John Ferguson Weir papers, 1838-1957 (inclusive), 1861-1928 (bulk).

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Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. John Ferguson Weir papers, 1838-1957 (inclusive), 1861-1928 (bulk).

John Ferguson Weir papers, 1838-1957 (inclusive), 1861-1928 (bulk).

Correspondence, addresses and writings, papers relating to the Yale School of the Fine Arts, and other papers of John F. Weir, artist, painter and first director of the Yale School of the Fine Arts, serving from 1869-1913. Correspondents include many persons prominent in the art world between 1870 and 1920. There is also much material on the origins and development of art education in this country and at Yale.

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Frederick Keppel was Carl Zigrosser's dean at Columbia University. Keppel took a personal interest in Zigrosser, and their letters cover Zigrosser's employment at Keppel & Co., Zigrosser's stand on conscientious objection during World War I (Keppel was with the War Department at the time), print purchases made by Keppel while he was with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and Zigrosser's books. Included is a 1924 etching by Kerr Eby for Keppel & Co. From the description of...

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Congregational clergyman and author. From the description of Theodore T. Munger letter [manuscript], 1887 April 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 537512406 Theodore Thornton Munger: ordained in 1856, and served in Dorchester, Mass., until 1860; from 1864-1869 served in Haverhill, Mass., then resigned due to conflicts over his liberal theology; from 1869-1871 served in Providence, R. I., and from 1872-1875 in Lawrence, Mass.; moved to San Jose, Cal., in 1875; f...

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Metcalf, Willard Leroy, 1858-1925

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Landscape painter, illustrator; New York City. Born 1858. Died 1925. Willard Metcalf was one of a group known as The Ten American Painters. He worked in the Southwest U.S. painting Zuni Indians 1881-1883. He was associated with artists' colonies in Old Lyme, Conn., and Cornish, N.H. From the description of Willard Leroy Metcalf sketchbooks, 1879-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227189069 Painter, illustrator; Olde Lyme, Conn. and Cor...

Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950

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Foundation executive and author. From the description of Edwin R. Embree collection, [undated]. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70971646 Edwin Embree was secretary (1917-1924), director of the Division of Stusies (1924-1927), and vice-president (1927) of The Rockefeller Foundation, president of the Rosenwald Fund (1927-1948), and president of the Liberian Foundation. From the description of Papers, 1925-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122628995 ...

Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945

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George Dudley Seymour was born on October 6, 1859 in Bristol, Connecticut. He died on June 21, 1945 in New Haven, Connecticut. Seymour was a practicing patent attorney, antiquarian, historian, author, and city planner. Seymour wrote and published several articles and books. His primary areas of focus were the history of the Seymour family, the life of the patriot Nathan Hale, New Haven city planning, and many individuals and topics of interest in Connecticut history. His major works include: The...

Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892

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Lawyer, of New York, N.Y., U.S. attorney general, and ambassador to Great Britain. From the description of Papers of Edwards Pierrepont, 1847-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81338859 A prominent New York lawyer and politician and Democrat who was against secession and supportive of the use of force to protect the Union. President Lincoln appointed him to try the cases of those who had been imprisoned in the North for suspected disloyalty to the Union cause and after the...

Seelye, Laurenus Clark, 1837-1924

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Smith College President (first), 1873-1910. Union College, A.B., 1857. Heidelberg University, 1862. Pastor, Old North Church, Springfield, MA, 1863-1965. Professor, Amherst College, 1865-1873. From the description of Laurenus Clark Seelye papers, 1820-1995 (bulk 1875-1924). (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 51171602 Laurenus Clark Seelye was born on September 20, 1837, in Bethel, Connecticut. He was the youngest child of Abigail Taylor Seelye and Seth Seelye, who married ...

Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920

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Henry Mosler (1841-1920) was a painter. Henry Mosler spent his early years in Cincinnati, Ohio, studying art under James H. Beard. During the Civil War, he documented the western campaigns for HARPER'S WEEKLY for two years. Immediately afterward, Mosler went to Dusseldorf, and then to Paris, where he entered the studio of Ernest Hebert. In 1874, following a brief return to the United States, he entered the Academy at Munich where he studied under Piloty and won a medal a...

Shirlaw, Walter, 1838-1909

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Yale University.

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Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909

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Frederic Remington was born October 4, 1861 in Canton, New York. He was educated at the Vermont Episcopal Institute and attended Yale University. He worked as a cowboy, scout, and ran a sheep and mule ranch in the west. He married Eva Caten on October 1, 1884. Remington was a painter, sculptor and illustrator of Indians, cowbnoys and the American soldier at war. His travels took him to Germany, Russia, North Africa, Cuba and all over North America. Frederic Remington died December 26, 1909 in Ne...

Atterbury, Grosvenor

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Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was an architect who developed a prefabrication system to provide adequate housing for the poor. From the description of Grosvenor Atterbury papers, 1925-1951. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74897746 Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was a New York City architect, urban planner and writer. A graduate of Columbia University's School of Architecture, he worked in the office of McKim, Mead & White before opening his own pract...

