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Organized 1904, incorporated 1914; New York, N.Y. The American Academy of Arts and Letters was established "to afford recognition to distinguished achievement in literature and the fine arts ..." [The American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters merged on Dec. 30, 1976].

From the description of American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565401

The National Institute of Arts and Letters was the parent body for the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Train was the president of the Institute, and Geffen was assistant secretary. Morse was a reference librarian at the University of Pennsylvania, who had written on behalf of Adolf Klarmann.

From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1943-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862804

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referencedIn Archer Milton Huntington Papers, 1919-1957 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Kienbusch, William, 1914-1980. William Kienbusch papers, 1920-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. Correspondence : with Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1963. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Walter Gropius papers, 1925-1969 (inclusive), 1937-1969 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. Letters to Henry Charles Lea, 1904-1912. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Katherine Anne Porter papers, 1842-1980, 1932-1975 Literature and Rare Books
creatorOf Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970. Henry Ernest Schnakenberg papers, 1905-1969. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bronson, Arthur, Mrs,. Heart-shaped Venetian locket of crystal mounted in silver, enclosing a lock of the hair of Robert Browning [realia]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn George Pierce Baker papers, 1878-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Tennessee Williams papers, 1932-1983. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Press cuttings, 1920 to 2005 St John's College, Oxford
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. Correspondence, 1964-1970, from Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1944. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. The Graham Greene papers. Part 2, 1944-2001 (bulk 1967-1985). Georgetown University, Joseph Mark Lauinger Memorial Library
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Malamud, Bernard. Bernard Malamud papers, 1945-1985. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Brenda Putnam Papers, 1915-1965 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn William James correspondence, 1856-1910. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Blume, Peter, 1906-1992. Peter Blume papers, [ca. 1926]-1992. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Andrew Dickson White papers, 1832-1919. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. Robert Penn Warren papers, 1906-1989. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880. Correspondence, ca. 1835-1880. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Elmer Ellsworth Brown Papers, 1827-1936 New York University. Archives.
referencedIn American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Minutes and scrapbooks, 1898-1985. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937. Robert Underwood Johnson papers, 1875-1937. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Wittlin, Józef, 1896-1976. Correspondence and compositions, 1940-1976. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978. Papers of John Hall Wheelock [manuscript], 1925, 1968. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Glenway Wescott papers, 1900-1990 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947. Letter, 1920, Dec. 8, New York, to Robert Underwood Johnson. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Victoria Ocampo papers, 1908-1979. Houghton Library.
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. Correspondence with Paul Philippe Cret, 1941. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Edmund Clarence Stedman Papers, 1840-1960. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. George Pierce Baker papers, 1878-1958 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Adams, Adeline. Letter, 1938-1945 : to Medora Amsden. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Booth Tarkington Collection University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Floch, Joseph, 1895-1977. Joseph Floch papers, [ca. 1869-1981]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995. Are we decadent? : typescript with autograph emendations : [London, 1975]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. Correspondence to W. A. Swanberg, 1964. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Lectures and speeches, 1958 to 1973 St John's College, Oxford
referencedIn Wilbur Lucius Cross papers, 1876-1948 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006. Stanley Kunitz papers, 1919-2003 (bulk 1960-1990). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Edwin Howland Blashfield Papers, 1870-1956 (bulk 1889-1936) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn McCormick, Anne O'Hare, 1882-1954. Letters: Anne O'Hare McCormick to Robert Underwood Johnson, 1929 April 18 & May 2 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, bulk (1913-1935). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918. Andrew Dickson White papers, 1832-1919. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Story, Ala. Ala Story papers, 1941-1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn [Collection of material relating to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Papers. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Catherine Viviano Gallery records, 1930-1990, bulk 1949-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. [Meeting in Chicago, 1913 : miscellaneous pamphlets]. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. The lectures of Robert Frost [manuscript], 1937-1959. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robert Penn Warren papers, 1906-1989 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Cross, Wilbur Lucius, 1862-1948. Wilbur Lucius Cross papers, 1876-1948 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. Letters, 1942-1982 : to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918. Andrew Dickson White papers, 1832-1919. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Robert Underwood Johnson papers, 1875-1937 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Reynolds Price Papers, bulk, 1927-2010 and undated, 1956-2006 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987. Glenway Wescott papers, 1900-1990. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004. Anthony Hecht papers, 1894-2004. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Photographs by and relating to Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury collection, 1878-1913. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. Papers, 1840-1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Jerzy Fitelberg papers, 1921-1952 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Martin and Harriet Diamond Vertical Files of American Art, 1915-1995 Rutgers University. Art Library.
referencedIn Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937. Letters, 1920-1921, Rome, Italy, to Nicholas Murray Butler. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Vera Zorina papers, 1910-2001 (inclusive), 1933-2001 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Józef Wittlin correspondence and compositions, 1940-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lindsay-Wakefield family additional papers, 1909-1995. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers, 1870-1912. Houghton Library.
