Isabella Stewart Gardner papers, 1760-1956.

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Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924. Isabella Stewart Gardner papers, 1760-1956.

Isabella Stewart Gardner papers, 1760-1956.

Letters, business records, diary, and photographs. Primarily correspondence, mostly Gardner's own, but including family correspondence and Gardner Museum correspondence. Also included are misc. items and printed material. Correspondents include: Edwin Austin Abbey, Lyman Abbott, Brooks Adams, Alexander Agassiz, Elizabeth C. Agassiz, Louis Agassiz, Luigi Agostini, Hamilton Aide, Thomas B. Aldrich, Abram P. Andrew, Boris Anisfeld, George Arliss, Anne L. Balch, George G. Barnard, Grace Edith Barnes, Cecilia Beaux, Martin Birnbaum, William Sturgis Bigelow, William Phipps Blake, Edwin Howland Blashfield, Wilhelm von Bode, Martin Brimmer, J. Appleton Brown, Dennis Miller Bunker, Bryson Burroughs, Theodore Byard, Morris Carter, Paul Chalfin, Conrad Chapman, John Jay Chapman, Alfred Q. Collins. Frederick Shepard Converse, Walter William Spencer Cook, Archibald Cary Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, Charles Townsend Copeland, Kenyon Cox, Ralph Adams Cram, Francis Marion Crawford, Raymond Crosby, Sally Cross, Ralph W. Curtis, Howard G. Cushing, Charlotte Cushman, Walter Damrosch, Richard Harding Davis, Elsie De Wolfe, Mary Dexter, Nathan H. Dole, John Donoghue, Ruth Draper, Duveen Brothers, J.S. Dwight, Theodore F. Dwight, Louis Dyer, Charles W. Eliot, Barry Faulkner, Gabriel Faure, Minnie Maddern Fiske, Daniel Chester French, Helen C. Frick, Roger E. Fry, Ossip Gabrilowitsch, John Lowell Gardner, William Amory Gardner, I.M. Gaugengigl, Richard Watson Gilder, Rene Gimpel, Edwin L. Godkin, Leon Gordon, Lady Augusta Gregory, Louise I. Guiney, Edward E. Hale. Mary (Mrs. Richard Walden) Hale, Philip Leslie Hale, Mrs. Philip Hale, Richard Hammond, Walter Hampden, George C. Hazelton, Paul Helleu, Henry Lee Higginson, Thomas W. Higginson, Robert Hinckley, Malvina Hoffman, Edward W. Hooper, Harriet Hosmer, Julia W. Howe, Archer M. Huntington, Vincent d'Indy, Henry Irving, August F. Jaccaci, Clarence King, William Kittredge, Louis Kronberg, Petr A. Kropotkin, Anna C. Ladd, John La Farge, Charles Rollinson Lamb, Charles Lanman, Charles G. Loring, James R. Lowell, Dodge Macknight, Mary L. Macomber, Richard Mansfield, Paul Manship, Frank J. Mather, Francis John McComas, Nellie Melba, Francis Davis Millet, S. Weir Mitchell, Helena Modjeska, Pierre Monteux, John S. Mosby, Gilbert Murray. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Andrews Norton, Lily Norton, Richard Norton, William O'Connell, Kazuzo Okakura, Jean N. Oliver, William O. Partridge, Walter Pater, Anna Pavlova, Waldo Peirce, Joseph Pennell, Harper Pennington, Lilla Cabot Perry, Edward C. Pickering, Sophia L. Pitman, Matthew Stewart Prichard, John Quinn, Robert Reid, Amelie Rives, Elizabeth W. Roberts, Auguste Rodin, Denman Ross, Will Rothenstein, Lillian Russell, Paul J. Sachs, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Ruth St. Denis, Franklin B. Sanborn, Charles Sprague Sargent, John Singer Sargent, J.M. Sears, C. Arnold Slade, Irene Slade, Henry Davis Sleeper, F. Hopkinson Smith, George Warren Smith, Joseph L. Smith, Albert Spaulding, Maurice Sterne, William James Stillman, Julian Story, Thomas W. Story, Henry Swift. John Addington Symonds, Ellen Terry, Celia Thaxter, Abbott H. Thayer, William R. Thayer, Mary A. Tiffany, Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Adelaide E. Wadsworth, Francis Amasa Walker, Mrs. Humphry Ward, Mrs. Fiske Warren, Edmund March Wheelwright, James McNeill Whistler, Margaret White, Sara de Prix Wyman Whitman, Wildenstein Galleries, Owen Wister, Charles H. Woodbury, Rufus F. Zogbaum, Anders Zorn, Mrs. Anders Zorn, and others. Personal papers of Gardner and some records of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum including dealers' files containing invoices, notes, cancelled checks, and letters; a record book, "Prices Paid for Paintings," 1917; a record book, "Prices Paid for Works of Art"; 118 installation photographs of the museum as arranged by Gardner, 1924; a diary kept in Egypt, 1874, with sketches; a diary kept in Shanghai and India, 1883-1884; "Directions for my funeral," 1912; and "Suggestions for Running a Museum," 1913. Letters from Bernard Berenson to Gardner, 1887-1924. Letters contain references to literary topics, Berenson's impressions of Europe, various paintings and artists, advice to Gardner on the purchase of paintings and information on their sale. Checklist of Gardner's letters to Bernard and Mary Berenson, 1894-1924; typescripts of personal and official correspondence (originals found on AAA microfilm reels 696-698), 1887-1924.

