Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967

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Society named after Horace Walpole (1717-1797), founded in 1910 to promote the study and appreciation of British art.

From the description of Walpole Society papers, 1934-1967. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550528065

Theodore Sizer was born on March 19, 1892 in New York City. He received a B.S. degree from Harvard in 1915. He worked in the import-export business from 1915 until 1922 and served as a first lieutenant in the Army in World War I. He was curator at the Cleveland Museum of Art from 1922 to 1927, and a lecturer at Case Western Reserve College from 1924 to 1927. He became an associate professor of the history of art at Yale and associate director of the Yale Art Gallery in 1927. Sizer was a professor of art history at Yale University from 1931 until his retirement in 1957. He was director of the Yale University Art Gallery from 1940 to 1947. An expert on heraldry, he became the first Pursuivant of Arms at Yale University in 1963 and created banners for Yale and the city of St. Louis. Sizer died on June 21, 1967 in West Haven, Connecticut.

From the description of Theodore Sizer papers, 1679-1992 (inclusive), 1916-1966 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702167110

From the guide to the Theodore Sizer papers, 1679-1992, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Art historian; New Haven, Conn.

Trumbull was a New York City painter.

From the description of Theodore Sizer research material on John Trumbull, 1790-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122806

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963. Charles Seymour papers, 1912-1963 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Walpole Society. Records, 1901-1992, bulk dates 1909-1960. Winterthur Library
referencedIn William Mills Ivins papers, 1878-1964 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Henry-Russell Hitchcock papers, 1919-1987 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Hitchcock, Henry Russell, 1903-. Henry-Russell Hitchcock papers, 1919-1987. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967. Theodore Sizer research material on John Trumbull, 1790-1952. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Arthur Upham Pope papers, 1921-1951 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Charles Seymour papers, 1912-1963 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967. Theodore Sizer papers, 1679-1992 (inclusive), 1916-1966 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961. William Mills Ivins letters to Theodore Sizer, 1926-1960. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969. Papers, 1867-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
creatorOf Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Yale in World War II collection, 1938-1946 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1921-1961,n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. William Adams Delano papers, 1902-1960 (inclusive), 1939-1960 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. Papers of Charles William Smith 1910-1979. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. Papers, 1903-2005. Harvard University Art Museum
referencedIn Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960, 1892-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Harold Weston papers, 1894-1978, bulk 1912-1972 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Weston, Harold, 1894-1972. Harold Weston papers, 1894-1978, bulk, 1912-1972. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe), 1909-1987,. Oral history interview with John I.H. Baur, 1970 Jan. 22-Feb. 19 [sound recording]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961. William Mills Ivins papers, 1878-1964. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe), 1909-1987. John I. H. Baur interviews, 1970 Jan. 22-Feb. 19. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961. William Mills Ivins letters to Theodore Sizer, 1926-1960. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-. Letters pertaining to "The Italian Influence on American Literature" [manuscript], 1962-19644. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Yale in World War II collection, 1938-1946 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Miscellaneous American calligraphy, 1812-1977. Houghton Library
creatorOf Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969. Arthur Upham Pope papers, 1921-1951. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Eliot Candee Clark Papers, 1910-1969 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Theodore Sizer papers, 1679-1992 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Sumner McKnight Crosby papers, 1937-1977 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967. Walpole Society papers, 1934-1967. Boston Athenaeum
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associatedWith Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901- person
associatedWith Baur, John I. H. (John Ireland Howe), 1909-1987. person
associatedWith Chambers, E. K., (Edmund Kerchever), 1866-1954. person
associatedWith Clark, Eliot Candee, 1883- person
associatedWith Crosby, Sumner McK. (Sumner McKnight), 1909- person
associatedWith Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. person
associatedWith Dupont, Henry, 1894- person
associatedWith Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969. person
associatedWith Gill, Eric, 1882-1940. person
associatedWith Hipkiss, Edwin J. person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Henry Russell, 1903- person
associatedWith Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961. person
associatedWith Jackson, William A. (William Alexander), 1905-1964. person
associatedWith Jarves, James Jackson, 1818-1888. person
associatedWith Lewis, Neal Lawson. person
associatedWith Lewis, Neal Lawson. person
associatedWith Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979. person
associatedWith Little, Bertram K., 1899-1993. person
associatedWith McConaughy, James Lukens, 1887- person
associatedWith Nash, Chauncey Cushing, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Phillips, John Marshall, 1905-1953. person
associatedWith Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946. person
associatedWith Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969. person
associatedWith Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965. person
associatedWith Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963. person
associatedWith Sizer, Caroline person
associatedWith Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. person
associatedWith Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. person
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. person
associatedWith Trumbull, John M., 1787-1853 person
associatedWith Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 person
associatedWith Walpole Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Walpole Society (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Weir, Irene, 1863-1944. person
associatedWith Weston, Harold, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith William Mills Ivins person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Faculty. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
United States
New Zealand
Australia
Subject
Arts
Heraldry
Art, British--Appreciation
Painters
World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
Occupation
Art historians
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Birth 1892-03-19

Death 1967-06-21

Americans

English

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