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Thornton Oakley papers, 1906-1953

Creator:
Oakley, Thornton, 1881-1953  Search this
Subject:
Morrow, George  Search this
Pennell, Joseph  Search this
Robinson, Alexander  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Brinton, Christian  Search this
Este, Florence  Search this
Hamilton, John McLure  Search this
Harkrider, John  Search this
Mechlin, Leila  Search this
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Philadelphia Art Alliance  Search this
Artists' War Relief Committee of Philadelphia  Search this
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Council of Art Organizations of Philadelphia  Search this
Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, inc.  Search this
Philadelphia Water Color Club  Search this
Citation:
Thornton Oakley papers, 1906-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Expatriate painters -- France  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10279
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213434
AAA_collcode_oaklthor
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213434

American silks at the Paris Exposition of 1900 report by Franklin Allen

Author:
Allen, Franklin  Search this
Former owner:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.),.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
20 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1900
Topic:
Silk industry  Search this
Silk manufacturers  Search this
Call number:
HD9910.5 .A55 1900
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_992863

Instruments de précision figurant à l'Exposition P. Dumoulin-Froment

Author:
P. Dumoulin-Froment (Firm)  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France)  Search this
Former owner:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.),.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
3 pages 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Place:
France
Date:
1889
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Call number:
Q185.7 .P12 1889
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_992866

Instruments exposés P. Dumoulin-Froment

Author:
P. Dumoulin-Froment (Firm)  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France)  Search this
Former owner:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.),.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
4 pages 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Place:
France
Date:
1889
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Nautical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Call number:
Q185.7 .P13 1889
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_992867

Album des scieries et machines-outils de Fd. Arbey

Title:
Travail mécanique du bois, Exposition de Paris 1878
Author:
Arbey, Fd  Search this
Former owner:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) Library DSI  Search this
Author:
Exposition universelle de 1878 (Paris, France)  Search this
Physical description:
[88] pages, [1] folded leaves of plates illustrations 27 x 36 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
France
Paris
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
1878
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Saw industry  Search this
Saws  Search this
Call number:
TJ1230 .A73 1878
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_990686

Description of the patented universal blast and smelting furnace invented by the Russian mining engineer & major-general Woldemar Rachette

Title:
Important to copper, lead, silver, and other smelting works
Universal blast and smeling furnace
Author:
Fleury, A. L  Search this
Former owner:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
Rachette, Woldemar  Search this
Physical description:
12, [2] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1864
Topic:
Blast furnaces  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Smelting furnaces  Search this
Call number:
TJ320 .F54 1864
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_971648

An essay on the improvement in the manufacture of sugar, adapted for Louisiana by Thomas Judd

Title:
Improvement in the manufacture of sugar
Author:
Judd, Thomas  Search this
Former owner:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
36 pages illustrations 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1836
Topic:
Sugar--Manufacture and refining  Search this
Sugar  Search this
Call number:
TP379 .J83 1836
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_971653

Instructions and observations concerning the use of the chlorides of soda and lime by A.G. Labarraque ; translated by Jacob Porter

Title:
On the use of the chlorides of soda and lime
Author:
Labarraque, A. G (Antoine Germain) 1777-1850  Search this
Author:
Porter, Jacob 1783-1846  Search this
Former owner:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
30 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1840
Topic:
Bleaching powder  Search this
Chlorides--Therapeutic use  Search this
Disinfection and disinfectants  Search this
Salt  Search this
Disinfectants  Search this
Calcium Compounds--therapeutic use  Search this
Sodium Hypochlorite  Search this
Call number:
RM666.S183 L335 1840
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_972641

Expédition danoise pour l'observation du passage de Vénus 1882 publié par ordre du Ministère de l'instruction publique par C.F. Pechüle

Author:
Pechüle, C. F (Carl Frederik) 1843-1914  Search this
Former owner:
Wahl, William C. DSI  Search this
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) Library DSI  Search this
Author:
Denmark Ministeriet for kirke- og undervisningsvæsenet  Search this
Physical description:
45 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Venus (Planet)
Date:
1883
1882
Topic:
Planets--Transits  Search this
Transit  Search this
Call number:
QB513 .P43 1883
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_972834

Some remarks concerning gravitation addressed to the Smithsonian Institution, the Académie des sciences, the Royal Society, and all other learned bodies By Stephen H. Emmens

Author:
Emmens, Stephen Henry  Search this
Former owner:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.),.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[4], 149 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1897
Topic:
Gravitation  Search this
Call number:
QC178 .E46 1897
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_970093

Subject catalogue of the Memorial library of the International electrical exhibition held under the auspices of the Franklin institute, September-October, 1884. Compiled by E. Hiltebrand

Author:
International Electrical Exhibition (1884 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Hiltebrand, Emanuel  Search this
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
clxv pages illustrations 26 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Catalogs
Bibliographies
Date:
1884
Topic:
Electrical engineering  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Call number:
Z5835.P54 1884
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_958113

Engineering and applied mathematics

Author:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
v. ill. 22-25 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
1829
Topic:
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Patents  Search this
Call number:
T1 .F8X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_473799

Nouvelles expériences sur la résistance des fluides par MM. d'Alembert, le marquis de Condorcet & l'abbé Bossut ... ; M. l'abbé Bossut, rapporteur