40 microfilm reels.

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Artist. From the description of Barry Faulkner papers, 1861-1966 (bulk 1900-1966). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82380415 Muralist, painter, and teacher; Keene, N.H. Studied with George de Forest Brush, Abbott Handerson Thayer, and at the American Academy in Rome. Was a trustee of the McDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H. Died Oct. 27, 1966. From the description of Barry Faulkner papers, 1900-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78618549 ...

Gardner, William Amory, 1863-

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Helleu, Paul, 1859-1927

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Nationality: French. From the description of Femme au petit chapeau [electronic resource]. 1869-1927. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id: 222511846 From the description of Femme au chapeau noir [electronic resource]. 1869-1927. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id: 222511867 From the description of Alice deux mois [electronic resource]. 1869-1927. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id:...

Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich, kni︠a︡zʹ, 1842-1921

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Born in Moscow 1842, died in Dmitrov, near Moscow 1921; geographer, revolutionary and anarchist thinker; born into the Russian aristocracy; became an active revolutionary in 1872; lived in exile from 1876, from 1886 in Britain; founder of Le Révolté, contributor to Freedom, and author of many influential anarchist publications; in 1917 he returned to Russia. From the description of Archives. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84283335 Russian anarchist and writer. ...

De Wolfe, Elsie,, 1865-1950.

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Actress, decorator, hostess; author of "The house in good taste." From the description of Elsie DeWolfe letter to Miss Monroe [manuscript], 1892- (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 407796951 ...

Kittredge, William

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Berenson, Mary, 1864-

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Rives, Amélie 1863-1945

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Amélie Rives was born into an aristocratic Virginia family, and exhibited precocious writing talent. As a young writer, she published The Quick or the Dead?, which became a controversial bestseller; modernists derided the naive plot and theme, while traditional romanticists were scandalized by the sensual content. After a short marriage to Virginia lawyer John Armstrong Chanler ended, she met and married exiled Russian painter Prince Pierre Troubetzkoy and led a privileged life in America and E...

Aïdé, Hamilton, 1826-1906

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Aïdé was both a musician and author of many novels. From the description of Hamilton Aïdé papers, 1824-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78494864 From the description of Hamilton Aïdé papers, 1824-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702135911 ...

Warren, Fiske, Mrs.

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Wadsworth, Adelaide E., 1844-1928.