Walker, John Brisben, 1847-1931

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John Brisben Walker, magazine publisher, automobile entrepreneur. Published Cosmopolitan Magazine (1889-1905) and founded Locomobile Company, Bridgeport, Connecticut. Samuel Sydney McClure, founder, editor, and publisher of McClure's Magazine. From the description of Letters to Mr. McClure, 1890 January 14 and August 21. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 59227915 ...

Mowbray, H. Siddons (Harry Siddons), 1858-1928

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Figure and mural painter; New York, N.Y. and Washington, Conn. Born Harry Siddons, Alexandria, Egypt. Adopted by his uncle George M. Mowbray. Graduated from West Point in 1875. Three years later, he studied painting under Bonnat in Paris. He has mural decorations in the residences of J.P. Morgan and F.W. Vanderbilt, the Apellate Courthouse of New York, and St. John's Church in Washington, Connecticut. Mowbray was awarded the Clark Prize, National Academy of Design, in 18...

Alexander, John White, 1856-1915

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John White Alexander (1856-1915) was a painter, muralist, and illustrator of New York, N.Y. From the description of John White Alexander papers, 1870-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220166405 Painter; Paris, France and New York, N.Y. From the description of John White Alexander letter to Miss de Sansseur, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515765 American painter. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : "The Chel...

Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904

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American newspaper editor, writer, and historian. From the description of The Pacific railroad and how it is to be built, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79602363 From the description of The Pacific railroad and how it is to be built, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150541 American journalist and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to a member of the Harper firm, [1858-1860 Nov.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Farnam, Henry W. (Henry Walcott), 1853-1933

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Salisbury, Edward Elbridge, 1814-1901

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Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906

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Daniel Huntington was a portrait, historical, and landscape painter. Born Oct. 14, 1816 in New York City, Huntington was a student at Hamilton College from 1832 to 1836. He studied under S.F.B. Morse and Henry Inman and then went to Europe in 1839 and again from 1842 to 1845, spending most of his time in Rome. Elected a National Academician in 1840, Huntington served twice as President of the National Academy, from 1862 to 1870 and from 1877 to 1890. He died in New York City on April 18, 1906. ...

Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910

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Painter, engraver; New York, N.Y. From the description of Worthington Whittredge letter to John Ferguson Weir, 1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84920069 From the description of Worthington Whittredge papers, circa 1940s-1965 (bulk 1849-1908). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227190558 Painter. From the description of Worthington Whittredge sale records, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82098546 Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910) was a pain...

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...

Yale University. School of Fine Arts

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Seymour, Thomas D. (Thomas Day), 1848-1907

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Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930

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President of Yale University. From the description of Letter to William C. Welling, 1917 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50997891 James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley wa...

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

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Eliot served as president of Harvard University (1869-1909). From the description of Correspondence of Charles W. Eliot, 1870-1920. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339031 Charles William Eliot (1834-1926) was President of Harvard University from March 12, 1869 to May 19, 1909. He also taught mathematics and chemistry at Harvard University (1858-1863) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-1869). Eliot was one of the most influential educa...

Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948

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American art critic. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [New York], 10 Apirl 1940 and 22 March 1942, to Harry [Harkness Flagler], 1940 Apr. 10 and 22 March 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564650 Royal Cortissoz (1869-1968), respected American art critic, was born in Brooklyn, NY. He trained as an architect, spending six years working at the firm of McKim, Mead, and White before embarking on his journalism career. Cortissoz served as the art...

Longfellow, William Pitt Preble, 1836-1913.

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Nephew of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; noted architect; adjunct professor of architectural design at M.I.Y.; author of "Encyclopedia of Italy, Greece and the Levant. From the description of William P. P. Longfellow letter to Miss Waring [manuscript], 1898 November 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 775601541 ...

Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906

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American painter and printmaker Jonathan Eastman Johnson was born in Lovell, Maine in 1824. After apprenticing with a Boston lithographer, he moved to Washington D.C. in 1845 and became a portraitist of prominent Americans, including Daniel Webster and Dolly Madison. Beginning in 1849, Johnson spent two years at the Royal Academy in Dusseldorf, Germany, studying with Emanuel Leutze, and three years at The Hague. After returning to America in 1855, he settled in New York and focused on painting A...

Dana, Edward Salisbury, 1849-1935

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French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931

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Sculptor and artist. From the description of Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968 (bulk 1911-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450719 Sculptor; New York, N.Y. and Glendale, Mass. From the description of Daniel Chester French letters, 1908-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648173 Biographical Note 1850, Apr. 20 Born, Exeter, N.H....

Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), 1841-1926

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Perrin, Bernadotte.

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Bernadotte Perrin: principal of Hartford High School, 1874-1876, 1879-1881; taught Greek at Western Reserve College, 1881-1893; professor of Greek at Yale University, 1893-1909; author of books and articles. From the description of Bernadotte Perrin papers, 1876-1914 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169328 Bernadotte Perrin: principal of Hartford High School, 1874-1876, 1879-1881; taught Greek at Western Reserve College, 1881-1893; professor of Gre...

