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Gross McCleaf Gallery selected artists' files

Creator:
Gross McCleaf Gallery  Search this
Names:
Broderson, Morris, 1928-2011  Search this
Carles, Arthur B., 1882-1952  Search this
Day, Larry, 1921-  Search this
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Howard, Humbert, 1905-1990  Search this
Lueders, Jimmy C., 1927-1994  Search this
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961  Search this
Piper, Jane, 1916-1991  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Tyson, Carroll Sargent, 1878-1956  Search this
Weidner, Roswell, 1911-1999  Search this
Weston, Harold, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1947-1986
Scope and Contents:
Thirteen artists' files containing resumes, letters, consignment lists, photographs and slides of works, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs on Arthur B. Carles, Larry Day, Edith Emerson, Humbert Howard, Jimmy Lueders, Violet Oakley, Jane Piper, Hobson Pittman, Fairfield Porter, Carroll S. Tyson, Roswell Weidner, Neil Welliver, and Harold Weston. The Day, Howard, and Pittman files also contain photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery; Philadelphia, Pa. Founded in 1969 as the Marlin McCleaf Gallery. After Marlin McCleaf's departure in December 1969, the gallery was incorporated as the Gross McCleaf Gallery, with Estelle Gross as the sole proprietor.
Provenance:
Selected from gallery records for microfilming.
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:
Art dealers  Search this
Painters  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Identifier:
AAA.grosmccl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grosmccl

Edith Emerson papers

Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Extent:
2.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Date:
1839-1981
bulk 1894-1971
Summary:
The papers of painter, illustrator, and curator Edith Emerson measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1839 to 1981, with the bulk of the material dating from 1894-1971. Found within the papers are biographical material; letters from friends and colleagues; writings and notes by Emerson and others; artwork, including three sketchbooks; subject files; photographs of Emerson, family, friends, and artwork; and scattered printed material.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter, illustrator, and curator Edith Emerson measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1839 to 1981, with the bulk of the material dating from 1894-1971. Found within the papers are biographical material; letters from friends and colleagues; writings and notes by Emerson and others; artwork, including three sketchbooks; subject files; photographs of Emerson, family, friends, and artwork; and scattered printed material.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 7 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1950s (Box 1; 1 Folder)

Series 2: Letters, 1916-1965 (Box 1, OV 3; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings and Notes, 1887-1970 (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 4: Artwork, 1839, 1882-1954 (Box 1, OV 3; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 5: Subject Files, circa 1865-1955 (Box 1-2; 0.9 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographs, circa 1900-1971 (Box 2; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 7: Printed Material, circa 1916-1981 (Box 2, 6 folders)
Biographical / Historical:
Edith Emerson (1888-1981) was a painter, illustrator, and curator in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Born in Oxford, Ohio, Emerson studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with John Vanderpoel and Thomas Wood Stevens and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with Cecilia Beaux, Violet Oakley, and Daniel Garber. She assisted Violet Oakley primarily between 1917 and 1930 and shared her studio from 1918 until Oakley's death in 1961. Emerson served on the Board of Directors of the Woodmere Art Gallery beginning in 1940, subsequently becoming Curator. She was also a founding member of the Violet Oakley Memorial Foundation.
Separated Materials:
Edith Emerson lent four scrapbooks for microfilming in 1977. Loaned material is available on microfilm reels 1186-1187, but is not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Provenance:
Edith Emerson lent the Archives of American Art material for microfilming in 1977. Addition papers were donated in 1990 by the Free Library of Philadelphia, who received them from Emerson.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Curators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Illustrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.emeredit
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Photographs

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet (Box 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1900-1971
Scope and Contents:
Found in this series are photographs of Edith Emerson and her friends, including a few with Violet Oakley. Also found are photographs of Emerson's family, photographs from a Mexico trip, interior views of her home and studio in Cogslea, works of art by Emerson, photographs of child models, and works of art by others.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.emeredit, Series 6
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Extent:
6 Folders (Box 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1916-1981
Scope and Contents:
Printed materials include brochures; clippings documenting Emerson's career; exhibition announcements and catalogs for Emerson, Violet Oakley, and others; as well as other miscellaneous published items and printed reproductions of her work.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.emeredit, Series 7
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Oversize Drawings

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Oversize 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 4: Artwork
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Oversize Christmas Cards from Berta and Elmer Hader

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Oversize 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916-1965
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 2: Letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Personal Letters

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 2: Letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Personal Letters

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3-8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1919-1965
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 2: Letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Business Letters

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9-14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916-1922
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 2: Letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-emeredit-ref14

Address Book and Notebook Listing Books Read

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1887-1900
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Travel Journals

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1897-1903
1928
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Notebook of Travel Expenses

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1911
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Notes by Huger Elliott

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1921-1925
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950s
Scope and Contents:
This series contains two pages of typewritten biographical material about Edith Emerson, with a few handwritten annotations.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.emeredit, Series 1
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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List of Students at Pennsylvania Museum School

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1933
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-emeredit-ref20

Exhibition Record Notebook

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1970
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Notes on Artists

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 22
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1942
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Material Inserted in Exhibition Record Notebook

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1970
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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"Cogslea Chronicles"

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1943
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-emeredit-ref24

Miscellaneous Writings

Collection Creator:
Emerson, Edith, 1888-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edith Emerson papers
Edith Emerson papers / Series 3: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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