Papers of Edward Waldo Forbes, 1867-2005


Papers of Edward Waldo Forbes, 1867-2005


These papers of Fogg Museum director Edward Waldo Forbes document his administration of the museum and a wide range of personal and professional activities and interests. The bulk of the collection dates from 1909 to 1944. The papers consist primarily of correspondence, including a series of correspondence with art dealers, and also include photographs, reports, expedition field notes and journals, printed material, newspaper clippings, blueprints, meeting minutes, letters of recommendation, insurance records, invoices, page proofs, telegrams, rubbings, sketches, visiting cards, shipping documents and press releases.

51 linear feet (119 file boxes, oversize materials)

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SNAC Resource ID: 6382491

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John Reed (1887-1920) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He graduated from Harvard College in 1910, joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the American Communist Labor Party. From the guide to the Corliss Lamont papers concerning John Reed, 1910-1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reed (1887-1920) was an Amer...

Ulrich-Jaeger, Adolfo (person)

Zimmerman, Mr. and Mrs. Harold K. (person)

Sprague, Miss Louisa (person)

Wright, James C. (person)

J.H. Whittemore Company (corporateBody)

Wadsworth, Mrs. James W. (person)

Hope, Miss Arlene (person)

Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970 (person)

Nationally recognized American artist Waldo Peirce (1884-1970) was known for illustrating envelopes. Peirce was a Harvard alumnus, having earned his Harvard AB 1908; the addressee, William Bingham (1889-1971) earned his Harvard AB 1916 and served as director of athletics at Harvard from 1926 to 1951. These envelopes were sent during a period when the Harvard football team was at a low point and being criticized by the press. From the description of Illustrated envelopes addressed to ...

Aharon (person)

Yale University. Art Gallery. (corporateBody)

Hunt, Mrs. Dorothy (person)

Sizer, Theodore (person)

Straus, Mrs. Herbert N. (person)

Lowell, Frederick E. (person)

Goldschmidt Galleries (corporateBody)

Malone, Lee (person)

Conant, Mrs. James B. (person)

Munroe, Vernon (person)

Radcliffe College (corporateBody)

Vocational short courses and institutes were initiated by the Radcliffe Appointment Bureau to train students for careers after graduation. Among these courses were: the Institute on Historical and Archival Management, 1954-1960; Communications for the Volunteer, 1965-1968; Summer Secretarial Course, 1935-1955, and the Radcliffe Publishing Course (formerly Publishing Procedures Course), 1947-, which continues to offer a six-week summer course in publishing. From the description of Rad...

U.S. Naval Academy (corporateBody)

Purdue University (corporateBody)

Anderson Galleries, Inc. (corporateBody)

Art galleries at Park Avenue and 59th Street; New York, N.Y. From the description of Anderson Galleries exhibition catalogs, [undated] and 1918-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515469 ...

Dunn, Mrs. John (person)

Princeton University (corporateBody)

The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...

Gilman, Margaret E. (person)

Michel Benisovitch (person)

Hind, Henriette R. (person)

Benedetti, Michele de (person)

Louvre (corporateBody)

Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925 (person)

Florence 1856-1925 London. From the description of Portrait of Mrs. J.P. Morgan, Jr. (nee Jane Norton Grew, 1868-1925) [painting]. [ca. 1905] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906593 Anglo-American painter. From the description of Letters, 1881-1916. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81028068 Sargent was an American-born painter who lived and worked in France, England and elsewhere. From the description of [Letter] Sunday, 33, T...

Hoyt, Charles Bain (person)

Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 (person)

American ballet director, writer, and dance historian, 1907-1995. Lincoln Kirstein was born in Rochester, NY, educated at Harvard (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1930). He married Fidelma Cadmus, sister of artist, Paul Cadmus, in 1941 and served in the U.S. Army 1943-45. He co-founded School of American Ballet with George Balanchine and Edward M.M. Warburg in 1934. Participated in the founding and/or direction of American Ballet in 1935, Ballet Caravan 1936-41, Ballet Society in 1946, and became general direct...

F. G. Macomber (person)

Vaughan, Miss Dorothy (person)

Cook, Walter W. S. (person)

Acevedo, Miss Carmen (person)

Friends of Art, Archaeology and Music: Responses (corporateBody)

Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo), 1873-1969 (person)

Relation of Alexander Forbes (1882-1965). From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 176629718 Forbes graduated from Harvard in 1895. From the description of Notes in Zoology 1, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073959 From the description of Notes and midyear thesis in Philosophy 9, 1894-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074017 From t...

