Martin Birnbaum papers, 1862-1970.

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Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970. Martin Birnbaum papers, 1862-1970.

Martin Birnbaum papers, 1862-1970.

Correspondence; business materials; legal documents; writings; printed material; notebook; photographs and tape recordings. Correspondence primarily reflecting his association with the firm of Scott & Fowles, but also including details about lives and activities of his correspondents, among them Edward Bruce, Grover Cleveland, Norman Douglas, Rockwell Kent, Paul Manship, Upton Sinclair, Maxfield Parrish, Bernard Berenson, Augustus E. John, Jules Pascin, Carl Van Vechten, Hamilton Easter Field, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Gari Melchers, William Hunt Diederich, Elie Nadelman, Childe Hassam, John Quinn, Charles Ricketts, Nicholas K. Roerich, and Charles H. Shannon. Primarily letters received by Birnbaum in New York, and throughout Europe from 1917-1943. Correspondents include Grenville L. Winthrop, Gisela Richter, Stevenson Scott, Paul Manship, Maurice Sterne, Edward Bruce, and Maxfield Parrish, Upton Sinclair, George Bellows, John Gregory, Augustus John, Ivan Mestrovic, Elizabeth Winthrop Miles, Robert McIntyre, Georgia O'Keeffe, Joseph Pennell, John Quinn, Charles Ricketts, William Rothenstein, Albert Rutherston, Pamela Colman Smith, Carl Sprinchorn, Pavel Tchelitchew, Schofield Thayer, T. Zoumpoulakis, and family members. Subject matter includes business concerns, art concerns, travel, and family affairs. Over 1600 letters received. Correspondents include: Cecelia Beaux, Sven Berg, Gutzon Borglum, Edward Bruce, Lodewyk Bruckman, Beniamino Bufano, Mabel Choate, Stephen C. Clark, Royal Cortissoz, Walter Damrosch, Edmund Davis, Reginald Davis, Louise Dillingham, Edmund Dulac, Anne Goldthwaite, Magnus Gross, Herbert Haseltine, Malvina Hoffman, Jan Hoowij, Benjamin Javits, Rockwell Kent, Lenard Kester, Paul Manship, Elisabeth Marbury, Henry McIlhenny, Gari Melchers, Houghton P. Metcalf, Emily Winthrop Miles, Kate Morse, Georgia O'Keeffe, James Parmelee, Maxfield Parrish, Harold Woodbury Parsons, Jules Pascin, Albin Polasek, Alfred B. Potterton, Edward G. Robinson, J.F. Rock, John D. Rockefeller, Emanuel G. Romano, John Rothenstein, John Singer Sargent, Stevenson Scott, Janet Scudder, Carl Sprinchorn, Maurice Sterne, Albert Sterner, R.A. Walker (Georges Derry), Elsie Weil, Carl N. Werntz, Millicent Werntz, Edith Wetmore, Thornton Wilder, Ellis Wilson, Stanley Wilson, Grenville Lindall Winthrop, and Carl Zigrosser. Business and financial documents; legal documents, certificates, and passports; writings by Birnbaum and others including a manuscript for Birnbaum's book The Last Romantic, with notes by Upton Sinclair; one scrapbook of clippings, loose clippings regarding Edward Dulac, and other printed material; sketches; bookplates; notes, letters, and printed material relating to Aubrey Beardsley; lists and descriptions of works of art; a notebook of addresses; travel itineraries and maps; and programs. 287 photographs of Birnbaum, and art related people, including Maurice Sterne, Edward Bruce, Leo Stein and Alfred Potterton at Anticoli Corrado, and Cecilia Beaux, Robert Chanler, Philip de Laszlo, Despiau, Norman Douglas, Lord Duveen, Herbert Haseltine, Augustus John by Arnold Genthe, Paul Manship by De Witt Ward, Gari Melchers, Elie Nadelman, Mrs. Gustave Radeke, William Rothenstein, Stevenson Scott, Clare Sheridan, Albert Sterner, Abraham Walkowitz, Mrs. Leonard Volkman Webb, and Grenville Lindall Winthrop; 82 travel photographs primarily of Greece; and 142 photographs of works of art. Three tape recordings, two containing information about The Last Romantic, dictated in 1952, and one unidentified.

4.3 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 9 microfilm reels)

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Thayer, Scofield, 1889-1982

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Scofield Thayer (1889-1982) graduated from Harvard in 1913 and attended Magdalen College, Oxford. With J. Sibley Watson, he purchased Dial Magazine in 1919, and served as its editor until 1925, publishing works by many leading Modernists. During this time, Thayer also built his collection of modern art and oversaw the publication of the portfolio Living Art. He suffered a severe breakdown in 1925, from which he never recovered, and died in May 1982. He married Elaine Orr in 1916; they divorced i...

