Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936

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Elizabeth Robins Pennell was an American author and editor. She published essays, articles, and travel writing, and served as art critic for several newspapers and magazines. She and her husband, illustrator Joseph Pennell, were friends, collaborators, and biographers of artist James McNeill Whistler.

From the description of Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1921-1934. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54810288

The American art critic and writer Elizabeth Robins Pennell married the illustrator, draftsman, and author Joseph Pennell in 1884. They moved soon after to England. Frequent travelers to European countries, they collaborated on books that she wrote and he illustrated. The couple returned to the United States in 1914. After her husband's death in 1926, she published his biography.

From the description of Letters, 1930 Aug. 18-1930 Nov. 2, New York. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81840162

Elizabeth Pennell was a Philadelphia and London author and wife of the Philadelphia artist Joseph Pennell.

From the description of Letters, 1903-1910. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 86165643

Writer, critic; New York, N.Y.

Married artist Joseph Pennell.

From the description of Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1896-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83754931

Writer; b. 1855; d. 1936.

Elizabeth Robins Pennell was the wife of etcher and illustrator Joseph Pennell.

From the description of The Drawings of Abbott Thayer / Elizabeth Robins Pennell letter [ca. 1921]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227194103

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creatorOf Morris, Anna Wharton, 1868-1957. Papers, 1729-1957. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Strickland, Edward F.,. Autograph collection, 1780-1918 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. Letters, 1903-1910. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Woodward, Sidney C., 1890-1963. Sidney C. Woodward papers, 1830-1963 (bulk 1915-1932). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Robins, Edward, 1862-1943. Selected art related documents from the Robins collection, 1939-1941. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Papers, ca. 1882-1951. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Braun, John F., 1867-1939. Papers, 1920-1940. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1896-1932. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908. Papers of Louise Chandler Moulton, 1852-1908. Library of Congress
creatorOf Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Sketches by Joseph Pennell in Europe and New York. Dayton Art Institute Library
creatorOf Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Pennell-Whistler collection, 1597-1937. Library of Congress
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene), 1881-1952. A.E. (Albert Eugene) Gallatin papers, 1898-1951. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Warren, Arthur, 1860-1924. Letters received, 1884-1920. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1780-1918 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn [Joseph Pennell exhibition catalog collection]. Cleveland Public Library, Main Library
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. Letters, 1926-1930, New York, to [Philip D.] Sherman. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, fl. 1884-1922. Letter. May 28, 1922, Brooklyn, N.Y. to Mr. Smalley. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Joseph Pennell papers, 1908-1935. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Papers, 1890-1936. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Pennell family. Pennell Family papers, circa 1882-1951. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. The Drawings of Abbott Thayer / Elizabeth Robins Pennell letter [ca. 1921]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pennell, Joseph, 1860-1926 and Elizabeth Robins Pennell : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. Letters, 1930 Aug. 18-1930 Nov. 2, New York. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1921-1934. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bayard Taylor papers, 1826-1912 (inclusive), 1845-1878 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. [Letter : 18]92.3.2. and 1935 April 12, London and New York [to] Mr. Chichester and Miss Sartain. Haverford College Library
referencedIn History of the Book and Illustrations collection, circa 1250-2000 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.) archive, 1923-2007. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1910-1932. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. Modern vandalism [manuscript], 1885. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Century illustrated monthly magazine. Century Magazine letters, 1870-1918. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936. Letters to Agnes Repplier, 1926-1934. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Joseph and Elizabeth R. Pennell Papers TXRC97-A16., 1832-1951 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Louise Chandler Moulton Papers, 1852-1908 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950. Century Magazine correspondence, 1885-1914. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. Papers of Joseph and Elizabeth R. Pennell, 1832-1951 (bulk, 1854-1936). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, fl.1884-1929. [Letter] [19]29.2.28, New York City [to] James Shields Haverford College Library
referencedIn Letters from Wendell Phillips Garrison, 1865-1906. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Adcock, Arthur St. John, 1864-1930. person
associatedWith Annan, J. Craig (James Craig), 1864-1946. person
correspondedWith Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Braun, John F., 1867-1939. person
associatedWith Century illustrated monthly magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Chichester. person
associatedWith Cole, Thimothy, 1852-1931. person
associatedWith Crawford, Andrew Wright, Mrs. person
associatedWith Free Library of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Gallatin, A. E. (Albert Eugene), 1881-1952. person
correspondedWith Garrison family. family
associatedWith Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907 person
associatedWith Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909. person
associatedWith Grasberger, Mr. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jefferson, Joseph. person
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Uniderwood, 1853-1937. person
associatedWith Lane, John, 1854-1925. person
associatedWith Lane, John, Mrs. person
associatedWith Leland, Charles Godfrey, 1824-1903. person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Morris, Anna Wharton, 1868-1957. person
associatedWith Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908. person
associatedWith Pennell family. family
associatedWith Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926 and Elizabeth R., 1855-1936 person
associatedWith Robins, Edward, 1862-1943. person
associatedWith Sartain. person
associatedWith Sherman, Philip D. (Philip Darrell), 1881-1957, person
associatedWith Shields, Joseph. person
associatedWith Strickland, Edward F., person
associatedWith Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878 person
associatedWith Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Warren, Arthur, 1860-1924. person
associatedWith Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903. person
associatedWith Woodward, Sidney C., 1890-1963. person
associatedWith Wuerth, Louis A. (Louis August), 1891- person
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New Hampshire
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Women authors
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Painters
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Birth 1855-02-21

Death 1936-02-07

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