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titleStanford White papers, 1873-1920.
repositoryArchives of American Art
descriptionLetters received, accounts, a list of White's antiques, and other papers.

Bio / His Notes:
Collector, artist; New York, N.Y.
extent400 items (on 1 microfilm reel) reel 505
formatsCorrespondence Account Books Inventories Ephemera
accessPatrons must use microfilm copy.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationMicrofilm donated in 1973 by New York Historical Society. Location of Original: Originals and microfilm master negative in New York Historical Society, Manuscript Division.
updated04/29/2014 15:30:04
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titlePhilip Martiny papers, 1858-1973.
repositoryArchives of American Art
descriptionCorrespondence, photographs, sketchbooks, printed material, and lists of commissions. The material was compiled by Martiny's grandson, Raymond J. Linder.

REEL 2156: Correspondence, mostly xeroxed copies, 1901-1925; research correspondence of Linder concerning Martiny, 1972-1973; a 16 p. list of 75 of Martiny's sculpture commissions executed ca. 1887-1924, with brief biographical notes compiled by Linder; sketches and a sketchbook/schoolbook, 1871-1872; invitations, sculpture dedication programs, clippings, Martiny's birth certificate, and miscellany.

REEL 2223: Photographs, ca. 1883-1905, mostly of Martiny's works of art; and photos of Martiny, his studio, family and friends, home, and other personal photos. Also included are two group photos, one taken in Augustus Saint-Gaudens's studio, ca. 1883, with Kenyon Cox, Richard Watson Gilder, Martiny, Francis Millet, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Julian Alden Weir, and Stanford White, and one of the painters and sculptors who participated in the Columbian Exposition of 1893.

ADDITION: 138 photographs of Martiny's sculpture and sculpture models; 4 photographs of Martiny with other artists; an inventory of sculpture photographs and a "List of Commissions" (47 p., 1996), both compiled by Linder; printed material about Martiny, ca. 1895-1950, including newspaper and magazine articles, exhibition catalogs, and programs; Martiny letterhead stationery; and a pencil sketch by Martiny for the Richard Watson Gilder monument.

Bio / His Notes:
Sculptor, New York, N.Y. Born in Alsace, France. Studied under Augustus Saint-Gaudens.


Additional forms:
35mm microfilm rolls 2156 and 2223 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
extent2.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels) rolls 2156 and 2223
formatsMicrofilm Correspondence Photographs Sketches Printed Materials
accessMicrofilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm; use of unmicrofilmed portion requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington, D.C. storage facility.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationDonated 1973-1975 and 1997 by Raymond J. Linder, grandson of Martiny.
updated10/03/2011 09:53:33
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titleMary and John F. McGuigan artists' letters collection, 1893-1931 (bulk 1926-1931)
repositoryArchives of American Art
description91 letters and newspaper clippings from Stanford White, Samuel F.B. Morse, Horatio Greenough, Daniel Chester French, Karl Gerhardt, John Sartain, Emily Sartain, William Sartain, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Rubens Peale, and James Craig Nicoll. Letter from Nicoll to "Mr. Skinner" is dated May 29, 1893.

Bio / His Notes:
Collectors; Dallas, Tex.
extent0.2 linear ft.
formatsClippings Correspondence
accessUse requires an appointment.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationDonated 2000 and 2006 by Mary and John F. McGuigan, Jr.
updated10/03/2011 09:53:33
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titleAline and Eero Saarinen papers, 1906-1977
repositoryArchives of American Art
descriptionPersonal papers of Aline and Eero Saarinen, and Aline Saarinen papers relating to her unpublished biography of architect Stanford White, her published book The Proud Possessors, and her work as an NBC Television correspondent. Papers relating to Stanford White and to Proud Possessors contain primary source material gathered by Saarinen during her research on White and collectors Edward Wales Root and John Quinn.

REELS 2074-76, and 2064 (photos): Biographical material; Eero Saarinen's sketches, notes and letters; correspondence between Aline and Eero; Aline Saarinen's correspondence, including letters from John McAndrews, Clifford Odets, Robert Osborne, Frank Lloyd Wright, Joseph Louchheim, and her children; awards; files on her involvement with the Fine Arts Commission, Yale University, and the Design Advisory Committee of the Federal Aviation Agency; speeches, articles on art and architecture; television scripts; clippings and printed material; notes; and photographs and slides of the Saarinens (2 copyprints are also microfilmed on reel 1817 fr. 1054-1058), Charles Alan, and other family members, friends, works of art, and architecture.

