Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965

A Finding Aid to the Joseph Lindon Smith Papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965, in the Archives of American Art, by Jean Fitzgerald

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Biographical Information

Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950) of Boston, Massachusetts and Dublin, New Hampshire, was a painter primarily known for his ability to meticulously depict the murals and tomb sculpture of Egypt and other ancient cultures.

Joseph Lindon Smith was born on October 11, 1863 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the son of wholesale lumberman Henry Francis Smith and Emma Greenleaf Smith, a cousin of John Greenleaf Whittier.

From 1880 to 1882, Smith studied drawing and painting at the Art School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts under Frederic Crowninshield and Otto Grundman. Accompanied by his friend, Frank Benson, he attended the Académie Julian and studied under William Bouguereau, Gustave Boulanger, and Jules Lefebvre from 1883 to 1885.

Upon his return to Boston, Smith established a studio as a portrait and landscape painter, attracting the attention of Denman Ross, a professor of History of Fine Arts at Harvard University. In the early 1890s Smith and Ross began to travel extensively and Smith became interested in ancient civilizations of Mexico, China, and Southeast Asia. In 1892, during a trip to Italy, Smith befriended Isabella Stewart Gardner, for whom he copied famous paintings, and occasionally acted as agent in purchasing art work.

Making his first trip to Egypt in 1898, Smith became enthralled with the art work of the ancient civilization and devoted himself to painting copies of the tomb sculptures and murals for educational uses in museums and other public institutions. In 1899, he married Corinna Haven Putnam and the couple spent much of their married life traveling between the United States and the Middle East, especially Egypt. From 1910 to 1939, Smith was a member of the Joint Expedition of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard University directed by Dr. George A. Reisner.

For fifty years, Smith was also sought out as a writer and producer of plays and theatrical pageants, fetes, and masques primarily staged for various charitable fund-raising events.

Joseph Lindon Smith died on October 18, 1950 in Dublin, New Hampshire.

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Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

The papers of Boston and New Hampshire painter Joseph Lindon Smith date from 1647-1965, with the bulk of papers dating from 1873-1965, and measure 8.8 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from family members, artists, museums, and art patrons; seven diaries by Smith and two by his wife Corinna, personal business records, notes and writings, files concerning charitable theatrical productions, one sketchbook and other art work, a scrapbook, printed material, photographs, and sound recordings of radio interviews and a radio program on Smith.

Scattered biographical material consists of family history documents for the Smith and Putnam families, a Jenkes family tree, and passports for Joseph Lindon Smith and his family.

Over three linear feet of letters are from family members, artists including Cecilia Beaux, Frank Benson, George DeForest Brush, and Denman Ross, museum staff concerned with work in Egypt, and art patrons including Isabella Stewart Gardner, and individuals involved with Smith's charitable pageants. There are scattered letters from Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Henry James, Charles G. Loring, Paul Manship, General John J. Pershing, John Singer Sargent, and Abbott Handerson Thayer. Among the subjects discussed are student life at the Académie Julian, the Smiths' travels, and individuals known by Smith.

Seven diaries written by Joseph Lindon Smith document his ravels in Egypt, Persia, Europe, and New Mexico. Two diaries were written by Corinna Smith during her travels to Beiram and Egypt.

Personal business records business records include contracts, price lists, lists of securities, and miscellaneous receipts of the Smith and Putnam families, Joseph Lindon Smith, Corinna Smith, and their daughter Lois Smith.

Notes include engagement calendars, notebooks, lists of art work, lecture notes, minutes of meetings, notes on family history and on travel, and an autograph by Kit Carson. Writings include miscellaneous typescripts by the Smiths and others concerning travel, work in Egypt and elsewhere, and anecdotes about various friends and acquaintances. There are also three drafts of "Egypt - My Winter Home."

Theatrical production files concern plays, pageants, and masques written and/or produced by the Smiths. Many of the performances were benefits, dedication or anniversary celebrations, such as a pageant given at Fenway Court in honor of Isabella Stewart Gardner, a pageant at the dedication of a memorial to Abbott Handerson Thayer, and the centenary celebration of the founding of Amherst, Massachusetts.

Art work includes a sketchbook with extensive notes, a painting, drawings by Joseph Lindon Smith, and prints by other artists.

A scrapbook contains clippings and an exhibition catalog from the St. Botolph Club. Additional printed material includes clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, programs, booklets, brochures, and books by others.

Photographs are of Smith, his family, friends including classmates from the Académie Julian, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Abbott Handerson Thayer, exhibition installations, military camp sites from World War I, travel scenes, and art work by Smith.

Audio recordings consist of four sound disc recordings of interviews for WKNE Radio, Keene, New Hampshire, with Corinna Smith and Barry Faulkner talking about Smith, and a program about Smith and his book Tombs, Temples, and Ancient Art.

Arrangement and Series Description

The collection is arranged as 11 series:

All material is arranged chronologically except for the writings by others and travel photographs that are arranged alphabetically.

Subjects and Names

This collection is indexed in the online catalog of the Archives of American Art under the following terms:

Subjects:

  • Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924
  • Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921
  • Académie Julian

Subjects-Topical:

  • Art, Egypt
  • Art, Egyptian
  • Art, Ancient
  • Historical drama
  • Community theater
  • Painters, New Hampshire, Dublin

Subjects-Geographical:

  • Egypt, Antiquities
  • Egypt, Description and travel

Types of Materials:

  • Drafts (documents)
  • Drawings
  • Diaries
  • Interviews
  • Notebooks
  • Photographs
  • Prints
  • Scrapbooks
  • Sketchbooks
  • Sound recordings

Names:

  • Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir, 1836-1912
  • Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942
  • Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951
  • Brush, George de Forest, 1855-1941
  • Carson, Kit, 1809-1868
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916
  • Loring, Charles Greely, 1828-1902
  • Manship, Paul, 1885-1966
  • Pershing, John J. (John Joseph, 1860-1948
  • Ross, Denman Waldo, 1853-1935
  • Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925
  • Smith, Corinna Lindon, 1876-
  • Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921

Provenance

The Joseph Lindon Smith papers were donated by Jessie T. Hale, Smith's granddaughter, in 1977 and 1978.

Separated and Related Materials

The papers of Smith's wife, Corinna Putnam Smith, are available at The Schlesinger Library of Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

How the Collection was Processed

The papers were arranged by Jean Fitzgerald in 1996, and a finding aid prepared in 2010. Eden Orelove encoded the Index of Correspondents in 2011.


How to Use the Collection

Restrictions on Use

Use of original papers requires an appointment.

