Kelly, Emerson Crosby, 1899-

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Emerson Crosby Kelly, M.D., art collector, surgeon, and medical bibliographer; d. 1977. J. Francis Murphy, landscape painter and one of the leading tonalists of the American Barbizon school, lived and worked in New York City and Arkville, N.Y. Studied very briefly at the Chicago Academy of Design, 1875. Member of the National Academy of Design and active in the Salmagundi Club. His wife, Adah Clifford Smith Murphy, a painter and illustrator, studied at the Female Art School of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.

From the description of Emerson Crosby Kelly research material relating to J. Francis Murphy, 1761-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84162711

Emerson Crosby Kelly (1899-1977) was born in New York state and educated at Cornell University and Albany Medical College. He practiced and taught surgery, history of medicine, at Albany Medical College after his appointment to the faculty in 1929. A member of the Medical Library Association, Kelly published Medical Classics (1936-1941) and Encyclopedia of Medical Sources (1948) as well as serving as editor of Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

From the guide to the Emerson Crosby Kelly Papers, c.1977, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932. person
associatedWith Dofflemeyer, Lewis E., 1867-1951 person
associatedWith Hollinger & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Moffett (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Murphy, Adah Clifford, 1860-1949. person
associatedWith Murphy, John Francis, 1853-1921 person
associatedWith National Academy of Design (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pestalozzi Foundation of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Salmagundi Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896 person
associatedWith Vandyk, C. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Arkville (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Women painters
Art--Collectors and collecting
Landscape painting, American
Landscape painters
Schools, medical
Artists' studios--Photographs


Birth 1899

Death 1977



Ark ID: w63n314n

SNAC ID: 7156079