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Charles Dana Gibson papers, 1902-1965

Charles Dana Gibson papers, 1902-1965

Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 47 items (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence, exhibition announcements, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Illustrator, painter, author; New York, N.Y. and Maine. Born Roxbury, Massachusetts. Author and illustrator of THE EDUCATION OF MR. PIPP; SKETCHES IN LONDON; THE SOCIAL LADDER; THE WIDOW; PEOPLE OF DICKENS; and THE AMERICANS. He illustrated for Life magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Collier's for many years. Served as editor of Life magazine.


Letter on reel D10 donated by Charles Feinberg, 1955-1962, an active donor to A.A.A. The typescripts of letters on reel 106 donated by Gibson's sister, Mrs. Daniel Knowlton, 1966. Letters, announcements and photographs on reel D251 lent by the Berry Hill Galleries in 1966.

Related Materials

Charles Dana Gibson papers also at Syracuse University.

Location of Originals

  • Reel D251: originals returned to the lender, Henry D. Hill, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels D10 (fr. 1193), 106 (fr. 1217-1239), and D251 (fr. 1-67) available for use at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Charles Dana Gibson papers, 1902-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.