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Joseph Sill selected diaries

Creator:
Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854  Search this
Names:
Art-Union of Philadelphia  Search this
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Carey, Edward L., 1806-1845  Search this
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896  Search this
Hubard, William James, 1807-1862  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Page, William, 1811-1885  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Saunders, George Lethbridge, 1807-1863  Search this
Shaw, Joshua, 1776-1860  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Watmough, Edward  Search this
Waugh, Samuel Bell, 1814-1885  Search this
Weber, Paul, 1823-1916  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889  Search this
Winner, W. E. (William E), -1883  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1832-1854
Scope and Contents:
Ca. 850 pages of selected art related excerpts from Sill's diaries. The diaries date from 1832 to 1854 and document his own painting activities, his association with the Artists and Amateurs Association, Artists' Fund Society, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He gives his reactions to the work of other artists as seen in exhibitions in Philadelphia and New York, especially at the National Academy of Design, as well as in private collections. He writes about panoramas shown in Philadelphia, purchases of works of art for himself and others, commissions to artists to paint pictures for him, etc. In particular he writes frequently of his friend, the collector and patron Edward L. Carey, and of Carey's collection. He often mentions John Sartain, James R. Lambdin, Peter F. Rothermel, Daniel Huntington, Thomas Sully, William H. Furness, Emanuel Leutze, George L. Saunders, Samuel B. Waugh, Paul Weber, William J. Hubard, Monachesi, and John Neagle. He tells of the founding and subsequent activities of the Art-Union of Philadelphia; the sale of Joshua Shaw's paintings and his misfortunes; the work and ill natured personality of William Page; meeting with and a drawing and description of John J. Audubon; a controversy between Robert W. Weir and Samuel F. B. Morse about who will paint the Mayflower Compact; V. G. Audubon's efforts to get subscribers for his father's book; and Bowen's lithographic shop.
He characterizes Edward Watmough and William E. Winner.
Biographical / Historical:
Collector, amateur painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art in 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Diaries donated to the Society by Edward Madiera.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Diaries  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.silljose
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9851e01eb-08d8-486d-ace9-e1eb4cbdcd72
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-silljose

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
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Diaries
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.

Missing Title

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 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.
Topic:
Painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Artists -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Diaries
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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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9155f2c52-9039-4ec3-be2f-a46e1dafa81f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-waugwaug
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Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. photograph collection

Creator:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Print Dept  Search this
Names:
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
Great Central Fair for the U.S. Sanitary Commission (1864 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
James S. Earle & Son  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Pennsylvania State Capitol (Harrisburg, Pa.)  Search this
United States Sanitary Commission  Search this
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Lewis, Edmund Darch, 1835-1910  Search this
Moran, Edward, 1829-1901  Search this
Moran, John, 1831-1903  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Richards, Frederick de Bourg, 1822-1903  Search this
Richards, William Trost, 1833-1905  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895  Search this
Sartain family (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Sartain, Emily, 1841-1927  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Sartain, Samuel, 1830-1906  Search this
Sartain, William, 1843-1924  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Waugh, Samuel Bell, 1814-1885  Search this
Williams, Isaac, 1817-1895  Search this
Wood, George Bacon, 1832-1910  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1850]-1890
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of 19th century artists, including Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Frederick de Bourg Richards, Edward Moran, John Moran, William Trost Richards, Edmund Darch Lewis, George Bacon Wood, Isaac Williams, James Reid Lambdin, Samuel Bell Waugh, Peter Frederick Rothermel, the Sartain family, the Sartain home, John Sartain, Samuel Sartain, William Sartain, Emily Sartain, Thomas Buchanan Read, Thomas Eakins's motion studies, the Pennsylvania State Capitol, group portraits of women from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Artists Fund Society, James S. Earle and Son, and the Fine Art Gallery at the Great Sanitary Fair.
Biographical / Historical:
Archive repository; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1986 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Photographs were compiled from various collections of the Print Dept. of the Library Company of Philadelphia.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Photograph collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Photographs  Search this
Photography -- Early works to 1900 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Photographs  Search this
Artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.librcomp
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw983d118a4-308e-44c3-8424-82190dbc0336
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-librcomp

George Junkin, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Junkin, George  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Presbyterian Historical Society 425 Lombard Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19147
Date:
1872
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70831404
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_132286

Samuel Vaughan Merrick, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Merrick, Samuel Vaughan  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Franklin Institute Of Science Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
1870
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70831408
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_132290

Samuel Vaughan Merrick, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Merrick, Samuel Vaughan  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Franklin Institute Of Science Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
1870
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70831409
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_132291

Jenny Lind, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885 (attributed to)  Search this
Subject:
Lind, Jenny  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
American Swedish Historical Foundation & Museum Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
Ca. 1850-85
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Voice  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70831416
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_132298

Harem Beauty, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Adam A. Weschler & Son Washington District of Columbia 20004
Date:
1867
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62170570
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_106352

Esmeralda, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Literature--Character  Search this
Animal  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62442025
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_112309

The Letter, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
St. Albus Fine Arts 620 North Michigan Avenue Chicago Illinois 60611
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Architecture interior  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Letter  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80045059
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_178285

Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Grant, Ulysses S  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Union League of Philadelphia 140 South Broad Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61210093
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_80640

Charles Delucena Meigs (1792-1869), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Meigs, Charles Delucena  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--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46100089
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_57181

Ambrose White (1780-1873), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
White, Ambrose  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
CIGNA Museum and Art Collection Two Liberty Place, 1601 Chestnut Street, P. O. Box 7716 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19192
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46040116
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_57066

Nathaniel Chapman (1780-1853), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Chapman, Nathaniel  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
American Philosophical Society 104 South Fifth Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19106-3387
Date:
Ca. 1859
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Science--Scientist  Search this
Control number:
IAP 60670008
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_70185

Robert J. C. Walker (1838-1903), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Robert J. C  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107
Date:
1878
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46000424
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_56207

Mrs. Caspar Wistar (Elizabeth Mifflin) (1775 ?-1844), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Otis, Bass 1784-1861 (copy after)  Search this
Subject:
Wistar, Capar, Mrs. (Elizabeth Mifflin)  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Copy
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46000469
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_56252

Zebulon Baird Vance (1830-1894), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Vance, Zebulon Baird  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies Foundation, Inc P. O. Box 814 Chapel Hill North Carolina 27514
Date:
1876
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Political--Senator  Search this
Occupation--Political--Governor  Search this
Occupation--Political--Congressman  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61410068
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_82184

John Neill (1819-1880), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Neill, John  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
University of Pennsylvania Office of the Curator 100 College Hall Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19104
Date:
1881
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Medicine--Doctor  Search this
Occupation--Education--Teacher  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46300090
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_58591

Samuel Bell Waugh (a Self-Portrait), (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Waugh, Samuel Bell  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
National Academy of Design 1083 Fifth Avenue New York New York 10128
Topic:
Portrait male--Self Portrait  Search this
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36270889
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_44533

Mrs. Edward Frith, (painting)

Painter:
Waugh, Samuel Bell 1814-1885  Search this
Subject:
Frith, Edward, Mrs  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1844
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73390113
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_363916

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