Lyon, R. A. (person)

Schmid, Miss Elsa (person)

Reynolds, Miss Isabelle Richmond (person)

Bullard, Francis (person)

Scott & Fowles (corporateBody)

National Gallery of Scotland. (corporateBody)

The A. W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust (corporateBody)

Bruscoli, Carlo (person)

Nicolson, Benedict (person)

French, P.W. (person)

Freedley, Durr (person)

Birnboym, Marṭin (person)

Pach, Walter, 1883-1958 (person)

Pach: Artist, critic, historian, writer, art consultant, curator; New York, N.Y. Instrumental in organizing the Armory Show, 1913. Winthrop: patron; New York, N.Y. His collection, left to Harvard University, included early American portraits, drawings by English and French artists, and Chinese sculpture. From the description of Walter Pach letter to Grenville Winthrop, 1933 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84852249 American artist and author. From the desc...

Schroeder, Eric (person)

Schroeder, an English-born author, was the Keeper of Islamic Art at the Fogg Museum at Harvard University. From the description of Papers, 1948-1969. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122412034 From the guide to the Eric Schroeder papers, 1948-1969., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Eric Schroeder (1904-1971) was Keeper of Islamic Art at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University (1938-1970). From the description of Pa...

Böhler, Julius (person)

Sterner, Mrs. Marie (person)

Conant, President James Bryant (person)

Pennsylvania Museum of Art (corporateBody)

Witt, Sir Robert (person)

Mrs. Waldo Forbes (person)

Burney, Sydney London (person)

Van Rennselaer, Mariana Griswold (person)

Carrington, Fitz Roy, 1869-1954 (person)

Fitz Roy Carrington first met Carl Zigrosser when the latter was hired by Frederick Keppel & Co. Their correspondence began when Carrington became curator of prints at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Zigrosser went to Weyhe Gallery. Their friendship continued after Carrington went back to a commercial print dealer, M. Knoedler & Co., and on into Carrington's retirement. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1917-1953, n.d. (University of Pennsylvani...

Fitzwilliam Museum (corporateBody)

Fitzwilliam Museum, founded in 1816 with a bequest to the University of Cambridge of the library and art collection of Richard, VII Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion, along with funds to house them. The museum building, or the Founder's Building, opened to the public in 1848....

Institute of Modern Art Boston (corporateBody)

Cassirer, Kurt (person)

Amory, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Copley (person)

Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo), 1873-1969 (person)

Relation of Alexander Forbes (1882-1965). From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 176629718 Forbes graduated from Harvard in 1895. From the description of Notes in Zoology 1, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073959 From the description of Notes and midyear thesis in Philosophy 9, 1894-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074017 From t...

Whitney, Harold O. (person)

Smith, H. A. Hammond (person)

Addison Gallery (corporateBody)

Newton, Mr. and Mrs. Roger (person)

Demotte, Inc. (corporateBody)

Laurence, John S. (person)

Chase, Professor George Davis (person)

Grace, Frederick R. (Frederick Randolph), 1909-1942 (person)

Dr. Alphons Barb (person)

Lawlor, F. A. (person)

American Assoc. of Museums; N.E. (corporateBody)

American Academy (corporateBody)

Forbes, Mrs. Waldo E. (person)

Chadwick, Mrs. T. M. (person)

Cruttwell, Mrs. Clement H. (person)

Giles, Howard, 1946-.... (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 44452 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x000238 Epithet: Prior de Gardinis, diocese Chartres British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000625.0x00008c Epithet: of Add MS 37787 Title: Saint British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

Pollak, Dr. Ludwig (person)

Aldrich, Chester (person)

Collyer, F. L. (person)

Hispanic society of America (corporateBody)

The Hispanic Society of America, founded in 1904 by Archer Milton Huntington, promotes the study of languages, literature, arts, and history of countries where Spanish or Portuguese languages are or have been spoken. Located in New York City, New York, the society holds a rare books library and a museum containing art works and artifacts from Spain, Portugal, Central and South America. The society has been an active publisher of scholarly journals and monographs, and has housed exhibits concerni...

Bahr, A. W. (person)

1877 Born in Shanghai to German father and Chinese mother Circa 1880s Educated at St. Xavier's School in Shanghai Circa 1894 Work as a clerk at a wholesale and retail coal merchant's office, left solely in charge during the first Sino-Japanese war, encouraged by backers to start his own business ...