Ownership & Literary Rights

The Joseph Lindon Smith papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

Available Formats

The collection is available on 35 mm microfilm reels 5114-5124 at Archives of American Art offices, and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the collection as described in this finding aid may not reflect the exact order of the collection on microfilm. All of the sound recordings in this collection were digitized for research access in 2009 and are available at the Archives of American Art offices. Researchers may view the original phonograph records for the archival notations on them, but original media are not available for playback.

How to Cite this Collection

Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Detailed Description and Container Inventory

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1711-1948
(Box 1, 10; 5 folders)

Biographical material consists of documents for both the Smith and Putnam family and for Joseph Lindon Smith and Corinna Putnam Smith, including certificates of birth, marriage, and military commissions, a Jenkes family tree, and passports for the Smiths.

Box Folder
1 1-4 Documents for Smith and Putnam Ancestors, 1711-1864
(4 folders)
1 5 Documents for Joseph Lindon Smith and Family, 1900-1948, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 10)
Box Folder
10 1 Oversized Passports, 1900-1918, undated,
(from Box 1, Folder 5)

Series 2: Letters, 1768-1965
(Box 1-4, OV 11; 3.5 linear feet)

Letters are primarily from family members, artists, museum staff concerned with work in Egypt, and art patrons involved with Smith's charitable pageants. Correspondents include Cecilia Beaux, Frank Benson, George DeForest Brush, Isabella Stewart Gardner, and Denman Ross. There are scattered letters from Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Henry James, Charles G. Loring, Paul Manship, General John J. Pershing, John Singer Sargent, and Abbott Handerson Thayer.

See Index of Correspondents for Series 2.

Box Folder
1 6 Letters from Correspondents with Unknown Surnames, undated
1 7 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "A" - "B," undated
1 8 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "C," undated
1 9 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "D" - "F," undated
1 10-12 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "G," undated
(3 folders)
1 13 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "H" - "J," undated
1 14 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "K" - "M," undated
1 15 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "N" - "R," undated
1 16-17 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "S," undated
(2 folders)
1 18 Letters from Correspondents with Surnames "T" - "Z," undated
1 19 Letters, 1768-1848
1 20 Letters, 1873-1882
1 21-23 Letters, 1883
(3 folders)
1 24-35 Letters, 1884
(12 folders)
1 36-40 Letters, 1885
(5 folders)
1 41 Letters, 1886-1890
1 42-44 Letters, 1891
(3 folders)
1 45-46 Letters, 1892
(2 folders)
1 47-49 Letters, 1893
(3 folders)
1 50-59 Letters, 1894
(10 folders)
1 60-62 Letters, 1895
(3 folders)
1 63-67 Letters, 1896
(5 folders)
1 68-73 Letters, 1897
(6 folders)
1 74-77 Letters, 1898
(4 folders)
1 78-88 Letters, 1899
(11 folders)
1 89-91 Letters, 1900
(3 folders)
1 92-99 Letters, 1901
(8 folders)
Box Folder
2 1-3 Letters, 1902
(3 folders)
2 4-12 Letters, 1903
(9 folders)
2 13 Letters, 1904
2 14-15 Letters, 1905
(2 folders)
2 16-17 Letters, 1906
(2 folders)
2 18-19 Letters, 1907
(2 folders)
2 20-23 Letters, 1908
(4 folders)
2 24-28 Letters, 1909
(5 folders)
2 29-36 Letters, 1910
(8 folders)
2 37-40 Letters, 1911
(4 folders)
2 41-43 Letters, 1912
(3 folders)
2 44-46 Letters, 1913
(3 folders)
2 47-50 Letters, 1914
(4 folders)
2 51-54 Letters, 1915
(4 folders)
2 55-58 Letters, 1916
(4 folders)
2 59-61 Letters, 1917
(3 folders)
2 62-64 Letters, 1918
(3 folders)
2 65-66 Letters, 1919
(2 folders)
2 67-68 Letters, 1920
(2 folders)
2 69-71 Letters, 1921
(3 folders)
2 72-74 Letters, 1922
(3 folders)
Box Folder
3 1-3 Letters, 1923
(3 folders)
3 4-7 Letters, 1924
(4 folders; Oversized Material Housed in OV 11)
3 8 Letters, 1925
3 9 Letters, 1926
3 10 Letters, 1927
3 11-18 Letters, 1928
(8 folders)
3 19-25 Letters, 1929
(7 folders)
3 26-29 Letters, 1930
(4 folders)
3 30-34 Letters, 1931
(5 folders)
3 35-38 Letters, 1932
(4 folders)
3 39-40 Letters, 1933
(2 folders)
3 41-42 Letters, 1934
(2 folders)
3 43-45 Letters, 1935
(3 folders)
3 46-49 Letters, 1936
(4 folders)
3 50-52 Letters, 1937
(3 folders)
3 53-54 Letters, 1938
(2 folders)
3 55-58 Letters, 1939
(4 folders)
3 59-64 Letters, 1940
(6 folders)
3 65-69 Letters, 1941
(5 folders)
3 70-78 Letters, 1942
(9 folders)
Box Folder
4 1-9 Letters, 1943
(9 folders)
4 10-12 Letters, 1944
(3 folders)
4 13-15 Letters, 1945
(3 folders)
4 16-17 Letters, 1946
(2 folders)
4 18-19 Letters, 1947
(2 folders)
4 20-23 Letters, 1948
(4 folders)
4 24-26 Letters, 1949
(3 folders)
4 27-29 Letters, 1950
(3 folders)
4 30 Letters, 1951-1953
4 31 Letters, 1954
4 32 Letters, 1955-1959
4 33 Letters, 1961-1965
Box
OV 11 Oversized Drawing of Plan of The Oaks Pool Enclosed in Letter, 1924,
(from Box 3, Folder 7)

Series 3: Diaries, 1904-1949
(Box 4; 11 folders)

There are seven diaries written by Joseph Lindon Smith and two by Corinna Smith during their travels in Egypt, Europe, and New Mexico.

Box Folder
4 34-35 Diary 1: Egypt, 1904-1905
(2 folders)
4 36 Diary 2: Egypt, 1906-1907
4 37 Diary 3: Europe, 1917
4 38-39 Diary 4: Europe, 1918
(2 folders)
4 40 Diary 5: Europe, 1918-1919
4 41 Diary 6: New Mexico, 1926
4 42 Diary 7: Persia (Persepolis), 1935
4 43 Diary 8 by Corinna Putnam Smith: Beiram, 1935
4 44 Diary 9 by Corinna Putnam Smith: Egypt, 1949

Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1647-1959
(Box 4, 10; 11 folders)

Personal business records are found for both the Smith and Putnam families and for Joseph Lindon Smith, Corinna Smith, and their daughter Lois Smith. These include contracts, price lists, lists of securities, and miscellaneous receipts.

