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Fred Nankivel papers, 1899-1973

Creator:
Nankivel, Fred, 1876-1950  Search this
Subject:
Newell, Peter  Search this
Cooke, Claudine Nankivel  Search this
Topic:
Artists as authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' illustrated books -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' studios -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New England  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9078
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211271
AAA_collcode_nankfred
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211271

Fred Nankivel papers

Creator:
Nankivel, Fred, 1876-1950  Search this
Names:
Cooke, Claudine Nankivel  Search this
Newell, Peter, 1862-1924  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1899-1973
Scope and Contents:
Letters, photographs, printed material, art work, biographical material, writings and a scrapbook.
REEL 641: Letters of Nankivel and his daughter, Claudine Nankivel Cooke; 12 clippings; 21 manuscripts for films written by Nankivel and 18 poems and songs by his brother, Guy Nankivel; drawings by Nankivel, Claudine Cooke, Peter Newell, Lawrence Wilbur, and Art Young; 66 original comic strips; 22 reproductions of work by Nankivel; and photographs of Nankivel in his studios, Claudine and her book illustrations, and of the Nankivel and Newell families, including Peter Newell.
REEL 1038: A book of illustrations by Nankivel entitled "Chalk Talk"; a scrapbook containing biographical information, photographs of Nankivel, his family and paintings, scripts and lyrics for Nankivel's "Uncle Mun" movies, sketches, cartoons, watercolors, and letters.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, illustrator; cartoonist, designer; New York, N.Y. Born in Iowa. Illustrator for Harpers, Puck, Scribners and Judge magazines and the New York Herald. He painted seascapes and landscapes of New England in the "Ashcan School" style. He developed animation for the Edison Moving Picture Company in the early 1900's. Nankivel also was a toy designer, playwright and theatre director.
Provenance:
Material on reel 641 (except art work) donated by Claudine Nankivel Cooke, Fred Nankivel's daughter, 1973. Material on reel 1038 and art work on reel 641 lent for microfilming by Cooke, 1976.
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:
Cartoonists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Artists as authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' illustrated books -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Artists' studios -- New York (State) -- New York -- Photographs  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Illustrated books, Children's  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New England  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.nankfred
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nankfred

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