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Charles Lang Freer selected papers

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Names:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Yamanaka & Company  Search this
Bacher, Otto H. (Otto Henry), 1856-1909  Search this
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959  Search this
Bing, Siegfried, 1838-1905  Search this
Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943  Search this
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931  Search this
Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien, 1860-  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lady, 1857-1911  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lord, 1853-1895  Search this
Canfield, Richard A. (Richard Albert), 1855-1914  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924  Search this
Churchill, Alfred Vance, 1864-1949  Search this
Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938  Search this
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley), 1857-1922  Search this
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco, 1853-1908  Search this
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene), 1881-1952  Search this
Gellatly, John, 1853-1931  Search this
Gookin, Frederick William  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi, 1867-1944  Search this
Hecker, Frank J. (Frank Joseph), 1846-1927  Search this
Kelekian, Dikran, 1868-1951  Search this
Laufer, Berthold, 1874-1934  Search this
Matsuki, Bunkio, 1867-1940  Search this
McCormick, Frederick, 1870-  Search this
Melchers, Gari, 1860-1932  Search this
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970  Search this
Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959  Search this
Moore, Charles, 1855-1942  Search this
Nomura, Yozo  Search this
Philip, Rosalind Birnie, 1873-1958  Search this
Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933  Search this
Reid, Alexander  Search this
Rhoades, Katharine N., 1885-1965  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927  Search this
Warring, Joseph Stephens, 1863?-1944  Search this
Way, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert), 1861-1913  Search this
Whistler, Beatrix Philip Godwin, d. 1896  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903  Search this
Wong, K. T.  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Extent:
34 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1876-1931
Scope and Contents:
Papers concerning Freer's art collecting activities, including correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs. In addition to Freer's own correspondence, the papers include correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler and of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, correspondence of Freer's assistant Katharine Nash Rhoades, and correspondence regarding Freer's bequest to the Smithsonian Institution.
Correspondence, ca. 1860-1921, includes Freer's correspondence, 1876-1920, with artists, dealers, collectors, museums, and public figures; 30 v. of letterpress books containing copies of letters sent, 1892-1910; correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler, and his wife Beatrix, 186?-1909, with Lady Colin Campbell, Thomas R. Way, Alexander Reid, Whistler' mother, Mrs. George W. Whistler, and others; correspondence of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, 1904-1913, regarding works in Canfield's collection; and correspondence of Freer's assistant, Katharine Nash Rhoades, 1920-1921, soliciting Freer letters and regarding the settlement of his estate.
Also included are twenty-nine pocket diaries, 1889-1890, 1892-1898, 1900-1919, recording daily activities, people and places visited, observations, and comments; a diary kept by Freer's caretaker, Joseph Stephens Warring, recording daily activities at Freer's Detroit home, 1907-1910;
Inventories, n.d. and 1901-1921, of American, European, and Asian art in Freer's collection, often including provenance information; vouchers, 1884-1919, documenting his purchases; five volumes of scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeill Whistler, 1888-1931, labeled "Various," "Peacock Room," "Death, etc.," "Paris, etc.," and "Boston...London" ; three volumes of newsclippings, 1900-1930, concerning Freer and the opening of the Freer Gallery of Art;
correspondence regarding Freer's gift and bequest to the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-1916; and photographs, ca. 1880-1930, of Freer, including portraits by Alvin Langdon Coburn and Edward Steichen, Freer with others, Freer in Cairo, China and Japan, Freer's death mask, and his memorial service, Kyoto, 1930; photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenellosa, Katharine Rhoades taken by Alfred Stieglitz, Rosalind B. Philip, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abbott H. Thayer, Dwight Tryon, and Whistler; and photographs relating to Whistler, including art works depicting him, grave and memorial monuments, works of art, the Peacock Room, and Whistler's memorial exhibition at the Copley Society.
Among Freer's correspondents are: Otto Bacher, Bernard Berenson, Siegfried Bing, Laurence Binyon, W.K. Bixby, Sigisbert Chretien Bosch-Reitz, Charles H. Caffin, Colin Campbell, Richard Canfield, William Merritt Chase, Frederick Stuart Church, Alfred Vance Churchill, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Arthur Wesley Dow, Ernest Fenollosa, Albert Gallatin, John Gellatly, Frederick W. Gookin, Sadakichi Hartmann, Frank J. Hecker, Dikran Kelekian, M. Knoedler & Co., Berthold Laufer, Lien Hui Ching Collection, W.A. Livingstone, Frederick McCormick, Bunkio Matsuki, Gari Melchers, Agnes Meyer, Eugene Meyer, Charles Moore, Yozo Nomura, Rosalind Birnie Philip, Charles A. Platt, Theodore Roosevelt, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the Smithsonian Institution, Joseph Stephens Warring, Thomas Way, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Dwight W. Tryon, Charles Walcott of the Smithsonian Institution, Beatrix Whistler, James McNeill Whistler, K.T. Wong, Yamanaka & Co., and Seaouke Yue.
Arrangement:
All correspondence except letterpress books: arranged alphabetically by correspondent; letterpress books are chonological.
Biographical / Historical:
Art collector; Detroit, Michigan. Collected Asian, American, and European art, including a large collection of works by James McNeill Whistler. Founded the Freer Gallery of Art, which is now part of the Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Selected for microfilming from the Charles Lang Freer papers at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Microfilmed 1992 by the Archives of American Art with funding provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Fellowships and Grants Research Resources Program. Portions of the correspondence and the letterpress books were previously filmed by the Freer in the 1970 (AAA reels 77, 453-456, and 1217-1232); those reels have been replaced by this microfilming project. See Finding Aid for information on papers not selected for microfilming.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.freechar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw975f501e2-91f7-48f7-82dc-03482afd00c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-freechar

Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill  Search this
Bacher, Otto H. (Otto Henry)  Search this
Berenson, Bernard  Search this
Bing, Siegfried  Search this
Binyon, Laurence  Search this
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney)  Search this
Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien  Search this
Caffin, Charles Henry  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lord  Search this
Campbell, Colin, Lady  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart)  Search this
Churchill, Alfred Vance  Search this
Canfield, Richard A. (Richard Albert)  Search this
Coburn, Alvin Langdon  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer  Search this
Dow, Arthur W. (Arthur Wesley)  Search this
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco  Search this
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene)  Search this
Gellatly, John  Search this
Gookin, Frederick William  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi  Search this
Hecker, Frank J. (Frank Joseph)  Search this
Kelekian, Dikran  Search this
Laufer, Berthold  Search this
McCormick, Frederick  Search this
Matsuki, Bunkio  Search this
Melchers, Gari  Search this
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst  Search this
Meyer, Eugene  Search this
Moore, Charles  Search this
Nomura, Yozo  Search this
Philip, Rosalind Birnie  Search this
Reid, Alexander  Search this
Rhoades, Katharine N.  Search this
Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams)  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Steichen, Edward  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William  Search this
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle)  Search this
Warring, Joseph Stephens  Search this
Way, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert)  Search this
Whistler, Beatrix Philip Godwin  Search this
Wong, K. T.  Search this
Yue, Seaouke  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Yamanaka & Company  Search this
Citation:
Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11003
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214908
AAA_collcode_freechar
Theme:
Diaries
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214908

Portrait of Gretchen Gayle Ellsworth, Director of the Office of Fellowships and Grants

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Ellsworth, Gretchen Gayle  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1978
July 13, 1978
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [78-9627-27]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398045

ERICSON, Jonathon E.; California University (Irvine); AC February 1984 - The Pyrotechnology and Environmental Impact of Ancient Cooper Oxide Ore Smelting at Kumbariya and Amgaji, Gujarat, India

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Grant Review Files
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Grant Review Files
Grant Review Files / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-039-refidd1e304

ALLAN, Nigel J.R.; Louisiana State University; AC January 1984 - Human Ecology of the Siwalik and Outer Himalaya Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, India

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Grant Review Files
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Grant Review Files
Grant Review Files / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-039-refidd1e371

HABERMAN, David L.; AIIS; AC January 1984 - Translation of Sixteenth Century Sanskrit Text of Bhaktirasamrtasindhu

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Grant Review Files
See more items in:
Grant Review Files
Grant Review Files / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-039-refidd1e214

WADLEY DERR, Susan; Syracuse University; AC January 1983 - Changing Lives: Karimpur Village

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Grant Review Files
See more items in:
Grant Review Files
Grant Review Files / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-039-refidd1e516

HASSAN, Fekri A.; Washington State University; AC January 1984 - The Predynastic of the Nagada Region

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Grant Review Files
See more items in:
Grant Review Files
Grant Review Files / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-039-refidd1e248

BELL, Lanny; Chicago University; AC January 1984 - Continuation of Epigraphic Survey of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Luxor, Egypt

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Grant Review Files
See more items in:
Grant Review Files
Grant Review Files / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-039-refidd1e427

WHITE, Charles S.J.; American University; AC January 1983 - Vaishnava Literature Microfilm Project

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-039, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Grant Review Files
See more items in:
Grant Review Files
Grant Review Files / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-039-refidd1e471

Poland, 1976

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e1252

Poland, 1978-1979

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 7 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e1263

India, 1972 (3 folders)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 8
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e1494

Yugoslavia, 1972

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 9
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e1546

FCP Excess Countries - Yugoslavia, 1967 (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 9
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e1569

FCP Excess Countries - Yugoslavia, 1969

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 9
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e1591

India, 1978 SFCP

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e354

Egypt-Joint Working Group Technology, Research and Development, 1979

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e443

China (PRC) October 1978 Mississippi Visit

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e574

Pakistan SFCP, 1973-1980

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Grants  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 86-116, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Grants, Foreign Currency Program Records
See more items in:
Foreign Currency Program Records
Foreign Currency Program Records / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa86-116-refidd1e715

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