Denver Art Association (corporateBody)

Dallas museum of fine arts (corporateBody)

Art museum; Dallas, Tex. From the description of Dallas Museum of Fine Arts records, 1904-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84162906 Art museum; Dallas, Texas. From the description of Dallas Museum of Fine Arts records, 1936-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122291667 ...

Ehrich & Newhouse (corporateBody)

Czernin, Count Edmund (person)

Montross A. W. Bahr (person)

Winsor, Frederick (person)

Mallon, Paul (person)

Peabody Museum of Salem (corporateBody)

Robinson Galleries (corporateBody)

Hofer, Philip Mr. & Mrs. (person)

Josiah Parsons Cooke Fund (corporateBody)

Maciver, Mrs. David Randall (person)

Rawlins, F. Ian G. (person)

Duel, Arthur B. (Arthur Baldwin), 1870-1936 (person)

Rubenstein, Lewis W. (Lewis William), 1908- (person)

Lewis Rubenstein is a painter, printmaker, and teacher at Vassar College. His wife Erica is an art historian, whose Ph.D. thesis at Harvard, Taxpayers Murals, related to New Deal murals. From the description of Lewis W. and Erica Beckh Rubenstein interview, 1993 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220206061 Rubentstein, Lewis W., 1905, Painter, printmaker, and teacher of Poughkeepsie, NY. Lewis Rubenstein is a painter, printmaker, and teacher at ...

Smithsonian Institution (corporateBody)

The Smithsonian Institution was established on August 10, 1846, is a group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government. The institution is named after its founding donor, British scientist James Smithson. Originally organized as the United States National Museum.James Smithson (1765-1829), a British scientist, left his estate to the United States to found “at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusio...

Jameson, Kenneth T. (person)

Allerton, William (person)

Norton, Miss Susan (person)

National Gallery of Art (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Art museum; Washington, D.C. From the description of National Gallery of Art exhibition catalog, 1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553233 ...

Alan Burroughs (person)

Von Kienbusch, C. O. (person)

Murray, John E., Jr. (John Edward), 1932- (person)

J. Edward Murray was a journalist, editor, and publisher. In 1938 he joined the United Press Association (1938-1948), serving as a war correspondent in London and Paris and as manager for Italy in Rome. He organized the Los Angeles "Mirror" for Times Mirror Company and was directing editor of the Los Angeles "Mirror" (1948-1960) and "Arizona Republic" (1960-1971). He helped write the Associated Press Managing Editors' code of ethics. He later worked for Knight-Ridder Newspapers and was associate...

College Art Association (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Founded in 1912 as the College Art Association, it changed its name in 1915 to the College Art Association of America. From the description of Glimpses of some early departments of the history of art in the U.S.A. : panel discussion, 1987 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646398115 From the description of College Art Association of America slides, 1971-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133039 From the description of College Art Association of America reco...

Kidder, Henry P. (Henry Purkitt), 1823-1886 (person)

Offner, Richard, 1889-1965 (person)

Buffalo Fine Arts Academy (corporateBody)

On November 11, 1862, a group of prominent Buffalo citizens met to adopt a constitution and by-laws for the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. At this initial meeting, it was agreed to establish and maintain a permanent art gallery in Buffalo. Until this was accomplished in 1905, the Academy held exhibitions in several locations in downtown Buffalo. In 1905, the Academy moved to its current location on Elmwood Avenue. The 1905 building, gifted by Buffalo entrepreneur and philanthropist John...

Cary, Alice Forbes (person)

U.S. Customs House (corporateBody)

Dana, Henry W.C. (corporateBody)

Bliss, Robert Woods (person)

Boston-Cambridge Inter-Museum Council (corporateBody)

Laurie, A. P. (Arthur Pillans), 1861-1949 (person)

Epithet: of Loughton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x0000b0 ...

Boston. Children's Museum (corporateBody)

White, W. A. (person)

Eliot Wadsworth (person)

Darlington, Jean B. (person)

Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911 (person)

E. A. Abbey was a painter. Born in Philadelphia, he was self-taught and initially employed in a wood engraver's shop. In 1872, Abbey began working as an illustrator for Harper's. He also painted murals, including those for the Boston Public Library and Pennsylvania Capitol. From the description of Letter, 1874 November 26 : to L. Prang. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 84665753 Abbey was an American artist and illustrator who moved to England in 1878 and remained th...

Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969 (person)

Epithet: American orientalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x00028e Arthur Upham Pope (1881-1969) was an American authority on Persian art and antiquities. During the 1920s and 1930s, he organized international exhibitions of Persian art; advised museums, dealers and purchasers of Iranian art objects; edited the multi-volume Survey of Persian Art (published in 1938); and conducted archaeological exped...

Erwin Panofsky (person)

Knoedler, M. & Co. (corporateBody)

Eastman, Alvan C. (person)

American federation of arts (corporateBody)

The American Federation of Arts was a non-profit education association that sponsored group and one-man shows as well as lecture tours to promote the arts in America. The correspondence with A.F.A. staff Leila Mechlin, Horace Jayne and Burton Cummings deals primarily with exhibitions of the work of Federico Castellón, Misch Kohn and Mauricio Lasansky. Also mentioned is a lecture tour on prints made by Elmer Adler. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1929-1953...

Fitchburg Art Center (corporateBody)

British Museum. (corporateBody)

Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts. The British Library, established in 1973, is now responsible for manuscript collections previously held by the library of the British Museum. From the guide to the Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts, 20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) ...

Warburg, Edward M.M. (person)

Art collectors and patrons; New York, N.Y. Edward died 1992. From the description of Edward M.M. and Mary Whelan Warburg papers, 1931-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515675 Warburg was the son of Felix M. Warburg (1871-1937) and the chairman of the American Joint Distribution Committee; he writes on behalf of the United Jewish Appeal. From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1940. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 15...

Williston Academy (corporateBody)

Edouard Jonas of Paris, Inc. (corporateBody)

Montclair Museum (corporateBody)

Rossi, Cavalieri L. Melano (person)

Wetzel, Hervey E. (person)

Swope, Horace M. (person)

Duveen Brothers (corporateBody)

The Duveen Brothers firm, notable art dealers with branches in London, Paris, and New York, were active in the late 19th century through the mid-20th century. Under the guidance of Joseph Duveen, and assisted by art experts, most notably Bernard Berenson, Duveen Brothers monopolized the American art market for five decades. Edward Fowles was president of the firm after Joseph Duveen's death, and served until 1964, when he sold Duveen stock and other property to Norton Simon. From the...

Allen, Margo (person)

Snead, Mrs. Louise W. (person)

Wheelwright & Haven (corporateBody)

Watkins, Isaac (person)

Maggs Bros. (corporateBody)

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 (person)

Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Dennison, Henry (person)

Stewart, Rev. and Mrs. George (person)

Pratt, Mr. and Mrs. Harold P. (person)

Tuttle, Mrs. MacOwin (person)

Gray, Morris (person)

Strathmore Paper Company (corporateBody)

Wildenstein and Company (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Art gallery at 647 5th Avenue, New York, N.Y. From the description of Wildenstein and Company exhibition catalog, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093882 ...

Zimmerman, F. Ernst (person)

Child Walker School (corporateBody)

Simes, Miss Olivia (person)

Gettens, R. J. (person)

Alford, Miss Martha (person)

Keshishian Brothers (corporateBody)

Platt, Dan Fellows, 1873-1938 (person)

Dan Fellows Platt was a member of the Princeton Class of 1895, became an archaeologist, collector and critic of Italian art, was a former mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, and chairman of the Visiting Committee of the Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton University. From the description of Platt albums, 1910-1938. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 191686592 Art collector and author; Englewood, N.J. From the description of Dan Fellows Pla...

Stoughton Holborn, I. B. (Ian Bernard), 1872-1935 (person)

Perkins, F. Mason (person)

Forbes, W. Cameron (person)

Weidlein, Dr. (person)

Hoff, Mrs. John Jacob (person)

Thacher, John S. (person)

Heimann, Jacob M. (person)

Rhode Island School of Design (corporateBody)

The Rhode Island School of Design Faculty originally comprised the RISD Director, the Department heads (Freehand Drawing and Painting; Decorative Design; Architecture; Mechanical Engineering; Modeling and Sculpture; and Children's Dept.), and the registrar as Secretary of the Faculty (1901-1934). At the request of faculty and instructors, the structure of the faculty was modified in 1934 to include all members of the teaching staff. From the guide to the Rho...

Fox, Thomas A. (person)

Haseltine, Herbert, 1877-1962 (person)

American sculptor; lived mostly in Paris. Primarily sculpted animals, and is well-known for his sculpture of Man o'war. He is the son of painter William Stanely Haseltine (1835-1900). From the description of Herbert Haseltine papers, 1938-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118462 ...