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Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

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Florence 1856-1925 London. From the description of Portrait of Mrs. J.P. Morgan, Jr. (nee Jane Norton Grew, 1868-1925) [painting]. [ca. 1905] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906593 Anglo-American painter. From the description of Letters, 1881-1916. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81028068 Sargent was an American-born painter who lived and worked in France, England and elsewhere. From the description of [Letter] Sunday, 33, T...

Hale, Mary P.

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Hazelton, George C. (George Cochrane), 1832-1922

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George Cochrane Hazelton was born in Chester, New Hampshire in 1832. In 1863, he moved to Wisconsin and practiced law. In 1867, Hazelton became a member of the Wisconsin State Senate and was later a Congressman (1877-1883). In 1879, he and his family traveled to California to visit friends. He died in 1922. From the description of Scrapbook of George Cochrane Hazelton, 1879. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122443973 ...

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....

Okakura, Kakūzo, 1862-1913

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Andrew, A. Piatt (Abram Piatt), 1873-1936

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Massachusetts representative in Congress. From the description of U.S. House of Representatives pass, 1924 March 19, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184903442 American politician; assistant secretary of the treasury, 1910-1912; director, American Field Service, 1914-1917; Republican United States representative from Massachusetts, 1921-1936. From the description of A. Piatt Andrew papers, 1832-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 75487286...

Adams, Brooks

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Okakura, Kakūzo, 1862-1913

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Art museum; Boston, Mass. From the description of Exhibition of water colors by American & European artists : February 26 to April 14, 1929 / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220207458 ...

Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876

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Cushman originally trained as an opera singer, but not having sufficient talent she shifted to the stage. She acted both in the U.S. and in England and lived for a time in Rome among an American expatriate community made up mostly of lesbian artists and sculptors. From the description of [Letter] 1873 Mar. 12, The Arlington, Washington, D.C. [to] Dear friend / Charlotte Cushman. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212207092 Epithet: American actress British Lib...

Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson, 1831-1920

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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...

Bode, Wilhelm ˜vonœ 1845-1929

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German art critic and museum director. From the description of Letter, 1911 April 6, Venice. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81610210 German art critic and Director of the Koenigliche Museen, Berlin. From the description of Letter : Charlottenburg, 1918 May 13. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79598508 ...

Wildenstein Galleries

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Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910

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Alexander Agassiz(1835-1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz. In 1860 Agassiz began a lifetime occupation of administering the business affairs of the Harvard museum, a task made difficult by his father's penchant for excessive collecting and expenditures. After Louis's death in 1873, Agassiz succeeded to the directorship of the Harvard University’s Museum of Comparative Zoology and completed the physical...

Faure, Gabriel, 1877-

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Barnard, George Grey, 1863-1938

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American sculptor, 1863-1938, also art collector and dealer. Trained at Chicago Art Institute and L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Commissioned to do statues for the Capital in Harrisburg, Pa., a statue of Lincoln for Cincinnati, Ohio. He spent the last years of his life on a monument to peace entitled "Rainbow Arch" which was never realized. Barnard supported himself by selling Medieval art and artifacts. He built the "Cloisters" in New York City to house his personal collection and sold it in 1925 to...

Arliss, George, 1868-1946

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 8 Bloomsbury Place, London, to Mr. Beringer, 1907 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870220 George Arliss (1868-1946), English stage and screen actor, was best known for portraying historical figures such as British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, Alexander Hamilton, Cardinal Richelieu, and French author Voltaire. Following Arliss' success with the stage version of Louis Napoleon Parker's DISRAELI (19...

Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942

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In 1887 Cram joined with Charles Wentworth to open an architectural office (Cram and Wentworth) in Boston. In 1891 Bertram G. Goodhue joined them. Shortly thereafter Wentworth died and the firm became Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, which it remained until 1910 when Goodhue left to form his own firm in New York. Cram & Ferguson kept that name even when younger partners joined in 1925 and after Ferguson died in 1926. From the description of [Unidentified church] [graphic] : [perspec...

Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

Dyer, Louis, 1851-1908

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Epithet: of Harvard University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x000227 ...

