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Francis Davis Millet letters to Miss Ward and Ticknor

Creator:
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912  Search this
Names:
Ticknor, George, 1791-1871  Search this
Extent:
5 Items ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[undated]
Scope and Contents:
Two letters to Miss Ward, one written while on board a sailing yacht, the Winsome, Aug. 23, in which Millet recommends "Mr. Lippincott who has taken charge of the Academy painting class" as a teacher; the second regarding an exhibition, March 13; and two letters to [George] Ticknor, making plans to meet, March 16 and April 21 (no years). Also included, but not on microfilm, is a photocopy of a page from Harper's magazine, 1917, alluding to Ticknor and Millet.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, muralist; Washington, D.C. and New York, N.Y. George Ticknor was a history professor and writer at Harvard University. Millet established an artists' colony with close friends John Singer Sargent, Henry James, and Edwin Abbey in the village of Broadway, Worcestershire. He played a major role in the founding of the American Federation of the Arts, was extensively involved in the World Columbian Exposition, worked on the Fine Arts Commission in Washington, D.C., during the terms of presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. Millet went down with the Titanic, April 15, 1912.
Provenance:
Purchased 1956 with funds provided by Alfred Brayer.
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 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.millfrad
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9982e0bf0-a1d9-4fab-8302-b708fb2464cb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-millfrad

Life of William H. Prescott

Author:
Ticknor, George 1791-1871  Search this
Subject:
Prescott, William Hickling 1796-1859  Search this
Prescott family  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 458 p. front., ports. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1863
[1863]
Call number:
PS2657 .T55
PS2657.T55
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_131839

Literary pioneers; early American explorers of European culture, by Orie William Long

Author:
Long, Orie William 1882-  Search this
Ticknor, George 1791-1871  Search this
Everett, Edward 1794-1865  Search this
Cogswell, Joseph Green 1786-1871  Search this
Bancroft, George 1800-1891  Search this
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 1807-1882  Search this
Motley, John Lothrop 1814-1877  Search this
Physical description:
vi p., 2 l., [3]-267 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1963
Call number:
PS201 .L849 1963
PS201.L849 1963
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_14008

George Ticknor and the Boston Brahmins [by] David B. Tyack

Author:
Tyack, David B  Search this
Subject:
Ticknor, George 1791-1871  Search this
Physical description:
x, 289 p. illus., ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
Call number:
CT275.T55 T9
CT275.T55T9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_14447

Life, letters, and journals of George Ticknor

Author:
Ticknor, George 1791-1871  Search this
Hillard, George Stillman 1808-1879  Search this
Ticknor, Anna Eliot 1800-1885  Search this
Ticknor, Anna Eliot 1823-1896  Search this
Subject:
Ticknor, George 1791-1871  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1876
Call number:
CT275.T55 H6
CT275.T55H6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_44912

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