Steinmeyer F. (person)

Davenport, Charles M. (person)

Fay, Charles Norman (person)

Rehn Galleries (corporateBody)

Beale, Mrs. Marie (person)

Bernath, M. H. (person)

Iranian Institute of America (corporateBody)

Schumann, Elisabeth (person)

Musei e Scavi (corporateBody)

Shattuck, Henry Lee (person)

Norton, Sara, 1864- (person)

Sara Norton was the daughter of Charles Eliot Norton, editor, literary scholar, and professor of Fine Arts at Harvard. She later edited a published edition of her father's letters. From the description of Condolences on the death of Charles Eliot Norton, 1908-1909. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390094 From the guide to the Condolences on the death of Charles Eliot Norton, 1908-1909., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Binyon, Lawrence (person)

Benedetti, Signor Fausto (person)

Kelekian, Dikran G. (person)

Layman, Peter (person)

Museums association (corporateBody)

Cross, Anson K. (Anson Kent), 1862-1944 (person)

University of Pittsburgh. United Faculty (corporateBody)

Throughout its history the University of Pittsburgh has received occasional support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In the early 1960s it suffered an unprecedented fiscal crisis and sought a solution that linked it to the Commonwealth. On August 23, 1966, House Bill No. 2 of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania was signed and the University officially became state-related. From the description of State-related status of the University of Pittsburgh files, 1936-1983. (Universit...

Emerson, Mr. & Mrs. William (person)

Museum of French Art (corporateBody)

Stokes, I. Newton Phelps (person)

Wheatland, Richard (person)

Pauli, Professor Gustav (person)

Rowland, Dr. Benjamin (person)

Day, Mr. Arthur P. (person)

Arthur T. Cabot (person)

Johnson, Alvin (person)

Duke of San Giorgio (person)

Moore, Mrs. William H. (person)

Coolidge, Charles Allerton. (person)

Coolidge (Harvard, A.B., 1917) was a member of the Harvard Corporation, 1935- From the description of Papers of Charles Allerton Coolidge, 1942-1965 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973243 ...

Samuels, Dr. Bernard (person)

The New Gallery (corporateBody)

Bettens (person)

Coolidge, Harold Jefferson, 1870-1934 (person)

Corne, Miss J. Linda (person)

Douglas, R. Langton (Robert Langton), 1864-1951 (person)

Epithet: Director, National Gallery, Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000508.0x0002fa ...

Lamb, Mrs. Horatio A. (person)

Arnold Seligmann (person)

Walker Art Center. (corporateBody)

Located in Minneapolis, Minn. From the description of Exhibition records, 1940-1960. (Walker Art Center Library). WorldCat record id: 70958328 ...

Butler, Isabel (person)

David, Sir Percival (person)

Sedgwick, Francis (person)

Osgood, Mrs. Robert B. (person)

Converse, Mrs. Edmund C. (person)

Ioni (person)

Butin, Romain F. (Romain François), 1871-1937 (person)

Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946 (person)

Richard Harris Barham was an English novelist, literary and drama critic, lecturer, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby. From the guide to the Richard Harris Barham collection of papers, 1798?]-1930, 1827?-1845, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) ...

Post, Chandler R. (person)

Winslow, Ames (person)

Penn, Ramon A. (person)

Volpi, Prof. Elia (person)

Weaver, James B., 1923- (person)

Agnew, Colin (person)

Phinney, Morris (person)

Eliot, Charles W. (person)

Eliot, Mand Howe (person)

Warren & Smith (corporateBody)

World's Fair (corporateBody)

Wedell, Mr. Egon (person)

Lord & Taylor (corporateBody)

The donor, Joseph DeAngelis, claims that these plans date from 1914 but evidence seems to indicate they date from the 1920's, probably 1928. From the description of Lord & Taylor floor plans. (Fashion Institute of Tech Library). WorldCat record id: 122592206 ...

Gnoli, Count Umberto (person)

Longstreet, Gilbert Wendel (person)

Henrietta R. Hind (person)

Putnam, Herbert (person)

Herbert Putnam (b. Sept. 20, 1861, New York City–d. Aug. 14, 1955, Woods Hole, MA) was the eighth Librarian of Congress from 1899 to 1939. Putnam was born in New York City to parents Victorine and George Palmer Putnam; his father owned publishing house, G. P. Putnam's Sons. He married Charlotte Elizabeth Munroe and had two daughters, Shirley and Brenda Putnam. Putnam graduated from Harvard University in 1883. He served as librarian at Minneapolis Athenaeum, later Minneapolis Public Library, a...

