Wadsworth Atheneum.

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Art museum; Hartford, Conn.

Established 1842 to house the collection of Daniel Wadsworth, a painter and collector. The museum grew considerably with gifts from J.P. Morgan into a premiere institution of American fine and decorative arts. Formerly known as Wadsworth Atheneum and Morgan Memorial.

From the description of Wadsworth Atheneum scrapbooks, 1899-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502531

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Serge Lifar collection, Wadsworth Atheneum. [Clippings] New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1927 June 16, 17, 20, 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1919 Dec. 19, 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Records of the Assistants to the Directors, 1913-1999 (inclusive), 1927-1943 (bulk) Harvard Art Museums. Archives
referencedIn Hosmer, James Bidwell, 1781-1878. James B. Hosmer papers, 1834-1878. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Buckley, Charles E. Charles E. Buckley interviews, 1980 June 18-1980 Sept. 19. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1910 Jan. 25, 28, 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1927 Aug. 15, 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo), 1873-1969. Papers, 1867-2005 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
referencedIn Marguerite Yourcenar additional papers, 1842-1996. Houghton Library
referencedIn George Balanchine archive, 1924-1989 (inclusive), 1961-1983 (bulk). Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Connecticut Watercolor Society. Connecticut Watercolor Society records, 1938-1947. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1910 Feb. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Connecticut River exhibit, 1985. Brooks Memorial Library
referencedIn Belle Krasne Ribicoff papers, 1942-circa 2010, bulk 1945-2004 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Papers of Arthur Pope, 1907-1979 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Director to Belle Greene, 1935 Mar. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Harvard Art Museum. Exhibition Records, 1905-2008 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
creatorOf Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Records of the Curator of Paintings, 1957-1989. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Guastavino Fireproof Construction Company/George Collins. Architectural records. Series II: Project Records. Subseries 6: Files, Connecticut, 1891-1980 (bulk 1930-1938). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Wagstaff, Samuel J. The Samuel J. Wagstaff, Jr. records, 1956-1978 (predominantly 1968-1971). Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives, DIA Research Library & Archives
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1938 June-Aug. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, telegram and receipt, 1928 Mar. 3, 5, 16, 21, 23, 26, 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1918 June 5, 22, 26, July 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : Metropolitan Museum of Art to Belle Greene, 1916 Aug. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1916 June 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1910 Jan. 13, 14, 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996. The Producing Company of the School of American Ballet [Scrapbook]. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Robbins, Daniel, and Slive, Seymour. Papers, 1959-2003 (bulk: 1971-1982) Harvard Art Museums. Archives
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1955. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1913 Oct. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1916 Aug. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904. Inventory of artists' letters donated by Samuel P. Avery to the Hartford Museum, circa 1918. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1930 Jan. 15, 16, 17, Feb. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : to J.P. Morgan, 1918 Aug. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence with Gay, 1910 Apr. 20, 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1931 Jan. 14, 15, 20, Feb. 16, 18, 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1916 June 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wagstaff, Samuel J. Samuel Wagstaff papers, 1796-1987, 1952-1986. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Catherine Viviano Gallery records, 1930-1990, bulk 1949-1978. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Gay, Frank Butler, 1856-1934. Papers, 1884-1934. Trinity College Library
referencedIn Ribicoff, Belle Krasne, 1924-. Belle Krasne Ribicoff papers, 1942-circa 2010, bulk 1945-2004. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1910 Jan. 26, 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Copy of letter : Belle Greene to Goodwin, 1908 Sept. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1916 June 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Goodwin, Francis, 1839-1923. Francis Goodwin family papers, 1848-1923. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : Gay to Belle Greene, 1913 Sept. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Catherine Viviano Gallery. Catherine Viviano Gallery records, 1930-1990, bulk 1949-1978. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, [1978]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : Goodwin to Pierpont Morgan, with clippings from the Courant (lacking), 1910 Jan. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rudner, Sara,. Dancing in the streets of London and Paris, continued in Stockholm and sometimes Madrid : choreographic notes used by Twyla Tharp in creating her dance, 1969. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Koshkin-Youritzin, Victor. Victor Koshkin-Youritzin papers, 1999-2006. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1937 Jan. 4, n.d., 7, 11, 21, Feb. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : Gay to Belle Greene, 1914 Aug. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cunningham, Charles Crehore, 1910-1979. Curatorial Office Records of Charles Cunningham, 1973-1977. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : Gay to Belle Greene, 1908 Sept. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Wadsworth Atheneum scrapbooks, 1899-1963. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Greene, Belle da Costa. Copy of letter : from Belle Greene, 1928 Feb. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1943 Apr. 23, 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation research files, 1920-1989. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Austin, Arthur Everett [clippings]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1932 May 9, 11, 18, June 1, 11, Aug. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : Goodwin to Belle Greene, 1910 Jan. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Goodwin, William B. (William Brownell), b. 1866. William B. Goodwin research collection and family papers, 1845-1932. