Papers, 1781-1971.

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Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974. Papers, 1781-1971.

Papers, 1781-1971.

Correspondence (1943-1944, 1954-1971); published writings, reviews, and clippings (1941-1966); personal file (1910-1940); inventory of books and artworks acquired (1945-1970); letters from 19th century American artists, including 61 letters from the correspondence of Samuel Putnam Avery, wood engraver and art dealer; album of carte de visite photos of artists; daguerreotype of John La Farge; and miscellaneous papers, mainly autographs of artists (1783-1955). Places represented include New York, N.Y., Passaic, N.J., Northampton, Mass., and Boston, Mass.

6 cartons, 2 boxes, and 1 bundle.

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Cowdrey, Mary Bartlett, 1910-1974

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Art historian, critic, and archivist. From the description of Papers, 1781-1971. (Rutgers University). WorldCat record id: 28413817 Mary Bartlett Cowdrey (1910-1974) had a long career as an art historian, archivist, and curator. She graduated from the New Jersey College for Women (later Douglass College) at Rutgers University in 1933, and spent the next two years studying at the University of London in Great Britain, where she conducted research in philosophy and aesthetics....

La Farge, John, 1835-1910

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John LaFarge (1835-1910) was president of the Society of American Artists. From the description of John La Farge letter to Frank B. Bigelow, 1904 Oct. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316806 John La Farge (1835-1910) was a painter, muralist, sculptor, and stained glass artisan. In 1904 he was serving as president of the Society of American Artists. From the description of John La Farge letter to Frank B. Bigelow, 1904 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904

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American artist, connoisseur, and art dealer, born Mar. 17, 1822 in New York City; died there on Aug. 11, 1904. Avery began his career as an engraver on copper and wood, then established himself as an art dealer in 1865, making annual purchasing trips to Europe each year between 1871 and 1882. He personally knew many American and European artists, whose works he bought, sold and publicized. Avery's connoisseurship was responsible for the formation of numerous private art collections in New York,...