Helen Farr Sloan notebooks Philadelphia Inquirer 1886–1896


Helen Farr Sloan, Philadelphia Inquirer, notebooks, 1886–1896

Helen Farr Sloan notebooks Philadelphia Inquirer 1886–1896

The Helen Farr Sloan notebooks consist of fourteen binders of Philadelphia-area news clippings broadly related to the subject of art, encompassing the early years of John Sloan’s career in Philadelphia, and include a separately-organized group of materials from the same period about the Drexel family and publisher George W. Childs. Philadelphia Inquirer

5.3 linear feet; (14 volumes in 5 record center boxes and 1 manuscript box)


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Drexel, Katharine Mary, Saint, 1858-1955

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Fairmount Park Art Association.

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The Fairmount Park Art Association (FPAA) was chartered in 1872 with the original purpose for "adorning Fairmount Park with statues, busts, and other works of art" and came to include the promotion "of the beautiful in the City of Philadelphia, in its architecture, improvements and general plan." From the description of Archives, 1871-1972. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122689635 ...

Drexel, Anthony J. (Anthony Joseph), 1826-1893

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American banker. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Drexel & Co., Phila., to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1871 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270518442 ...

Grafly, Charles, 1862-1929

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Charles Grafley was a sculptor and a teacher. Born in Philadelphia in 1862, he began working as a stone carver at the age of 17. He attended night classes in art at the Spring Garden Institute and in 1884 entered the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, where he studied with Thomas Eakins. In 1888, Grafly went to Paris, studying at the Academie Julian and later at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He began teaching sculpture at the Drexel Institute and the Pennsylvania Academy in 1891. Grafley was a member...

Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry

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The Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry was founded in 1891 and first began enrolling students in 1892. Under its first president, James MacAlister, the earliest academic departments included art (including a School of Illustration run by noted illustrator Howard Pyle), business, domestic economy, a library school, mechanic arts, teacher training, the scientific department, the technical department, and lectures/evening classes. The second president of Drexel, Hollis Godfrey, consolid...

Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953

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Everett Shinn was an illustrator. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155903473 American illustrator and motion picture art director. From the description of Pencil sketch of La Clavel [manuscript], 1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844389 Everett Shinn was born November 7, 1876, in Woodstown, NJ, and died May 1, 1953. He became an illustrator, painter, an...

Sloan, Helen Farr, 1911-2005

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Helen Farr Sloan was the second wife of John Sloan, the painter. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [between 1932 and 1963]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 186363657 Widow of the painter John Sloan. From the description of Helen Farr Sloan interview, 1988 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81618103 Helen Farr Sloan (1911-2005) was the widow of celebrated American artist John Sloan (1871-1951), one o...

Art Club of Philadelphia

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Art club; Philadelphia, Pa. Incorporated 1887 to encourage interest in the fine arts among the general public. Sponsored exhibitions and award competitions. From the description of Art Club of Philadelphia records, 1888-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333436 ...

J. E. Caldwell & Co.

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Pennsylvania academy of the fine arts

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Art school; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From the description of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts exhibition catalog, 1921 and 1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553237 The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is an art academy and museum, founded in 1805 in Philadelphia, Pa. Exhibitions and classes began in 1811. Notable academy instructors and students have included Thomas Eakins, Cecilia Beaux, William Merritt Chase, Violet Oakley, Henry O. Tanner, Rembra...

James S. Earle & Sons

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Haseltine Galleries (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916

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Painter, art instructor; New York, N.Y. From the description of William Merritt Chase letter, 1911 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599930 William Merrit Chase (1849-1916) was a painter and instructor from New York, N.Y. and Shinnecock Hills, Long Island. From the description of William Merrit Chase photographs, [ca. 1895]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744425314 Painter and instructor; New York, N.Y. and Shinnecock Hills, Long Island. ...

Philadelphia Inquirer (Firm)

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Hovenden, Thomas, 1840-1895

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Genre painter; New York City and Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. Born in Dunmanway, Ireland. He came to New York City in 1863. Elected a member of the National Academy in 1882. Exhibited at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. From the description of Thomas Hovenden scrapbook, 1866-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454934 ...

T Square Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Organized in 1883, the T-Square Club was a Philadelphia, Pa. architects club which sponsored exhibitions, provided student scholarships and held other activities. From the description of Minutes, 1883-1937. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122625436 ...

Drexel Home and Philadelphia Motherhouse of Deaconesses.

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Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) America...

Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916

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Realist painter Thomas Eakins was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1844. He was encouraged by his parents to develop his talent in art, and in 1862 he entered the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Also during this period Eakins developed an interest in anatomy, revealed later in the realistically detailed Gross Clinic, painted in 1875. In 1866 he moved to Paris, where he studied painting with Jean-Léon Gérôme at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts for three years, and briefly with sculptor Augustin-...

Photographic Society of Philadelphia

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Anshutz, Thomas Pollock, 1851-1912

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Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851-1912) was a painter, photographer, and art instructor from Philadelphia, Penn. From the description of Thomas Anshutz papers, circa 1870-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220236215 ...

Davis & Harvey

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Childs, George William, 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a noted philanthropist, and a longtime friend of Anthony J. Drexel. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased ...

Sloan, John, 1871-1951

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Illustrator, painter, etcher, teacher, writer, lithographer; lived in New York City and Santa Fe, N.M. From the description of John Sloan manuscript collection, 1871-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775599666 Painter, etcher, illustrator, teacher, writer, and lithographer; lived in New York City and Santa Fe, N.M.; John Sloan and Will Shuster, painter, graphic artist, illustrator, and sculptor, first met in the summer of 1920, their friendship lasted until Sloan's death ...

Furness, Frank, 1839-1912

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Frank Furness practiced architecture in Philadelphia under the firm names Fraser, Furness & Hewitt (1867-1871), Furness & Hewitt (1871-1875). Frank Furness (1876-1880), Furness & Evans (1881-1885) and Furness, Evans & Co. from1886 until death in 1912. His partner Allen Evans continued the firm under that same name. Furness's work, known for his distinctive personal style, included railroad stations, banks, residences, office buildings and churches. He was one of the founders of t...