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Chester County Art Association records, 1912-1942

Creator:
Chester County Art Association (Chester County, Pa.)  Search this
Subject:
Brinton, Christian  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10150
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213121
AAA_collcode_chescoun
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213121

Christian Brinton papers, 1874-1967

Creator:
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942  Search this
Subject:
Chester County Art Association (Chester County, Pa.)  Search this
Topic:
Art criticism -- United States  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Curators -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10159
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213142
AAA_collcode_brinchri
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213142

Chester County Art Association records

Creator:
Chester County Art Association (Chester County, Pa.)  Search this
Names:
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1942
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence regarding exhibitions, lectures, and art classes; business records containing a constitution, by-laws, minutes, and lists of officers and members; printed matter including exhibition checklists and exhibition catalogs, most written by Christian Brinton.
Biographical / Historical:
Art association; West Chester, Pa. Established 1931 by Christian Brinton and others. Brinton was the first president.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Lent by Chester County Historical Society.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Function:
Arts organizations -- Pennsylvania
Identifier:
AAA.chescoun
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99f91e2b0-d7c5-4853-841d-b92e1b932131
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chescoun

Christian Brinton papers

Creator:
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942  Search this
Names:
Chester County Art Association (Chester County, Pa.)  Search this
Extent:
12 Linear feet ((on 8 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1874-1967
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information, including passports, marriage and divorce papers, a copy of Brinton's will, diaries, 1922, 1925, 1926, and 1928, and an autobiography; correspondence with artists and museums; a Chester County Art Association file containing correspondence, catalogs and a scrapbook; and a file containing research notebooks kept by Brinton on art and artists including personal observations; artist files containing notes and printed material; exhibition files from exhibitions Brinton curated or helped curate; writings, manuscripts, and typescripts of Brinton's work; and invitations, printed material and manuscripts from various lectures given by Brinton.
Biographical / Historical:
International curator, art critic; West Chester, Pennsylvania. Born 1870. Died 1942. Co-founded and was the first president of the Chester County Art Association.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art critics -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Art criticism -- United States  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Curators -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.brinchri
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91ce1dab4-148e-4374-a9be-b0be284f3901
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brinchri

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