Box Folder
4 45-46 Legal Documents and Receipts for the Smith and Putnam Ancestors, 1647-1882, undated
(2 folders)
4 47 Price Lists, 1894-1951
4 48 Contract; Certificate of Shares in The Chelsea Pottery, 1895-1897
4 49-50 Miscellaneous Receipts, 1902-1959
(2 folders)
4 51-52 Legal Documents Concerning Lois Lindon Smith, 1929-1936
(2 folders)
4 53-55 Records of Stocks and Other Assets, 1938-1953
(3 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 10)
Box Folder
10 2 Oversized Statements of Trusteeship, 1951-1953,
from Box 4, Folder 55

Series 5: Notes and Writings, 1783-1963
(Box 4-6; 2.0 linear feet)

Notes and writings include engagement calendars, notebooks, lists of art work, lecture notes, minutes of meetings, notes on family history and travel, and numerous miscellaneous typescripts by the Smiths and others of essays and anecdotes about art, culture, travel, and many other topics. Also found are drafts for "Egypt - My Winter Home."

Box Folder
4 56 Engagement Calendar, 1914
4 57 Engagement Calendar, 1944
4 58 Notebook 1, undated
4 59 Notebook 2, undated
4 60 Notebook 3, undated
4 61 Notebook 4, undated
4 62 Notebook 5, undated
4 63 Notebook 6, 1942
4 64 Notes on Asia, undated
4 65 Notes on the Careers of Maya Archaeologists, undated
4 66-67 Notes on Egypt, undated
(2 folders)
4 68 Notes by Corinna Smith on "Egyptian Religion," undated
4 69 Notes on Cecil Firth's Excavations, undated
4 70 Notes on Mexico and Central America, undated
4 71 Notes on Persia, undated
4 72-73 Notes on George Reisner, undated
(2 folders)
4 74 Notes on Writers in Arabic, undated
4 75 Autograph of Kit Carson; Autograph of Finnish Folk Singer Selma Borg, undated
4 76-77 Lists of Art Work, 1931-1935, undated
(2 folders)
4 78 Notes on Family History, 1945-1950
Box Folder
5 1 Minutes of Meeting of Archeological Club, 1947
5 2 Notes Describing Karnak, 1947
5 3 Card File of Egyptian Art Work, 1948
5 4 Transcript of Remarks by Abd Essalam Hussein Delivered at the United States National Sculpture Society, 1948
5 5 Transcript of Broadcast for Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1949
5 6 Notes on Sakkara, 1949
5 7 Minutes of Meeting Concerning Recommendations to Trustees, 1950
5 8 Lecture Notes for "Journey Into the Past" for the Metropolitan Museum, 1952
5 9 Minutes of Meeting of International Cooperation Administration, 1958
5 10 Minutes of Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt, 1963
5 11-19 Miscellaneous Anecdotes, undated
(9 folders)
5 20-23 Miscellaneous Notes, 1915-1946, undated
(4 folders)
5 24 Typescript "A Letter Addressed to Students of the Art of Painting and to his Professional Brethern," undated
5 25 Manuscript "Amman and Air Force," undated
5 26 Typescripts "The Dissenting Shi'a Sect" and "The Dream," undated
5 27 Typescripts "Hadiths" and "Maya Civilization," undated
5 28 Poems, undated
5 29 Manuscripts for Lectures on Portrait Painting, undated
5 30 Typescript "Three Dublin Artists," undated
5 31 Typescript "Colored Statues" Describing Events in 1891, undated
5 32 Typescript Describing Travel to Greece in 1894, undated
5 33 Typescript "Primitive Travel" Describing Events in 1898, undated
5 34 Typescript "Quirigua and Copan" Describing Events in 1900; Typescript "With the Carnegie Staff at Chichen," undated
5 35 Typescript "The Sarcophagus Found at Sidon" Describing Events in 1900, undated
5 36 Typescript "Baalbek" Describing Events in 1900; Typescripts "Palmyra" and "Petra" Describing Events in 1930, undated
5 37 Typescript Describing Travel to Japan in 1901, undated
5 38 Typescript Describing Travel to Japan in 1901 and 1910, undated
5 39 Typescript "Visits to Italy and England" Describing Events in 1907, undated
5 40 Manuscript Describing Travel to Egypt in 1909, undated
5 41 Typescript "A Visit to London" Describing Events in 1909, undated
5 42 Typescript Describing Travel to China in 1910, undated
5 43 Typescripts "The Ypres Salient," "Fort Douaumont," and "Fort De Vaux" Describing Events in 1918, undated
5 44 Typescript Describing Events in World War I, undated
5 45 Typescript "Things Done by Mr. Smith," 1918
5 46 Typescript "Notes for Mr. Smith," 1918
5 47 Typescript "Economic Crisis in Germany in October 1920," undated
5 48 Typescript "Siam" Describing Events in 1921, undated
5 49 Manuscript "the Dieng Plateau" Describing Events in 1921, undated
5 50 Typescript Describing Travel to Java in 1921, undated
5 51 Typescript Describing Travel to Bankok in 1921 and to Canton in 1923, undated
5 52 Typescript Describing Travel to Mexico in 1926, undated
5 53 Typescript "Fido," 1926
5 54 Manuscript "Excavations at Ur" Describing Events in 1930, undated
5 55 Typescript "Ur of the Chaldees and Other Way Stations" Describing Events in 1930, undated
5 56 Manuscript "Conflicting Ideas in Egypt of Today" Describing Events in 1931, undated
5 57-58 Typescripts "The Trip to Persepolis" Describing Events in 1935, undated
(2 folders)
5 59 Manuscript Describing Travel to Egypt, 1936
5 60 Typescript "Experience in Luxor" Describing Events in 1939, undated
5 61-62 Typescript "Journal Abydos" Describing Events in 1939, undated
(2 folders)
5 63 Typescript for Lecture on Egypt for Bryn Mawr Benefit, 1940
5 64 Report on Paintings of Sculpture and Architectural Details of the Ruins of Chichenitza, 1940
5 65 Manuscript of Fund-Raising Address for the U.S.O., 1941
5 66 Typescript "Sesostris Shrine at Karnak," 1947
5 67 Manuscript Describing Travel to Egypt, 1948
5 68 Transcript of Lecture on Egypt for Visiting Committee on Semitic and Egyptian Civilizations, 1948
5 69 Report to Visiting Committee of Egyptian Department, 1949
5 70 Typescript "The 'New' Egypt," 1949
5 71 Typescript of Address to the Smithsonian Institution, 1950
5 72-83 Typescript 1: "Egypt: My Winter Home," 1950
(12 folders)
5 84-86 Typescript 2: "Egypt: My Winter Home," 1950
(3 folders)
Box Folder
6 1-19 Typescript 3: "Egypt: My Winter Home," 1950
(19 folders)
6 20 Miscellaneous Typescript Fragments, undated
6 21 Typescript "Joseph Lindon Smith" by Unidentified Author, undated
6 22 Typescript "Joseph Lindon Smith - In Memorium" by Unidentified Author, 1950-1951
6 23 Typescript by Unidentified Author Describing Travel to the Southwest United States, undated
6 24 Typescript "Garibaldi's Chapel" by Unidentified Author, undated
6 25 Manuscript "Gleanings" by Unidentified Author, undated
6 26 Typescript by Unidentified Author Concerning Gouda, the Shikari, undated
6 27 Typescript by Unidenfied Author Concerning Mark Twain's First Summer in Dublin, 1905
6 28 Report Concerning Paul Cravath's Visit to Persepolis by the Field Director of the Iranian Expedition, 1936
6 29 Typescript by Unidentified Author Concerning the British in Egypt in 1945, undated
6 30 Poems by Claude M. Fuess, 1933-1939
6 31 Manuscript Concerning George Yarnell by Lois Anna Greene, undated
6 32 Manuscript "The Hallucinations of Grandfather Chad" by Lois Anna Greene, undated
6 33 Typescript "A Painter of Ancient Masterpieces: Joseph Lindon Smith" by Anne Webb Karnaghan, undated
6 34 Poem "Our Mudir" by Mahmud, 1935
6 35 Poems by Rebecca London Malicheff, undated
6 36 Typescript "Studies in Nietzschean Cosmology" by George Morgan, 1931
6 37 Typescript "The Ancient Maya" by Sylvanus G. Morley, undated
6 38 Manuscript "Description of a Fire Dance on the Navajo Reservation at Nara" by Frances Smith Otis, 1928
6 39 Typescript "An Artist's Unique Estate at Dublin Lake, Dublin, N.H." by Harris Walter Reynolds, undated
6 40 Manuscript Concerning Travel to Asia by Denman Ross, 1923
6 41 Manuscript "The Dying Sayings of John Jencks" Copied by Chad Smith, 1783
6 42 Poems by Emma Greenleaf Smith, undated
6 43 Typescript "Madonna Del Fieno" by Hermann Voss, W. Bode, and Prof. Fischel, 1927
6 44 Typescript "Eulogy of the Dog" by George Graham Vest, undated
6 45-46 Miscellaneous Poems, 1886-1947, undated
(2 folders)
6 47 Miscellaneous Writings by Others, undated

