Burdick, Horace Robbins,
Educator, Photographer, Author, Portrait painter
Collection size: 402 items (on 2 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: One diary, biographical information, writings, art works, printed materials, and photographs.
REEL 2523: Biographical information; writings, notes, sketches, and drawings by Burdick, Hammett Billings, Edward Burrill, Carelton, Ed Champney, Augustus D. Chapin, Aldebert P. Close, J. Frank Currier, Horace P. Giles, H.R. Heaton, Augustus Hoppin, John N. Hyde, Wilhelm Leibl, Frank T. Merrill, John C. Miles, George Munzig, William E. Norton, Richard Pauli, W.C. Schouher, William Titcomb, Frank H. Tompkins, Frank C. Tompkins, and Paul S. Yendell; photographs of Burdick and his family; and clippings
REEL 3960: Constitution and By-Laws," 1914.
Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter, teacher, conservator, photographer, and writer. Burdick was born in East Killingly, Conn. and studied at the Lowell Institute and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. After working in Providence, R.I., he moved to Boston in 1864 where he set up a studio and became a member of the Boston Art Club. He is best known for his portraits in crayon and oil.
Materials on reel 3960 donated 1985 by William Dromgoole, present occupant of Burdick's former residence. Dromgoole acquired the papers from Burdick's daughter, Doris Burdick. Material on reel 2523 lent for microfilming 1982 by Robert Goldberg, an art and antique dealer.
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