Perkins, Charles C. (Charles Callahan), 1823-1886

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Painter, etcher, author, art and music critic, of Boston, Mass.

Perkins graduated from Harvard in 1843; studied art in Rome and Paris; promoted art education for the masses; organized the Boston Art Club and served as president, 1869-1879; was a founder and honorary director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and was instrumental in instituting an art curriculum for Massachusetts and the city of Boston. Perkins was the author of Italian sculptors and of Tuscan sculptors, both illustrated by his own drawings.

From the description of No. 1 - sketches : April - May - & June - 1844. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 313490930

Painter, etcher, author, art and music critic; Boston, Mass.

Perkins studied art in Rome and Paris and promoted art education for the masses. He organized the Boston Art Club and served as president, 1869-1879; was a founder and honorary director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and was instrumental in instituting an art curriculum for Massachusetts and the city of Boston. Perkins was the author of ITALIAN SCULPTORS and TUSCAN SCULPTORS, both illustrated by his own drawings.

From the description of Charles C. Perkins papers, 1844-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79130671

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Balch, Thomas, 1821-1877. Aguado letters, 1843-1883. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. John Ferguson Weir papers, 1838-1957 (inclusive), 1861-1928 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Perkins, Charles C. (Charles Callahan), 1823-1886. No. 1 - sketches : April - May - & June - 1844. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Philbrick, John D. (John Dudley), 1818-1886. Papers, 1824-1886. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Perkins, Charles C. (Charles Callahan), 1823-1886. Charles C. Perkins papers, 1844-1868. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Shattuck, Elizabeth Perkins Lee, 1846-1931. Elizabeth Perkins Lee Shattuck diary and sketchbook, 1868-1870. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Perkins, Charles Callahan, 1823-1886. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Henry Wheaton, [no year]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence, 1825-1881. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Richardson, Nathan, 1827-1859. Nathan Richardson papers, 1849-1859. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY LAYARD PAPERS. Vols. XVII (ff. 192). 1828-1862, n.dincludes:f. 1 Comte de Murutz: Letter to Comtesse — from Comte — de Murutz: 1828: Fr.f. 5 Madame Camille Mancini: Letter to Sir A. H. Layard and his brothers from Madame Camille Man..., 1828-1862 British Library
referencedIn Margaret Terry Chanler family papers, 1815-1939 (inclusive) 1845-1939 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1892. Houghton Library.
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY LAYARD PAPERS. Vols. XVIII (ff. 195). 1863-April 1885.includes:f. 1 Carl Werner, of Leipzig: Letter to Sir A. H. Layard from Carl Werner: 1863. ff. 6, 12 Maria Theresa Longworth, alias Yelverton; self-styled wife of William, 4th Viscoun... British Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Dresel, Otto, 1826-1890. Letter : Leipzig, Germany, to Charles C. Perkins, Boston, 1875 Dec. 9 Texas Christian University
referencedIn Ward-Perkins Family Papers, ca. 1877-1954. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Evarts family. Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (inclusive), 1798-1901 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Richard Henry Dana Sr. and Jr. Collection, 1852-1874 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Evarts family papers, 1753-1960, 1798-1901 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Franz, Robert, 1815-1892. Letter : Halle, Germany, to Charles C. Perkins, Boston, 1876 Feb. 17. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Dana Family. Letters and engraving, Richard Henry Dana, Sr. and Jr. [manuscript], 1852-1874, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Class Book, 1843. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Nathan Richardson papers, 1849-1859. Houghton Library.
referencedIn [Charles Callahan Perkins] [graphic]. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Greer, Louise, 1899-. Papers of Louise Greer [manuscript], 1851-1964. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Perkins, Charles C. (Charles Callahan), 1823-1886. Andante [pour] piano, violon et violoncelle. [microform]. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Cleveland, Henry R. (Henry Russell), 1808-1843. Cleveland-Perkins family papers, 1830-1915. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Franz, Robert, 1815-1892. Letter : Halle, Germany, to Charles C. Perkins, Boston, 1876 Feb. 17. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Ward-Perkins Family Papers, ca. 1788-1954 University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Dresel, Otto, 1826-1890. Letter : Leipzig, Germany, to Charles C. Perkins, Boston, 1875 Dec. 9. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Crawford, Thomas, 1813 or 14-1857. Letter, 1845 Feb. 28, Boston, to George Washington Greene, Rome. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. Autograph letter signed : 361 West Twenty-Third Street, [New York], to Charles C. Perkins, 1874 Nov. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Batchelder family. family
correspondedWith Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893 person
associatedWith Chanler, Margaret Terry, 1862-1952 person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
associatedWith Crawford, Thomas, 1813 or 14-1857. person
associatedWith Dana Family. family
associatedWith Dresel, Otto, 1826-1890 person
associatedWith Emerson family. family
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Evarts family family
associatedWith Evarts family. family
associatedWith Franz, Robert, 1815-1892. person
associatedWith Greer, Louise, 1899- person
correspondedWith Harvard College (1780- ). Class of 1843. corporateBody
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Philbrick, John D. (John Dudley), 1818-1886. person
associatedWith Richardson, Nathan, 1827-1859. person
associatedWith Shattuck, Elizabeth Perkins Lee, 1846-1931. person
associatedWith Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
associatedWith Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848, person
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Italy
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Art critics
Lectures, Popular
Painters
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Birth 1823-03-01

Death 1886-08-25

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