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Albert E. McVitty papers concerning McVitty's art collection, 1902-1971

Albert E. McVitty papers concerning McVitty's art collection, 1902-1971

McVitty, Albert E. (Albert Elliott), 1876-1948

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel).

Summary: Letters from Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Mrs. John Twachtman, J. Alden Weir, art dealers and others; photographs of works of art; writings and notes including 4 catalog notebooks and price lists of works of art in the collection; business records; a scrapbook containing photographs of works of art in the collection; exhibition catalogs and clippings, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collector, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Provenance

Donated by Mrs. Elsie Regan Kerney, friend of McVitty's son, Albert E. McVitty, Jr.

Microfilm reel 2520 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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