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Carl Lieber papers

Creator:
Lieber, Carl  Search this
Names:
Indianapolis Museum of Art  Search this
John Herron Art Institute  Search this
Forsyth, William, 1854-1935  Search this
Gest, Joseph Henry, 1859-1935  Search this
Ives, Percy L. (Percival L.), 1864-1928  Search this
Millet, Louis J., d. 1923  Search this
Stark, Otto, 1859-1926  Search this
Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926  Search this
Ware, W. Porter (William Porter), 1904-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((230 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1894-1921
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, catalogs, photographs, and clippings; includes letters from Percy Ives, William P. Ware, J.H. Gest, Louis J. Millet, Otto Stark, Theodore C. Steele; a manuscript in the hand of William Forsyth [painter and educator from Indiana] on Greek sculpture; and business records of the Art Association of Indianapolis, Ind.
Biographical / Historical:
The Art Association of Indianapolis is formally known as the John Herron Art Insitute. The Lieber family were known for their patronage of the arts in the mid-west, sponsoring artists, such as Theodore C. Steele. For nearly 100 years The family has operated H. Lieber Co., an art supply store and gallery in Indianapolis. During the later 19th century it served as a social and professional center for the Indiana art community, often exhibiting works by the Society of Western Artists. The Liebers were sponsors of such artists as Theodore C. Steele.
Provenance:
The donor, Martha Hofmann Buschman, is a decendant of the Lieber family.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art patronage -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.liebcarl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-liebcarl

Henry François Farny papers

Creator:
Farny, Henry François, 1847-1916  Search this
Names:
Adams, J. Ottis (John Ottis), 1851-1927  Search this
Farny, Daniel  Search this
Gest, Joseph Henry, 1859-1935  Search this
Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953  Search this
Extent:
4 Reels (ca. 830 items (on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1839-1941
Scope and Contents:
Sketches and drawings, writings, correspondence, printed materials, poems, and financial and legal papers.
REEL 961: General and family correspondence; family legal documents; photographs of Farny, his family, his studio, and miscellaneous photographs; clippings; writings and poems apparently by Farny; biographical data; and memorabilia.
REEL 973: a poem by Farny; two letters to his family; notes on his career; sketches and etchings; photographs of his work; and reproductions of his work and illustrations, clippings, and other printed material.
REEL 1196: Undated sketches by Farny and a book of drawings by him, 1859.
REEL 1233: Correspondence, including Robert Taft, Daniel Farny (Farny's son), Joseph Henry Gest, and John Ottis Adams; biographical sketch; sketches; financial and legal papers; magazine and newspaper clippings; and personal photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Etcher, illustrator; Cincinnati, Ohio.
Provenance:
Materials on reels 961, 973, and 1196 lent by James Walter, who bought the papers at auction. Materials on reel 1233 donated by Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Popp, who bought the papers at auction, also.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Etchers -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Illustrators -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Topic:
Illustration -- Ohio  Search this
Etching -- 20th century -- Ohio -- Cincinnati  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.farnhenr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-farnhenr

Memories of Joseph Henry Gest, gentleman, scholar, administrator and artist, collected by Elizabeth R. Kellogg

Author:
Kellogg, Elizabeth Rockey 1870-  Search this
Subject:
Gest, Joseph Henry 1859-1935  Search this
Physical description:
37 p. front. (port.) 20 x 17 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1937
Call number:
N40.1.G395 K2
N40.1.G395K2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_229830

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