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Coulton Waugh and Waugh Family papers

Creator:
Waugh, Coulton, 1896-1973  Search this
Names:
Storm King Art Center  Search this
Waugh, Elizabeth, d.1944  Search this
Waugh, Frederick Judd, 1861-1940  Search this
Waugh, Gwyneth  Search this
Waugh, Ida, d. 1919  Search this
Waugh, Odin  Search this
Waugh, Samuel Bell, 1814-1885  Search this
Extent:
27 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Sketches
Transcripts
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Photographs
Date:
1751-1974
bulk 1838-1974
Summary:
The Coulton Waugh and Waugh Family papers measure 27 linear feet and date from 1751-1974 with the bulk of material dating from 1838 to 1974. The collection contains material from this family of artists living and working in Provincetown, Cape Cod, New York City, and England, including Coulton Waugh, Frederick Judd Waugh, Samuel Bell Waugh, and scattered material from Elizabeth Waugh, Ida Waugh, and Odin Waugh. Biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, writings, book project files, teaching files, business records, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and artwork are found.
Scope and Contents:
Coulton Waugh and Waugh Family papers measure 27 linear feet and date from 1751-1974 with the bulk of material dating from 1838 to 1974. The collection contains material from this family of artists living and working in Provincetown, Cape Cod, New York City, and England, including Coulton Waugh, Frederick Judd Waugh, Samuel Bell Waugh, and scattered material from Elizabeth Waugh, Ida Waugh, and Odin Waugh. Biographical materials, correspondence, diaries, writings, book project files, teaching files, business records, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, and artwork are found.

The Coulton Waugh papers comprise the bulk of this collection and include scattered biographical material; professional and personal correspondence concerning family, friends, arts organizations, and comics; a diary, notebooks, drafts of short stories, and other writings; book project files relating to three publications by Coulton Waugh: The Comics (1947), "Junior Editors" series, and How to Paint With a Knife (1971); teaching files from Waugh's painting classes; business records regarding the Hooked Rug and Ship Model Shop, Storm King Art Center, Hudson River Prints company, and scattered sales lists, receipts, insurance records, and leases; clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs relating to Waugh and reproductions of works of art; twenty-three daily comics scrapbooks containing clippings; scattered photographs including portraits and snapshots of Coulton Waugh, photos of buildings, and of works of art; and extensive sketchbooks as well as comic mock-ups and other original artwork by Waugh.

The Frederick Judd Waugh papers include scattered biographical materials; personal and professional correspondence, much of which relates to exhibitions, and sales; business records; drafts of Waugh's Patch Pocket Stories, and other short stories and notes; printed material relating to Waugh's career as well as souvenirs; photo albums, potraits and snapshots of Frederick Judd Waugh, and photos of works of art; and original sketches and drawings.

The Samuel Bell Waugh papers include scattered biographical materials; correspondence containing letters from artists, family and arts organizations; a 1838 diary with a transcript and writings about Waugh by others; business records; printed materials; photographs including portraits of Samuel Bell Waugh and photos of works of art; and a sketchbook, sketches and drawings, and a self-portrait.

Assorted Waugh family papers include papers of Clara Waugh, Elizabeth Waugh, Gwen Waugh, Ida Waugh, and Odin Waugh. There are also biographical sketches and genealogical writings for the Waugh family. There is correspondence of Elizabeth, Gwen and Ida Waugh; writings and notes by Elizabeth Waugh, Clara Waugh, and by others regarding the Waugh family; business records for the Waugh family and Elizabeth Waugh; printed material relating to the Waugh family; scrapbooks compiled by Elizabeth Jenkinson (mother of Elizabeth Waugh), and a travel scrapbook; photograph portraits of family members and group photos, snapshots of groups of family members, photos of Waugh family homes, exhibitions, works of art, and a photo album of works of art; artwork and artifacts including sketches by Elizabeth Waugh, Ida Waugh, Odin Waugh, and unsigned sketches.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 4 series.

Series 1: Coulton Waugh papers, circa 1896-1974 (Box 1-13, 20-28, 31, 33-34, 35-53, 55-56; 20 linear feet)

Series 2: Frederick Judd Waugh papers, circa 1870-1966 (Box 13-17, 28, 30, 32; 4.3 linear feet)

Series 3: Samuel Bell Waugh papers, 1838-1910 (Box 17, 26-27, 29, 54; 1.0 linear feet)

Series 4: Assorted Waugh Family papers, 1751-1974 (Box 18-19, 30-32, 46, 49; 1.5 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
The Waugh family consists of three generations of artists including portraitist Samuel Bell Waugh (1814-1885), landscape artist Frederick Judd Waugh (1861-1940), and cartoonist, painter, and writer Coulton Waugh (1896-1973). The family lived and worked in Provincetown, New York City, Cape Cod, and England.

Born in Pennsylvania in 1814, Samuel Bell Waugh's developed a reputation for being a portraitist in Philadelphia. He travelled to Italy in the 1840s where he spent seven years painting large panoramas. Samuel and his wife Ida had one daughter, also named Ida. Waugh's second wife Eliza studied art under her husband and produced miniture portraits. In 1861, Eliza and Samuel had one son named Frederick Judd. Samuel Bell Waugh died in 1885.

