Henry McBride papers, 1863-1962 (inclusive), 1901-1962 (bulk).


Henry McBride papers, 1863-1962 (inclusive), 1901-1962 (bulk).

The papers contain correspondence, writings, and printed ephemera about art documenting McBride's career as an art critic. Major correspondents include Mildred Aldrich, Malcolm MacAdam, Maximilian Mitzlaff, Gertrude Stein, Alfred Stieglitz, and Carl Van Vechten.

18.5 linear ft. (40 boxes)

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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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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...

Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949

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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949) was a watercolorist, lithographer, and etcher from New York, N.Y. Kuhn was a central figure in the organization of the Armory Show, and artistic consultant to the Union Pacific Railroad. From the description of Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1978, bulk 1900-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82042078 Painter; New York, N.Y. Organizer of the 1913 Armory Show. Adele Weibel w...

Walker, Maynard

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Aldrich, Mildred, 1853-1928

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American novelist. From the description of Mildred Aldrich letters, 1914-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866919 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., to Elsie Leslie], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131626 Journalist, author, and editor, Mildred Aldrich was born in Providence, R.I., to Edwin and Lucy Ayers (Baker) Aldrich. She was raised in Boston, Mass., graduated from Everett [High] Sc...

Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930

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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...

Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946

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Painter, draftsman; New York, N.Y. Born near Naples, Italy. Came to New York City in 1896. Studied at the Art Students League and at the New York School of Art from 1898-1908, and in Italy and France from 1909 to 1913, when he returned to New York. From the description of Joseph Stella papers, 1905-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82379655 ...

Rich, Daniel Catton, 1904-1976

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Museum administrator and lecturer; died 1976. Rich held many positions at the Art Institute of Chicago and was director of the Worcester (Mass.) Art Museum, 1958-1970. Emily Nathan was a public relations consultant, and also worked for the Archives of American Art. From the description of Daniel Catton Rich letter to Emily Nathan, 1964 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502592 Daniel Catton Rich (1904-1976) was an art administrator...

Pugh, Mary

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Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

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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....

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

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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...

Rose, Francis, Sir, 1909-1979

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Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962

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Mabel Ganson was born on February 20, 1879 in Buffalo, New York. She was sent to the finest boarding schools in Buffalo and Manhattan. While living in Florence, Italy and later in Greenwich Village with her second husband, Edwin Dodge, she became known for her reputation for socializing and people gathering. After Mabel and Edwin Dodge divorced, she married artist Maurice Sterne in 1916. They moved to Santa Fe, and then Taos. Antonio Luhan became her fourth husband in 1923. It was in Taos that M...

Sterne, Maurice, 1878-1957

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Maurice Sterne, Russian-born artist and sculptor, was noted for his series of paintings on Bali and was commissioned to execute a series of large murals for the Justice Department Building in Washington. From the description of Maurice Sterne papers, 1912-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702133024 Sterne recalls having spent evenings with Werfel in Venice in 1923. From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1940. (University of Pennsylvania Librar...

Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

Marin, John, 1870-1953

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Painter, etcher. From the description of John Marin letter to Louis Kalonyme, 1953 July 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403986 John Marin was born in Rutherford, New Jersey, in 1870. He spent two years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1898-1900), one year at the Art Students' league, and four years in Europe, mainly Paris, where he free-lanced in etching, oil, and watercolor. He was mentored by Alfred Stieglitz, famous New York photographer, who showed Marin's ...

Mellquist, Jérôme

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Jerome Mellquist (1905-1963), art historian and critic. From the description of Jerome Mellquist papers, 1918-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702137226 Jerome Mellquist (1905-1963), art historian and critic. Lucie Wiese, author and art critic. From the description of Jerome Mellquist letters to Lucie Wiese, 1939-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702188675 ...

Pugh, Maria.

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Settheimer, Ettie, 1875-1955.

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Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916

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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-...

Barr, Everett.

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Simonson, Lee, 1888-1967

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Lee Simonson and his wife, Carolyn Simonson. From the description of Letters, 1928-1962, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155876028 Simonson (1888-1967) was an American scenographer. He graduated from Harvard College in 1909. From the guide to the Papers, 1919-1938., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library) Simonson (1888-1967) was an Amer...

MacAdam, Malcolm.

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McBride, Henry, 1867-1962

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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...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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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,...

Verbeek, Gustave, 1867-1937

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Lachaise, Gaston, 1882-1935

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Gaston Lachaise (1882-1935) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. and Maine. Best known for his stylized monumental female nudes, dating from 1918 to the 1930s. From the description of Gaston and Isabelle Nagle Lachaise papers, 1903-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 756821031 Sculptor; New York, N.Y.; Maine. Best known for his stylized monumental female nudes, dating from 1918 to the 1930's. From the description o...

Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-1986

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James Johnson Sweeney, 1900-1986. From the description of Papers of James Johnson Sweeney, 1953-2005. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 271825527 Art administrator. From the description of Ends and beginnings : sound recording, 1965 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093871 James Johnson Sweeney served as Director of the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art (1945-1946), Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Mus...