Jessie Tarbox Beals Photograph Collection [1900-1940] (Bulk 1904-1920)

ArchivalResource

Jessie Tarbox Beals Photograph Collection, [1900-1940] (Bulk 1904-1920)

Jessie Tarbox Beals Photograph Collection [1900-1940] (Bulk 1904-1920)

Jessie Tarbox Beals, the first female photojournalist, lived in New York City for many years and documented the Greenwich Village bohemian scene, city scenes, and backyard gardens.

2.3 Linear feet; (6 boxes)

Related Constellations

There are 40 Constellations related to this resource.

Louisiana Purchase Exposition 1904 Saint Louis, Mo.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61p2820 (corporateBody)

Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company Records have remained in the custody of the St. Louis Art Museum (formerly St. Louis Museum of Fine Arts) since their creation during the period 1901-1909. Although the World's Fair itself was in operation from April to Dec. 1904, years of preparation by the Art Department preceded the exhibition of American and foreign art works, and many months were required to conclude departmental affairs following the closing. The Art Dept. Chief, Halsey C. Ives, was al...

Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gq7ddd (person)

Author, editor, and Library of Congress official. From the description of Letters, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149452 Joseph Auslander was an American poet, anthologist and novelist, known particularly for editions of a poetry anthology, The winged horse, first published in 1929. He served as poetry consultant to the Library of Congress in the years immediately preceding the United States' entry into World War II. His poetry appeared over the decades in many poetr...

Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ng4xnr (person)

American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Home" [Johnstown Center, Wisconsin], to "Dear Hattie", 1872? Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587512 From the description of Papers of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1884-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083828 Popular poet and Theosophist. Wilcox was born in Wisconsin and began writing poetry at an early age. Among her best-known works are "Poems of passion," "Poem...

Fisher, Harrison, 1875-1934

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67969tv (person)

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n40kzp (person)

Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Anderson, Judith, Dame, 1898-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68q8b7v (person)

French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h70hnm (person)

Sculptor and artist. From the description of Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968 (bulk 1911-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450719 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. and Glendale, Mass. From the description of Daniel Chester French letters, 1908-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648173 Biographical Note 1850, Apr. 20 Born, Exeter, N.H....

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z71c19 (person)

Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississipp...

Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dv1m2w (person)

Ida M. Tarbell was an investigative journalist best known from her The History of the Standard Oil Company published in 1904. She wrote for American Magazine, which she also co-owned and co-edited, from 1906 to 1915. From the guide to the Ida M. Tarbell papers, 1916-1930, (Ohio University) Historian, journalist, lecturer, and muckraker, (Allegheny College, A.B., 1880). For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of The nationa...

Borglum, Solon Hannibal, 1868-1922

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64f1r4t (person)

Sculptor. From the description of Solon Hannibal Borglum papers, 1886-1969 (bulk 1900-1922). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062019 Solon H. Borglum (1868-1922) was a sculptor from Wilton, Conn. Brother of Gutzon Borglum, carver of presidential busts on Mt. Rushmore. Solon was married to Emma Vignal. Monica Borglum Davies, Borglum's daughter, collaborated with her husband, Alfred, on a biography of Solon, published in 1974. Monica did most of the re...

Urner, Mabel Herbert, 1881-1957

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h15284 (person)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k1104m (corporateBody)

Art museum; Boston, Mass. From the description of Exhibition of water colors by American & European artists : February 26 to April 14, 1929 / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220207458 ...

Geddes, Norman-Bel 1893-1958

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gf0t85 (person)

American designer, author and theatrical producer. From the description of Letter, 1916 May 25, to "Wiff" [i.e., Helen Belle Sneider Geddes]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122648343 American stage designer and industrial designer. From the description of Norman Bel Geddes Theater and Industrial Design Papers, 1873-1964 (bulk 1914-1958). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University...

O'Neill, Rose Cecil, 1874-1944

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60p151m (person)

Rose Cecil O'Neill was an American children's book writer and illustrator. Her work appeared in such magazines as "Collier's", "Truth", "McClure's" and "Harper's". She also worked as a staff artist for "Puck" magazine. In 1909, O'Neill created the Kewpie doll, a roly-poly elf with a fat child's body, small wings and a turnip top head. The kewpies made their first public appearance in "Woman's Home Companion" in December 1909. They were immediately popular and quickly became a large merchandising...

Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66d5td1 (person)

Sarah Teasdale, an American poet, was born in 1884 in Saint Louis, Missouri to John W. Teasdale and Mary E. Willard. She was tutored at home and then graduated from a local private school in 1903. In 1905 she visited Europe and in 1907 she published her first collection of poems. In 1911, the publication of "Helen of Troy" introduced her to Louis Untermeyer, who, with his wife Jean, was to become a lifelong friend. On December 19, 1914, she married Ernst B. Filsinger. They divorced fifteen years...

MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kw61rm (person)

Philanthropist, musician, and cofounder of the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H. Born Marian Griswold Nevins; married composer Edward MacDowell (1861-1908) in 1884. From the description of Marian MacDowell papers, 1876-1969 (bulk 1908-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979848 Biographical Note 1857, Nov. 22 Born, New York, N.Y. ...

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63n221b (person)

Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qr56nt (person)

American author and educator. From the description of Papers of Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, 1887-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083790 Wiggin was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of Robert N. Smith and Helen E. Dyer. Her father died when she was three. She and her mother then moved to Maine, the setting of most of her future books. Three years later, her mother married Albion Bradbury. At 17, she moved with her family to Santa Barbara (Calif.). There ...

Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, 1872-1955

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dn4nvp (person)

Bessie Potter Vonnoh was a sculptor best known for her bronze fountains, portrait busts, and mother-and-child figure groups. Her husband, Robert William Vonnoh, was a painter specializing in portraits and landscapes. The bulk of their work was done during the last quarter of the 19th century and the early years of the 20th century. From the description of Bessie Potter Vonnoh papers, circa 1860-1987 (bulk 1890-1955.). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429804 Bes...

Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f47qpj (person)

Editor, playwright, novelist. From the description of Letters of Floyd Dell [manuscript], 1924, 1935. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810834 Author Floyd Dell was raised in impoverished circumstances in Illinois, developing ideals under the influence of his school-teacher mother. Although a high school dropout, a combination of intelligence, talent, and will contributed to his early success writing for periodicals. His book reviews were a revelation, and led...

Hurst, Fannie

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sj1zpd (person)

American author, lecturer, and commentator. From the description of Papers, ca. 1910s-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547416 American author; prominent in philanthropic and civic affairs. From the description of Papers, 1913-1968. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419697 Hurst expressed her reformist views on the rights of women, homosexuals, and Europe...

Old South Church (Boston, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bk599f (corporateBody)

Third Church gathered in 1669 by seceders from First Church; in 1717 name changed to Old South Church. From the description of Third Church records, 1674 May 28. (American Congregational Association). WorldCat record id: 70948286 Third Church gathered in 1669 by seceders from First Church; in 1717 name changed to Old South Church (also called Marlborough Street Church); present meeting house built in 1730 and is owned by Old South Association; in 1875 church moved to the cor...

Hartmann, Sadakichi, 1867-1944

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gf0w7j (person)

Art dealer; Pittsburgh, Pa. From the description of Sadakichi Hartmann papers, 1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404447 Art critic, painter and writer; Andover, New Hampshire and Banning, California. Author of several books on American art. From the description of Sadakichi Hartmann manuscript, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122370555 One item is from Atma Dorothea Hartmann, daughter of Sadakichi Hartmann. From the description of ...

Allen, Viola, 1867-1948

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6183bks (person)

Actress. From the description of ALS, Saturday, Empire Theatre, to Miss Freeman. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935481 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000013 American actress. From the description of Invitation and an envelope, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367563537 From the guide to the Viola Allen letters, 1885, (...

Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis, 1867-1915

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v41mhh (person)

Born in a suburb of Vienna, Austria, Karl Bitter was trained as a sculptor at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, from 1885 to 1888. After active service in the Army, Bitter immigrated to the United States, arriving in New York City in November of 1889. Within weeks of his arrival, Bitter was engaged by the American architect, Richard Morris Hunt (1825-1895). He worked on projects for the Astors and Vandberbilts in New York City and at the Biltmore Estate, for William H. Vanderbilt, Ash...

