Salmagundi Club records, 1878-1947

Salmagundi Club

Collection size: 213 items (on 3 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Photographs, club history, and artists' biographical notes.

REEL 3483: A photograph of a Salmagundi Club dinner held on February 24, 1910, sponsored by Samuel T. Shaw in honor of Gifford Beal. The photograph is inscribed in ink "to Miles Evergood from Samuel T. Shaw."

REEL 154: 12 group photographs of the members of the Salmagundi Club, 1908, 1926, and 1932-1940.

REEL NYSC 1-NYSC 2: A history of the club from its inception to 1917; exhibition catalogs, 1883 and 1886; scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, bulletins and dinner invitations; and biographical notes and sketches of various artist members (listed alphabetically).

Artists include Edwin Austin Abbey, Herbert Adams, Victor C. Anderson, Robert P. Lawrence, James M. Barnsley, Charles Basing, Edwin H. Blashfield, Tabert Sears, George Bogert, Alexander Grinager, Max Bohm, R. Sloan Bredin, Alexander W. Drake, John F. Carlson, John W. Fenton, Maurice Fromkes, Gordon Grant, Charles D. Gibson, Charles P. Gruppe, Edwin Gunn, Bernhard Gutmann, Jonathan Hartley, Charles W. Hawthorne, William H. Howe, George Inness, J. G. Brown, Frank T. Johnson, J. Redding Kelly, George H. McCord, Richard Miller, John F. Murphy, John Noble, William M. Post, Edward H. Potthast, William S. Robinson, Alexander J. Rummler, Andrew T. Schwartz, Walter Shirlaw, Robert Spencer, Charles Vezin, and Frederick J. Waugh.

Biographical/Historical Note: Artists club; New York, N.Y. Established 1871, incorporated 1880.

Microfilm reels NYSC 1-NYSC 2 lent for microfilming 166 by Salmagundi Club. Material on reel 154, provenance unknown. Photograph on reel 3483 donated 1985 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gray.

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