Mary Bartlett Cowdrey papers 1834–1963 1930–1954


Mary Bartlett Cowdrey papers, 1834–1963, 1930–1954

Mary Bartlett Cowdrey papers 1834–1963 1930–1954

Thepapers of American art historian Mary Bartlett Cowdrey comprise nine linear feet of notes; correspondence; manuscripts of published and unpublished books and articles; engravings and lithographs from published sources; photographs of paintings andengravings; postcards; clippings from books, exhibition catalogs, magazines,and newspapers, for approximately 1,600 American artists active during the eighteenth through early twentieth centuries. The collection is arranged in five series that roughly correspond to Cowdrey's publishing and research projects.

9 linear feet; (9boxes)


Related Entities

There are 8 Entities related to this resource.

Palmer, F. (Fanny), 1812-1876 (person)

American Art-Union (corporateBody)

The American Art-Union was known as the Apollo Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in the United States. From the description of American Art-Union records, 1838-1860. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476716951 From the guide to the American Art-Union Records, 1838-1860, (@ 2011 New-York Historical Society) ...

Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 (person)

Winslow Homer was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1836. He was raised in Cambridge, where he developed a love of art and the outdoors. At the age of 19 he began his career as an illustrator, apprenticing at the J.H. Bufford lithographic firm in Boston. He then decided to become a freelance illustrator. In 1859 Homer moved to New York to work for Harper's Weekly, serving as artist-correspondent for the magazine during the Civil War. After taking some art classes at the National Academy of Desig...

Mount, William Sidney (1807-1868) (person)

Painter of portraits and genre scenes; resident of Setauket (N.Y.). From the description of William Sidney Mount papers, 1833-1868. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58782964 American artist. From the description of Letter : Stony Brook, N.Y., to J. & H.G. Langley, New York, 1840 Aug. 11. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24857298 William Sidney Mount: painter; New York City and Stony Brook, Long Island. ...

American Academy of the Fine Arts (corporateBody)

The Academy was instituted at New York in 1802 and incorporated in 1808 as the American Academy of the Arts. In 1817 the name was changed to American Academy of the Fine Arts. From the description of Records, 1802-1840. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58658695 ...

National Academy of Design (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Art society; New York, N.Y. Harry Watrous was elected president of the National Academy of Design in 1894. He served as Chairman, Executive Committee on Art for the State of New York for the International Exposition of 1904 (Louisiana Purchase Exposition). Charles M. Kurtz was editor of NAD's Academy Notes, and was Asst. Chief, Dept. of Fine Arts, for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904. From the description of National Academy of Design letterbook, 1891-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974 (person)

Art historian, critic, and archivist. From the description of Papers, 1781-1971. (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28413817 Mary Bartlett Cowdrey (1910-1974) had a long career as an art historian, archivist, and curator. She graduated from the New Jersey College for Women (later Douglass College) at Rutgers University in 1933, and spent the next two years studying at the University of London in Great Britain, where she conducted research in philosophy and aesthetics....

Durrie, George Henry, 1820-1863 (person)

American winter landscapist, renowned through Currier and Ives; of New Haven, Conn. From the description of George Henry Durrie papers, 1838-1866 and ca. 1930. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 435646190 Painter; Connecticut. Durrie is best known for his rural winter scenes. From the description of George Henry Durrie papers, 1845-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502448 ...