REELS 2069-2072 and 2084 (photos): Research material, 1903-1960, relating to Saarinen's book The Proud Possessors (1958). Included are notes, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and printed material on art collectors Dr. Albert C. Barnes, Dr. Claribel and Etta Cone, Katherine Sophie Dreier, Charles Lang Freer, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Thomas Gilcrease, Peggy Guggenheim, Mr. and Mrs. Henry O. Havemeyer, Joseph Hirshhorn, R. Sturgis Ingersoll, John G. Johnson, J. Pierpont Morgan, Mrs. Potter Palmer, John Quinn, the Rockefeller family, Edward Wales Root, Gertrude, Leo, Michael and Sarah Stein, and Electra Havemeyer Webb. Among the correspondents is Bernard Berenson.

The material on Edward Root contains letters to Saarinen from Grace Cogswell Root; correspondence between Root and his father Elihu, 1903-1936; one or more letters to Root, 1909-1936, from Charles Culver, Robert De Forest, Frederick James Gregg, Ernest Lawson, George Luks, Duncan Phillips, and Grace Root; copies of 2 letters to Edward Christiana, 1949; a catalog for a Root memorial exhibition, 1957; Saarinen's notes; and a photograph of Root, one of his home, and photographs of works of art in his collection. Copyrpints also available.

Material on John Quinn includes correspondence between Saarinen and Jeanne Robert Foster; letters to Foster from Quinn and his sister, Julia Anderson; a copy of a letter to Foster from William B. Yeats and a drawing of Quinn possibly by Yeats; material relating to Roger Casement; and photographs of Quinn and Foster, and Quinn with Constantin Brancusi, Picasso and Mme. Picasso, Henri Pierre Roche, and Erik Satie.

REELS 2072-2073 and 2064 (photos): Research material for Saarinen's unpublished biography of Stanford White. Included are: notes, drafts; correspondence with her publisher, scholars, friends and relatives of White, architects, and others; printed material, 1896-1968; McKim, Mead and White memoranda and correspondence, 1887-1906, much of it with Whitelaw Reid; a letter from Charles Lang Freer, 1900; contracts; architectural descriptions and copies of blueprints; a record book; and miscellaneous letters and documents. Letters from White's father, Richard Grant White, to his daughter-in-law Bessie, Bessie White's reminiscenses of Stanford, and her scrapbook on the Washington Centennial and White's Washington Arch are also included.

Photographs include over 300, 1878-ca. 1970, of White, his wife; his father and mother; Evelyn Nesbit; his clients, Anne, Louise and Robert Cheney; and 280 photographs of buildings and residences designed by White or McKim, Mead and White, many photographed by Wayne Andrews.

UNMICROFILMED: Primarily papers kept by Aline Saarinen while a NBC television correspondent reporting on mainly art related topics. Included are correspondence, printed material, notes, scripts, clippings, kinescope motion picture film, including "Eyes Opening", transferred to VHS, and photographs. Also included are printed material on Eero Saarinen, and photographs of his work.

ADDITION: Notebooks containing Aline Saarinen's notes on architecture, art collectors and Stanford White; printed material; Saarinen's journal, 1928-1932; a guest book; photographs; scripts for Venus in Venice (1964), The American Image and other writings. Three phonograph recordings (33 1/3) of a discussion on opera between Eero Saarinen, Professor H. Ingham Ashworth and Professor Leslie Martin on the Australian Braodcasting Commission, January 29, 1957 are not available for research use.
extent13.5 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 10 reels)
formatsCorrespondence Notes Sketches Photographs Clippings
accessCollection is being processed and digitized, and is closed to researchers. Access is to microfilmed material only. NBC TV material: Authorization to quote from scripts or film prepared for television must be cleared for rights with: NBC Studios, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y.
record linkhttp://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/aline-and-eero-saarinen-papers-5589
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationDonated in 1973 by the Aline Saarinen estate via Charles Alan, art dealer and brother of Saarinen. The NBC TV material was donated 1974 by NBC Studios. Additional material donated 1991 by the Parrish Art Museum, who had received it from Aline Saarinen.
updated07/06/2012 12:32:41
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titleStanford White : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1920-2000 [graphic].
repositoryThe Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library
descriptionAssembled artist file includes b&w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography.

Location
Frick Photoarchive Stacks

Call Number
100 White
extent1 folder [as of 1999] : ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm.
formatsEphemera Photographs
accessThese records are open for research under the conditions of The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library access policy. Frick: Photocopies of items and accompanying documentation are available upon request, subject to fees and other current guidelines for reproduction. Photographic prints from the Library's negatives may be ordered subject to copyright requirements.
record sourcehttp://arcade.nyarc.org:80/record=b221200~S6
finding aidItem level control. Local database may provide access to selected items in the file.
acquisition informationThe Library continues to add to the file. Compiled by staff of the Frick Art Reference Library.
updated11/08/2010 13:50:38
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titleArtist file. White, Stanford, 1853-1906.
repositoryThe Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
descriptionFound In
Schweitzer Gallery files

The file may include any of the following materials: announcements, clippings, photographs, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, small exhibition catalogs, resumés, other ephemeral material.