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1914 Nov. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Buckley, Charles E.,. Oral history interview with Charles E. Buckley, 1980 June 18-Sept. 19 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : Gay to Belle Greene, 1914 Nov. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence between Belle Greene and Gay, 1908 May 21, 22, June 29, July. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Morris, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Wistar), 1870-1944. Junius Spencer Morgan Memorial : photograph album, 1910 / presented with the compliments of Benjamin Wistar Morris, the architect of the building, photographs by Charles Archibald Goodwin, drawings by Arthur Paul F. Adenaw. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Greene, Belle da Costa. Copy of letter : from Belle Greene, 1910 Jan. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : to AT, 1920 May 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Institutional file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : to J.P. Morgan, 1917 May 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Huntington & Darbee. Records, 1939-1972. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Copy of letter : PM's secretary to Atheneum, 1909 Nov. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Buckley, Charles E.,. Oral history interview with Charles E. Buckley, 1980 June 18-Sept. 19 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Barberie, Peter D. Forgotten stories : An overview of the historical holdings of the Wadsworth Atheneum / by Peter D. Barberie, August 1992. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Carpenter, Mary Jo. Office of Public Relations Records of Mary Jo Carpenter, 1979-1991. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Webb, Mary L. Penmanship exercise book, undated. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1929 June 3, 11, July 2, 3, 10, Sept. 26, Oct. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1910 n.d. Jan. 24, 26, 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913. Copy of letter : from Pierpont Morgan to Goodwin, 1907 Mar. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1919 Apr. 8, 10, 24, 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter, 1910 Feb. 10, Apr. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1916 Aug. 14, Sept. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letters signed (2) : Goodwin to Pierpont Morgan, 1910 Jan. 21, 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : Benjamin Morris, architect, to Pierpont Morgan, 1910 Jan. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Samuel Wagstaff papers, 1796-1987 (bulk 1952-1986) Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Connecticut Historical Society. Exhibition catalogs, miscellaneous. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Connecticut Historical Society. Art exhibition catalogs. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : Goodwin to Pierpont Morgan, 1907 Dec. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Photographs by and relating to Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1915 Sept. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Telegram, 1916 July 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1952-1960. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Cheney, Mary Pope, 1921-1996. Mary Cheney papers, 1969-1980. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Public Relations Office Records of Members' Trips and Events, 1979-1996. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1917 May 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Copy of Belle Greene's reply, 1910 Jan. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1916 Oct. 3, 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Autograph letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1916 June 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1923 Jan. 30, 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Correspondence, 1921 Apr. 30, May 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : to Belle Greene, 1912 Aug. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Letter signed : Goodwin to Pierpont Morgan, 1910 Feb. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1839-2002 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Wadsworth Atheneum. Copy of letter : PM(?) to Goodwin, 1908 Sept. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hilles, Susan Morse, 1905-. Papers, 1839-1995 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904. person
correspondedWith Balanchine, George. person
associatedWith Barberie, Peter D. person
associatedWith Buckley, Charles E., person
associatedWith Carpenter, Mary Jo. person
associatedWith Catherine Viviano corporateBody
associatedWith Catherine Viviano Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Cheney, Mary Pope, 1921-1996 person
associatedWith Connecticut Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Connecticut Watercolor Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Coolidge, John, 1913-1995 person
associatedWith Cunningham, Charles Crehore, 1910-1979. person
correspondedWith Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969 person
associatedWith Gay, Frank Butler, 1856-1934. person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen person
associatedWith Goodwin, Francis, 1839-1923. person
associatedWith Goodwin, William B. (William Brownell), b. 1866. person
associatedWith Greene, Belle da Costa. person
associatedWith Guastavino Fireproof Construction Company/George Collins. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard Art Museum Archives corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard Art Museum. Director's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Hilles, Susan Morse, 1905- person
associatedWith Hosmer, James Bidwell, 1781-1878. person
associatedWith Huntington & Darbee. corporateBody
associatedWith Koshkin-Youritzin, Victor. person
associatedWith Krasne Ribicoff, Belle person
associatedWith Morgan, J. P. 1867-1943, person
associatedWith Morgan, J. Pierpont 1837-1913. person
associatedWith Morris, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Wistar), 1870-1944. person
correspondedWith Pope, Arthur, 1880-1974 person
associatedWith Ribicoff, Belle Krasne, 1924- person
correspondedWith Robbins, Daniel person
associatedWith Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Susan Morse Hilles, 1905- person
associatedWith Wagstaff, Samuel J. person
associatedWith Webb, Mary L. person
correspondedWith Yourcenar, Marguerite. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Connecticut River
Connecticut River Valley
Connecticut--Hartford
Subject
Art, American
Art museums
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Activity

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Active 1979

Active 1996

Americans

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