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Charles Keck papers, 1905-1954

Charles Keck papers, 1905-1954

Keck, Charles, 1875-1951

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 8.6 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Scrapbooks, photographs, a record book of price lists, writings, biographical information, and printed material.

REEL D105: Scrapbooks containing clippings, speeches, photographs, and some correspondence; photographs of works of art; biographical information; and lists of works. Among the photographs are two of Keck at work in his studio, and two of him at the Beaux Arts Ball, ca. 1920, at the Astor Hotel, NYC.

REEL 439 AND SCANNED One photograph of Keck, previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists I, has subsequently been scanned and returned to the Keck papers.

REEL 441: 16 photographs, including 11 of Keck's work from ca. 1905 in Rome while at the American Academy, 2 of his studio in Rome, and 3 group photographs of Keck, Adolph Weinman, Milton Horn, and others.

REEL 2068: A record book with price lists of his work; a notebook containing records of his work; speeches; letters received; clippings; and awards.

UNMICROFILMED: 1003 glass negatives and photographs of Keck's works, his studio, and personal themes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Carmel, New York.

Provenance

Donated or lent for microfilming 1962-1973 by Anne C. Keck, widow of Charles Keck.

Location of Originals

  • Reels D105 (except photos of works of art) and 441: Originals returned to lender, Mrs. Charles Keck, after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels D105, 441, and 2068 available at 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 Keck papers, 1905-1954. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.