Milton Fund for Research (corporateBody)

Národní galerie v Praze (corporateBody)

Sachs, Arthur (person)

Fiske Kimball (person)

Moore, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1855- (person)

Charles Henry Moore (b. 1859) was the son of William James Moore, who had emigrated from Copiah County, Mississippi, to Nacogdoches, Texas in 1844. Moore was raised in Anderson County. From the guide to the Moore, Charles H. Reminiscences, 1932-1933, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin) Instrumental in the founding of Agricultural and Mechanical College in Greensboro, N.C.; first black man to graduate from Amhurst College, 1878; prof...

Chicago Art Institute (corporateBody)

Berkshire Museum (corporateBody)

Ainslie Galleries (corporateBody)

Gazette des beaux-arts (corporateBody)

Milwaukee Art Institute (corporateBody)

The Milwaukee Art Society was renamed the Milwaukee Art Institute June 21, 1916, to emphasize its growing importance in mounting exhibitions and providing art education through outreach programs for both school age children and adults. Community groups such as the McDowell Club, Men's Sketch Club, Milwaukee Photo Pictorialists, Civic Music Association, Wisconsin Players, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors and Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen (Society of Applied Arts), either rented or used the Institu...

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 (person)

Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Hillyer Art Gallery (corporateBody)

A. C. Boecker (person)

Buck, Richard (person)

Steedman, George Fox (person)

Porter, Arthur Kingsley, 1883-1933 (person)

Arthur Kingsley Porter was an art historian and scholar of Romanesque architecture who taught at Harvard University. From the description of Study collection of Romanesque architecture and sculpture, with emphasis on France and Italy. 19--. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84440691 Porter taught fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Arthur Kingsley Porter, 1863-1957 (inclusive), 1863-1933 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat rec...

Gilman, Roger (person)

Byne, Arthur, 1883-1935 (person)

Comité International D'Histoire De L'Art (corporateBody)

Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955 (person)

Warner graduated from Harvard in 1903 and taught fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Langdon Warner, 1926-1954. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069994 These rubbings were presented to Harvard by scholars and collectors Langdon Warner, Lawrence Sickman, Hamilton Bell, Adrian Rübel, and others. Langdon Warner collected many rubbings in north and northwest China during two Fogg Museum-sponsored expeditions in 1923-1924 and 1925, and he donated ot...

Jacques Seligmann & co. (corporateBody)

Art gallery at 5th Avenue and 55th St., and 705 5th Ave., New York, N.Y. From the description of Jacques Seligmann & Co. exhibition catalogs, 1916-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122395108 Jacques Seligmann & Co. were international art galleries in New York City and Paris, France. Founded in 1880 in Paris, France and closed in 1978. The company's clients included most of the major American and European art collectors of the era, and the ...

Cabot, Walter M. (person)

Warren, Mrs. Fiske (person)

Riverside Museum (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Fischer, Carl (person)

Epithet: translator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000352.0x0000fd ...

Friends of the Fogg (corporateBody)

Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg), 1874- (person)

Painter, patron, lawyer; New York, N.Y.; d. 1970. From the description of James N. Rosenberg papers, 1911-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77599940 ...

Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965 (person)

Harvard Professor of Museology. From the description of Lecture notes and related manuscripts, 1926-1955. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80369439 Professor of fine arts. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Joseph Sachs : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726511 Paul Joseph Sachs, the first associate director of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University and a Harvard profes...

Ventura (person)

Wadsworth Atheneum. (corporateBody)

Art museum; Hartford, Conn. Established 1842 to house the collection of Daniel Wadsworth, a painter and collector. The museum grew considerably with gifts from J.P. Morgan into a premiere institution of American fine and decorative arts. Formerly known as Wadsworth Atheneum and Morgan Memorial. From the description of Wadsworth Atheneum scrapbooks, 1899-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502531 ...

