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Carl Sprinchorn papers, 1887-1972

Sprinchorn, Carl, 1887-1971



Collection Information

Size: 12 Reels, ca. 5400 items (on 12 microfilm reels)

Summary: Biographical material and personal documents; correspondence; notebooks and notes for Sprinchorn's autobiography; notes and drafts for 100 ARTISTS PLUS; a file on Rex Slinkard containing writings by Slinkard's mother, correspondence, photos of works of art, and miscellaneous printed material; miscellaneous writings by Sprinchorn and others; writings about Sprinchorn and Slinkard by Marsden Hartley; sketches; an exhibition and sales file; photos of Sprinchorn, his friends and colleagues; photos of Santo Domingo; and miscellaneous printed material.
Correspondents include Polly Scribner Ames, Oscar Bluemner, Nick Brigante, Christian Brinton, Kenneth Burke, Robert Burlingame, Royal Cortissoz, Helen Crommett, E. E. Cummings, Florence and Gertie Dreyfous, Kathryn Freeman, Edith Halpert, Marsden Hartley, Robert Henri, Laura Hersloff, Mary Safford Hoogewerff, Jo Hopper, Robert M. Jackson, Wolf Kahn, Rockwell Kent, Maxine Kumin, Adelaide Kuntz, Isabel Lachaise, Amy Londoner, Elizabeth McCausland, Marianne Moore, Sidney Osborne, Walter Pach, Georgette Passedoit, Edna Perkins, Duncan Phillips, Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones, Ettie Stettheimer, Frank V. Tompkins, Hudson Walker, Abraham Walkowitz, Henry Wells, Florence and Gladys Williams, Claggett Wilson, and Katie Young.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Shin Pond, Me. and New York, N.Y.


Lent for microfilming 1983 by Fogler Library, University of Maine.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Fogler Library, University of Maine at Orono.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3003-3014 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Carl Sprinchorn papers, 1887-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.