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Contents and Arrangement | A Finding Aid to the Chaloner Prize Foundation records, 1915-1974

Chaloner Prize Foundation records, 1915-1974

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as # series:

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Series 1: Secretaries' Files, 1916-1974
(Box 1-2; 1.6 linear feet)

Files of George F. Lewis, includes correspondence with John Chaloner regarding a variety of issues concerning his personal history, legal battles, jurying, applicants, award amounts and duration of grants; with trustees, informing them of business transactions, legal matters, and awardee activities, with awardess; and with Guillaume Lerolle, artists' representative in Rome, as well as preparatory promotional materials. S. Leroy French's files consist of general correspondence, correspondence with Lord, Day and Lord, 1973; requests of information and applications; and correspondence with awardees. Also found in the Secretaries files are background papers and photographs of John Chaloner's home in Cobham, Virginia.
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Background Papers, 1916-1956, undated
1
1
Photographs of John Chaloner's Home in Virginia, 1926-1929
1
2
Records of George F. Lewis
General Correspondence, 1917-1937
(6 folders)
1
3-8
Examples of Competition Circulars and Drafts for Announcement of Paris Prize, 1918-1934
1
9
Distributions List, Undated, 1926-1934
1
10
Records of S. LeRoy French
General Correspondence, 1946-1973
(14 folders)
1
11-24
Correspondence, Lord, Day & Lord (lawfirm), 1974
1
25
Correspondence regarding Merger with American Academy in Rome, 1970-1974
(2 folders)
1
26-27
Correspondence regarding Grant Award Publications, 1968-1971
1
28
Correspondence, Requests for Applications, 1941-1953
(4 folders)
1
29-32
Correspondence, Requests for Applications, 1954-1970
(8 folders)
2
1-8
Paris Prize Awardee, Judith A. Allen Efstathion, 1971-1972
2
9
Paris Prize Awardee, Prisilla Bowden, 1970-1973
2
10
Paris Prize Awardee, Nancy Lee Forte, 1966-1968
2
11
Paris Prize Awardee, Paul Giovanopalos, 1964-1966
2
12
Paris Prize Awardee, Robert Irwin, 1956-1957
2
13
Paris Prize Awardee, Erle L. Johnson, 1964
2
14
Paris Prize Awardee, Anne Martin, 1954-1956
2
15
Paris Prize Awardee, John A. Matt, 1962-1965
2
16
Paris Prize Awardee, Barbara Nordberg, 1956-1958
2
17
Paris Prize Awardee, Richard H. Rappaport, 1968-1970
2
18
Paris Prize Awardee, Frank George Roth, 1960-1962
2
19
Paris Prize Awardee, Claudia Lorraine Widdiss, 1969-1971
2
20
Paris Prize Awardee, Wayne Francis Williams, 1958-1961
2
21
Paris Prize Awardee, Kenneth R. Worley, 1965-1967
2
22
Preliminary Promotional Materials, 12th Competition, 1940, undated
2
23
Lists of Trustees, circa 1957
2
24
Form Letters, 1958-1970
2
25
Files in Storage, 1960s
2
26

Series 2: Trustees' Files, 1915-1974
(Box 2-4; 1.6)

