William Macbeth papers, 1870-1919

Macbeth, William, b. 1851 d. 1917
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (9 items on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A family genealogy; four diaries in which Macbeth describes his family, life and work in Ireland, travelling to the U.S., working for Frederick Keppel and Co., his courtship to Jessie Walker, travels, starting the Macbeth Gallery, and other routine matters; two travel journals from European trips, an obituary from AMERICAN ART NEWS, and a clipping. The diaries and journals contain notes by Macbeth's granddaughter, Phoebe C. Macbeth.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art dealer, New York, N.Y. Operated Macbeth Gallery.

Donated by Macbeth's grandchildren, Phoebe C. Macbeth and William Macbeth,II

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