Series 6: Theatrical Production Files, 1897-1950
(Box 6-7, 10; 1.2 linear feet)

These files contain letters, notes, scripts, printed material, and photographs concerning plays, pageants, and masques written and/or produced by the Smiths for benefits, dedication, or anniversary celebrations. A notebook "Grandma Smith's Teatro Bambino" contains 2 photographs, a dedication ode by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, and a hand-written script.

Box Folder
6 48 Notebook "Grandma Smith's Teatro Bambino," undated
6 49 Script for Play about the Spirit in the Fountain by Grandma Smith, undated
6 50-51 Untitled Play Scripts, undated
(2 folders)
6 52 Script for Andover Pageant, undated
6 53 Script for Play The Astrologer, undated
6 54 Script for Play Birds of a Feather, undated
6 55 Script for the "Buccaneer Play," undated
6 56 Script for the "Christmas Play," undated
6 57 Script for the "Circus Play," undated
6 58 Script for Play The Columns of Catlin, undated
6 59 Script for Play The Departure of Doris, undated
6 60 Script for Play Flora Enshrined, undated
6 61 Script for Play How to Adventure, undated
6 62 Script for Play The King of Kurosaki, undated
6 63 Script for Play The Lay of the Last Egg, undated
6 64 Script for Play The Legasee of the Hawaiian Buried Treasure, undated
6 65 Script for Play Mexican Fiesta, undated
6 66 Script for Play Monadnock Invaded, undated
6 67 Script for Play Old Gobblegain, undated
6 68 Script for Play Over the Rainbow, undated
6 69 Introductory Remarks for Dance Performance by Sarita and Riccardo Romero, undated
6 70 Script for Play A Shah of Persia, undated
6 71 Script for Play The Silence of the Harp, undated
6 72 Script for Play The Witch's Trunk, undated
6 73 Programs for Play Alice in Wonderland, 1897
6 74 Script for Play Houri Kuri and Hurri Kurri, 1898
6 75 Script for Play Danjuro No Tanjobi, 1904
6 76 Script for Watteau Fete, 1906
6 77 Script for Play Jack Frost in Midsummer, 1908-1949
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 10)
6 78 Script for Play The Enchanted Forest, 1909
6 79 Program for Pantomime and Dance Traumeswirren ("Dream Fancies"), 1909
6 80 Script for the "Chinese Play," 1911
Box Folder
7 1 File for the Lancaster Pageant, 1912
7 2 File for the Pageant at Milton, 1912
7 3-4 Script for Golden Jubilee Pageant at Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1912
(2 folders)
7 5 File for the Tiffany Fete The Quest of Beauty, 1913-1916
7 6 Script for Play Nuzhat-Fi-Bilad-El-Ajam, 1913
7 7 Notes and Photographs from Masque of the Blue Garden, 1913
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 10)
7 8 Clippings and Photographs from Masque Sanctuary, 1913
7 9-11 File for the St. Louis Pageant and Masque, 1913-1914
(3 folders)
7 12 File for Pageant Pan and the Star, 1915
7 13 Script Notes for an Untitled Play, 1915
7 14 File for Masque The Tempest, 1916
7 15 File for Play As You Like It, 1916
7 16 File for Red Cross Pageant The Standard Bearers, 1916-1917
7 17 File for Pageant The Building of the Temple, 1917
7 18 File for Play Love of Country, 1917 and 1941
7 19 File for the Memphis Pageant, 1917
7 20 File for Play The Pearl and the Pirate, 1917
7 21 File for Pageant Once Upon a Time, 1920
7 22 File for the Amherst Centennial Pageant, 1921
7 23 File for the Submarine Ball, 1924
7 24 File for the Halloween Drama, 1924
7 25 Script for Play The Loon's Laughter, 1925
7 26 File for an Untitled Tavern Play, 1926
7 27 File for Play The Lighthouse, 1928
7 28 Program for Play The Enchanting Adventure, 1928
7 29 File for the Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Pageant, 1930
7 30 File for Play Brewster's Dark Pond, Presented for Amelia Earhart, 1932
7 31-37 File for Masque The Royal Gift, 1933
(7 folders)
7 38 File for the Play for the Century Association, 1933
7 39 File for Play Who could Imagine Such Happenings?, 1934
7 40 File for the "Japanese Play," 1936
7 41 File for an Untitled Play, 1939
7 42 File for Play The Golden Key, 1940
7 43-45 File for Pageant The Children's Crusade, 1940
(3 folders)
7 46 File for the Benefit for Hampshire, England, 1940
7 47 Script for Pageant Voices Across the Sea, 1941
7 48 File for the Pageant Honoring Abbott Thayer, 1941-1943
7 49 File for an Untitled Play at the Club, 1942
7 50 File for Plays The Princess and the Peasant and The Old Chinese Artist Laughs at Last, 1942
7 51 File for Pageant at Harvard, 1943
7 52 File for Benefit Auction, 1943
7 53 File for Play Columbia in Conference or Columbia on Strike, 1944
7 54 File for Pageant Children's Laughter, 1944
7 55 File for Pantomime A Chinese Landscape, 1944
7 56 Script for the "Elizabethan Play," 1944
7 57 File for Play The President's Dilemma, 1946
7 58 File for Play John Singleton Copley, 1946
7 59 File for Play Through Magic Spectacles, 1947
7 60 File for Play Peace Greets Dublin, 1947
7 61 File for the Supper Party Play, 1947
7 62 File for Play The Warrior Comes Home, 1948
7 63 File for Play Then and Now, 1949
7 64-65 File for Play It's Time It Happened, 1949
(2 folders)
7 66 Script for the Golden Wedding Play, 1949
7 67 File for Play A Possible Solution, 1950
7 68-69 Miscellaneous Notes and Writing Fragments for Theatrical Productions, undated
(2 folders)
7 70-72 Miscellaneous Photographs from Unidentified Theatrical Productions, undated
(3 folders)
Box Folder
10 3 Oversized Musical Magazine Etude for Play Jack Frost in Midsummer, 1949,
(from Box 6, Folder 77)
10 3 Oversized Photographs of Masque of the Blue Garden, 1913,
(from Box 7, Folder 7)

