John Pickard papers, 1907-1916

Pickard, John, b. 1858 d. 1937
Educator, Art historian
Active in Columbia, Mo.

Collection size: 10 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A letter from Pickard to many American artists requesting information from them for an art history course he was teaching at the University of Missouri in 1907 and replies from George de Forest Brush, Bryson Burroughs, Thomas Eakins, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and Dwight W. Tryon. Also included is a letter from Edwin H. Blashfield, 1916, and an article on Ryder.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian and educator; Columbia, Missouri.

The donor, Allen S. Weller, is the director of the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois. He originally lent the collection for microfilming in 1973, and subsequently donated it to AAA in 1980.

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