Papers, 1893-1912.


Papers, 1893-1912.

This collection includes correspondence to and from Cunningham in his search for genealogical and biographical information, as well as information on several works, of Christian Remick. The correspondents include Robert Noxon Toppan (1836-1901), of the Prince Society; Edmund Farwell Slafter (1816-1906); William Henry Whitmore (1836-1900); James Phinney Baxter (1831-1921); Edmund March Wheelwright (1854-1912); Worthington Chauncey Ford (1858-1941); J. O. Wright ( - ); Carlos Slafter (1825-1907); Frank Warren Hackett (1841-1926); Fanny Whitmore ( - ); George Francis Dow (1868-1936), of the Essex Institute; Sidney Lawton Smith (1845-1919); Charles Eliot Goodspeed (1867-1950); J. A. Remick ( - ); A. T. S. Goodrich ( - ); and A. W. Davis ( - ), as well as the town clerks of Harwich, Orleans, and Barnstable, Mass. Included also is a printed copy of a paper, written by Cunningham, entitled _Christian Remick--An Early Boston Artist_, published by the Club of Odd Volumes in 1904. There is a newspaper clipping from the 13 May 1904 issue of the _Boston Transcript_ about the receipt of a gift of a Remick watercolor by the Massachusetts Historical Society, as well as miscellaneous notes regarding Remick.

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