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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4557
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of letters and documents of American artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse. Material consists of ten letters from Morse to George Wood, Theodore Dwight, Thomas Gallaudet, Pliny Earle, the New York Tribune, and others; an... more
Garland, Mary Stebbins
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3866
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter from Mary Garland to Frank Weitenkampf, April 10, 1888 enclosing her biographical sketch of her sister, the artist Emma Stebbins
Hill, J. W. (John William), 1812-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4447
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists mainly of correspondence between British-born American painter John William (J.W.) Hill and various friends and family members, including Gordon Lester Ford and his wife, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford. Letters discuss social... more
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Audubon, John-James, 1785-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3624
61 items (1 box)
American naturalist and artist. Collection includes 2 letters from John James Audubon, 1838 and 1841; letters mostly to him in London, from American and British scientists and subscribers to his works; also a few letters addressed to his son,... more
Cook, Clarence, 1828-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4301
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Clarence Chatham Cook (1828-1900) was a 19th-century American author and art critic known for his expertise in archeology and antiquities. The collection consists mainly of letters written by Cook to English landscape artist T.C. Farrer. Also... more
Heller, Eugenie M., 1868-1952
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1375
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Eugenie M. Heller (1868-1952) was an American artist who studied and worked in New York and Paris. During World War I she served on the staff of the American Red Cross. Collection consists of correspondence and personal papers related to Heller's... more
Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1547
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v., 1 oversize folder)
Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849-1913) was an American journalist and author; Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier (1841-1922) was a painter and author. They traveled extensively in Mexico, England and France and wrote guidebooks, fictional works and... more
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18365
4.54 linear feet (7 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Patricia Cornwell (1956- ) is a contemporary American crime writer. The Patricia Cornwell collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and published material concerning Jack the Ripper collected in the course of her research for her book... more
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1658
3.6 linear feet (9 boxes)
Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953) was an artist, writer and paleontologist. He did paintings and models of prehistoric animals for the U.S. government and museums in New York City and elsewhere. He also painted a series of murals for the American... more
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1367
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894) was an American portrait painter. He studied in Paris and painted in the U.S. and Europe. His best known works were portraits of Daniel Webster, Longfellow, and a series of U.S. presidents. Collection... more
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie), 1849-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1631
1 linear foot (4 v.)
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932) was an American art dealer, collector and connoisseur of books and prints. He began his career as an art dealer in Boston in the late 1860s. A decade later he joined the New York firm of Wunderlich & Company; in... more
Donlevy, Alice H., 1846-1929
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 826
3.5 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 folder)
Alice Heighes Donlevy (1846-1929) was an artist and advocate of industrial art education in the schools. She worked as a painter, illustrator and weaver and wrote and lectured on the art of illumination. In 1867 she became a founding member of the... more
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3311
.6 linear feet (1 box, 3 v.)
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was an American artist. Collection consists of papers of James McNeill Whistler; his mother, Anna M. Whistler; and father, George Washington Whistler (1800-1849) a noted railroad engineer. Items include... more
Magonigle, Harold Van Buren, 1867-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1838
4 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Harold Van Buren Magonigle (1867-1935) was an American architect, artist and author. He achieved his greatest success as a designer of monuments but his artistic talents extended to sculpture, painting, writing, and graphic design. Collection... more
Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2875
.16 linear feet (2 folders)
Albert E. Sterner (1863-1946) was an American painter, etcher and lithographer. He opened a studio in New York City in 1885, was one of the founders of Painter-Gravers of America, and taught at the Art Students League. His paintings were purchased... more
Deming, Edwin Willard, 1860-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 766
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin Willard Deming (1860-1942) was an American painter and sculptor. He studied in New York and Paris and painted scenes from his visits with Indian groups in the Southwest and West of the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence of Deming... more
Satterlee, Walter, 1844-1908
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4610
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Brief letters and submission forms to the Brooklyn Art Association by American painter Walter Satterlee. Most letters are addressed to Gordon L. Ford, and refer to works by Satterlee purchased by him.
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1541
William Henry Jackson was an American photographer, artist and writer best known for his landscapes of the American West. He acted as photographer for the U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories in 1870-1879, producing some of... more
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 763
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an explorer, artist and author. As the artist and assistant topographer on John Wesley Powell's second Colorado River expedition, 1871-1873, he helped to prepare the first map of the Grand Canyon. He was a... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Berg, Vernon E. (Vernon Edward), 1951-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3444
Artist and gay rights activist Copy Berg was born Vernon E. Berg, III on July 10, 1951. He attended the United States Naval Academy from 1970-1974 and then served with the U. S. Navy Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. In 1975 the Navy sought to... more
Emerson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 923
15.95 linear feet (63 boxes, 1 volume)
The Emersons were an American family who lived in Europe and Japan and traveled widely during the second half of the 19th century. The family consisted of Edwin Emerson (1823-1908), his wife Mary Ingham Emerson (d. 1883) and their six children.... more
Hughes, Eugenia, 1909-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1460
6.6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Eugenia Hughes (1909-1964) was an artist who lived in Greenwich Village, New York City. She was born in Pennsylvania and moved to New York in the mid-1930s. Collection contains correspondence, diaries, art work, writings, family papers,... more
Simon, Pierre F
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6123
.5 linear feet (119 items in one box)
Collected by Pierre F. Simon beginning in the 1960s, the letters in this collection represent approximately sixty artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, spanning many of the major artistic movements and schools of the era. Primarily... more
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