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Gretchen W. Rogers papers, 1901-1986

Creator:
Rogers, Gretchen Woodman, 1881-1967  Search this
Citation:
Gretchen W. Rogers papers, 1901-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6485
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215673
AAA_collcode_rogegret
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215673

Gretchen W. Rogers papers

Creator:
Rogers, Gretchen W., 1881-1967  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1901-1986
Summary:
The papers of still-life painter Gretchen W. Rogers measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1901 to 1986. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, hand-drawn paper dolls and an illustrated unpublished children's book, photographs, printed material, and a scrapbook.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of still-life painter Gretchen W. Rogers measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1901 to 1986. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, hand-drawn paper dolls and an illustrated unpublished children's book, photographs, printed material, and a scrapbook.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Gretchen W. Rogers (1881-1967) was a still-life and portrait painter in Boston, Massachusetts. Rogers studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with Edmund C. Tarbell and Philip Hale.
Provenance:
Donated 1994, 1995 and 1997 by Anne Winslow, niece of Gretchen Rogers.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Still-life painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Portrait painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Citation:
Gretchen W. Rogers papers, 1901-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.rogegret
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94baec5fa-1c0b-4d17-a434-253e30d78532
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rogegret

Robert Strong Woodward letters and papers

Creator:
Woodward, Robert Strong, 1885-1957  Search this
Names:
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Woodward, Robert Strong, 1885-1957  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1890-1985
Scope and Contents:
Papers relating to the personal life and career of Robert Strong Woodward, and to the vogue for New England painting in the first half of the twentieth century, and includes letters, a ledger, writings, works of art, photographs, and printed material.
Included are numerous letters, 1902-1953, to longtime friends Helen and Anna D. Schermerhorn, including letters to Helen describing assemblage artist Joseph Cornell's early family life, Woodward's admiration of Cornell and a fragment of a letter to Cornell. The ledger lists Woodward's work handled by dealers and works in transit, 1937-1947.
Writings, 1970 and 1985, by others about Woodward include a draft of a biography for a Deerfield Academy exhibition catalog, a biographical account for the Heath Historical Society, and manuscripts from a tribute on the centennial of Woodward's birth. Writings by Woodward include a poem titled, "Night Verses to the Little Shops." Included in the works of art by Woodward, 1898-1904 and undated, are childhood sketches of greeting cards for his mother, and a sketchbook. Photographs, 1898-1904, are of family, homes and buildings, works of art and exhibitions. Printed material includes exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1919-1985, and newspaper and magazine clippings, 1928-1985.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Strong Woodward (1885-1957) was a landscape and still-life painter from Boston, Mass. Prolific painter of still lifes, as well as landscapes and rural scenes of western Mass. and southern Vermont. At 21, a revolver accident left him paralyzed, and he was confined to a wheelchair. Painting, which had been his hobby, became his career. His only formal art training was at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he studied for less than a year. In 1919, he won the first Hallgarten prize for landscape at the National Academy of Design. He had regular exhibitions at Vose Galleries of Boston and at regional museums.
Related Materials:
Also available at the Archives of American Art are the F. Earl Williams papers relating to Robert Strong Woodward, 1928-1985.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Florence Haeberle, Robert Woodward's cousin. She received Woodward's letters to Helen Schermerhorn, after Schermerhorn's death, from Helen's sister-in-law, Mrs. Henry Schermerhorn of Providence, Rhode Island.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.woodrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c929f2be-021b-4f0c-adc3-a5eaedadd1cf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-woodrobe

Harold W. Grieve papers relating to Robert Strong Woodward

Creator:
Grieve, Harold W. (Harold Walter), 1901-  Search this
Names:
Woodward, Robert Strong, 1885-1957  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1951
Scope and Contents:
23 letters received from Robert Strong Woodward, 1934-1951; two greeting cards; four exhibition notices; clippings; magazine articles; and three photographs of works of art.
Biographical / Historical:
Harold Walter Grieve was a well-known interior designer in Los Angeles, Calif., and a friend of Woodward's from childhood. Grieve used many of Woodward's paintings in the homes he designed, among them the homes of celebrities George Burns and Gracie Allen, and Jack Benny.
Provenance:
Donated 1973 by Harold W. Grieve.
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.
Occupation:
Landscape painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Still-life painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Interior decorators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Interior decoration  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.grieharo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw906e73d71-4c54-43c1-9b57-a1781837ff91
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grieharo

Dines and Emil Carlsen letters to Helen Elizabeth Keep

Creator:
Carlsen, Dines  Search this
Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932  Search this
Names:
Keep, Helen E. (Helen Elizabeth), 1868-  Search this
Extent:
12 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1932-1957
Scope and Contents:
Two letters from Emil Carlsen replying to Miss [Helen Elizabeth] Keep, which critique four of her paintings; and ten letters from Dines Carlsen to Keep, touching primarily on art and health related subjects. Accompanying some of the letters are photographic enlargements.
Biographical / Historical:
Painters. Emil Carlsen (1853-1932) was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He came to the U.S. in 1872, and worked in New York City. He trained his son, Dines (1901-1966). Helen Elizabeth Keep was a painter in Detroit, Mich., who studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She greatly admired the still life painting of Emil Carlsen and sought his advice regarding her own.
Provenance:
Two letters from Helen Keep to Constance Coleman (Mrs. E. P.) Richardson originally microfilmed with the Carlsen letters (frames 398-399 & 430-431) have been placed in the collection file.
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:
Painters -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Still-life painters  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.carldine
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91660ef40-9e7c-4f34-82bf-d5876cd409a2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-carldine