Carter, Morris A.

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Stillman, William James, 1828-1901

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Epithet: foreign correspondent of 'The Times' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001083.0x00019f American art critic, artist, author, diplomat, journalist and photographer. In 1869 Stillman moved to England and lived briefly with Dante Gabriel Rossetti. From the description of Letter : Rome, to William Michael Rossetti, 1893 June 14. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79028421 Ame...

Balch, Anne L.

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Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907

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Sculptor. From the description of Papers of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, circa 1848-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071553 Sculptor and artist. From the description of Augustus Saint-Gaudens papers, 1891-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981198 Sculptor, New York. From the description of Letter, 1893 April 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553768 American sculptor. From the description of Saint-Gaudens National...

Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921

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Painter; Dublin, New Hampshire. From the description of Abbott Handerson Thayer papers, 1861-1936 [microform]. 1962. (Defense Special Weapons Agency). WorldCat record id: 79732064 American painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dublin, N.H., to Mr. Clark, [no year] Jun. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571900 Artist Abbott Handerson Thayer was born in Boston and raised in rural New Hampshire, where he became an avid outdoorsman a...

Draper, Ruth, 1884-1956

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Ruth Draper was a monologist, based in New York City. From the description of Ruth Draper Collection. 1913-1956. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476263868 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [n.p.], 22 February [1910?], to [Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler], [1910?] Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565965 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 35 Montpelier Square, Ken...

Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893

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John Addington Symonds was an English essayist, biographer, poet, and translator. From the description of John Addington Symonds collection of papers, 1879-1886. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531789 From the guide to the John Addington Symonds collection of papers, 1879-1886, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) British author, poet, critic, and translator. From the ...

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...

Ross, Denman Waldo, 1853-1935

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Ross earned his Harvard Ph.D. 1880. He was a lecturer on theory of design at Harvard from 1899 to 1909 and member of the Dept. of Fine Arts from 1909 to 1935. From the description of Biographical and general information relating to Denman Waldo Ross, ca. 1880-ca. 1935? (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064512 Teacher, artist and collector. Educated at Harvard (Ph.D., 1880). Lecturer on theory of design, Architectural School, Harvard from 1899 to 1909; Appointed mem...

Crosby, Raymond Moreau, 1876-1945

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Agostini, Luigi,

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Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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Mosby was a practicing Virginia lawyer who joined the Confederate Army as a private and rose quickly through the ranks to a colonelcy through his brilliant successes as a cavalry officer. He formed a group of rangers who fought under the law of partisan warfare, seizing Union funds and supplies, and audaciously capturing General Stoughton at Fairfax Court House. From the description of Letters, 1861 June 18-1886 December 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407018 American ...

MacKnight, Dodge, 1860-1950

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Watercolorist, painter; Sandwich, Mass. During the 1920's Vose Gallery, Boston, sold out every one of MacKnight's paintings. He also used the name W. Dodge Macknight. From the description of Dodge Macknight papers, 1888-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502470 ...

Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914

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Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was a physician, neurologist, poet, and novelist. From the description of S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570940 From the guide to the S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) From the guide to the Letters from Silas Weir Mitchell to John Hay, 1897-1905, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Murray, Gilbert

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Barnes, Grace Edith.

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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...

Partridge, William Ordway, 1861-1930

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Sculptor, author, and poet; Saratoga, N.Y. From the description of William Ordway Partridge papers, 1887-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404180 William Ordway Partridge was a sculptor and member of the Society of American Sculptors. From the description of William Ordway Partridge letter, 1905 Dec. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316809 Born in Paris, France, Partridge attended Columbia University and studied in Europe. He lectured at Colum...

St.Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968

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Ruth St. Denis was an American dancer and dance teacher. From the description of Postcard, 1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007242 Dancer and faculty member. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1926-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155538190 Ruth St. Denis was one of the pioneers of modern dance. She first gained attention dancing with David Belasco's company, an experience which exposed her to European and Asian tradition...

