Charles D. Walcott correspondence, 1908-1913

Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), b. 1850 d. 1927
Arts administrator, Geologist
Active in Washington, D.C.

Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, b. 1853 d. 1935

Collection size: 4 items

Collection Summary: Four letters between Charles D. Walcott and others. Included are three 1908 letters from Herbert Adams to Charles Walcott, from Walcott to J. Scott Hartley, Secretary of the National Sculpture Society and from Hartley to Walcott, relating to the election of Herbert Adams as the representative of the National Sculpture Society to the Advisory Committee of the National Gallery of Art; and one letter from Frederick Dellenbaugh to Walcott, 1913, in which Dellenbaugh inquires if the Smithsonian Institution would be interested in purchasing oil sketches he painted during the Harriman Expedition to Alaska in 1899.

Biographical/Historical Note: Charles D. Walcott (1850-1927) was an art administrator and geologist in Washington, D.C. Walcott served as the fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1907 until his death in 1927.

Transferred 1981 and 2015 from the Smithsonian American Art/ Portrait Gallery Library.

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