Christian Brinton scrapbooks, 1899-1925

Brinton, Christian, b. 1870 d. 1942
Art critic, Curator, Collector
Active in West Chester, Pa.

Collection size: 4 v. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Scrapbooks contain correspondence, clippings, sketches, photographs, and exhibition catalogs. The letters are generally requests for Brinton to lecture, organize an exhibition, or write an article.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art critic, curator and collector; West Chester, Pennsylvania and New York, N.Y. Born 1870. Died 1942.

Collected in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Microfilmed by the Free Library of Pennsylvania.

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