Dorothy Tyler papers, 1921-1959.


Tyler, Dorothy. Dorothy Tyler papers, 1921-1959.

Dorothy Tyler papers, 1921-1959.

Photographs, correspondence, notes, and printed material relating to the Charles Freer House designed by Wilson Eyre in Detroit, Michigan, compiled in preparation for Tyler's booklet on the house. Also included is some related material on James McNeill Whistler who was commissioned to paint a room in the house, Colonel Frank Hecker, and Detroit architecture in general. One photograph of Robert Cremean, which was previously part of Photos of Artists I and has subsequently been scanned and returned to the Tyler papers.

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American painter, etcher and author. From the description of Autograph letters, signed with his name : Lindsey Houses, Chelsea, and 28 Wimple Street, to [James Key] Caird and J.E. Millais, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588842 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Cobden, [May 1881/1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587769 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to Waldo Story, the sculptor, pos...

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Tyler, Dorothy. (person)

Art historian; Detroit, Michigan. The Charles Freer House became the Merrill-Palmer School in 1921. Freer was a collector of Far Eastern art. In accordance with Freer's wishes, the Freer Gallery in Washington, D.C. was opend in 1923 to house his collection. It is a branch of the Smithsonian Institution. From the description of Dorothy Tyler papers, 1921-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122455607 ...