Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962

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Frank Weitenkampf (1866-1962) worked for the New York Public Library for 61 years. He started as a page at the Astor Library in 1881, became head of the NYPL Art Department, and served as Curator of Prints from 1921 until his retirement in 1942. Weitenkampf wrote several books and numerous articles on prints, was a print collector, and corresponded with artists and other collectors. Early in his career he used the pseudonym Frank Linston White.

From the guide to the Frank Weitenkampf papers, 1886-1962, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Curator; New York City.

Chief of the Prints Division, New York Public Library.

From the description of Frank Weitenkampf letters, 1889-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515726

Frank Weitenkampf (1866-1962) worked for the New York Public Library for 61 years.

He started as a page at the Astor Library in 1881, became head of the NYPL Art Department, and served as Curator of Prints from 1921 until his retirement in 1942. Weitenkampf wrote several books and numerous articles on prints, was a print collector, and corresponded with artists and other collectors. Early in his career he used the pseudonym Frank Linston White.

From the description of Frank Weitenkampf papers, 1886-1962. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615664

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creatorOf Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962. Frank Weitenkampf letters, 1889-1942. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. A century of political cartoons; caricature in the United States from 1800-1900 : typescripts, [1944]. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962. Frank Weitenkampf papers, 1886-1962. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Frank Weitenkampf papers, 1886-1962 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Mary Garland letter and biographical sketch of Emma Stebbins, 1888 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. David McNeely Stauffer papers, 1817-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954,. Dunn papers [manuscript], 1897-1938. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kruse, Alexander Z., 1888-1972. Papers of Alexander Z. Kruse, 1890-1972 (bulk 1930s-1960s). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Weitenkampf, Frank, 1866-1962. Letters, 1938-1960, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951. person
associatedWith Biddle, George, 1885- person
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associatedWith Browne, George Elmer, 1871-1946. person
associatedWith Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926. person
associatedWith Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948. person
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associatedWith Eby, Kerr, 1890-1946. person
associatedWith French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931. person
associatedWith French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906. person
associatedWith Garland, Mary Stebbins person
associatedWith Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942. person
associatedWith Hart, George Overbury, 1868-1933. person
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associatedWith Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967. person
associatedWith Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906. person
associatedWith Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Keppel, Frederick, 1845-1912. person
associatedWith Kruse, Alexander Z., 1888-1972. person
associatedWith Lahey, Richard, b. 1893. person
associatedWith Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960. person
associatedWith Low, Will Hicok, 1853-1932. person
associatedWith Lozowick, Louis, 1892-1973. person
associatedWith Mowbray, H. Siddons (Harry Siddons), 1858-1928. person
associatedWith Nankivell, Frank A. (Frank Arthur), 1869-1959. person
associatedWith Nason, Thomas W. (Thomas Willoughby), 1889-1971. person
associatedWith Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. person
associatedWith New York Public Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. person
associatedWith Powers, Preston, 1842 or 3-1904. person
associatedWith Ranger, Henry Ward, 1858-1916. person
associatedWith Richards, William Trost, 1833-1905. person
associatedWith Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1874-1960. person
associatedWith Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius), 1891-1979. person
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associatedWith Sartain, William, 1843-1924. person
associatedWith Smillie, George H. (George Henry), 1840-1921. person
associatedWith Smillie, James David, 1833-1909. person
associatedWith Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. person
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associatedWith Woodbury, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1864-1940. person
associatedWith Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903. person
associatedWith Yewell, George Henry, 1830-1923. person
associatedWith Young, Mahonri Mackintosh, 1877-1957. person
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United States
New York (State)--New York
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Art--Collectors and collecting
Arts
Curators
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Librarians
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Birth 1866-04-13

Death 1962

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