Trustees' files contain by-laws and minutes; correspondence of Charles Platt, William Rand, Olin Dows, William Platt, and Robert Rand; and files on applicants awarded, considered, and withdrawn. The Olin Dows files also contain three scrapbooks which he compiled in the 1950s on the history of the Chaloner Prize Foundation, and some financial records, notes, correspondence, and printed material. Applications Awarded files may overlap with files maintained by the Secretaries in Series 1.
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Bylaws, 1917
2
27
Minutes, 1917-1970
(4 folders)
2
28-31
Minutes, 1923-1969
2
32
Minutes, undated
2
33
Charles Platt, Correspondence, 1915-1922
3
1
William Rand, Correspondence, 1917-1928
3
2
Robert Rand, Correspondence, 1934-1937
3
3
Records of Olin Dows
Correspondence, 1968-1970
3
4
"Data Collected for Olin Dows," Financial Records and Histories, 1956- 1958
3
5
"Data Collected for Olin Dows," Foundation Letters and Printed Matter, 1919- 1935, 1960
3
6
"Data Collected for Olin Dows," Notes, Correspondence, and Summaries, 1957-1958, undated
3
7
Scrapbook Vol. 1, 1917-1922
3
8
Scrapbook Vol. 2, 1933-1956
3
9
Scrapbook Vol. 3, 1956-1962
3
10
Records of William Platt
Correspondence, General, 1935-1959, undated
(2 folders)
3
11-12
Correspondence, General, 1965-1974, undated
(2 folders)
3
13-14
Correspondence, Lewis Iselin, Jr., 1969-1970
3
15
Correspondence, Lord, Day, & Lord, 1970-1974
(2 folders)
3
16-17
Paris Prize, Awardee Lists, 1957, undated
3
18
Paris Prize, Applications Withdrawn, 1923-1924
3
19
Paris Prize Awardee, Judith Allen (Efstathiou), 1971-1972
3
20
Paris Prize Awardee, Priscilla Bowden, 1970-1972
3
21
Paris Prize Awardee, Henri Brenner, 1932
3
22
Paris Prize Awardee, John Ferris Connah, 1921
3
23
Paris Prize Awardee, Philip Clarkson Elliot, 1928-1930
3
24
Paris Prize Awardee, Herbert Fink, 1953
3
25
Paris Prize Awardee, Nancy Lee Fort, 1965-1968
3
26
Paris Prize Awardee, Paul Giovanopoulas, 1964-1965
3
27
Paris Prize Awardee, Robert Irwin, 1957
3
28
Paris Prize Awardee, Erle Loran Johnson, 1926
3
29
Paris Prize Awardee, Michael Lenson, 1928
4
1
Paris Prize Awardee, Anne Martin, 1953-1955
4
2
Paris Prize Awardee, John A. Matt, 1962, 1964
4
3
Paris Prize Awardee, Barbara Nordberg, 1957
4
4
Paris Prize Awardee, Eleanor Platt, 1964
4
5
Paris Prize Awardee, Richard H. Rappaport, 1967-1970
4
6
Paris Prize Awardee, Frank Roth, 1959-1960
4
7
Paris Prize Awardee, Daniel Snyder, 1973
4
8
Paris Prize Awardee, Martina Steere (Hoffman), 1924-1934
4
9
Paris Prize Awardee, Frede Vidar, 1935-1937
4
10
Paris Prize Awardee, Claudia Widdiss, 1969-1972
4
11
Paris Prize Awardee, Wayne Williams, 1960
4
12
Paris Prize Awardee, Kenneth Worley, 1965-1966
4
13
Paris Prize, Applications Considered, 1967-1968
4
14
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Samuel Brecher, 1924
4
15
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Arnold T. Grindon (de Grendon), 1931- 1932
4
16
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Osvaldo Louis Gugliemi, 1926
4
17
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Nathan Hoffman, 1924
4
18
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Paul Raphael Meltsner, 1926
4
19
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Anatde Shulkin, 1923
4
20
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Maxwell B. Starr, 1924
4
21
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Alfred J. Wands, 1926
4
22
Paris Prize, Application Considered, Robert E. Weaver, 1937
4
23

Series 3: Legal Records, 1917-1974
(Box 4; 0.3 linear feet)

Legal files primarily document the U.S. Supreme Court Judgement, 1917, and the transfer of the Foundation's assets to the American Academy in Rome.
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U.S. Supreme Court Decision, 1917
4
24
New York Supreme Court Decision, 1917
(2 folders)
4
25-26
Bonds, Accounts, and Appointments, 1923-1959
(3 folders)
4
27-29
Tax Exemptions, 1937
4
30
Complaint Regarding Grantee Travel and Investments, 1940-1941
4
31
New York Supreme Court Settlement, Trustee Accounts, 1973
4
32
New York Supreme Court Settlement, Petition, 1973
4
33
New York Supreme Court Settlement, Receipts, Release and Supplemental Accounts, 1974
4
34
New York Supreme Court Settlement, 2nd Supplemental Account, 1974
4
35
New York Supreme Court Settlement, Trustee Accounts, 1974
4
36

Series 4: Printed Material, 1919-1971
(Box 4; 8 folders)

Printed material includes a comprehensive selection of items published by the Chaloner Prize Foundation in the early 1920s, a few foundation materials up to 1971 and miscellaneous booklets published by other organizations.
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Applications, Notices, Regulations, and Conditions for Prizes, 1921-1971
(2 folders)
4
37-38
Annoucement Poster, 1924
4
39
Booklets Reporting the Prize Winners, 1919-1923
4
40
Proof and Draft for Booklet, 1923-1924
4
41
Press Clippings, 1927-1970
4
42
Publications from other Artist Organizations, 1919-1920, 1926-1927
4
43
Report on American Foundations and their Fields, 1934
4
44

Series 5: Financial Records, 1917-1967
(Box 4; 0.3 linear feet)

This series includes journal and ledger postings of early income and expenses, some detailed information regarding transmittals of stipends to artists, and some financial holdings statements. Additional holdings statements are found in the correspondence of the Secretary and the Trustees.
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Journal (Posting of Expenses), 1917-1938
4
45
Ledger (Posting of Income), 1917-1937
4
46
Receipts and Transmittals
Correspondence and Lists, 1917-1937
4
47
American Express Co., 1927-1929
4
48
Chase National Bank, 1930-1937
4
49
Equitable Trust of NY, 1922-1930
4
50
John Munroe & Co., 1924-1927
4
51
Miscellaneous, 1928-1937
4
52
National Academy of Design, 1920-1924
4
53
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1920-1937
4
54
Pennsylvania Railroad Co., 1940
4
55
Societe du Gazde Paris, 1935-1936
4
56
United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co., 1917-1937
4
57
Financial Holding Statements, 1954-1967
(2 folders)
4
58-59

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