Frederick Judd Waugh attended military school but ultimately enrolled in to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. With his wife Eugenie (Gene), Frederick went to Europe where he settled on Sark in the Channel Islands. He painted landscape and marine scenes during his time in England. Eugenie and Frederick's son Frederick Coulton was born in Cornwall, England in 1896. Also, the couple had a daughter named Gwenyth. The family returned to the United States and settled in Cape Cod, the Maine coast, and New Jersey.

Coulton Waugh studied at the Art Students League in New York City where he sketched portraits of people he encountered on the streets. Ultimately, Coulton settled in Cape Cod with his first wife Elizabeth Jenkinson who was a writer and artist. Together, they owned a shop for model ships and hooked rugs. In the 1940s, Coulton wrote daily comic strips and in 1947 wrote a history of the medium entitled The Comics. He wrote and illustrated Dickie Dare, Hank, and Sam of the Seven C's, among others. Coulton Waugh's second wife, Odin, was an artist who illustrated some of her husband's comic strips.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in several installments from 1977-1983 by Odin Waugh Buchanan, Coulton Waugh's widow.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Coulton Waugh and Waugh Family papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Cartooning  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Sketches
Transcripts
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Photographs
Citation:
Coulton Waugh and Waugh Family papers, 1751-1974, bulk 1838-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.waugwaug
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Coulton Waugh and Waugh Family papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-waugwaug
Online Media:

Ida Waugh letter

Creator:
Waugh, Ida, d. 1919  Search this
Names:
Fry, Anna  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1891 July 24
Scope and Contents:
Letter to Miss Anna Fry, apologizing for her delay in writing, July 24, 1891; and a printed photograph of Waugh.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.
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 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Women artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.waugida
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-waugida

Holly berries / [by A.E. Blanchard], with original illustrations by Ida Waugh

Author:
Blanchard, Amy Ella 1856-1926  Search this
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Physical description:
[26] leaves : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1881
Call number:
PS1103.B45 A16 1881
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_813786

The chatterboxes and other stories, drawings by Miss Ida Waugh

Ill:
Bruton, W.  Search this
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Author:
McLoughlin Bros  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. chiefly col. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1882
C1882
Topic:
Children's poetry, English  Search this
Illustrated children's books  Search this
Call number:
PZ8.3 .C43 1882
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686598

Wee babies / printed in colours from original designs by Ida Waugh ; poetry by Amy E. Blanchard

Author:
Blanchard, Amy Ella 1856-1926  Search this
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Former owner:
Comegys Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1882
[ca. 1882]
Topic:
Children in literature  Search this
Infants--Juvenile poetry  Search this
Call number:
PZ8.3 .B63 1882
PZ8.3.B63 1882
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_398892

Fancy Head, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Medallion
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Topic:
Figure--Head  Search this
Control number:
IAS 81600001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_306502

Portrait of Lucile K. Kirkham at the Age of Three, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Subject:
Kirkham, Lucile K  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1896
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9D490011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_346295

Armfull of Kittens and Too Much to Handle (Pair of Paintings), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Christie, Manson & Woods International New York New York
Topic:
Figure--Child  Search this
Animal--Cat  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62642922
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_286791

Little Girl, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Figure female--Child  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71770510
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_154004

Three Children, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Subject:
Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Buchholz Galleries 68 Main St Bradford Pennsylvania
Date:
1889
Topic:
Portrait group  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80042719
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_176232

Fancy Head, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Medallion
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Date:
Ca. 1865
Topic:
Figure--Head  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001599
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12384

John Foulke (1757-1796), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Foulke, John  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Copy
Paintings
Owner/Location:
College of Physicians of Philadelphia Mutter Museum 19 South 22nd Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46100085
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_57177

Isaac Hays (1796-1879), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Hays, Isaac  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
College of Physicians of Philadelphia Mutter Museum 19 South 22nd Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46100086
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_57178

Thomas Chalkley James (1766-1835), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919 (attributed to)  Search this
Wood (copy after)  Search this
Subject:
James, Thomas Chalkley  Search this
Type:
Paintings-Copy
Paintings
Owner/Location:
College of Physicians of Philadelphia Mutter Museum 19 South 22nd Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46100087
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_57179

Caspar Wistar (1761-1818), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919 (attributed to)  Search this
Otis, Bass 1784-1861 (copy after)  Search this
Subject:
Wistar, Caspar  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Copy
Paintings
Owner/Location:
College of Physicians of Philadelphia Mutter Museum 19 South 22nd Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103
Date:
1872
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46100088
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_57180

George Allen (1808-1876), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Subject:
Allen, George  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Pennsylvania Office of the Curator 100 College Hall Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104
Date:
1879
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Education--Teacher  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46300071
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_58572

Lewis Perrine, Gen, Quarter Master General 1855-89, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Ida d. 1919  Search this
Subject:
Perrine, Lewis  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
State House Trenton New Jersey
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 60810034
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_71124

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