Sarg, Tony, 1882-1942

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6db8mxk (person)

Tony Sarg was an inventor, designer, and author and artist of children's books, and is primarily remembered for designing marionettes and producing plays with puppet casts. Born in Guatamala, Sarg's father was in the German diplomatic service, and the family later returned to Germany. Sarg later lived in England and the United States; among his many accomplishments is designing the first balloons used in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. From the description of Tony Sarg biographic...

Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d598wn (corporateBody)

Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j38vkt (person)

Sculptor. From the description of Gutzon Borglum letters to John A. Stewart, 1914 and [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515632 American, 1867-1918. From the description of John Ruskin, Seated [sculpture]. [19--] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906576 Artist, author, and sculptor. Full name: John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum. From the description of Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960 (bulk 1912-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77...

Taft, William Howard, 1857-1930

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64n9tkk (person)

William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician who served as U.S. President (1908-1912) and Chief Justitce of the Supreme Court (1921-1930). 1857 Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15th 1878 Graduated from Yale University 1880 Graduated from Cincinnati Law School ...

Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63t9jhs (person)

Portrait painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of James Carroll Beckwith papers, 1878-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227193635 From the description of James Carroll Beckwith diary (in the New York Historical Society), 1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093784 From the description of James Carroll Beckwith papers (in the National Academy of Design), 1871-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557679 Portrait painter, New York City. ...

Maule, Frances, 1879-1966

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rf8pvn (person)

Keyes, Frances Parkinson, 1885-1970

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qf9k99 (person)

Frances Parkinson Wheeler Keyes (1885-1970), born in Virginia, was married to Henry Wilder Keyes (1863-1938); they had three children. Henry W. Keyes became governor of New Hampshire in 1917 and a United States senator in 1919. The family maintained multiple residences. Frances Parkinson Keyes wrote popular romantic novels emphasizing local color, descriptions of life among the upper classes, and generation-spanning sagas. She wrote over fifty books, alternating between books about Louisiana wit...

Weir, Julian Alden, 1852-1919

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60z75dk (person)

American painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Branchville [Conn.], to August Jaccaci, [no year] Jul. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586836 J. Alden Weir (1852-1919) was an Impressionist painter. From the description of J. Alden Weir letter to Augustus Thomas, 1903 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779477650 From the description of J. Alden Weir letter to Augustus Thomas, 1903 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 6133...

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6474bfz (person)

Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v40xkr (person)

Mikhail Fokine, Russian dancer, choreographer, teacher, and ballet director, was born in St. Petersburg May 5, 1880. He was trained at the Imperial Theatre School, St. Petersburg where he graduated in 1898. He was a dancer and choreographer at the Maryinsky Theatre and teacher at the Imperial Theatre School. His choreography for the Maryinsky included The Dying Swan for Anna Pavlova and Le Pavillion d'Armide. From 1909-1912, Fokine was chief choreographer for Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev, p...

Woolworth Building (New York, N.Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n05x6g (corporateBody)

The Woolworth Building is an early American skyscraper located in Manhattan, New York City. It was designed in the neo-Gothic style by architect Cass Gilbert. From 1913-1930, it was the tallest building in the world with a height of 792 feet (241 m). The skyscraper was originally conceived by F. W. Woolworth and opened April 24, 1913....

Wiles, Irving Ramsay, 1861-1948

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w95ck2 (person)

Irving Ramsey (1861- 1948) was a portrait painter, illustrator and teacher in Utica, N.Y. From the description of Irving Ramsay Wiles papers, 1887-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 669913101 Portrait painter, illustrator, teacher; Utica, N.Y.; b. 1861; d. 1948. From the description of Irving Wiles journals and address books, 1910-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220229069 From the description of Irving Ramsay Wiles journals and address books, 1910...

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f29nmw (person)

Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...

Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qf8tn9 (person)

"These were written at periods when Mr. Tarkington and Susanah [his wife] were in Indianapolis and they wanted to have news from Kennebunkport, Maine. We had known him very shortly after we moved to Kennebunkport in about 1917, after the war. He was known as 'the gentleman from Indiana' and was a well known author at the time the first letter in this collection was written. . . . Mr. Tarkington had rented a house in Kennebunkport for many years but decided that he would like to design his own pl...

Post, Emily, 1873?-1960

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69p4gkf (person)

Author and radio commentator. Full name: Emily Price Post (Mrs. Edwin M. Post). From the description of Scripts of Emily Post, 1930-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981978 ...