E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994.


E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994.

Correspondence, writings, diaries, research files, notes, photographs, and clippings. Correspondence with artists, collectors, colleagues, dealers, foreign scholars, and others relating to the Detroit Institute of Arts, Winterthur Museum, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, publishing, purchasing works of art, writings, teaching art history, awards, resignations, and other topics; a diary, 1942-1980; files on Winterthur, PAFA, NCFA, NPG, Marshall Fredericks, Jacob Eichholtz, Washington Allston, Charles Wilson Peale, and the Peale family; lectures, articles and other writings; artist-subject files; notebooks on many subjects; and bibliographies. Among the more extensive correspondents are Wayne Andrews, Siegfried Aram, Julian P. Boyd, John (Giovanni) Castano, Charles Culver, Lawrence Fleischman, James Thomas Flexner, Alfred Frankenstein, George C. Groce, Walter Heil, Earl Krentzin, Wilmarth S. Lewis, Russell Lynes, John Francis McDermott, Ulrich Middeldorf, John D. Morse, Liselotte Moser, Andrew Oliver, J. Hall Pleasants, Anna Wells Rutledge, Charles Coleman Sellers, S. Dillon Ripley, Regina Soria, Victor D. Spark, William B. Stevens, Jr., William R. Valentiner, Robert C. Vose, Jr., Franklin C. Watkins, William E. Woolfenden, and Andrew Wyeth. Research material on Jeremiah P. Hardy and other Maine artists, including an article on Hardy by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm, Hardy's grand-niece; a book LEAFLETS of ARTISTS, 1893; a newspaper clipping on Hardy and other family members, 1940; and three photographs, one of Hardy (engraving found in the leaflet), a photograph of a painting of his sister Mary Ann, and one of a landscape. Material relating to Richardson's private art collection. Also included are printed material, photographs and negatives primarily of works of art relating to Richardson's career as a painter (2.0 linear ft.).

40.2 linear ft.Addition: 2.0 linear ft.J.P. Hardy material: 1 microfilm reel.

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