Series 7: Art Works, 1932-1943
(Box 8, 10; 8 folders)

Art work includes a sketchbook with extensive notes, a painting, drawings by Joseph Lindon Smith, and prints by other artists.

Box Folder
8 1 Sketchbook/Notebook, undated
8 2-5 Drawings, 1932, undated
(4 folders;Oversized Material Housed in Box 10)
8 6 Illustrated Book The Juvenile Picture Book by E. G. Smith, undated
8 7 Drawings by Smith's Children, undated
8 8 Prints, 1933-1943, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 10)
Box Folder
10 4 Oversized Drawings, undated,
(from Box 8, Folder 6)
10 5 Oversized Painting on Panel, undated
10 6 Oversized Print, 1943,
(from Box 8, Folder 8)

Series 8: Scrapbook, 1888-1901
(Box 8; 1 folder)

A scrapbook contains clippings and an exhibition catalog from the St. Botolph Club.

Box Folder
8 9 Scrapbook, 1888-1901

Series 9: Printed Material, 1723-1963
(Box 8, OV 11; 0.8 linear feet)

Printed material includes clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, programs, booklets, brochures, and books.

Box Folder
8 10 Clippings, undated
8 11 Clippings, 1759
8 12 Clippings, 1898-1912
8 13 Clippings, 1915-1919
8 14 Clippings, 1920-1929
8 15 Clippings, 1928-1930
8 16-17 Clippings, 1931
(2 folders)
8 18 Clippings, 1932-1935
8 19 Clippings, 1936
8 20 Clippings, 1937
8 21 Clippings, 1938
8 22 Clippings, 1939
8 23 Clippings, 1940-1941
8 24 Clippings, 1942
8 25 Clippings, 1945-1948
8 26 Clippings, 1949
8 27 Clippings, 1950-1951
8 28 Clippings, 1952
8 29 Clippings, 1953-1955
8 30-32 Clippings, 1956
(3 folders)
8 33 Clippings, 1957-1963
8 34-35 By-Laws and Newsletters for the American Research Center in Egypt, Inc., 1950-1954
(2 folders)
8 36-37 Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for the Smith Family, 1891-1953, undated
(2 folders)
8 38 Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Others, 1949-1952, undated
8 39 Press Releases, 1920-1954
8 40 Programs, 1900-1963, undated
8 41 Booklet Country Life in Ancient Egypt, undated
8 42 Booklet Sculptures Indiennes de la Collection Paul Mallon by Victor Goloubew, undated
8 43 Booklet Spiritual Songs for Children by J. Wright, 1784
8 44 Booklet A Poem on the Lord's Day: Together with Acrostics on General Washington and President Adams, 1800
8 45 Booklet A Short Account of the Last Sickness and Death of Maria Mott, 1817
8 46 Booklet The American Tract Magazine, 1824
8 47 Booklet Synopsis of Phrenology, 1849
8 48 Booklet Un Mese Nella Necropoli di Tebe by A. Malvezzi, 1905
8 49 Booklet The Introductory Gresham Lecture by F. M. Sandwith, 1907
8 50 Booklet L'Isola del Paradiso: Un Viaggio a Ceylon, 1908
8 51 Booklet Jarash, 1926
8 52 Booklet Seminole Indians, 1931
8 53 Booklet Treaty of Alliance, 1936
8 54 Booklet Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs, 1938
8 55 Booklet The Morley Collection of Spanish Colonial Ecclesiastical Art, 1945
8 56 Booklet The Thursday Evening Club of Boston by Reginald Fitz, 1946
8 57 Booklet Joseph Lindon Smith - The Man and the Artist by Dr. M. Mahdi Allam, 1949
8 58 Booklet The Wisdom of Father Andrew by Kathleen E. Burne, 1950
8 59 Booklet Angela Behind the Steel Drape by Angela Brown, 1959
8 60 Book Ed Dakhleh Oasis by H. E. Winlock, 1936
8 61 Book The Fellaheen by Father Henry Ayrout, 1942
8 62 Brochures for Book Tombs, Temples, and Ancient Art by Joseph Lindon Smith, 1956
8 63 Miscellaneous Brochures, 1929-1959
8 64 Picture Postcards, undated
8 65 Reproductions of Art Work, undated
8 66-67 Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1723-1945
(2 folders;Oversized Material Housed in OV 11)
Box
OV 11 Oversized Certificate from Imperial Reception at Carnival Palace in New Orleans, 1891,
(from Box 8, Folder 66)
OV 11 Oversized Printed Salute to Tommy Atkins from George Stewart, 1945

Series 10: Photographs, 1884-1956
(Box 8-10; 0.5 linear feet)

Photographs are of Smith, his family, friends, exhibition installations, scenes from World War I, travel scenes, and art work by Smith.