Meštrović, Ivan, 1883-1962

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Croatian sculptor and faculty member at the University of Notre Dame, 1954-1962. From the description of Papers, 1924-1962. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 25469779 ...

Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930.

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Painter (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Robert Winthrop Chanler scrapbook, 1922-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118430 ...

Wilson, Ellis, 1899-1977

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Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. b. Apr. 30, 1899, Mayfield, Ky. From the description of Ellis Wilson papers, 1927-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83790970 ...

Polášek, Albín, 1879-1965

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Artist, sculptor. Albin Polasek was born in Moravia, the Czech Republic, in 1879. He came to the United States in 1901 working as a wood carver. In 1906 he studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts under Charles Grafly and won the Cresson Traveling Scholarship in 1907, 1908 and 1909. Albin was a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome from 1910 to 1913 and, subsequent to his studies in Rome and Greece, he started his own studio in New York City. In 1916 he went...

Derry, Georges, 1886-

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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...

Werntz, Millicent.

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Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935

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American painter and etcher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, NY, to Mr. Schnell, of Harper and Brothers, 1890 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470640 Painter, printmaker; New York, N.Y. From the description of Childe Hassam letters, [undated] and 1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133251 Prominent and prolific American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. From the description...

Weil, Elsie.

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Rothenstein, John, 1901-1992

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Rothenstein (1901-1992) was an English author and Director of the Tate Gallery. Max Beerbohm was an English essayist, caricaturist, and parodist. From the description of Letters from the Beerbohm family and other correspondents, 1905-1957. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82803710 Rothenstein (1901-1992) was an English author and Director of the Tate Gallery. From the guide to the Letters from the Beerbohm family and other correspondents, 1905-1957., (Ho...

Dillingham, Louise Bulkley

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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...

Zoumpoulakis, T.

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Scudder, Janet, 1873-

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Dulac, Edmund, 1882-1953

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French-born, naturalized English artist, illustrator, and composer. From the description of Edmund Dulac Collection, 1818, 1889-1948. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625030 Born in Toulouse, France, on 22 October 1882, Edmond Dulac was the only child of Pierre Henri Aristide Dulac and Marie Catherine Pauline Rieu. The boy grew up in a comfortable petit bourgeois home. Educated at the Lycée de...

Duveen, Joseph Duveen, Baron, 1869-1939

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McIntyre, Robert G. (Robert George), 1885-

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President of Macbeth Gallery (also known as William MacBeth, Inc., New York) and owner of the portrait of Thacher. From the description of Copy of notes by Robert G. McIntyre about a portrait of George Thacher by Henry Williams, 1953. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 177078530 Art dealer and art historian, New York, N.Y. President and director of the Macbeth Gallery and nephew of William Macbeth. From the descriptio...

O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986

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Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), American artist....

Hoffman, Malvina, 1887-1966

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American sculptor and writer who studied with Auguste Rodin in the second decade of the 20th century. From the description of Malvina Hoffman papers, 1897-1984. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78086370 American sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, "Easter" [n.y.], to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666321 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Mr....

Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975

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Curator of prints at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1941 to 1963; noted expert on print-making; founded in 1919 and directed the Weyhe Gallery in New York; contributed to and edited the Modern School Magazine in the second half of the 1910s. First wife: Florence King; child: Carola (born 1917). Second wife: Laura Canadè (married in 1946). Zigrosser died in 1975. From the description of Carl Zigrosser papers, circa 1891-1971. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record...

Morse, Kate.

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Berlin Photographic Company (New York, N.Y.)

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Hoowij, Jan, 1907-

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Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952

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English novelist and essayist. Born George Norman Douglas. From the description of South wind : AMs and related material, [1916]-1924 Oct. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645587 From the description of ALS : London, to Grant Richards, 1917 Oct. 3. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645586 George Norman Douglas was born Dec. 8, 1868 in Falkenhorst, Thuringen, Austria; recognized as British author, scientist, diplomat...

Despiau, Charles, 1874-1946

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Romano, Emanuel, 1897?-1984

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Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Born in Rome, Italy. Studied in Switzerland with his father, Enrico Glicenstein. From the description of Emanuel Glicen Romano papers, 1922-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80061674 ...

Miles, Emily Winthrop, 1893-1962.

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Parmelee, James Aaron

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Radeke, Eliza G., 1855-1931.

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Quinn, John, 1870-1924

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John Quinn (1870-1924) was a corporation lawyer in New York City who amassed an important private collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture as well as books and manuscripts of contemporary authors. In addition to promoting modern and avant-garde art in all forms, he particularly encouraged the work of members of the Irish Literary Revival, the artists of the Paris School, and English and American writers of his time. In 1923 he sold his manuscript and library holdings to subsidize his art ...