Curtis, Ralph Wormeley.

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Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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Author and clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1750-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578272 American author and clergyman. From the description of Letter to Sydney Howard Gay [manuscript], 1877 June 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847758 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1860 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879281 Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) ...

Reid, Robert, 1862-1929

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Painter, mural painter, craftsman, teacher; NYC, Colorado Springs, Colo. From the description of Robert Lewis Reid papers, 1861-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233006985 Painter, mural painter, craftsman, teacher; NYC/Colorado Springs, Colo. From the description of Robert Reid papers, 1875-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565666 ...

Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895

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Charles Lanman, writer, journalist and amateur painter, was born in Monroe, Michigan, June 15, 1819. He spent much of his career working as a journalist in Monroe and Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to Washington DC in 1848 and worked as a librarian in various branches of government, including the War Department, the Copyrights Division of the Department of State, the executive library of President Fillmore, and the Interior Department. He wrote several books in his career on topics of travel and wil...

Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Loring, Charles Greely, 1828-1902.

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Huntington, Archer M. (Archer Milton), 1870-1955

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Hispanic scholar; philanthropist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to [George] Kunz, President of the American Scenic and Historical Preservation Society (and expert on gems), 1915 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871082 Poet, editor, Hispanic scholar, art collector. From the description of Archer M. Huntington letter to John O'Hara Cosgrave [manuscript], 1910 August 31. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 754955300 ...

Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935

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Nathan Haskell Dole was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard University. He worked as a teacher and journalist in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and California, and as advisor and editor for the publishing firms Crowell and Appleton. He also wrote poetry, and was a prolific translator of Russian works into English, including Tolstoy's works and numerous songs and lyrical pieces. From the description of Nathan Haskell Dole letter to Dear sir and poem, 1894-1895. (P...

Hinckley, Robert C., 1853-1941

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Portrait painter; Washington, D.C. Born in Boston, Massachusetts. Hinckley studied art in Paris with Carolus-Duran and Bonnat from 1864 to 1884, graduating from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Establishing a studio in Washington, D.C. in 1884, he painted portraits of eminent Americans. Hinckley also instructed the portrait class at the Corcoran Art School for six years. From the description of Robert Hinckley photograph, [ca. 1890s]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920

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Mary Augusta Ward was an English writer, and wife of critic Humphry Ward. She began writing literary criticism, and soon progressed to writing novels. Although not stylistically distinguished, her novels were popular because they explored interesting questions of the day. Her earnest approach was admired, and her literary attempts to bring human drama to political, sociological, or religious issues continue to provide an interesting perspective on Victorian society. From the descript...

Blake, William P. (William Phipps), 1826-1910

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Geologist, mining engineer and educator; he worked on numerous railroad and mining surveys throughout Europe and the western United States. In 1895, he became professor of geology and mining at the University of Arizona. From 1853 to 1856, he accompanied the Pacific Railroad Expedition. From the description of Blake papers, 1847-1910. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 37905971 ...

Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924

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American collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Fenway Court," to an unidentified recipient, [1908?] Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269568468 Art collector and patron; Mrs. Jack Gardner. From the description of Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum collection, [18--]-[19--]. (University of Mobile Library). WorldCat record id: 70925322 Art historian, critic, collector, and teacher; Flo...

Cross, Sally

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Cushing, Howard Gardiner, 1869-1916.

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Slade, C. Arnold (Caleb Arnold), 1882-1961

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Painter; Truro, Mass. From the description of C. Arnold Slade papers, 1909-2002. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81461328 ...

Macomber, Mary L. (Mary Lizzie), 1861-1916

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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917

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Rodin was a French artist most noted for his work as a sculptor. Delaunay was a French painter. From the description of [Notes] / Rodin. [between 1880 and 1917?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191101211 French sculptor. From the description of Letters, 1882-1916. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84214109 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Davis, 1903 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Gardner, John Lowell.