Box Folder
8 68-69 Joseph Lindon Smith, 1910-1947
(2 folders)
8 70-71 Family Members, 1944-1951, undated
(2 folders)
8 72-76 Friends, 1884-1955
(5 folders)
8 77 Scenes from World War I, 1918-1919
8 78 Unidentified Exhibition Installation, undated
8 79 Exhibition Installation at Atlanta Base, undated
8 80 Exhibition Installation for Harvard Tercentenary, 1936
8 81 Exhibition Installation Honoring George Reisner, 1942
8 82 Exhibition Installation in Book Store, 1956
Box Folder
9 1 Travel to Cambodia, undated
9 2-4 Travel to Egypt, undated
(3 folders)
9 5 Travel to India, undated
9 6 Travel to Italy (Rome), undated
9 7-8 Travel to Japan, 1901-1910, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 10)
9 9 Travel to Jordan (Petra), 1930
9 10 Travel to Mexico, undated
9 11-13 Travel to Persia (Persepolis), 1934
(3 folders)
9 14 Travel to the United States (Southwest), 1926
9 15 Miscellaneous Buildings, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 10)
9 16 Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith from Cambodia, undated
9 17-21 Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith from Egypt, undated
(5 folders)
9 22 Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith from Italy (Rome), undated
9 23-24 Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith from Japan, undated
(2 folders)
9 25 Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith from Java, undated
9 26 Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith from Jordan (Petra), undated
9 27-28 Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith from Mexico, undated
(2 folders)
9 29 Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith from Persia (Persepolis), undated
9 30 Miscellaneous Art Work by Joseph Lindon Smith, undated
9 31 Miscellaneous Art Work by Others, undated
Box Folder
10 6 Oversized Photographs of Art Work from Japan, undated,
from Box 9, Folder 8
10 6 Oversized Photograph of a Minaret in an Unidentified Country, undated,
from Box 9, Folder 15

Series 11: Audio Recordings, 1956
(Box 9, 10; 2 folders)

Audio recordings consist of radio interviews with Barry Faulkner and Corinna Lindon Smith, a radio program about Joseph Lindon Smith, and a fragment of an additional interview with Corinna Smith. Original recordings are on four sound discs, all of which were created at WKNE radio in Keene, NH.

All of the sound recordings in this series have been digitized for research access. Previous copies made on cassette are also available.

Box Folder (Item)
9 32 (1) Interview with Barry Faulkner conducted by Ruth Redington about Joseph Lindon Smith, 1956
(1 original sound disc, 1 duplicate sound cassette, oversized material housed in Box 10)
Side 2 of this recording contains a 9-minute fragment of an interview with Corinna Smith conducted by Ted Sawyer.
9 32 (2) Interview with Corinna Smith conducted by Howard E. Wheelock about Joseph Lindon Smith, 1956
(1 original sound disc, 1 duplicate sound cassette, oversized material housed in Box 10)
9 32 (3) "Tombs, Temples, and Ancient Art: Joseph Lindon Smith," 1956
(2 original sound discs, 2 duplicate sound cassettes, oversized material housed in Box 10)
Box Folder
10 7 Oversized Sound Recordings, 1956
(from Box 9, folder 32)

