Timothy Cole papers, 1883-1936.


Timothy Cole papers, 1883-1936.

The papers of Timothy Cole measure 0.5 linear feet and date from 1883 to 1936. Found within the papers are letters primarily written by Timothy Cole to the editors of Century Magazine including A. W. Drake, W. Lewis Fraser, Richard Watson Gilder, Robert Underwood Johnson, and George Howes Whittle, discussing Cole's production of wood engraved copies of European master paintings for the magazine, and details of the wood engraving process. There are scattered letters to Cole from Century Magazine editors and colleagues Gifford Beal, Alice Brown (discussing Cole's wood engraved portrait of Louise Imogen Guiney for Brown's biography of her), George de Forest Brush, Kenyon Cox, David Finney, Helen C. Frick (concerning a bookplate), Joseph Pennell, Caroline Powell, John Singer Sargent, and Helen M. Turner. Also found are miscellaneous writings including a notebook of poems by Cole, essays about Louise Imogen Guiney and Joseph Pennell, and an autobiographical essay, artwork consisting of wood engravings executed by Cole of works by the master painters of Europe and America, and two printing plates used by Century Magazine to reproduce Cole's wood engravings. Several clippings concern Cole, his work, and the publication of the book, "Timothy Cole: Wood Engraver" by Alphaeus P. Cole and Margaret Ward Cole in 1936. There is also a photograph of Cole cutting a wood engraving block as his wife reads nearby.

0.5 linear ft.

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Drake, Alexander W. (Alexander Wilson), 1843-1916

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Whittle, George Howes.

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Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937

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Author; United States ambassador to Italy. From the description of Autograph poem signed, entitled "Rheims", 1814 Sep. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492661 From the description of Autograph poem "The Cost" signed, 1914 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492676 Epithet: Editor 'The Century Magazine' New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000372 Magazine ed...

Frick, Helen Clay, 1888-1984

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Powell, Caroline Amelia, 1852-1934

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Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919

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Guiney, Louise Imogen, 1861-1920

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Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909

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Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941

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Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

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Fraser, William Lewis, 1841-1905

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Turner, Helen Maria, 1858-1958

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Brown, Alice, 1857-1948

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Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926

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