Gordon Hendricks research files on American artists, 1950-1977

Hendricks, Gordon
Art historian, Author

Collection size: 26.6 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Unmicrofilmed: Research files for Hendricks's books, EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE, FATHER OF THE MOTION PICTURE, 1975; THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THOMAS EAKINS, 1972; WINSLOW HOMER, 1979; AND ALBERT BIERSTADT: PAINTER OF THE AMERICAN WEST, 1979, containing correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, clippings and printed material. Also included are vintage photographs by Bradley and Rulofson, I.W. Taber, Carleton E. Watkins and the Bierstadt Brothers, and an advertisement "Proposal for Publishing an Engraving of Mr. Bierstadt's picture of the Rocky Mountains."

Reel 3002: Research files for Hendricks's unpublished book on William Bradford, a New Bedford, Mass. marine painter. Included are correspondence, notes, slides, photographs, clippings, printed material, and a list of Bradford's paintings.

Material on reel 3002 lent for microfilming 1983 by the New Bedford Whaling Museum; unmicrofilmed material donated 1983 by Guido Castelli.

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