Gimpel & Wildenstein (corporateBody)

Kleinberger Galleries (corporateBody)

Jaffe, Arthur, 1937-.... (person)

Farnsworth Museum (corporateBody)

Carnegie Corporation (corporateBody)

Douglas, Jean (person)

Breck, Joseph (person)

Griggs, Maitland, F. (person)

Minturn, Robert Shaw, 1863-1918 (person)

Hambidge, Jay, 1867-1924 (person)

Jay Hambidge: mathematician, illustrator; Mary Hambidge: weaver, administrator. From the description of Jay and Mary Crovatt Hambidge papers, 1841-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552405 ...

International Museums Office (corporateBody)

Hawes, Charles H: (person)

Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire (corporateBody)

Walser, G. (person)

Straus, Percy S. (person)

Cincinnati Museum of Fine Arts (corporateBody)

Lehman, Robert (person)

Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney), 1902-1980 (person)

Art historian, conservator, chemist engineer; d. 1980. Studied techniques of medieval, Renaissance painting. Professor at Courtald Institute, London, 1938-1947. From the description of Daniel Varney Thompson interviews, 1974 Sept. 25-1976 Nov. 2 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220244371 Art historian, conservator, chemist engineer; d. 1980. Studied techniques of medieval, Renaissance painting. Professor at C...

Zeiss, Carl (person)

Curtis, Mrs. Allen (person)

Von Erdberg, Eleanor B. (person)

Ogle, Mrs. C. B. (person)

Mrs. Lewis Hind (person)

Cabot, W. M. (person)

Chase, George Henry, 1874-1952 (person)

Chase (Harvard, A.B., 1896) taught classical archaeology and served as Dean of the Graduate School at Harvard from 1925 to 1939. From the description of Papers of George Henry Chase, 1926-1951 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973285 ...

Priest, Alan, 1898-1969 (person)

Hooper, Mrs. William (person)

Darlington, Mrs. Jean Bullitt (person)

Edgell, George H. (person)

Royal Ontario museum of Archaeology (corporateBody)

Hendy, Philip, Sir, 1900- (person)

Minneapolis institute of arts (corporateBody)

Minnesota 1900: Art and Life on the Upper Mississippi, 1890-1915 was an exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in 1994. The exhibit displayed architectural drawings and elements, paintings, furniture, lighting devices, ceramics, metalwork and objects made by local Native Americans documenting life of residents along the upper Mississippi from 1890-1915. From the description of Minnesota 1900 exhibit collection 1994. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 31...

S. Giedion (person)

Joseph Baer & Co. (corporateBody)

Stradivarius Quartet (corporateBody)

The Stradivarius Quartet played on four Stradivarius instruments during the mid-late twentieth century. Two of its members were formerly members of the Flonzaley Quartet, a famed American music circle. These members are: Alfred Pochon, second violin, and Nicolas Moldavan, viola. The other two members are Wolfe Wolfinsohn, first violin, and Gerald Warburg, violoncello. ...

Loo, C. T. (person)

Rubel Asiatic Art Research Fund (corporateBody)

Hopkinson, Charles, 1869-1962 (person)

Painter; Massachusetts. From the description of Charles Hopkinson and Hopkinson family papers, 1890-1991. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132993 ...

Wellesley College (corporateBody)

Richardson, Mrs. T. O. (person)

Hixson, Herbert W. (person)

Contini, Signor A (person)

Marquand, Allan, 1853-1924 (person)

Salutarian and president of the Princeton Class of 1874, Marquand later founded Princeton's Department of Art and Archaeology, sharing with Charles Eliot Norton of Harvard the distinction of being the first to introduce the serious study of art into the curriculum of the American college. His own life-work was an eight-volume catalogue raisonné of the works of the ateliers of members of the Robbia family, 15th- and 16th-century Florentine sculptors and ceramists. From the descriptio...

Fitzgerald, Miss Anne (person)

Stillman, E. G. (person)

Drey, A. S. (person)

Coolidge, Shepley, Bulfinch & Abbott (corporateBody)

Horne, Grace, Ph.D. (person)

Rachotes, Miss Matene (person)

International Institute for Conservation of Museum Objects (corporateBody)

American association of museums (corporateBody)

Hardy, Miss Mary Caroline (person)

Kahnweiler, Miss Bettina (person)

Archer Huntington (person)

Julian de Cordova (person)

XV International Congress of the History of Art (corporateBody)

Rorimer, James J. (person)

James J. Rorimer (1905-1966) was a museum director and curator of medieval art working in New York City. Rorimer was the primary force and first director of The Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. During World War II, Rorimer served in the U.S. Army Monuments, Fine Art and Archives Section protecting cultural sites and recovering stolen art work. James J. Rorimer was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1905 and attended the University School there until he left in 1921 i...