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Swift, Henry Russell

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Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916

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Epithet: Mrs; of Add MS 37312 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0001da American author, editor and war correspondent. From the description of Richard Harding Davis Letters concerning South Africa and the Boer War [manuscript], 1899-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 611582020 American newspaperman, war correspondent and novelist. From the description of Letter to Arthur...

Hale, Philip Leslie, 1865-1931

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American painter and critic. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79182370 Philip Leslie Hale (1865-1931) was a painter, teacher, critic, and writer from Boston, Mass. Hale received early training under his sister Ellen Day Hale, at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and Academy Julian in Paris, and he studied privately with William M. Chase, J.A. Weir, and Kenyon...

Gaugengigl, I. M. (Ignaz Marcel), 1855-1932.

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Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922

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Chalfin, Paul, 1874-

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Wheelwright, Edmund March, 1854-1912

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Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907

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Epithet: American actor and producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x00023c Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854. He began his career on the London stage but by 1882 he had migrated to the United States and was appearing in the New York theater. Mansfield was instrumental in introducing the works of George Bernard Shaw to the American stage. In his last theatrical performance he played ...

Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920

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Fry, Roger, 1866-1934

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Painter, art critic, Bloomsbury group member and founder of the Omega Workshops. From the description of Translations from Mallarmé, [ca. 1921]. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853251 British critic, art historian and painter. From the description of Letters, ca. 1900-1927. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77576213 From the description of Letters sent to Simon Bussy and family, 1903-1928. (Getty Research Institute). W...

Wister, Owen, 1860-1938)

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Born in Pennsylvania, raised in South Carolina, and educated at Harvard, Owen Wister travelled in the Western U.S. as a young man. Although he returned to the East and Harvard law school, he acted upon a friend's suggestion and began writing thrilling Western stories for Harper's. His well-researched stories, particularly The Virginian, helped establish the Western stereotypes that have become inculcated in the American psyche. From the description of Owen Wister letter to Charles W....

Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

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American clergyman, author, and editor who worked with Henry Ward Beecher as co-editor of the "Christian Union." From the description of Autograph, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554802 American author. From the description of Letter : Cornwall on Hudson, [N.Y.] to Mr. Bok, 1908 Oct. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33376379 Lyman Abbott was an influential American pastor and author. Born in Massachusetts and educated i...

Lamb, Charles R. (Charles Rollinson), 1860-1942

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Architect. From the description of Charles R. Lamb architectural drawings and papers, circa 1897-1911. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 505720137 Architect, sculptor; New York, N.Y. Lamb was the designer and architect of the Dewey Arch. Born in New York City, Lamb studied there as a pupil of the Art Students League of New York, where he also served as president, 1886-1887. Lamb was the first to suggest the idea for t...

White, Margaret

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Burroughs, Bryson, 1869-1934

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Curator of Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6), dated : New York and North Haven, Maine, 1907-15, to [Harry Harkness] Flagler (including 2 to Anne [Flagler]), 1907 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674023 Museum curator, painter; New York, N.Y. Curator of Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1909-1934. From the description of Bryson Burroughs papers, 1915-1922 and [u...

Dexter, Mary (Mary L.)

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Mary Dexter of Boston, Mass., served as a nurse in Belgium and France during World War I. From the description of Letters, 1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007093 ...

Gimpel, René

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Art dealer; Paris, France. Born October 4, 1881; died January 3, 1945. From the description of René Gimpel papers, 1897-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81903333 ...

Monteux, Pierre

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Griffes first met the French-born conductor Pierre Monteux in October 1916. When Monteux was appointed the conductor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1919, he began to program contemporary music, despite the objections of both the orchestra and the public who were accustomed to a German repertory. Griffes' The pleasure-dome of Kubla Khan was premeiered by Monteux and the orchestra in Boston, November 28, 1919, and repeated the following month at New York City's Carnegie Hall, December 4 and ...

Norton, Richard, 1950-....

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Donoghue, John, 1853-1903.

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Sears, Sarah Carlisle Choate, 1858-1935

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Pitman, Sophia L., 1855-1943.

