Alfred Vance Churchill papers, 1828-1948.


Churchill, Alfred Vance, 1864-1949. Alfred Vance Churchill papers, 1828-1948.

Alfred Vance Churchill papers, 1828-1948.

Includes Churchill's correspondence with art collectors and Smith College and Columbia University faculty and administrators. There are histories of the Churchill family and of Oberlin College and social history of the Midwestern United States. Also included are Churchill's writings and lectures on the teaching of art and of his role in developing an American taste for French Romantic painters. Correspondents include Laurence Binyon, Marion LeRoy Burton, Charles Henry Churchill, John Dewey, Charles Lang Freer, Laurenus Clark Seelye, Dwight William Tryon, Hugh Walpole, Henry C. White and other Churchill family members.

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