Henry McBride papers, 1887-1962.


McBride, Henry, 1867-1962. Henry McBride papers, 1887-1962.

Henry McBride papers, 1887-1962.

Correspondence, manuscript writings, notes, reviews, articles, clippings, letters, photographs, catalogs, and postcard. Correspondence, mostly 1910-1960; manuscript writings; notes; reviews; and articles. Correspondents include the Stettheimer sisters, Charles Aiken, Alexander Archipenko, George Biddle, Edward Bruce, Alexander Calder, Mary Callery, Royal Cortissoz, Chester Dale, Randall Davey, Katherine Dreier, Guy Pene Du Bois, Marcel Duchamp, Valentine Dudensing, Albert Duveen, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Thomas Eakins, Louis Eilshemius, Lyonel Feininger, Juliana Force, Edith Halpert, George Hart, Max Kalish, Rockwell Kent, Samuel M. Kootz, Walt Kuhn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Gaston Lachaise, Jacques Lipchitz, Robert Macbeth, John Marin, Peppino Mangravite, Georgia O'Keeffe, Amédée Ozenfant, Walter Pach, Jules Pascin, John Quinn, Man Ray, Gertrude Stein, Joseph Stella, Maurice Sterne, Albert Sterner, Alfred Stieglitz, Gustave Verbeek, Malcolm Vaughan, Forbes Watson, Max Weber, Guy Wiggins, and William Zorach. Notes, letters, clippings, photographs and catalogs relating to Thomas Eakins from the collection of Henry McBride. Letters, 1946-1962, to Dr. and Mrs. Everett S. Barr, and letters, 1950-1957, to Mr. and Mrs. C. Earle Miller. Letters and photographs, ca. 1903-1962. McBride writes in journal-like detail from 1947-1962 to his friends, Alice and Everett Barr, West Chester, Pa., commenting on politics during the Truman and Eisenhower years, theatre and opera in New York, and the social and domestic activities of the social group with which he associates, including members of the Delano, Stettheimer and Wetmore families, as well as literary and art figures including Glenway Wescott, Monroe Wheeler, Claude Rains, and others. Photographs, ca. 1903-1947, include McBride with Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Henri Matisse, and others; one postcard from Carl Van Vechten, June 4, 1933, and a photograph of Marianne Moore.

ca. 8000 items (on 16 microfilm reels)

Related Entities

There are 14 Entities related to this resource.

Stettheimer, Florine, 1871-1944

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d03xd7 (person)

American artist, theatrical set designer. Stettheimer is perhaps best known for the lavish sets and costumes she designed for the first American production, in 1934, of Gertrude Stein's opera FOUR SAINTS IN THREE ACTS, with music by Virgil Thomson. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1920]-1940. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309772203 Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944), artist, studied in ...

Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v989t6 (person)

Gertrude Stein (b. February 3, 1874, Allegheny, PA-d. July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She moved to Paris and acquired a love for modern painting. Stein began building a personal collection of major artists, many of whom became her friends and formed the core of her regular salons. In 1907, as Stein was struggling to establish herself as a writer, she met Alice Babette Toklas, a fellow American who had come to P...

Miller, C. Earle.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63x9b12 (person)

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kd21ds (person)

Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

McBride, Henry, 1867-1962

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63b65ph (person)

Henry McBride (1867-1962), art critic, wrote for The New York Sun, 1913-49, The Dial, 1920-1929, and The Art News, 1950-59. He also edited Creative Art, 1928-32, wrote Matisse (1928), and contributed introductions and biographical sketches to exhibition and sale catalogs. From the description of Henry McBride papers, 1863-1962 (inclusive), 1901-1962 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131658 Art critic and author, New York, N.Y. Wrote for THE NEW YORK SUN (1913-1949) a...

Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j67hn7 (person)

Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. From the description of Glenway Wescott collection, 1932-1977 (bulk 1932-1962). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 304239078 Glenway Wescott was an American author and personality. He was born in Wisconsin, and became part of the Paris literary circle of the 1920s before ret...

Barr, Everett S.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z90g5n (person)

Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bw85rv (person)

Toklas was a writer and companion to Gertrude Stein. From the guide to the Alice B. Toklas letters to William Alfred, 1951-1961., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Biographical Note Alice B. Toklas (1877-1967) was an author and the life partner of Gertrude Stein. Don Frank is the son of one of Toklas' childhood friends. After his service in the armed forces, he met Toklas in Europe. ...

Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66t0q6b (person)

Jules Pascin, artist, was born on March 31, 1885 in Widden, Bulgaria as Julius Pincas. He moved to Paris in 1905 and changed his name. He became an American citizen in 1914 and lived in New York for the duration of World War I. He was married to Hermine David. He returned to Paris in 1920, shortly after it was reopened to civilian travel. He went back to the United States in 1927 to retain his American citizenship. He was well-known in America and in Europe for his sketches and paintings. He com...

Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rn3b48 (person)

Matisse was born in 1869 to generations of weavers in Le Cateau-Cambrésis, a northern French town whose woolen mills constituted the main industry. He was raised in nearby Bohain, famous for its luxury fabrics. This early exposure to textiles would shape his visual language: examples from his own collection of carpets and cloths from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East would deeply inform his sense of color and pattern and appear in his compositions. Taking up painting after first studyin...

Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), 1864-1941

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pz5bq4 (person)

Painter, poet and composer. From the description of Louis Eilshemuis letter and business card [manuscript], 1925 Aug 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174964755 Painter, mathematician, composer, writer. New York, New York. From the description of Louis M. Eilshemius letter to Mr. W.J.F., 1935 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80438534 Painter, draftsman, writer, composer; New York, New York. Born 1864. Died 1941. From th...

Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61836dw (person)

Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (French:28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups. Duchamp is commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse, as one of the three artists who helped to define the revolutionary developments in the plastic arts in the opening decades of...

Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tt4p3p (person)

Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x0675m (person)

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-...