Charles FitzGerald scrapbooks, [circa 1901-1918]

Fitzgerald, Charles, b. 1873 d. 1958
Art critic
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 6 v. (1.1 linear ft.)

Collection Summary: Six scrapbooks with newspaper clippings from the Evening Sun, The Sun, The New York Times, and other newspapers. Many of the articles, except where noted, were written by FitzGerald. Miscellaneous letters to FitzGerald are interleaved within the books and additional loose letters, writings, newspaper clippings and notes are found. Also included are cards that contain an index to several of the scrapbooks.

Biographical/Historical Note: Charles FitzGerald is an art critic and art editor from New York, N.Y. FitzGerald was active in promoting the Ash Can School.

Donated 1964 by Ira Glackens, FitzGerald's nephew, and in 2007 by Susan Corn Conway. Glackens was the son of portrait painter William Glackens and Edith Glackens; Edith's sister, Irene Dimock FitzGerald was married to Charles. Conway purchased the Glackens' house where additional scrapbooks were located.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Sansom Foundation.

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