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Lenox -- The Mount

Former owner:
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937  Search this
Shattuck, Albert Richardson  Search this
Architect:
Hoppin, Francis L. V.  Search this
Codman, Ogden, Jr.  Search this
Landscape architect:
Farrand, Beatrix, 1872-1959  Search this
Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
3 Slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
The Mount (Lenox, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Berkshire County -- Lenox
Varying Form:
Also known as the Edith Wharton Estate and White Lodge.
General:
001: "The Mount" Mrs. Edith Wharton's Residence. Lenox, Mass. L. H. Regnier. Postcard circa 1901-1915.

002: Residence of Wharton, Lenox, Mass. Postcard circa 1901-1915.

003: White Lodge - - Residence of A. R. Shattuck, Lenox, Mass. Postcard circa 1915-1930.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Lenox  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Driveways  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File MA197
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1417

A. E. (Albert Eugene) Gallatin papers (microfilm)

Creator:
Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene), 1881-1952  Search this
Names:
Gallery of Living Art  Search this
Museum of Living Art  Search this
Bluemner, Oscar, 1867-1938  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Dawson, Warrington, 1878-1962  Search this
Delaunay, Robert, 1885-1941  Search this
Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Gay, Walter, 1856-1937  Search this
Glackens, William J., 1870-1938  Search this
González, Julio, 1876-1942  Search this
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935  Search this
McBride, Henry, 1867-1962  Search this
Nevinson, C. R. W. (Christopher Richard Wynne), 1889-1946  Search this
Nicholson, Ben, 1894-  Search this
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966  Search this
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Rosenberg, Léonce, 1879-1947  Search this
Rothenstein, Michael, 1908-  Search this
Wade, Allan, 1881-1955  Search this
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1898-1951
Scope and Contents:
Papers relating to Gallatin's art collection, the Museum of Living Art, and other museums and activities.
REELS 507-508: Mainly correspondence. Letters pertain to the Museum of Living Art at New York University; Gallatin's work on the New York Mayor's Committee on National Defense, including many letters from artists regarding war work, 1918-1919; research for bibliographies; family matters; and business affairs. Correspondents include: Oscar Bluemner, Alexander Calder, Warrington Dawson, Robert Delaunay, Charles Demuth, Charles Freer, Walter Gay, William Glackens, Julio Gonzalez, Childe Hassam, Henry McBride, C. R. W. Nevinson, Ben Nicholson, Maxfield Parrish, Joseph & Elizabeth Pennell, Leonce Rosenberg, William Rothenstein, Allan Wade and Elizabeth Wharton.
The Bluemner material includes four letters, a sketch, and a note from Oscar Bluemner to Gallatin. Bluemner writes about the 1932 Whitney Museum show, French and American painters, architecture, and painting.
REEL 1293: 3 scrapbooks which include official press releases and clippings of artists about the opening of the Gallery of Living Art at NYU, and its subsequent acquisitions, exhibitions, change of name to Museum of Living Art, and discontinuance of the Museum and transfer to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Also included are reproductions of some of the works found in the collection, reproductions of photos taken by Gallatin of artists whose works are in this collection, a 1935 Gallery of Living Art Bulletin, and clippings and a portion of the Catalog of the Gallery of Living Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Art collector; New York, N.Y. Gallatin formed one of America's earliest modern art collections, and displayed it as Gallery of Living Art (later Museum of Living Art) at NYU from 1907-1943, when he moved it to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Gallatin was also a painter.
Provenance:
Material on reels 507-508 lent for microfilming in 1973; reel 1293 lent by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art and war  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- New York (State) -- New York
Identifier:
AAA.galla
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-galla

