William Conant Church letters, 1866-1878

Church, William Conant, b. 1836 d. 1917
Arts administrator, Editor
Active in Washington, D.C.; New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 60 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence with contributors to THE GALAXY, of which Church was editor with his brother, Francis Pharcellus Church.

Correspondents include: Eugene Benson (40 letters), Clarence C. Cook, William P. W. Dana, James J. Jarves, John La Farge, Charles Lanman, William J. Linton, Benson J. Lossing, Maria R. Oakey, Thomas B. Read, William J. Stillman, Russell Sturgis, Bayard Taylor, and Henry T. Tuckerman.

Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

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