Title:
Résistance de fluides
Author:
Alembert, Jean Le Rond d' 1717-1783  Search this
Author:
Bossut, Charles 1730-1814  Search this
Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat marquis de 1743-1794  Search this
Engraver:
Delagardette, Pierre Claude approximately 1745-1792?  Search this
Former owner:
Harding, Henry DSI  Search this
Keasy, Jonathan M. DSI  Search this
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.),.) DSI  Search this
Wood-engraver:
Papillon, Jean-Michel 1698-1776  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[4], 232 pages, V folded leaves of plates illustrations 21 cm. (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Date:
1777
Topic:
Fluid dynamics  Search this
Fluids  Search this
Frictional resistance (Hydrodynamics)--Measurement  Search this
FLUIDOS  Search this
MECANICA DE FLUIDOS  Search this
Call number:
QA911 .A362 1777
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273158

Reports of the examiners of section 24 : (section 4, class 9, of the catalogue.) : electro-dental apparatus

Title:
Electro-dental apparatus
Author:
International Electrical Exhibition (1884 : Philadelphia)  Search this
Flagg, J. Foster (Joseph Foster) 1828-1903  Search this
Chambers, Cyrus  Search this
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
11 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibitionsv
Date:
1885
Topic:
Dental instruments and apparatus  Search this
Electric industries  Search this
Call number:
RK681 .I61 1885
RK681.I61 1885
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_183822

Observations upon the facts recently presented by Professor Olmsted, in relation to meteors seen on the 13th of November, 1834 by A.D. Bache

Title:
Pamphlets of Prof. A.D. Bache DSI
Author:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas),) 1806-1867  Search this
Author:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
4 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1836
Topic:
Astronomy--Observations  Search this
Meteors--November  Search this
Call number:
QC944 .B33 1837
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047518

Diagrams for illustrating a register of the direction of the wind by A.D. Bache

Title:
Pamphlets of Prof. A.D. Bache DSI
Proposed forms of diagrams for exhibiting to the eye the results of a register of the direction of the wind
Author:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas),) 1806-1867  Search this
Author:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
7 pages, 1 folded leaf of plates illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1836
Topic:
Winds  Search this
Winds--Measurement  Search this
Call number:
QC944 .B33 1837
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047621

Experiments relating to the alleged influence of colour on the radiation of non-luminous heat by A.D. Bache

Title:
Pamphlets of Prof. A.D. Bache DSI
Inquiry in relation to the alleged influence of colour on the radiation of non-luminous heat
Alleged influence of colour on the radiation of non-luminous heat
Author:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas),) 1806-1867  Search this
Author:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
13 pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1835
Topic:
Heat--Radiation and absorption  Search this
Heat--Transmission  Search this
Radiative transfer  Search this
Thermodynamics  Search this
Call number:
QC944 .B33 1837
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047624

Experimental illustrations of the radiating and absorbing powers of surfaces for heat, of the effects of transparent screens, of the conducting power of solids, &c. by A.D. Bache

Author:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas),) 1806-1867  Search this
Author:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
7 pages illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1835
Topic:
Heat--Conduction  Search this
Heat--Radiation and absorption  Search this
Solids  Search this
Call number:
QC944 .B33 1837
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047625

Note of the effect upon the magnetic needle, of the aurora borealis, visible at Philadelphia, on the 17th May, 1833 by A.D. Bache

Title:
Pamphlets of Prof. A.D. Bache DSI
Effect of an aurora borealis on the magnetic needle
Effects of an aurora borealis on the magnetic needle
Author:
Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas),) 1806-1867  Search this
Author:
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
pages [3]-7 22 cm
Type:
Observations
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
1833
Topic:
Auroras  Search this
Geomagnetism  Search this
Magnetic instruments  Search this
Call number:
QC944 .B33 1837
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047626

Thornton Oakley papers

Creator:
Oakley, Thornton, 1881-1953  Search this
Names:
Artists' War Relief Committee of Philadelphia  Search this
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Council of Art Organizations of Philadelphia  Search this
Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, inc.  Search this
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Philadelphia Art Alliance  Search this
Philadelphia Water Color Club  Search this
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942  Search this
Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942  Search this
Este, Florence, 1860-1926  Search this
Hamilton, John McLure, 1853-1936  Search this
Harkrider, John, 1900-  Search this
Mechlin, Leila, 1874-1949  Search this
Morrow, George, 1869-1955  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Robinson, Alexander, 1867-1952  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1906-1953
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, artist files and subject files relate to Oakley's activities as an artist and illustrator, and his involvement with numerous art organizations, including the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Philadelphia Water Color Club, the Artists' War Relief Committee of Philadelphia, and the Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts. Artist files on Cecilia Beaux, Florence Este, John Taylor Arms, John McLure Hamilton, Christian Brinton, George Morrow, Leila Mechlin, John Harkrider, Alexander Robinson, and Joseph Pennell, among others, primarily contain letters. Some also include photographs and printed matter. Four inches of letters from Beaux discuss working habits, portrait commissions, life in Paris, and personal matters. Letters from Este discuss life in France during the war, French artists, exhibitions at the Philadelphia Water Color Club, and Cecilia Beaux. Other material relates to Oakley's mural for the Franklin Institute.
Arrangement:
I.Finding aid. II.Cecilia Beaux correspondence, 1907-1942. III.Research materials for Oakley's biography of Beaux. IV.Florence Este correspondence, 1914-1925. V.Subject files, 1918-1952. VI.Artist files, 1906-1953.
Biographical / Historical:
Watercolorist and illustrator; Philadephia, Pa.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The papers were donated to the Brandywine River Museum by Oakley's daughter, Lansdale Oakley Humphreys. Unfilmed portions of the papers relate to publications, the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, the National Geographic Society, French and Scandinavian organizations, and war relief efforts, among other topics.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States  Search this
Illustrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Watercolorists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Expatriate painters -- France  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- Pennsylvania
Identifier:
AAA.oaklthor
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cd8e26ae-52b3-4b24-bbec-dfb2d109a779
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-oaklthor

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