Seymour, Truman, 1824-1891

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Painter and watercolorist; Massachusetts. From the description of Truman Seymour papers, 1844-1974 (bulk 1844-1890). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502778 Truman Seymour: instructor in drawing at West Point, brevent Major General in Civil War, amateur artist. From the description of Truman Seymour papers, 1859-1885 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169274 From the guide to the Truman Seymour papers, 1859-1885, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936

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Born in New York City in 1848, Edwin Howland Blashfield became an artist who specialized in mural painting and advocated for public art. In 1867 Blashfield traveled to Paris where he studied with the figure painter Léon Bonnât. Blashfield's works were exhibited at the Paris Salon during 1875-1879, 1888-1889, and 1892-1893. On July 5, 1881, Blashfield married in Paris Evangeline Wilbour, and soon after took up permanent residence in New York City. He and his wife collaborated on many illustrate...

Ware, William R. (William Robert), 1832-1915

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Architect. Ware was the founder of the School of Architecture at Columbia University, which began as the Department of Architecture in the School of Mines at Columbia College, New York, N.Y. From the description of William Robert Ware papers and photographs, circa 1834-1920. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 505720026 ...

Street, Augustus Russell, 1791-1866

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Caffin, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1854-1918

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American author and art critic; b. in England; moved to Chicago in 1892 and to New York, 1897, where he became art critic of Harper's Weekly, New York Sun, and other publications. From the description of Charles Caffin review of Marsden Hartley, 1917 Jan. 29. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 308679374 Charles Henry Caffin (1854-1918) was an art critic from New York, N.Y. Charles Caffin was an early supporter of the Photo-Secess...

Tyler, Morris Franklin, 1848-1907

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Morris Franklin Tyler, a former president of the Southern New England Telephone Company, served as professor of jurisprudence at Yale Law School from 1893-1899. From 1899-1904 Tyler was treasurer of Yale University. From the description of Morris Franklin Tyler papers, 1842-1907 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169083 Morris Franklin Tyler, a former president of the Southern New England Telephone Company, served as professor of jurisprudence at Yal...

Raymond, John H. (John Howard), 1814-1878

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Raymond was a minister who left his position at Colgate to help found the University of Rochester. He was on the first Board of Trustees of Vassar College and became its President in 1865. From the description of John Howard Raymond papers, 1823-1913, 1823-1878 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576938 From the description of Papers, 1823-1913, 1823-1878 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519596 ...

Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912

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George Jarvis Brush (1831-1912): 1852-1853 taught chemistry at the University of Virginia and did mineralogical experiments; 1855 appointed professor of metallurgy at Yale University Sheffield Scientific School, and in 1864 this position was expanded to include mineralogy; became president of Sheffield Scientific School in 1872, and continued until 1898; served as trustee, and other positions on the Board of the school until 1912; author of books and articles. Louis Vale...

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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Anson Phelps Stokes was born on April 13, 1874, in New Brighton, Staten Island, New York. He received degrees from Yale University (B.A., 1896) and the Episcopal Theological School (B.D., 1900). He served as Secretary of Yale University (1899-1921) and was active on several University committees and organizations. Phelps also served as Canon of the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Washington, D.C. (1924-1939) and was active on a variety of educational commissions and as a trustee of the Phel...

Van Dyke, John Charles, 1856-1932

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American author and educator; professor of history of art, Rutgers University. From the description of Autobiography, 1929. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28743604 Librarian, art historian and critic, and professor of art at Rutgers College, of New Brunswick, N.J. From the description of My golden age : personal narrative of American life from 1861 to 1931, 1931. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70958363 ...

Hastings, Thomas, 1860-1929

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The Library has usually had an architect on staff to coordinate construction projects and building renovations. This individual has also had custody of the architectural drawings created by the Library or by outside architectural firms. From the guide to the Architect records, ca. 1900-1980, (The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.) ...

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Langzettel, George Henry, d. 1953.

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Woolsey, Theodore Salisbury, 1852-1929

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Professor of international law at Yale. From the description of Theodore S. Woolsey letter, 1888 June 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 78611150 ...

Goodyear, W.H. (William Henry), 1846-1923

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William Henry Goodyear (1846-1923) was an art and architectural historian and the Brooklyn Museum of Art's first Curator of Fine Arts from 1899-1923, an appointment he accepted soon after serving as curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1881-1888). In addition to his responsibilities of developing and maintaining the fine arts collection at the Museum, Goodyear published extensively on art history and pursued research in architectural history. He developed a theory, based on direc...

Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908

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Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...

Twachtman, John Henry, 1853-1902

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Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916

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Congregational minister, president of Yale. From the description of Letters of Timothy Dwight [manuscript], 1894-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812954 ...

Sturgis, Russell, 1836-1909

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American architect Russell Sturgis (1836-1909) was a leading figure in the development of architectural criticism at the turn of the 20th century. During his formative years in New York, Sturgis gained an appreciation for architectural history and modern design. An advocate of the American Pre-Raphaelites, Sturgis sought much inspiration in the written works of English architect and critic John Ruskin. Upon his return to New York after extensive travel abroad, Sturgis opened his own architectura...