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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the American Art Association records, circa 1853-1929, bulk 1885-1922

American Art Association records, circa 1853-1929, bulk 1885-1922

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Series 2: Sales , circa 1884-1923
8.1 Linear Feet
Boxes 2-6, 20-21, BV25-39

Sales records include named files, sales ledgers, client account books, and six Blakeslee Gallery sales ledgers. Named files may include correspondence, financial documents and statements, and photographs of materials sold. There are 29 sales ledgers (many are indexed) documenting various combination, individual, and estate sales. Also found within the sales ledgers are sales of paintings by artists: J. Carroll Beckwith, Albert Bierstadt, Ralph Albert Blakelock, J. Wells Champney, William M. Chase, Frederick Stuart Church, Walter Clark, Samuel Colman, Edgar Degas, Robert Swain Gifford, Childe Hassam, George Inness, Eastman Johnson, Sir Peter Lely, Anton Mauve, Hendrik Willem Mesdag, Jean Francois Millet, Robert Crannell Minor, Adolphe Monticelli, Henry Mosler, Sir Henry Raeburn, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Theodore Rousseau, Albert Ryder, John H. Twachtman, Edwin Lord Weeks, Alexander H. Wyant, among many others. There are also four client account index books as well as seven client account statement books.
This series is arranged as 4 subseries.
  • 2.1 Collection and Estate Sales Files, 1910-1923
  • 2.2 Sales Ledger, circa 1884-1922
  • 2.3 Client Account Books, 1892-circa 1922
  • 2.4 Blakeslee Gallery Sales Ledgers, 1893-1913
2.1: Collection and Estate Sales Files, 1910-1923
DescriptionContainer
Outstanding Accounts, Book Department (April 30, 1921), 1921
2
34
Robert Hoe Estate Sale (February 1911), 1910-1911
2
35-36
Sarah Ball Dodson (December 1911), 1911
2
37
William Buchanan Estate Sale (April 1912), 1912
2
38
Combination Sale: George Crocker, Alice Newcomb, Emily H. Moir, Frederick Bonner Estates (January 1912), 1912
2
39
Combination Sale: Mary Adelaide Yerkes, Issac Stern, Guy R. Bolton, Charles B. Lawson, J. H. Sanford, Mrs. Clarence Hyde (February 1912), 1912
2
40
George Crocker Estate Sale (January 1912), 1912
2
41
John McClean Estate Sale (March 1912), 1912
2
42
J. Hampdon Robb Sale (April 1912), 1912
2
43
Herman Schaus Estate Sale (January 1912), 1912
2
44
Herbert G. Squires Sale (April 1912), 1912
2
45
Various Collections' Sales (January-February 1912), 1912
2
46
Maru Adelaide Yerkes Estate Sale (February 1912), 1912
2
47
M. C. D. Borden Estate Sale (February 1913), 1913
2
48-49
Combination Sale: Victor Newcomb, Peter Hassinger, E. Thorne, Stanley P. Gifford, W. Beach Day Estates (April 1913), 1913
2
50
Alexander W. Drake Sale (March 1913), 1913
2
51
William T. Evans Sale (March 1913), 1913
2
52
Tadamasa Hayashi Sale (January 1913), 1913
2
53
Rita Lydic Collection Sale (April 1913), 1913
2
54-55
Emersen McMillan Sale (January 1913), 1913
2
56
John F. Talmage Sale (February 1913), 1913
2
57
Yamanaka and Co. Sale (Imperial Prince Kuhn Collection) (February-March 1913), 1913
2
58-59
Combination Painting Sale, 1915
2
60
Davanzati Palace, Florence Estate Sale, 1916
3
1
Combination Sale: E. A. Gurnee, F. B. Thomason, E. G. O'Reilly, L. Mandel, Bush and Morris, J. Morris Jr., 1917
3
2
Combination Sale: I. Worniser, P. K. Ludon, Mrs. Harold Thorne, Edison Bradley, F. M. Sutton, F. L. Loring Estate, Leon Mandel, 1917
3
3
H. W. Ranger Estate, 1917
3
4
Combination Sales (March-April 1917), 1917
3
5
Alexander Humphreys Sale, 1917
3
6
Various Sales, 1917-1918
3
7
Elia Volpi Sale, 1917
3
8
Stefano Bardini Sale, 1918
3
9
James Buchannan Brady ("Diamond Jim") Sale, 1918
3
10
Combination Painting Sale: Allan, Barbour, Birch, et. al., 1918
3
11
Combination Painting Sale: Isaac C. Fletcher, C. F. Williamson, Sarah L. Ames Estates, 1918
