 and D33 purchased 1956 from an unknown source. Material on reel 986 transfered from Smithsonian Institution Archives, 1974.
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:
Miniature painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.kellmine
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96a485de3-c3fe-4250-b30a-7d1bedde3133
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kellmine

Cyprus: its ancient cities, tombs, and temples. A narrative of researches and excavations during ten years' residence in that island. By General Louis Palma di Cesnola ..

Author:
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di 1832-1904  Search this
King, C. W (Charles William) 1818-1888  Search this
Murray, A. S (Alexander Stuart) 1841-1904  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 456 p. incl. front. (port.) illus., plates, maps, facsims. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Cyprus
Date:
1878
Topic:
Inscriptions, Greek  Search this
Inscriptions, Phoenician  Search this
Cypriot syllabary  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
DS54.3 .C421
DS54.3.C421
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_37294

Letter

Author:
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di 1832-1904  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern DSI  Search this
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Author:
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 item (2 pages)
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Date:
1876
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 000321 A
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_169410

The glitter & the gold; a spirited account of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's first director, the audacious and high-handed Luigi Palma di Cesnola

Author:
McFadden, Elizabeth  Search this
Subject:
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di 1832-1904  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 277 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
Call number:
N406.C42 M2
N406.C42 M2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_6557

Ancient art from Cyprus : the Cesnola collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art / Vassos Karageorghis in collaboration with Joan R. Mertens and Marice E. Rose

Author:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Karageorghis, Vassos  Search this
Mertens, Joan R  Search this
Rose, Marice E  Search this
Subject:
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di 1832-1904 Art collections  Search this
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di <1832-1904> - Collections d'art - Catalogues  Search this
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di 1832-1904 Collections d'art  Search this
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di 1832-1904 (OCoLC)fst00255342  Search this
Palma di Cesnola, Luigi 1832-1904 (DE-588)116480750  Search this
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) - Catalogues  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Catalogues  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) (OCoLC)fst00538556  Search this
Fundación Nacional para el Desarrollo (DE-588)5263787-6  Search this
Bauhaus Dessau 1986-1994 Bereich Architektur und Sammlungen (DE-588)2122157-1  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 305 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Catalogues
Katalog
Museumcatalogues (form)
Place:
Cyprus
New York (State)
New York
Chypre
New York (État)
Türkischer Föderationsstaat von Zypern
Date:
2000
©2000
Topic:
Art, Ancient  Search this
Art, Cypriot  Search this
Art  Search this
Art--New York (État)--New York--Catalogues  Search this
Art antique--Chypre--Catalogues  Search this
Art chypriote--Catalogues  Search this
Art antique--Catalogues  Search this
Art--Catalogues  Search this
20.60 classical art: general  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Katalog  Search this
Kunst  Search this
Funde  Search this
Kunstvoorwerpen  Search this
Oudheid  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art  Search this
Sammlung  Search this
Geschichte Anfänge-330  Search this
Geschichte 2500 v. Chr.-300  Search this
Antiquités  Search this
Catalogues  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_606972

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