Edwin Reeves Euler papers

Creator:
Euler, Edwin Reeves, 1896-1982  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
[ca. 1913]-1980
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Edwin Reeves Euler reflect Euler's personal and professional life, and consist primarily of correspondence, a few art works, the artist's scrapbooks, and photographs.
genealogical material containing names, birth dates and the places of birth of Euler's maternal and paternal relatives and siblings; personal documents, including business cards; correspondence, ca. 1913-1978; original works including a woodblock print greeting card designed by Euler, and 3 unidentified cartoons;
2 scrapbooks, one containing clippings and photographs from "Reeves Euler Retrospective Exhibition, May 30 - June 15, 1980," and the other containing 13 pages of clippings, announcements, photographs and sketches, 1963-1979; clippings; announcements, and catalogues; newsletters; 3 drawings by Euler; and photograph albums containing photographs of works of art by Euler and personal photographs, 1929-1977 and undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Born December 28, 1896 in Nevada. Still-life painter, landscape painter and sculptor. Euler came to Provincetown in 1919 to study with Charles W. Hawthorne, following earlier study at the Corcoran Art School, Washington, D.C. Usage: "Eddie" Euler and Reeves Euler.
Provenance:
The donor, Lynn Olsen, is the executrix of the Euler estate and niece of the decesed.
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.
Occupation:
Landscape painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts  Search this
Still-life painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Greeting cards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.euleedwi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e5e89e6e-fbd7-4ae4-860e-12063b812442
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-euleedwi

F. Earl Williams papers relating to Robert Strong Woodward

Creator:
Williams, F. Earl (Forest Earl), 1902-1990  Search this
Names:
Stevens, William Lester, 1888-1969  Search this
Woodward, Robert Strong, 1885-1957  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Date:
1928-1985
Scope and Contents:
Primarily letters from Woodward to Williams. Also included are a 9 p. biographical sketch of Woodward; Woodward's painting journal; a scrapbook; printed material; notes; and photographs and slides relating to Woodward's work as a painter and his friendship with Williams.
Letters are mainly from Woodward discussing his work, plans and health. Correspondents also include Ethel Dow and Woodward's friend and protege Mark Purinton, Jr. The scrapbook and printed material consist of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, exhibition catalogs, and exhibition announcements about Woodward's work. Photographs and slides taken by Williams of Woodward, his studios and home and were used by Woodward as important source material because of his immobility. Scattered throughout the printed material are items related to Lester Stevens, another New England painter apparently of interest to Williams.
Biographical / Historical:
F. Earl Williams (1902-1990) was a close friend of painter Robert Strong Woodward.
Related Materials:
Also available at the Archives of American Art are the Robert Strong Woodward letters and papers, 1890-1985.
Provenance:
Donated 1989-1990 by F. Earl Williams, who collected the papers and shot the slides and photographs. His niece, Barbara Roggeveen, thinks he also compiled the scrapbook.
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.
Occupation:
Still-life painters  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- New England  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.willf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d3aba614-8cb7-465d-9f81-0f380b742c5b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-willf

Elizabeth Hamilton Thayer Huntington papers

Creator:
Huntington, Elizabeth Hamilton Thayer, 1878-1963  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (partial microfilm reel)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1903-1961]
Scope and Contents:
Letters; notes; a typescript of an unpublished autobiography (1942); sketches; a scrapbook containing letters, catalogs, and clippings; and photographs of Huntington, her house and her work.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Wellesley Hills, Mass.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1991 by Samuel Robbins, a collector who purchased the materials.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Landscape painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Still-life painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Watercolorists -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hunteliz
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw941fd7079-6ed6-4259-a2c1-8a178359aebd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hunteliz

Still Life with Radishes, (painting)

Title:
Still Life with Turnips, (painting)
Jug and Turnips, (painting)
Painter:
Harnett, William Michael 1848-1892  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum South Hadley Massachusetts 01075 Accession Number: 1964.263
Date:
1883
Topic:
Still Life--Vegetable--Radish  Search this
Still Life--Written Matter--Newspaper  Search this
Still Life--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Still Life--Other--Container  Search this
Still Life--Other--Flatware  Search this
Control number:
IAP 60500002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_69463

The Poor Man's Store, (painting)

Painter:
Peto, John Frederick 1854-1907  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas and panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 62.279
Date:
1885
Topic:
Still Life--Trompe L'Oeil  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20490008
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_263803

Old Time Letter Rack, (painting)

Title:
Letter Rack with Lerado Post Mark, (painting)
Painter:
Peto, John Frederick 1854-1907  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 64.411
Date:
1894
Topic:
Still Life--Trompe L'Oeil  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20490714
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_264503

Still Life with Bric-A-Brac, (painting)

Painter:
Harnett, William Michael 1848-1892  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Harvard University Fogg Museum 32 Quincy Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 Accession Number: 1942.220
Date:
1878
Topic:
Still Life--Trompe L'Oeil  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20780313
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_266670

Head of a German Girl, (painting)

Painter:
Harnett, William Michael 1848-1892  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Culture:
German  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Harvard University Fogg Museum 32 Quincy Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138
Date:
1881
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 84130052
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_222253

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