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Sidney C. Woodward papers

Creator:
Woodward, Sidney C., 1890-1963  Search this
Names:
Casson Galleries  Search this
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard, 1874-1960  Search this
Cady, Harrison, 1877-1970  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Hind, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1862-1927  Search this
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
Murphy, Hermann Dudley, 1867-1945  Search this
Oakley, Violet, 1874-1961  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936  Search this
Ryder, Chauncey F., 1868-1949  Search this
Woodward, Stanley Wingate, 1890-1970  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Date:
1823-1963
bulk 1915-1932
Summary:
The papers of art critic, editor, and gallery director Sidney Woodward date from 1823 to 1963, bulk 1915-1932, and measure 3.5 linear feet. The majority of the collection consists of personal and professional correspondence and collected letters that pertain to Woodward's relationships with various artists, galleries, and arts organizations. Also included in this collection are two biographical documents; lecture notes and collected writings; printed material including books relating to the topic of art, exhibition catalogs, and newspaper clippings; a few personal photographs and reference photographs of paintings; and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, art reproductions, and printed material from the Casson Galleries.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of art critic, editor, and gallery director Sidney Woodward date from 1823 to 1963, bulk 1915-1932, and measure 3.5 linear feet. The majority of the collection consists of personal and professional correspondence and collected letters that pertain to Woodward's relationships with various artists, galleries, and arts organizations. Also included in this collection are two biographical documents; lecture notes and collected writings; printed material including books relating to the topic of art, exhibition catalogs, and newspaper clippings; a few personal photographs and reference photographs of paintings; and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, art reproductions, and printed material from the Casson Galleries.

Artists that Woodward corresponded with and collected letters from include Ernest L. Blumenschein, Harrison Cady, Robert Henri, C. Lewis Hind, Rockwell Kent, John La Farge, Hermann Dudley Murphy, Violet Oakley, Water Pach, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, and Chauncey Foster Ryder, among many others. A significant number of letters in this collection were sent by his brother, marine painter Stanley, during his service in both World Wars.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 6 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Correspondence and Collected Letters, 1823-1963 (2.2 linear feet; Box 1-3)

Series 2: Biographical Material, 1918 (1 folder; Box 3)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1880-1940 (0.1 linear feet; Box 3)

Series 4: Printed Material, circa 1880-1963 (0.4 linear feet; Box 3-4)

Series 5: Photographs, 1910s-1940s (4 folders; Box 4)

Series 6: Scrapbooks, circa 1920-1940 (0.7 linear feet; Box 5, BV 6-7)
Biographical / Historical:
Sidney C. Woodward (1890-1963) was an art critic and editor in Boston, MA. Woodward collected letters and autographs from notable artists, as well as manuscripts relating to art and theater.

Woodward was born on December 11, 1890, in Malden, Massachusetts, son of Alice E. (Colesworthy) and Frank E. Woodward. He was one of eight children and a twin of Stanley, marine painter and illustrator. Woodward was an art critic and editor for the Boston Post, Boston Herald, and Christian Science Monitor; and gallery director of Casson Galleries, and Irving & Casson's art gallery in Boston, MA.
Provenance:
A portion of the collection was purchased by the Archives of American Art from Sidney Woodward in 1963. Additional material was donated in 1975 by Mrs. Sidney C. Woodward.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Art critics -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Gallery directors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Editors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Sidney C. Woodward papers, 1823-1963, bulk 1915-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.woodsidn
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Sidney C. Woodward papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94a8f442a-1dd3-45df-938b-5b4cbcdc5e60
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-woodsidn

Dancing Woman, possibly Dancing Girl of the Desert [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1920
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Recreation--Dancing  Search this
Dress--Ethnic--North African Dress  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0011011
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_11011

The Event is in the Hand of God [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1915
Topic:
Figure group--Male  Search this
History--United States--Constitution  Search this
Occupation--Political  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001572
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139422

Penn Seeks to Liberate his Imprisoned Friends [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1906
Topic:
Homage--Penn, William  Search this
History--England  Search this
Figure group  Search this
State of Being--Evil--Imprisonment  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001573
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139423

Penn's Examination [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1906
Topic:
Homage--Penn, William  Search this
History--England  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ceremony--Civic--Trial  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001574
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139424

William Tyndale Printing the Bible [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1906
Topic:
Occupation--Industry--Printing  Search this
History--England  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Manuscript  Search this
Architecture--Machine--Printing Press  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001575
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139425

Penn Leaving Home [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1906
Topic:
Homage--Penn, William  Search this
Animal--Dog--Hound  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic  Search this
History--England  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001576
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139426

Anne Askew Refusing to Recant [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1906
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
History--England  Search this
Religion--Martyr  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001577
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139427

Burning the Books at Oxford [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1906
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
History--England  Search this
Occupation--Education  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001578
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139428

Penn's Vision [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1906
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
History--England  Search this
Homage--Penn, William  Search this
Travel--Water--Boat  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001579
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139429

Intolerance and Persecution [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1906
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
History--England  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
State of Being--Evil--War  Search this
Occupation--Military  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC001580
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139430

Violet Oakley: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF002181
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_140806

Portrait of a Woman [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Topic:
Portrait Female  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0032264
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_32265

Margaret French Cresson [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Subject:
Cresson, Margaret French  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1930
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0044785
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_44786

Portrait of an Unidentified Woman [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait Female  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0047606
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_47607

Music Panel [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group--Female  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Harp  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Cello  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Violin  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Lute  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0047607
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_47608

The Weavers of New Hope [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1920
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Object--Tool--Loom  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0047608
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_47609

Horace Hawes Martin [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Subject:
Martin, Horace Hawes  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0047609
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_47610

Portrait of an Unidentified Man [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1929
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0047610
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_47611

Study for Culmination of Intolerance and Persecution in the Civil War: Development of the Puritan Idea [drawing] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Oakley, Violet 1874-1961  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Study  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0047611
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_47612

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