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Rothenstein, Will.

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Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905

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English actor and manager of Lyceum Theatre. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lyceum Theatre, to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125258 Henry Irving was a British actor-manager. In 1878, he took over the Lyceum Theatre and hired Ellen Terry as the company's leading lady. This partnership lasted for 25 years and was reknowned throughout England and the United States. Bram Stoker, Henry Irving's manager and personal assistant, was re...

Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933

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American essayist. From the description of Essay, 1915 May 25, London, on Stilton cheese. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 166330051 Writer on subjects of moral philosophy, ancient Greek literature, and events of historical and social significance. From the description of Letters, 1922-1934, bulk 1927-1928, to Henry Chester Tracy. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 12486594 John Jay Chapman was an American essayist, poet, playwright, and...

Perry, Lilla Cabot, 1848-1933

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Painter. Born in 1848 in Boston, Mass., Perry studied at Cowles Art School under D.M. Bunker and R.W. Vonnoh in Boston. She also studied at the Julian and Colarossi academies and at Alfred Stevens' studio in Paris. She died in 1933 in Hancock, N.H. From the description of Lilla Cabot Perry photographs, [ca. 1889-1909]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79870424 Painter. Born in 1848 in Boston, Mass., Perry studied at Cowles Art ...

Chapman, Conrad Wise, 1842-1910

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Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908

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Sculptor and inventor, Hosmer was a native of Watertown, Mass., studied anatomy, and spent much of her life in Rome, where she was at first the pupil of the English sculptor, John Gibson. Her works were exhibited and purchased in England and the United States. For further information, see Harriet Hosmer, Letters and Memories, edited by Cornelia Crow Carr (1912); Notable American Women (1971); and Hosmeriana: A Guide to Works by and about Harriet G. Hosmer, by Joseph L. Curran (1975). ...

Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959

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Art critic and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1909 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133470 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Vallombrosa, to Belle da Costa Greene, 1947 Aug. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134320 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Walter C. Baker, 1950 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870298 Berenson, an art historian...

Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950

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Walter Johannes Damrosch (1862-1950) was a German-born conductor and composer in the U.S. From the description of Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517384 From the guide to the Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American conductor and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to "My dear and heaven sent Isadora ...

Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970

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Nationally recognized American artist Waldo Peirce (1884-1970) was known for illustrating envelopes. Peirce was a Harvard alumnus, having earned his Harvard AB 1908; the addressee, William Bingham (1889-1971) earned his Harvard AB 1916 and served as director of athletics at Harvard from 1926 to 1951. These envelopes were sent during a period when the Harvard football team was at a low point and being criticized by the press. From the description of Illustrated envelopes addressed to ...

Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903

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American painter, etcher and author. From the description of Autograph letters, signed with his name : Lindsey Houses, Chelsea, and 28 Wimple Street, to [James Key] Caird and J.E. Millais, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588842 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Cobden, [May 1881/1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587769 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to Waldo Story, the sculptor, pos...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle hymn of the republic and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. in 1861. From the description of Papers concerning the Battle hymn of the republic, 1897-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781526 Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle...

Oliver, Jean Nutting, d. 1946.

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Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894

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American poet and water-colorist. From the description of Letters, 1872-1894. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233101484 Celia Laighton Thaxter was an American poet and essayist who lived much of her life in the Isles of Shoals, at first on White Island and later in a large cottage her brothers built for their parents on the island of Appledore, in which she eventually died. The family ran a hotel, Appledore House, which, along with Celia's cottage, burned...

Bigelow, William Sturgis, 1850-1926

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Bigelow (Harvard M.D. 1874) was briefly an instructor in surgery at the Harvard Medical School. From 1881 to 1888 he studied art in Japan, and later donated his collections of Oriental art to the Boston Museum of Fine Art. From the description of Buddhist notes : typescript, 1922 January-February. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612790985 Bigelow (Harvard, M.D. 1874) was briefly an instructor in surgery at the Harvard Medical School. From 1881 to 1888 he studied ar...