Location
Brooklyn Artist Files

Call Number
AF Schweitzer W

Cite as
Brooklyn Museum of Art Library Collections. Schweitzer Gallery files.
extent1 folder
formatsEphemera
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://arcade.nyarc.org:80/record=b773965~S1
acquisition informationGift; M.R. Schweitzer; 1990.
updated06/10/2009 15:03:57
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titleArtist file. White, Stanford, 1853-1906.
repositoryThe Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
descriptionFound In
Clark S. Marlor artist files

The file may include any of the following materials: announcements, clippings, photographs, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, small exhibition catalogs, resumés, other ephemeral material.

Cite as
Brooklyn Museum of Art Library Collections. Clark S. Marlor artist files.

Location
Brooklyn Artist Files

Call Number
AF Marlow W
extent1 folder.
formatsEphemera
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://arcade.nyarc.org:80/record=b778964~S1
acquisition informationGift; Dr. Clark S. Marlor; 1992-ongoing.
updated06/10/2009 15:03:57
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titleArtist file. White, Stanford, 1853-1906.
repositoryThe Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
descriptionFound In
BMA artist files

The file may include any of the following materials: announcements, clippings, photographs, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, small exhibition catalogs, resumés, other ephemeral material.

Cite as
Brooklyn Museum of Art Library Collections. BMA artist files.

Location
Brooklyn Artist Files

Call Number
AF BMA W
extent1 folder.
formatsEphemera
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://arcade.nyarc.org:80/record=b782269~S1
acquisition informationFiles compiled by BMA library staff from 1917 to the present.
updated06/10/2009 15:03:57
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titleStanford White Papers, 1873-1920.
repositoryThe New-York Historical Society
descriptionCorrespondence, accounts, photographs, newspaper clippings and printed material, c.1873-1920, including copies of his letters while in France, 1878; many letters from Charles Caryl Coleman, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, John La Farge, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Janet Scudder,

and Abbott Handerson Thayer; letters to his mother, Alexina Mease White, and to his wife, Bessie Smith White; accounts, 1900-1905, relating to White's importation of plants, furnishings, statuary, paintings, marble columns, etc., mostly from France & Italy; typescript, 1913, of Charles Follen McKim, a memoir, by Alfred Hoyt Granger; a list of subscribers, 1920, to the Stanford White Memorial; & printed material, including biographical material of White, examples of his architectural work, annotated auction catalogues, & monographs of the firm of McKim, Mead and White.

Location: New York Historical Society Manuscript Dept.
Call Number: Mss CollectionStanford White Papers
extentc. 2ft
formatsCorrespondence
accessPlease Contact Repository for Access and restrictions.
record sourcehttp://www.bobcat.nyu.edu/nyhistory
updated10/06/2011 14:41:09
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titleCorrespondence and architectural drawings, 1887-1922, 1887-1907 (bulk).
repositoryColumbia University Libraries
descriptionCollection consists primarily of White's letter books and correspondence with some related bills, receipts, and other ephemera, 1887-1906, relating to his professional and personal matters. Correspondence, 1907, relates to his estate.

Correspondents of note include William A. Boring, Richard Morris Hunt, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Louis C. Tiffany, John La Farge, Charles McKim, Frederick Law Olmsted, Whitney Warren, Stefano Bardini, Bessie White, William Merritt Chase, William Robert Ware, Kenyon Cox, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Percy Baker, Cass Gilbert, Childe Hassam, John Singer Sargent, John Wanamaker, Carrère and Hastings, Thomas Dewing, Lawrence White, Richard White, and other architects, artists, contractors, suppliers, clients, friends, and family members.

One letter book contains letters, 1922, by White's son Lawrence Grant White. Also included are White's architectural drawings for houses he built for himself at St. James, Long Island, 1892-1904, and 121 East 21st Street, New York, n.d.; miscellaneous drawings; and a few architectural drawings by Lawrence Grant White, and drafts of his translation of Dante's Divine Comedy.

Biographical Note
Architect. Partner in the New York architectural firm McKim, Mead & White.

