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Charles Baskerville papers, 1936-1976

Baskerville, Charles, 1896-1994

Portrait painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 83 Items

Summary: 40 letters received, 1937-1972, mostly about portraits done by Baskerville from friends and clients; biographical data; 2 magazine articles pertaining to Baskerville; 25 exhibition catalogues and announcements, 1936-1976; 2 albums, one containing photographs of portraits by Baskerville, and one containing photographs of Baskerville and miscellaneous printed material; 12 loose photographs of Baskerville, including one with Gene Tunney and Charles Lindbergh.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and muralist (New York, N.Y.) Died 1994.


Lent for microfilming 1976 by Charles Baskerville.

Location of Originals

  • Originals were returned to lender after microfilming. Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, owns 10.4 cubic feet of Charles Baskerville papers.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 577 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interibrary 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

Charles Baskerville papers, 1936-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.