Flint institute of arts (corporateBody)

Fukukita, Mr. Yasunosuke (person)

Holmes, Edward J. (person)

Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Jr. (person)

Parker, Mrs. Cortlandt (person)

Fairbanks, Arthur (person)

Mead (person)

Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x0002f7 ...

Christian, Mrs. George C. (person)

Robinson, Frederick B. (person)

Kramarsky, Siegfried (person)

Brodeur, Clarence Arthur 19..-.... (person)

Sherman, Mrs. Henry H. (person)

Rosenthal, Jacques (person)

Dickie, Robert B. (person)

Dr. Ernst Cohn-Wiener (person)

Ficke, Arthur D. (person)

Farnsworth, Miss Marie (person)

Dr. Ferdinand Kramer (person)

Poor, Walter S. (person)

Bunker, Paul D. (person)

National Bureau of Standards (corporateBody)

Fish, Fred W. (person)

Morris, Ralph (person)

Sedgwick, Mrs. John (person)

Sachs, Mr. & Mrs. Samuel (person)

Ehrich Galleries (corporateBody)

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. (corporateBody)

Ernst, Roger (person)

Benesch, Dr. Otto (person)

Dunlap, Charles E. (person)

Lake, Kirsopp, 1872-1946 (person)

Lake taught early Christian literature and history at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Kirsopp Lake, 1913. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973087 Kirsopp Lake (1872-1946) was a British biblical and patristic scholar and textual critic. He was born in Southampton, England, and died in South Pasadena, California. He was ordained into the Church of England and was curate of St. Mary the Virgin (Oxford, England) from 1897 to 1904, and was then a professor o...

Spanish Art Gallery (corporateBody)

Hunnewell (person)

Hudnut, Dean Joseph F. (person)

Duell, Prentice (person)

Virginia Museum of Fine Art (corporateBody)

Littauer, J. (person)

Arden Gallery (corporateBody)

Loeser, Charles (person)

John Heron Art Assoc. (corporateBody)

Starr, Richard F. S. (Richard Francis Strong) (person)

Van Diemen Galleries (corporateBody)

Helen Haseltine (person)

Russell Sturgis, Jr. (person)

American Art Association (corporateBody)

Auction house; New York, N.Y. Formed in 1883 by James F. Sutton, R. Austin Robertson and Thomas E. Kirby. The partnership was created to operate the American Art Gallery and to promote American art. The Association began conducting auctions in 1885, with Kirby as auctioneer. Robertson died in 1892 and Sutton became a special partner in 1895. Exhibited the work of American artists in its American Art Galleries at 6-8 E. 23rd St., N.Y. In 1912, Kirby's son Gustavus joined ...

Forbes, Paul R. (person)

Wells, Edgar H. (person)

Gertrude Townsend (person)

The Memorial Art Gallery (corporateBody)

Colnaghi & Obach (corporateBody)

Gimbel Brothers (corporateBody)

Adam Gimbel established family in the retail business when he opened a store in Vincennes, Indiana in 1842. His sons, including Jacob, started the Gimbel Brothers firm. Gimbel Brothers began in Milwaukee in 1887 and later expanded to Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and New York. Horace Saks sold Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks Thirty-fourth Street stores to Bernard Gimbel in 1923 for Gimbel stock. Gimbels Southgate was the first suburban Gimbels store in 1954. Gimbels merged with Schuster's Department Stor...

Porter, Arthur Kingsley, 1883-1933 (person)

Arthur Kingsley Porter was an art historian and scholar of Romanesque architecture who taught at Harvard University. From the description of Study collection of Romanesque architecture and sculpture, with emphasis on France and Italy. 19--. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84440691 Porter taught fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Arthur Kingsley Porter, 1863-1957 (inclusive), 1863-1933 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat rec...

Capart, Jean, 1877-1947 (person)

Epithet: Egyptologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x0003e8 ...

Dexter, Mrs. Gordon (person)

Hirsch, Dr. Jacob (person)

Richard Starr (person)

Ennis, George Pearse (American painter and craftsman, 1884-1936) (person)

Pearsall, O. Harold and Olimpia (person)

Gallegos (person)

Randall, John Witt, 1813-1892 (person)

Castano (Giovanni) Galleries (corporateBody)

Ives, Herbert, E. (person)

Littlefield, William Horace, 1902-1969 (person)

Mallinckrodt, Edward (person)