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Brucia Witthoft research material on James Smillie and the Smillie family, 1830- 1999

Brucia Witthoft research material on James Smillie and the Smillie family, 1830- 1999

Witthoft, Brucia, 1934-

Art historian, Author

Collection Information

Size: 4.1 linear feet

Summary: Included are geneological charts, a typescript of "A Pilgrimage by James Smilie 1807- 1855"; files containing research citations and photographs of works of art; logbooks of works of art by James Smillie; photocopies of newspaper clippings; and files on artists active in the Adirondack region, including a typescript of Brucia Witthoft's unpublished biographical index.

Biographical/Historical Note

Witthoft: art historian; Lexington, Mass. and the author of The fine-arts etchings of James David Smillie, 1833-1909 : A Catalogue Raissone (1992). The Smillie family included notable painters and engravers, including James Smillie (1807-1885), his sons James D. Smillie (1833-1909) and George F. Smillie (1854-1924), and wife, Helen (Nellie) Jacobs Smilllie (1854-1926) .

Provenance

Donated 2000 by Brucia Witthoft.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Brucia Witthoft research material on James Smillie and the Smillie family, 1830- 1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.