3
12
George A. Hearn Sale, 1918
3
13
Ferdinand Herman Estate Sale, 1918
3
14
F. Kelinberger Galleries, 1918
3
15
Twenty-four Sales of Books, Prints, and Paintings, 1921-1923
3
16
T. B. Clark Sale, 1921
3
17-18
Combination Sale, 1921
3
19
Combination Sales (February 1921), 1921
3
20
De Soulamie, Bashford Dean, and Hartel Sales (November 1921), 1921
3
21
Henry C. Lawrence Sale, 1921
3
22-23
Jacques Seligmann Collection of Degas Paintings, 1921
3
24-25
Vanderbilt Mansion Contents Sale (October 1921), 1921
3
26
Various Collections, Statements of Sales, 1921-1922
3
27
Various Collections' Sales (February-May 1921), 1921-1922
3
28
Various Sales, 1921
3
29
Yamanaka Sale (February 1921), 1921
3
30
Charles F. Fowles Estate Sale, 1922
3
31
Anderson Glaenzer, Philip Rossiter, Sanz Sangesta, and Others (February-April 1922), 1922
3
32
D. K. Kelikian Sale (January 1922), 1922
3
33-34
Lockwood de Forest, Russell, and Others (November-December 1922), 1922
3
35
Alexander R. Peacock, 1922
3
36
Raoul Tolentino Sale (Savoy Castle), 1922
3
37
Enrico Caruso Collection, 1923
3
38-39
Meyer Goodfriend, Keller and Funaro, N. E. Montross, Mrs. Hamillón Carhart (January-February 1923), 1923
3
40
Carl Robert Lamm Collection, 1923
3
41
Various Sales (March-May 1923), 1923
3
42
Various Sales, 1923
3
43
Oversized M. C. D. Borden Estate Sale Material from Box 2, Folder 50, 1913
21
1
Oversized George A. Hearn Sale Material from Box 3, Folder 13, 1918
21
1
Oversized Combination Sale Material from Box 3, Folder 19, 1921
21
2
Oversized Various Sales Material from Box 3, Folder 29, 1921
21
2
Oversized Charles F. Fowles Estate Sale from Box 3, Folder 31, 1922
21
2
Oversized Lockwood de Forest, Russell, and Others Material from Box 3, Folder 35, 1922
21
2
2.2: Sales Ledgers, 1853-1922
DescriptionContainer
"Book Department" Ledger, 1913-1921
3
44
General Sales Ledger (A-K), 1885-1899
BV25
General Sales Ledger (L-Z), 1885-1899
BV26
General Sales Ledger, "Day Book", 1886-1902
4
1
General Sales Ledger, 1887-1888
4
2
General Sales Ledger, "Cash, Results of Sales", 1887-1897
4
3
General Sales Ledger, "Sales Book, Bric-a-Brac" (January 26-March 8, 1892), 1892
4
4
General Sales Ledger, 1904-1909
4
5
General Sales Ledger, "Journal", 1909-1913
4
6
General Sales Ledger, 1915-1916
4
7
General Sales Ledger, 1916
4
8
General Sales Ledger, 1916-1918
5
1
General Sales Ledger, "Journal", 1918-1920
5
2
General Sales Ledger, 1918-1920
5
3
General Sales Ledger, 1920-1922
5
4
Paintings, "Outside Sales, Europe" (A-K), 1853-1879
BV27
Paintings, "Outside Sales, Europe" (L-Z), 1853-1879
BV28
Paintings, "Outside Sales, United States", 1863-1902
BV29
Paintings, "Outside Sales, United States", 1863-1902
BV30
Paintings (A-F), circa 1884-1921
BV31
Paintings (G-Q), circa 1884-1921
BV32
Paintings (A-F), 1884-1921
BV33
Paintings (R-Z), 1884-1920
BV34
Paintings, 1885-1898
BV35
Paintings, 1899-1905
BV36
Paintings (A-Z), 1905-1912
BV37
Paintings, 1913-1918
BV38
Paintings, 1918-1919
BV39
Paintings, 1888-1891
5
5
Paintings, "Day Book", 1903-1905
5
6
2.3: Client Account Books, circa 1895-circa 1922
DescriptionContainer
Indexes, circa 1895-circa 1922
5
7-9
Index, circa 1907-circa 1908
5
10
"Statement Book", 1892-1904
5
11
"Statement Book", 1904-1912
5
12
"Statement Book", 1912-1916
5
13
"Statement Book", 1914-1916
5
14
"Statement Book", 1916-1919
5
15
"Statement Book", 1916-1918
5
16
"Statement Book", 1918-1920
5
17
Oversized "Statement Books" from Box 5, Folders 12-17, 1904-1920
20
2.4: Blakeslee Gallery Sales Ledgers, 1893-1913
DescriptionContainer
Blakeslee Gallery Sales Ledger, 1893-1903
6
1
Blakeslee Gallery Sales Ledger, 1898-1914
6
2
Blakeslee Gallery Sales Ledger, 1909-1911
6
3
Blakeslee Gallery Sales Ledger, 1910-1913
6
4
Blakeslee Gallery Sales Ledger, 1911-1914
6
5
Blakeslee Gallery Sales Ledger, 1912-1913
6
6

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