Higginson, Henry Lee, 1834-1919

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Higginson was a Boston banker and philantropist; he donated Soldiers Field and Harvard Union to Harvard University. From the description of Papers relating to the gift of Soldiers Field, Harvard University, 1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82295797 Higginson was a Boston banker and philanthropist. Higginson attended Harvard (1851-1852), but left because of poor eyesight. In 1856 he went to Vienna intending to make music his life work, but he returned to Boston...

Slade, Irene

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Ladd, Anna Coleman, 1878-1939

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Portrait and architectural sculptor; Boston, Mass. Born Anna Coleman Watts in Philiadelphia, Pa. Raised in Paris and lived and studied in Rome for twelve years. Founded the Studio for Portrait Masks in the American Red Cross in Paris during WWI, where she collaborated with surgeons to fit disfigured soldiers with sculpted faces. From the description of Anna Coleman Ladd papers, ca. 1881-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84401699 Born ...

Pennington, Harper, 1854 or 5-1920.

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Woodbury, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1864-1940

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Marine painter, instructor, writer, etcher, illustrator; Ogunquit, Me. Born in Lynn, Mass. Studied engineering at MIT (1882-1886) while continuing to paint and exhibit. Upon graduation he began teaching art. Woodbury married a pupil, Marcia Oakes, in 1890 and travelled often to Europe to paint, frequently to Holland. In 1897, he built a studio in Ogunquit, Maine, and began offering summer classes in 1898. His successful school turned Ogunquit into a major art...

Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, 1822-1907

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American teacher and author; second wife of Louis Agassiz. From the guide to the Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz letter, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Educator. Administered the Agassiz School for Girls from 1855 to 1859; in 1879 was one of the managers for Private Collegiate Instruction for Women (Harvard Annex); president of the Society for the Collegiate Instruction of Women in 1882; and first president of Radcliffe College from 1...

Van Rensselaer, Schuyler, Mrs., 1851-1934

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Marianna Griswold (Mrs. Schuyler) Van Rensselaer, 1851-1934, born New York. Art critic, author. Ltt. D. Columbia in 1910, honorary member American Institute of Architects, and awarded gold medal by American Academy of Arts and Letters. Books include: H.H. Richardson and His Works, English Cathedrals, Art Out of Doors, and History of the City of New York in the Seventeenth Century. Samuel Sydney McClure, 1857-1949. Editor, publisher, founder McClure's Magazine. ...

Jaccaci, August F., 1857-1930

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French mural artist. From the description of Papers of August F. Jaccaci, 1893, 1930. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62523985 August Jaccaci (1856-1930) was a mural painter and writer. b. Fontainebleau, France, 1856; d. Neuf-De-Grasse, France, 1930; He and painter John La Farge were editors for what they hoped would be a multi-volume series to be called Noteworthy Paintings in Private Collections. The first volume was published in 1907...

Brimmer, Martin, 1829-1896

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Brimmer was a collector and first president of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Sarah Wyman Whitman was a Boston painter and patron of the arts, born in Baltimore in 1842. She died in Boston in 1904. From the description of Martin Brimmer letters, 1880-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779476819 From the description of Martin Brimmer letters, 1880-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557019 ...

Tiffany, Mary A. (Mary Adeline)

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Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) America...

Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1846-1919

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Epithet: Director, Harvard Astronomical Observatory British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000342.0x0000b9 Pickering (Harvard, S.B., 1865) taught astronomy at Harvard and was director of the Harvard College Observatory. From the description of Papers of Edward Charles Pickering, 1850-1918 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972845 ...

Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912

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Painter, author, war correspondent, and illustrator. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Edward E.] Ayer, 1910 Dec. 3. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38860956 Artist. From the description of Letter of Francis Davis Millet, 1912. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454555 The American painter, draftsman, lithographer, muralist and writer Francis Davis Millet was born in Mattapoisett, Mass. He served in the Union army in 1864, and ...

O'Connell, William, 1859-1944

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

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