Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944

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American artist and illustrator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Small, Maynard & Co., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577087

Charles Dana Gibson was an American graphic artist, noted for his creation of the "Gibson Girl", an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the 20th century. Gibson owned a 700-acre estate in Islesboro, Me., where he and his wife spent an increasing amount of time through the years. Arthur Webster was his caretaker.

From the description of Charles Dana Gibson letters to Arthur P. Webster, ca. 1903-1918. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 232335104

Illustrator.

From the description of Letter of Charles Dana Gibson, 1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450454

American illustrator.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (28) : [various places], to staff members of Harper's Magazine and Harper's Weekly, 1890 Feb.-1891 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589386

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to John S. Clark, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269574111

Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944) was an American illustrator and graphic artist. He was famous for his iconic drawings of the "Gibson Girl," who represented an ideal young American woman at the turn of the 20th century.

From the guide to the Charles Dana Gibson Letter, Undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

American artist and illustrator; creator of the Gibson Girl.

From the description of Charles Dana Gibson papers [manuscript], 1899-1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019771

Illustrator, painter, author; New York, N.Y. and Maine.

Born Roxbury, Massachusetts. Author and illustrator of THE EDUCATION OF MR. PIPP; SKETCHES IN LONDON; THE SOCIAL LADDER; THE WIDOW; PEOPLE OF DICKENS; and THE AMERICANS. He illustrated for Life magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Collier's for many years. Served as editor of Life magazine.

From the description of Charles Dana Gibson papers, 1902-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291415

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referencedIn Bangs family. Bangs family papers 1881-1964. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Manship, Paul, 1885-1966. Paul Manship papers, 1863-1965. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. Papers: 1875-1961. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Letter of Charles Dana Gibson, 1913. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ohio State University. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Charles D. Gibson 1867-1944 biographical file. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Taylor, William Ladd, 1854-1926. William Ladd Taylor papers, 1884-1966. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941. Papers of Daniel Carter Beard, 1798-1941. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bangs family papers, 1881-1964 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Letter to Paul Eldridge [manuscript], 1914 May 14. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909. Papers 1838-1930 1866-1909. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Leech, John, 1817-1864. [Robert and Barbara Scheibel print collection] California State University, Northridge
creatorOf Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871. Thomas Prichard Rossiter and Rossiter family papers, 1840-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Harrison, Elizabeth Cooper Pruyn, 1868-1961. Papers, 1750-1985 (bulk 1873-1961) New York State Library
creatorOf Alexander, John White, 1856-1915. John White Alexander papers, 1870-1942. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Additional papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1732-1956, 1815-1956 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Charles Dana Gibson papers, 1902-1965. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Pirie MacDonald Portrait Photograph Collection, [1885]-1942 (bulk 1900-1942) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Gypsy Rose Lee papers, 1910-1970 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. Papers of Robert Hillyer [manuscript], 1875-1961. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Charles Dana Gibson Letter, Undated Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to John S. Clark, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Autograph letters signed (28) : [various places], to staff members of Harper's Magazine and Harper's Weekly, 1890 Feb.-1891 Aug. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Letter, 1891. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn History of the Book and Illustrations collection, circa 1250-2000 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
referencedIn Life Magazine records, 1892-1936, 1920-1936 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930. Papers, 1865-1930. Dickinson College Library, Waidner-Spahr Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf GIBSON, CHARLES DANA. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Story, Ala. Ala Story papers, 1941-1970. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Art Poster File, [1890]-1910, (bulk 1895-1896) @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Gluyas Williams Papers, 1918-1950 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912. Scrapbook, 1896-1902. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Block, Gordon A., Mrs. Mrs. Gordon A. Block letters received, 1929. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839,. Papers of the Wallace family, 1799-1920. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brown, Gertrude Foster, b. 1867. Papers, 1732-1956 (inclusive), 1815-1956 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949. Album of letters from cartoonists. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Charles Dana Gibson papers [manuscript], 1899-1928. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Charles Dana Gibson letters, 1910-1937 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Selected art related letters from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Society Collection, 1760-1935. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Daniel Carter Beard Papers, 1798-1941, (bulk 1931-1935) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Baltimore Museum of Art Library & Archives
referencedIn Photographer File, ca. 1882-present © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Sketchbook and envelope containing 2 animal cut-outs "made at age of four" [manuscript] 1871. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Baker, George, 1915-1975. Bernard Meeks Cartoon Collection [manuscript] 1860-1945. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Life Magazine, Inc. (New York, N.Y.). Life Magazine records, 1892-1936, bulk (1920-1936). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Small, Maynard & Co., [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Charles Dana Gibson letters to Arthur P. Webster, ca. 1903-1918. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Gibson, Charles Dana : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907. Papers, 1848-1958. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Krockow, Alida, Grä̈fin von, 1856-1940. Countess Alida von Krockow letters to publishers [manuscript], 1893-1904. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Brown, Gertrude Foster, b. 1867. Additional papers, 1732-1956 (inclusive), 1815-1956 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. Reminiscences : and other papers, 1909-1960. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Evans family. Papers, 1866-1918. University of Michigan
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Letter [n.d., n.p.] to Prof. [E.P.?] Evans [n.p.]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Gibbons, Mary White. Letter, 1946, May 31, Chatham, Mass., to Mr. Albert Edgar Lownes. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Pach Brothers Portrait Photograph Collection, 1867-1947, undated (bulk 1880-1940) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Evans family. Evans family papers, 1866-1918. University of Michigan
referencedIn Thomas Prichard Rossiter and Rossiter Family papers, 1840-1961 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953. Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf St. James' Episcopal Church (Pewee Valley, Ky.). Ladies' Guild. Records, 1897-1901 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Edward A. Wilson Papers, 1915-1963 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Schmidt, Karl. Letters, 1883-1937. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Lovell, Tom, 1909-1997. Tom Lovell papers, circa 1845-1997. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
creatorOf Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. Papers of Charles William Smith 1910-1979. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946. Albert and Marie Sterner letters received, 1899-1945. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944. Prints from the Richmond times dispatch art supplement [manuscript] 1906. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Krockow, Alida, Gräfin von, 1856-1940. Countess Alida von Krockow letters to publishers [manuscript], 1893-1904. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960. William Adams Delano papers, 1902-1960 (inclusive), 1939-1960 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936. Papers, 1867-1936. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Whitney, George Herbert, 1878-1965. Interesting interviews : photographs, 1922-1940. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Gibson, Charles Dana,. Lithographs. ca. 1900. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953. Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1959. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn James Earle and Laura Gardin Fraser Papers, 1872-1967, 1900-1955 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Lovell, Tom, 1909-1997. person
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correspondedWith Martin, Edward Sanford, 1856-1939 person
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associatedWith Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. person
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associatedWith St. James' Episcopal Church (Pewee Valley, Ky.). Ladies' Guild. corporateBody
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Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)
Islesboro (Me.)
New York (State)--New York
Dark Harbor (Me.)
Maine--Islesboro
Subject
Artists
Summer resorts
Authors
Art--Illustrators
Rich people
Illustrators--United States--Correspondence
Painters
Illustrators
Dwellings
Occupation
Illustrator
Artists
Function

Person

Birth 1867-09-14

Death 1944-12-23

Americans

English

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