referencedIn E. E. Cummings additional papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John H. Finley papers, 1892-1940, 1913-1935 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Catherine Viviano Gallery. Catherine Viviano Gallery records, 1930-1990, bulk 1949-1978. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn New York Shakespeare Festival records. Series VI: Development Office, 1954-1989 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936. Papers, 1867-1936. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Brown, Elmer Ellsworth, 1861-1934. Personal papers, 1827-1936. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1943-1945. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987. Glenway Wescott papers, 1900-1990. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury collection, 1878-1913. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf American Academy of Arts and Letters. American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn American immortals in New York [manuscript],n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn George P. Garrett Papers, 1929-2008, (bulk 1960-2000) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Adams, Adeline. person
correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. corporateBody
associatedWith Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953. person
associatedWith Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. person
associatedWith Bellows, George, 1882-1925. person
associatedWith Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943. person
associatedWith Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959. person
associatedWith Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936. person
associatedWith Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959. person
associatedWith Blume, Peter, 1906-1992. person
associatedWith Brown, Elmer Ellsworth, 1861-1934. person
associatedWith Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941. person
associatedWith Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947. person
associatedWith Carson, Margaret. person
associatedWith Catherine Viviano corporateBody
associatedWith Catherine Viviano Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916. person
associatedWith Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948. person
associatedWith Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965. person
associatedWith Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989. person
associatedWith Cross, Wilbur Lucius, 1862-1948. person
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950. person
correspondedWith Diamond, Martin person
associatedWith Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Fitelberg, Jerzy, 1903-1951 person
associatedWith Floch, Joseph, 1895-1977. person
associatedWith Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. person
associatedWith Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 person
correspondedWith Garrett, George P., 1929-2008 person
associatedWith Geffen, Felicia, 1903-1994. person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen person
associatedWith Grant, Robert, 1852-1940 person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Ranke, 1895-1985 person
associatedWith Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. person
correspondedWith Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969 person
associatedWith Hambidge, Jay, 1867-1924. person
associatedWith Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935. person
associatedWith Hecht, Anthony, 1923-2004. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Huntington, Archer M. (Archer Milton), 1870-1955 person
associatedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
correspondedWith Janvier, Thomas Allibone, 1849-1913 person
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937. person
associatedWith Josephson, Hannah Geffen. person
associatedWith Josephson, Hannah Geffen. person
associatedWith Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998. person
associatedWith Kennan, George. person
associatedWith Kienbusch, William, 1914-1980. person
associatedWith Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006. person
associatedWith Lea, Arthur H. person
correspondedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Lindsay family. family
associatedWith Lounsbury, Thomas Raynesford, 1838-1915. person
associatedWith Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
associatedWith Malamud, Bernard. person
associatedWith Malicki, Roger. person
associatedWith Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. person
correspondedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith McCormick, Anne O'Hare, 1882-1954. person
associatedWith Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. person
associatedWith Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912. person
associatedWith Mills, Margaret M. person
associatedWith Morgan, Marion V. person
associatedWith Morse, Elliott H. 1916-. person
associatedWith National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Shakespeare Festival corporateBody
correspondedWith Ocampo, Victoria, 1891- person
associatedWith O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. person
associatedWith Papp, Joseph person
associatedWith Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880. person
associatedWith Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. person
associatedWith Porter, Katherine Anne person
associatedWith Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. person
correspondedWith Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011 person
associatedWith Putnam, Brenda, 1890-1975 person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. 1917-2007. person
associatedWith Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest), 1892-1970. person
associatedWith Schoeck, Julia. person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Sloane, William Milligan, 1850-1928. person
correspondedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995. person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. person
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. person
associatedWith Stern, James, 1904-1993. person
associatedWith Story, Ala. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Train, Arthur Cheney, 1875-1945. person
associatedWith Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923. person
associatedWith Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910. person
associatedWith Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. person
associatedWith Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919. person
associatedWith Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987. person
associatedWith Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978. person
associatedWith White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918. person
correspondedWith Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 person
correspondedWith Wittlin, Józef, 1896- person
associatedWith Wittlin, Józef, 1896-1976. person
associatedWith Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944. person
associatedWith Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975. person
correspondedWith Zorina, Vera. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Art--Societies, etc
Learned institutions and societies
Occupation
Function

Corporate Body

Active 1930

Active 1963

Americans

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