Index of Correspondents for Series 2

  • Abbas, Abdul Baba, 1912
  • Abbott, Holker, 1917
  • Abdullah, Mohamed, 1938
  • Abingdon, The Countess of, 1940, 1941
  • Aldrich, Eleanor, 1940
  • Aldrich, J.B., 1896
  • Aldrich, William T., 1931
  • Alexander, L.G., 1894
  • Alma Tadema, Sir Lawrence, 1894
  • American Express Company, 1934
  • American Federation of Arts, 1940, 1941, 1942
  • American Red Cross, 1917, 1945, 1946
  • Baldwin, Florence, 1898
  • Baltimore Museum of Art, 1941, 1943
  • Bartlett, Frederic Clay, 1910
  • Bass, R.P. and Edith, 1932, 1932
  • Beaulieu, Elizabeth, 1943
  • Beaux, Cecilia, undated, 1899
  • Bennett, Esther, 1895, 1899
  • Bennett, Sophie, 1897, 1899, 1903
  • Benson, Eugene, undated
  • Benson, Frank Weston, 1899, 1943, 1945
  • Berenson, Bernard, 1897
  • Bey, Sahfik Ghorbal, 1948, 1949
  • Bey, A. Heikal, 1948, 1949
  • Bigelow, W. Sturgis, undated, 1893, 1901
  • Bittinger, Charles, 1950
  • Bliss, Robert Woods and Mildred, 1916, 1940
  • Boston Breeze, 1931
  • Bradley, Kate A., 1919
  • Breasted, Charles, 1931
  • Breckingham, Eugenia B., 1893, 1943
  • Brejant, Grace M., 1895
  • Brewster, Frederick and Margaret, 1936
  • Bridges, Styles, 1939, 1940
  • British War Relief Society, 1941
  • Brooklyn Museum, 1933, 1943
  • Brown family, undated, 1894, 1895, 1986, 1899
  • Brown, Frederick and Ida, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1900
  • Brown University, 1929
  • Brummer Gallery, Inc., 1937
  • Brush, George de Forest, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1935
  • Buck, Matilda S., 1897
  • Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1912, 1917
  • Burbank, Mr., 1943
  • Cabot, Arthur J. and Sally, 1896
  • Calhoun, Lucy, 1910
  • Cambridge: Superintendent of Schools, 1942, 1943
  • Carey, Arthur Astor, 1902
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1931
  • Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1940, 1941, 1942
  • Carter, Mary Duncan, 1937
  • Cartland, Joseph, 1898
  • Chace, Lucretia G., 1909
  • Chandler, J.E., 1894
  • Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1911
  • Chinese Republic, 1944
  • Churchill, Winston, 1901, 1945
  • Clements, Cyril, 1946
  • Coca Cola Company, 1943
  • Constable, William George and Olivia, undated, 1942, 1943, 1949
  • Coolidge, Anne, 1940
  • Coolidge, John Templeman, 1894
  • Coolidge, Katie S., undated, 1899, 1900
  • Coolidge, Katrine (Cara), undated, 1898, 1899, 1900
  • Coolidge, Molly, undated, 1893
  • Cravath, Paul D., 1922, 1930, 1931
  • Crawford, Cheryl, 1930
  • Crowninshield, Frederic, 1882
  • Curtis, Daniel Sargent, 1897
  • Cushing, Tom, 1913
  • Cutting, W. Bayard and Sybil, 1909
  • Dallas, John T., 1929, 1931, 1940, 1942
  • Dartmouth College, 1929
  • Dawes, Charles G., 1930
  • Day, Frank Miles, 1897, 1898
  • de Beaumont, Renee, 1897, 1898
  • de Bildt, Harold, 1938, 1939
  • de Forest, Mrs., 1940
  • dell'Albergo Leon Bianco, Raffaella, 1906
  • de Marco, Marchese e Marchesa De Viti, undated
  • de Monbrison, H., 1923
  • Dewey, Thomas E., 1941
  • Doe: Miss Jessie Doe Children's Aid Society, 1941
  • Dublin School, 1947
  • DuBois, Francis and Betty, 1943, 1944
  • Eddy, Augustin, 1910
  • Egyptian Education Bureau, 1947
  • Eliot, Grace H., 1889
  • Ellis, Ray and Alice, 1946
  • Ely, Gertrude, 1916
  • Emery, Prof. W.B., 1957
  • Evan, Evans, 1917
  • Fairbanks, Arthur, 1922
  • Fairchild family, undated, 1894
  • Fairchild, Sally, undated, 1891
  • Farraud, Beatrix, 1924
  • Fernald, Reginald, 1914
  • Fields, Annie, 1900
  • Fitzgerald, Fred and Abbie, 1947, 1949, 1950
  • Fitzhugh, Armistead, 1946
  • Folkways, 1948
  • Foreign Relations, Senate Committee on, 1909
  • Fuertes, Katharine, 1942
  • Fuller, Robert, 1898
  • Galleria Simonetti, 1902
  • Garden Club of Dublin, 1943
  • Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1894, 1899, 1900, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1919, 1921
  • Gardner, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1945, 1955
  • Gardner, John L., 1898
  • Gardner, Agnes, 1894
  • Garrison, Frank J., 1889
  • Gay, Mrs. Walter, 1920
  • General Theological Seminary Library, 1939
  • Graziani, Adolfo, 1903
  • Greek War Relief Association, 1944
  • Greene, Henry Copley, 1893, 1897
  • Greene, Lois Anna, undated, 1883, 1884, 1886, 1887, 1892, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1921, 1922
  • Greene, Mary Amory, undated, 1893
  • Greenough, Charles P., 1898
  • Gugler, Eric, 1948
  • Hallowell, (Aunt) Sally, 1897, 1900, 1902
  • Hamamsi, Ali Bey, 1949
  • Hamed, H., 1909
  • Harkness, Edward, 1931
  • Harrigan, D. Ward, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944
  • Harrison, DeSales, 1943
  • Harrowby, Lady, 1927
  • Hart, Francis R., 1929
  • Harvard University (Peabody Museum), 1931, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1952
  • Hauff, L.B., 1940
  • Hearst, Phoebe A., 1899
  • Hemenway, Augustus and Harriet, 1931
  • Henderson, Mrs. William P., 1928
  • Heneidy, Abdel-Lateef Erfan, 1948
  • Higgins, John W., 1940
  • Higginson, Col. Henry L., 1898, 1905, 1931
  • Higginson, Thomas Wentworth and Ida, 1893, 1896
  • Hill, Aunt Nellie, 1921
  • Hillard, Mary R., 1932
  • Hodge, Zarah, 1932
  • Hopkinson, Charles, 1899
  • Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1930
  • Howells, Mildred, undated
  • Howells, W.D., 1891
  • Hughes, Dudley and Francis Smith, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945
  • Hussein, Abd Essalam, 1948
  • Jaccaci, 1930
  • James, Mrs. Alexander, undated, 1946, 1948, 1963
  • James, Arthur Curtiss and Harriet, undated, 1914, 1920, 1924, 1929, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940
  • James, Henry, undated
  • James, William, 1943
  • Jenks [Jencks], John, 1768, 1782
  • Jones, Robert Edmond, 1946
  • Kaneko, Kentaro, 1901, 1904
  • Kelekian, F., 1929, 1931, 1932
  • Kendall Hall School, 1944
  • Kenyon College, 1923
  • Keppell, Frederick P., 1931, 1940
  • Komai, S., 1901
  • Landwehr, Juan, undated
  • Lang, A. Hamilton, 1900
  • Lauzirotti, A., 1892, 1896
  • Lawrence, Elizabeth, 1896, 1897
  • Loeser, Charles, undated
  • Loevenich, Karl, 1946, 1947, 1948
  • Lombard, Mrs. Percival H., undated
  • Loring, Charles Greely, 1900
  • Lothrop, Thornton, 1894
  • Lowell, Carlotta Russell, 1892
  • MacDowell, M., 1910, 1915, 1943
  • MacVeagh, Emil, undated, 1950
  • MacVeagh, Fannie, 1940
  • MacVeagh, Franklin, 1899, 1928, 1931
  • Malicheff, Michael G. (Nick) and Rebecca Smith, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946
  • Manship, Paul, 1942, 1943, 1948
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission, 1929, 1930
  • Mauran, Isabel, undated, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1950
  • McKittrick, Margaret, undated
  • McLean, Gardiner, 1908
  • Meriden Bird Club, Inc., 1949, 1950
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1941, 1946
  • Metropolitan Opera Company, 1924
