Elbridge Kingsley papers, 1842-1900.


Kingsley, Elbridge, 1842-1918. Elbridge Kingsley papers, 1842-1900.

Elbridge Kingsley papers, 1842-1900.

An autobiography; list of the Kingsley Collection; and photographs. An autobiography (manuscript and typed copy), ca. 1900. Kingsley writes in detail of his childhood in Hatfield, Mass., education in Hadley, Mass., 1863-1872, where he studied at Cooper Institute and worked for I.W. Orr and Edward Sears as a wood engraver, the wood engraving process, the engraving office, association with J. Wells Champney and Charles Burleigh in Northampton, Mass., 1872-1877, work for Scribner's magazine from 1877, summers sketching in New England with John Parker Davis and Frank French, beginning of the Society of American Wood Engravers, association with William B.P. Palmer and Gustav Kruell, details of his own works, Paris Exhibition of 1889, decline of the Society, association with Charles Freer, Timothy Cole, Dwight W. Tryon, and Mrs. John Dwight. Extensive list of wood engravings, paintings and photographic plates of the Elbridge Kingsley Collection, Forbes Library, Northampton, Mass. Photographs of Hadley and nearby places, and some sample engravings.

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