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Everett Shinn collection, 1877-1958

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Jean Fitzgerald
Provenance
The bulk of the Everett Shinn collection was acquired via purchase from art dealer Thurston Thatcher between 1958-1964. Art collector Howard Lipman donated additional material in 1962. Five negatives of Shinn's work were donated in 1969 by Dr. Milton Luria, an acquaintance of Shinn's son, Davidson. The photograph of Everett Shinn, John Sloan, and Robert Henri was donated on an unknown date by an unidentified donor. The handwritten draft of Shinn's play Hazel Weston or More Sinned Against Than Usual was acquired via auction purchase in 2011.
Related Archival Materials note
Additional Everett Shinn papers are available at the Helen Farr Sloan Library, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware.
Funding
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Processing Information
Accessions were microfilmed upon receipt on reels D179, 441, 899, 950, 952-953, 1118, 2917, and 3471-3472, except for the last acquisition in 2011, which was not microfilmed. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the collection as described in this finding aid does not reflect the order of the collection on microfilm due to reprocessing. All accessions were merged, arranged, and described by Jean Fitzgerald in September 2009. The papers were digitized in 2011 with funding provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.