  • Meyer, Mr., 1903
  • Middle East Institute, 1948
  • Missouri, University of, 1940
  • Mitchell, S. Weir, 1899, 1900
  • Mohammed, Dowe, 1902, 1903
  • Mongiardini, Gemma, 1903
  • Moore, Charles H., 1894, 1903
  • Morley, Sylvanus, 1939, 1940, 1941
  • Mountbatten, Lady Louis (Edwina), 1940
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1900, 1905, 1906, 1909, 1910, 1915, 1922, 1924, 1925, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952
  • Museum School Alumni Association, 1931
  • Nelson Gallery of Art/Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, 1949, 1950
  • New Hampshire Children's Aid and Protective Society, 1940, 1941
  • New Hampshire Committee to Help Hampshire, England, 1940, 1941, 1942
  • New Hampshire, University of, 1948, 1949, 1950
  • New Hampshire War Chest, Inc., 1943, 1946
  • New York Public Library, 1936, 1949
  • New York Times, 1928
  • Norton, C.E., 1894, 1901
  • Okakura, K., 1901
  • Offner, Richard, 1929, 1930
  • Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1931, 1934, 1935, 1938
  • Osgood, Hamilton, 1900
  • Otaki, H.K., 1901
  • Otis, Joseph E., 1928, 1938, 1942
  • Otis, Raymond and Frances Smith, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
  • Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1941
  • Page, Henrietta, 1899
  • Parker, A. Stanley, 1923
  • Parker, Herbert, 1929
  • Parrish, Isabel M., 1898
  • Parrish, Maxfield, 1943
  • Pasha, Nokrashi, 1948
  • Pasha, Sanhoury, 1947, 1948, 1949
  • Patterson, Jefferson, 1937
  • Peabody Museum, Salem, 1913
  • Pell, Madeline, undated, 1930
  • Pennsylvania, University of, 1931, 1940
  • Pershing, Gen. John J., 1940
  • Persian Legation, 1934
  • Peters, John P., 1899
  • Petrie, Graham, undated
  • Petrie, W.M., undated
  • Platt, H., 1897
  • Platt, Charles Adams, 1893
  • Pollard, John, 1935
  • Pope, 1932
  • Porter, Mrs. James F., 1911
  • Pratt family, 1901, 1916, 1942, 1943, 1945
  • Providence Art Club, 1912
  • Pumpelly, Raphael and Eliza, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1919
  • Putnam, Bertha, 1940
  • Putnam, Corinna, 1899
  • Putnam, Ethel F., 1921, 1940
  • Putnam, George Palmer, 1924, 1932
  • Putnam, (G.P. Putnam's sons), 1938
  • Putnam, George Haven and Fannie, 1894, 1899, 1900
  • Putnam, V., 1897
  • Quibell, Edward, 1915, 1930, 1932
  • Ramadan, A.M., 1950
  • Ray, Margaret L., 1913
  • Reasoner family, 1943
  • Regali, Domenico, 1903
  • Reisner, George A., 1908, 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
  • Richards, Beverley, 1919
  • Ringling, Mr., undated
  • Robertson, I., 1903
  • Robinson, Edward (Ned), 1891, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899
  • Rochat, Giovanni, undated
  • Rockefeller, Nelson, 1943
  • Rodman Gallery, 1935
  • Rollins College, 1945
  • Roosevelt, George, 1943
  • Roosevelt, Nicholas, 1950
  • Ross, Denman, 1888, 1892, 1893, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1904, 1905, 1913, 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1934, 1935
  • Ross, Frances W., 1891, 1892, 1893, 1895, 1901
  • Rossi-Scotti, Roberio, 1907
  • Russell, Theodore, 1909
  • Saarinen, Aline, undated
  • St. Louis Pageant and Masque, 1914
  • Saint Louis Pageant Drama Association, 1917
  • Salamah, Dowi M., undated
  • Sargent, John Singer, undated, 1900, 1909
  • Sargent, Nellie, 1899
  • Sargent, Violet, 1890
  • Saunders, Frederick W., undated
  • Schieffelin, John Jay and Lois, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945
  • Schieffelin, Johnnie, 1943
  • Schoen, Gretchen, 1921
  • School, Art League of New York City, 1931
  • School of Decorative Design, 1931
  • Schuyler, Philip, 1899
  • Schweinfurth, J.A., 1931
  • Sears, Sarah, 1897, 1898, 1904
  • Sears, Taber, undated
  • Sebasti and Reali, 1903
  • Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, 1909
  • Servien, Jose, undated
  • Seymour, S.O., 1913
  • Shaw, Pauline, undated, 1895
  • Shaw, Quincy, 1896, 1897, 1901
  • Shaw, S.P., undated
  • Shohday, Abbas Helmy, 1948
  • Simkhovitch, Vladimir G., 1944
  • Simmons College, 1942
  • Simmons, Mrs. Franklin, 1903
  • Simmons, George and Virginia, 1914, 1922
  • Sims, William S., 1932
  • Skinner, Alice Parrish, 1940
  • Smith, Corinna Putnam, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944
  • Smith, Florence A., 1908
  • Smith, Frances, undated, 1908, 1913, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925
  • Smith, Henry Francis and Emma Greenleaf Smith, 1848, 1878, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909
  • Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946
  • Smith, Lois Lindon, undated, 1914, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932
  • Smith, M. Linton, 1900
  • Smith, Rebecca, 1908, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1922
  • Smith-Petersen, M.N., 1932, 1946
  • Smithsonian Institution, 1949, 1950
  • Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, 1901
  • Spaulding, Huntley N., 1940, 1942
  • State, Department of, 1908, 1934, 1940, 1947
  • Stearns, Foster, 1941
  • Stebbins, Roderick, 1912
  • Steele, Asa, undated
  • Steffins, Rev. Fr., undated
  • Stevens, Thomas Wood, 1917, 1918
  • Stevens, Thomas Wood Stevens Theatre Collection, 1942
  • Stewart, E. Channing, 1900
  • Stewart, George, 1943, 1945, 1947
  • Stowell, Chan, 1914
  • Strong, Margaret, 1916
  • Stroud, Mary, 1903
  • Sullivan, T. Russell and Lucy, 1895, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1906, 1909, 1913, 1916
  • Tarbell, Ida M., 1930
  • Tavern Club, 1911, 1917
  • Taylor, Jessie, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943
  • Taylor, William and Rebecca Smith, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938
  • Teachman, Jessie, 1897, 1905
  • Thayer, Abbott Handerson, undated
  • Thayer, Abbott Handerson Thayer Memorial, 1941
  • Tobey, Charles W., 1939, 1942
  • Tomita, Kojiro, 1936, 1937, 1943, 1947
  • Turner, C.Y., 1902
  • Turner, Ross, 1896
  • Union League Club, 1918
  • United China Relief, Inc., 1944
  • United Nations Relief Fund, 1942
  • University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1931, 1943
  • Vanderbilt, Mrs. George and Cornelia, 1923
  • Vanelli, Caesar, 1929, 1930
  • Vaughan, Henry Goodwin, 1936
  • Volpi, Elia, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1907
  • von Pustau, Helene, 1895, 1899
  • Walters, Thorstina Jackson, 1929
  • Wang, Lucy C., 1944
  • War Finance Committee (New Hampshire), 1944
  • Warren, H. Langford, 1907
  • Warren, Harold B., 1931
  • Webster, Laurence and Edith, 1941
  • Webster, Sue, 1916
  • Weems, Katharine Lane, 1965
  • Wendelstadt, Baron Wendelstadt, 1894, 1896, 1897
  • Wheeler, Roy R., 1932, 1946
  • White, Elise, 1931
  • Whitman, Paul, undated, 1893, 1899, 1901, 1902
  • Willard, Belle, 1931
  • Williams, Ben Ames, 1928
  • Yale University, 1915, 1934
  • Yamanaka and Company, 1930, 1931
  • Young, Hugh H., 1941, 1942
  • Zatelli, H., 1897