Cite As:
Stanford White correspondence and architectural drawings. Located in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Location:
Avery Drawings & Archives - By appt. (Non-Circulating)

Call Number:
D&A White
extentca. 26 cubic ft
accessThis collection is available for use by qualified readers by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.cul.columbia.edu. Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.
record linkhttp://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/img/assets/8897/White_letterpress_index.pdf
bibliographyDante Alighieri. The Divine comedy : the Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso; new translation into English blank verse by Lawrence Grant White, with illustrations by Gustave Doré. New York : Pantheon Books, 1948.
record sourcehttp://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/archival/collections/ldpd_3460603/
finding aidAn electronic index to the letterpress copybooks is available online: A paper inventory is available in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.
acquisition informationVarious gifts.
updated04/14/2010 16:49:24
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titleThe Fototeca Berenson (Villa I Tatti Photo Archives)
repositoryBiblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti
descriptionThe collection contains about 300,000 photographs, many of them collected by Berenson himself from the 1880s until the time of his death in 1959. Many have notes on the back in his handwriting. Many show works of art before restoration, and others show images since destroyed.

An important section, "Homeless paintings", contains photographs of works whose current location is unknown. The photographs are almost exclusively black and white in a variety of photographic media, such as albumen, gelatine, or carbon.

About 3000 large-format photographs are stored separately. In addition, there is a considerable amount of documentary material in the form of clippings, notes and printed reproductions.

The photographs are arranged according to Berenson's original scheme, by school: Florence, Siena, Central Italy, Northern Italy, Lombardy, Venice, Southern Italy. Within each school they are arranged by artist, then by topography, followed by homeless. Paintings and drawings are arranged separately.

The main focus of the collection is on Italian painting and drawing from the mid-thirteenth to the mid-sixteenth centuries. This part of the collection continues to be developed through the acquisition of new materials and through photographic campaigns. Later periods are also represented but in smaller scale, without systematic updating.

There is also material on medieval painting, arranged topographically; manuscript illumination, arranged according to present location; archeology; Byzantine art and architecture, arranged both by artist and by location; and non-Italian art, arranged by country. Finally a section of 8000 photographs is devoted to the art of the Far East, India and Islam.

In addition to the original Berenson nucleus, collections of prints, glass plates, negatives and transparencies have entered the Fototeca.

These include the collections of Emilio Marcucci (nineteenth-century projects for the completion of various Florentine monuments), George Kaftal (representations of saints in Italian painting of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries), Henry Clifford (painting thirtheenth to seventeenth centuries), Giorgio Castelfranco (Italian art thirteenth to twentieth centuries), Giannino Marchig (restoration), Frederick Hartt (Michelangelo, Giulio Romano), Giuseppe Marchini (Italian art and stained glass), and Craig H. Smyth (Renaissance painting and drawing).

There is a small collection of micropublications and microfiche (162,386 frames): L=index photographique de l'art en France (95,648); Sotheby's Pictorial Archive - Old Master Paintings (45,472); Christie's Pictorial Archive Italian School (9,898); Christie's Pictorial Archive - New York 1977-95 Old Master Paintings & Drawings (11,368). The microfilm of the Bartsch Corpus comprises about 42,000 frames.

Notes
Most photographers not identified.
extent300,000 + photographs
accessContact Ilaria Della Monica the archivist at the Berenson Library for restrictions and appointments.
record linkhttp://via.lib.harvard.edu/via/deliver/advancedsearch?_collection=via
record sourcehttp://itatti.harvard.edu/
finding aidCurrently, there is no catalog of the photographs at Villa I Tatti. In some cases, Artist Files, can be found school (i.e. Venetian, Lombard, Northern Italy, Central Italy, etc. . .) and some are cataloged in Harvard's online catalog, HOLLIS.
acquisition informationOriginally formed by Bernard Berenson the Library continues to add to the file.
updated08/30/2012 13:00:16
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titleKnoedler & Company Records
repositoryThe Getty Research Institute
descriptionThe gallery maintained the records until they closed in 2011. The collection was purchased by the Getty Research Institute in 2012 and is being processed.

Some of the material included are annotated sales and stock books, dating from the mid-19th century.

Clients of Knoedler & Company have included, among others, the Vanderbilt family, the Astors, Henry M. Flagler, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, H.O. and Louisine Havemeyer, the Rockefeller family, Andrew and Paul Mellon, Robert Sterling Clark and Stephen Clark, Henry Clay Frick, Walter and Louise Arensberg, Albert C. Barnes, Lilli P Bliss, Katherine Dreier, Charles Freer Lang, Herbert Greer French, A. Augustus Healy, George A. Hearn, James J. Hill, Samuel Kress, Adolph Lewisohn, Henry P McIhenny, Bertha Honoré and Potter Palmer, Marjorie and Duncan Phillips, Martin A. Ryerson, Anna and Charles Taft, Robert H Tannahill, and Joseph and George Widener.
extentUnprocessed
formatsAuction Catalogs Business Records Correspondence Financial Records Ephemera
accessClosed: archives are being processed
record linkhttp://hdl.handle.net/10020/2012m54b4
record sourcehttp://www.getty.edu/research/special_collections/notable/knoedler.html
contact informationContact gallery's archivist
updated04/23/2014 16:24:52
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