Albert and Marie Sterner letters received

Creator:
Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946  Search this
Sterner, Marie, 1880-1953  Search this
Names:
Barbirolli, John, Sir, 1899-1970  Search this
Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942  Search this
Bellows, George, 1882-1925  Search this
Bigelow, Poultney, b. 1855  Search this
Bourdelle, Emile Antoine, 1861-1929  Search this
Calvé, Emma, 1858-1942  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965  Search this
Collier, Constance, 1878-1955  Search this
Dewey, John, 1859-1952  Search this
Du Maurier, Gerald, Sir, 1873-1934  Search this
Dunn, James Nicol  Search this
Duveen, Joseph Duveen, Baron, 1869-1939  Search this
Ferguson, Elsie  Search this
Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942  Search this
Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944  Search this
Hampden, Walter, 1879-1955  Search this
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923  Search this
Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930  Search this
Henri, Robert, 1865-1929  Search this
Herford, Oliver, 1863-1935  Search this
Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943  Search this
Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905  Search this
Le Gallienne, Eva, 1899-  Search this
Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950  Search this
Merivale, Philip, 1886-1946  Search this
Mozkowski, Maurice  Search this
Nazimova, 1879-1945  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Pompelli, Raphael  Search this
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925  Search this
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950  Search this
Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917  Search this
Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920  Search this
Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919  Search this
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937  Search this
Wilson, Francis Vaux, 1874-1938  Search this
Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926  Search this
Extent:
87 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1899-1945
Scope and Contents:
Letters to the Sterners, primarily regarding art and cultural matters.
Letters are from: John Barbirolli, George G. Barnard, Cecelia Beaux, George Bellows, Emile Bourdelle, Poultney Bigelow, Emma Calve, William M. Chase, Winston Churchill, Constance Collier, John Dewey, Gerald du Maurier, John Drew, James N. Dunn, Joseph Duveen, Elsie Ferguson, Arnold Genthe, Charles D. Gibson, Warren G. Harding, Charles W. Hawthorne, Robert Henri, Walter Hampden, Oliver Herford, Leslie Howard, Sir Henry Irving, Eva Le Gallienne, Julie Marlow, Philip Merivale, Maurice Mozkowski, Alla Nazimova, Joseph Pennell, Raphael Pompelli, Howard Pyle, Theodore Roosevelt, John S. Sargent, G. Bernard Shaw, Sir Herbert B. Tree, Mary A. Ward, J. Alden Weir, Edith Wharton, Francis Wilson, and Israel Zangwill.
Biographical / Historical:
Illustrator and painter; New York City. Sterner's wife, Marie, was an art dealer.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.steralbm
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-steralbm

Edith Wharton's world [computer file] : portraits of people and places

Author:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Type:
Computer files
Exhibitions
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Call number:
N7593
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_615225

Italian villas and their gardens by Edith Wharton ; illustrated with pictures by Maxfield Parrish and by photographs

Author:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Former owner:
Chard, Kathleen Stevens DSI  Search this
Chard, Walter Goodman DSI  Search this
Illustrator:
Denison, E  Search this
Fraser, Malcolm 1868-1949  Search this
Vanderhoof, Charles A  Search this
Author:
Parrish, Maxfield 1870-1966  Search this
Century Company  Search this
De Vinne Press  Search this
Decorative Designers (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 270 pages, [52] leaves of plates illustrations (some color) 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Contemporary bindings (Binding)
Deckled edges (Binding)
Gilt edges (Binding)
Gold blocked bindings (Binding)
Printed guard sheets (Printing)
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding)
Signed bindings (Binding)
Place:
Italy
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1904
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Landscape gardening  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DG420 .W55 1904
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1022808
Online Media:

The decoration of houses by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr

Author:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Contributor:
Codman, Ogden  Search this
Updike, Daniel Berkeley 1860-1941  Search this
Author:
De Vinne Press  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 204 pages, LVI leaves of plates illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
Computer network resources
Date:
1897
Topic:
Interior decoration  Search this
Call number:
NK2110 .W548 1897
NK2110.W548 1897
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1000327

Italian backgrounds, by Edith Wharton; illustrated by E.C. Peixotto

Author:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Physical description:
214 p. front., 12 pl. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Italy
Date:
1905
Topic:
Art  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DG420.W54X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_347918

