Daniel Putnam Brinley and Kathrine Sanger Brinley papers, 1879-1984

Brinley, Putnam, b. 1879 d. 1963
Painter, Muralist, Designer, Stained glass artist
Active in New Canaan, Conn.; Riversdale, Conn.

Brinley, Katherine Sanger, b. 1879 d. 1966

Active in New Canaan,Conn.

The papers of Daniel Putnam Brinley and Kathrine Sanger Brinley in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2009. The bulk of the papers have been scanned and total 23,586 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.


Collection size: 14.3 linear ft.

Collection Summary: The papers of painter and muralist Daniel Putnam Brinley and his wife, linguist and writer, Kathrine Sanger Brinley, date from 1879 to 1984 and measure 14.3 linear feet.

Biographical/Historical Note: Daniel Putnam Brinley (1879-1963) was an Impressionist and mural painter and a stained glass designer from New Canaan, Conn.

The Daniel Putnam Brinley and Kathrine Sanger Brinley papers were lent for microfilming by their niece, Elizabeth Loder, in 1978-1979. Loder subsequently donated all but select family photographs in 1991 and additional material in 1992.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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Originals of loaned material, including family photographs, were returned to Elizabeth Loder after microfilming. Loaned material is available on reel 1427 but is not described in the container listing of this finding aid.
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the Elizabeth Loder research material on Daniel Putnam Brinley, 1919-1990.