Edith Wharton's Lenox / Cornelia Brooke Gilder

Author:
Gilder, Cornelia Brooke  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937 Homes and haunts  Search this
Physical description:
222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Place:
Massachusetts
Lenox
Lenox (Mass.)
Date:
2017
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1095772

A backward glance : an autobiography / by Edith Wharton

Author:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Physical description:
xxvii, 385 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1964
©1964
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
PS3545.H16 Z46 1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1086035

Edith Wharton / Hermione Lee

Author:
Lee, Hermione  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 869 p., [24] p. of plates : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
France
Date:
2007
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Women intellectuals  Search this
Americans--History  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--War work  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_840531

Edith Wharton : a woman in her time / Louis Auchincloss

Author:
Auchincloss, Louis  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Physical description:
191 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1971
[1971]
20th century
Topic:
Women and literature--History  Search this
Novelists, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.W554 A93 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_679129

Edith Wharton : a house full of rooms : architecture, interiors, and gardens / Theresa Craig ; special photography by John Bessler

Author:
Craig, Theresa  Search this
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937 Contributions in interior decoration  Search this
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937 Homes and haunts  Search this
Physical description:
207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
C1996
Call number:
CT275.W554 C73 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506941

The ethnography of manners : Hawthorne, James, Wharton / Nancy Bentley

Author:
Bentley, Nancy 1961-  Search this
Subject:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864 Knowledge Customs and practices  Search this
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937 Knowledge Manners and customs  Search this
James, Henry 1843-1916 Knowledge Manners and customs  Search this
Physical description:
x, 242 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
Topic:
American fiction--History and criticism  Search this
Literature and anthropology  Search this
Literature and society  Search this
Manners and customs in literature  Search this
Ethnology in literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_510087

The decoration of houses / by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr

Author:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Codman, Ogden  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 294 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Interior decoration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_519262

The Mount, home of Edith Wharton : a historic structure report

Author:
Marshall, Scott History of the Mount and report preparation  Search this
John G. Waite Associates, Architects  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937 Homes and haunts  Search this
Mount (Lenox, Mass.)  Search this
Physical description:
256 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Massachusetts
Lenox
Lenox (Mass.)
Date:
1997
C1997
20th century
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Literary landmarks--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Mansions--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Women novelists, American  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
CT275.W554 M6 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_536252

The cruise of the Vanadis / Edith Wharton ; [edited by Claudine Lesage]

Author:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Lesage, Claudine  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
142 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1992
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.W554 A1 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_566742

The great good place : American expatriate women in Paris / William Wiser

Author:
Wiser, William  Search this
Subject:
Cassatt, Mary 1844-1926  Search this
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Crosby, Caresse 1892-1970  Search this
Fitzgerald, Zelda 1900-1948  Search this
Baker, Josephine 1906-1975  Search this
Physical description:
336 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Paris (France)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Intellectual life  Search this
Call number:
PS3573.I87G74 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_413845

The decoration of houses / by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr

Author:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Codman, Ogden  Search this
Updike, Daniel Berkeley 1860-1941  Search this
De Vinne Press  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 204 p., LVI leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1897
Topic:
Interior decoration  Search this
Call number:
NK2110 .W548 1897
NK2110.W548 1897
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_434295

Edith Wharton : an annotated secondary bibliography / Kristin O. Lauer, Margaret P. Murray

Author:
Lauer, Kristin O. 1943-  Search this
Murray, Margaret P. 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937 Bibliography  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiii, 528 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
Call number:
Z8969.2 .L38 1990X
Z8969.2.L38 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_439825

Edith Wharton : an extraordinary life / by Eleanor Dwight

Author:
Dwight, Eleanor  Search this
Subject:
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937 Biography  Search this
Physical description:
296 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Call number:
CT275.W554 D9 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_460492

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