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Francis Patrick Garvan papers, 1867, 1912-1953

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 8 series.

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Series 1: Correspondence and Subject Files , 1912-1942, 1953
11.5 Linear feet
Boxes 1-12, 46

Found here is correspondence, object inquiries, and salse transactions with museums, curators, conservators, and other art dealers. Also included is correspondence with private individuals looking to buy decorative objects or furniture from Francis Garvan. A significant portion of the correspondence in this series regards the 1930 gift made to Yale University which included the majority of his art collection.
Description Container Select
Ackerman & Sons Inc., Arthur, 1916-1936
1
1
Addicks, John H., 1914-1925
1
2
Alexander & Garrett, 1929
1
3
Aliance Realty Co., 1929
1
4
Allison, John Wesley, 1929-1931
1
5
Allyn, Elizabeth, 1934-1936
1
6
American Art Association, 1914-1937
1
7-8
American Art Association-Bills, 1913-1938
1
9-14
American Art Association-Girl Scout Exhibition, 1929
1
15
American Art Association-Anderson Galleries, 1931
1
16-17
American Art Association-Objects Recieved, circa 1930s
1
18-22
American Anderson News, 1930
1
23
American Federation of Arts, 1931-1932
1
24
Amor, Albert, 1937, 1923-1924
1
25
Anderson Auction, 1914
1
26
Anderson David, 1934-1935
1
27
Anderson Galleries, 1920s-1930s
1
28-30
Anderson Galleries- Bills, 1918-1920
1
31-33
Andrews, Mary, 1935-1937
1
34
Angell, Charles, 1930-1932
1
35
Annapolis Antiques Shop, 1929
1
36
Antiques
(magazine), 1924-1931
1
37
Antiques Bulletin Publishing Co., 1930
1
38
Antique Collector's League of America, 1935
1
39
A, Miscellaneous, 1930-1937
1
40
Bacon, E.W., 1935
1
41
Bailey, Harold C., 1935
1
42
Baliozian & Bros, 1914-1933
1
43-45
Barmore, Charles, 1919-1932
1
46
Barrett, Louise, 1928-1938
1
47-50
B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1929-1939
1
51
Beard, J. K., 1928-1937
1
52
Beard, Mabel Woolcott, 1932-1940
1
53
Bernard, Theodore Otis, 1935-1936
1
54
Beutell & Sons (Henry), 1918
1
55
Bickerton, Spencer, circa 1930s
1
56
Bigton, Francis P., 1932-1933
1
57
Bland, Harry M., 1937, 1932
1
58
Borgioanni, Umberto, 1930-1937
1
59-61
Boulton & Paul Ltd., 1929
1
62
Brackett, Hosford, 1936-1937
2
1
Bradley, Otis T., 1940-1941
2
2
Brand-Chilton, 1917
2
3
Brantley, Jack, 1936-1937
2
4
Brinton, Francis P., 1928-1935
2
5
Brix, Maurice, 1930-1936
2
6
Brooks Reed Galleries, 1930-1936
2
7
Buckley, Julian, 1932-1934
2
8
Burnham, R. W., 1923-1932
2
9
Bury, Edmond, 1930-1937
2
10
Bush, Frederick, 1929-1930
2
11
Busse, George, 1914-1924
2
12
Button, H. V. , 1931-1933
2
13
B, Miscellaneous, circa 1930s
2
14-15
Caldwell & Co. (J.E.), 1917-1928
2
16-17
Carl Company, 1933-1936
2
18
Carroll, Annie, 1932-1937
2
19
Carroll, Charles, 1937
2
20
Chambers, Eunice, 1937-1940
2
21
Champion & Wilton, 1924
2
22
Chapman, Henry, 1921-1934
2
23-31
Charles Antiques, 1915-1918
2
32
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914-1937
2
33
Childhood Inc., 1928
2
34
Choineieres, Edmond T., 1934
2
35
Christie, Manson & Woods, 1931
2
36-38
Churchill, Arthur, 1918-1919
2
39
The Clapp & Graham Co. inc., 1917-1937
2
40
Clark, Arthur W., 1915-1928
2
41-60
Clark, Hermann F., 1931-1933
2
61
Clark, Marion, 1930-1938
3
1-6
Cohen & Ponell Inc., 1936-1939
3
7
Collamore & Co. Ltd., 1935-1936
3
8
Collings & Collings, 1916-1919
3
9
Comyn & Sons, William, 1928-1933
3
10
Cooke, Levi, 1925-1930
3
11
Cookman, Rodney, 1932-1933
3
12
Cooper, W. F., 1924-1928
3
13
Crichton Bros. , 1916-1933
3
14-20
Crichton & Co. Ltd, 1929
Oversized material housed in box 46.
3
21-23
Curtis, Leah, 1937
3
24
Cutten, George B., 1933-1941
3
25
C, Miscellaneous, 1921-1939
3
26-27
Davis, Cecil, 1928-1935
3
28-29
Davis, Richard Harding, 1917-1918
3
30
Dawson Antiques, 1918-1920
3
31
Day & Meyer, 1914-1930
3
32-33
DeSherbinin, Michael, 1933-1937
3
34-35
Donat, Winfield Jr., 1930-1932
3
36
Donleavy, S. J. , circa 1929
3
37
Drake, James, 1914-1934
3
38-41
Dreyfous, E., 1921
3
42
du Pont, Henry F., 1930-1940
3
43
du Pont de Nemours & Co., 1932
3
44
Durlacher Bros. , 1921-1922
3
45
Dutton, E. P., 1915-1930
3
46
Duveen, Albert, 1937
3
47
D, Miscellaneous, 1919-1937
3
48-49
East Providence Church, 1931-1936
3
50
Ehrich Galleries, 1927-1930
3
51
Ehrich-Newttouse, 1934-1936
3
52
Elder Coin & Curio Corporation, 1935-1937
3
53
Elsberg, H. A., 1931-1932
3
54
English Furniture, 1933-1935
3
55
Engravings, 1933-1935
3
56
Ensko, Robert, 1934-1937
3
57-58
Evan-Thomas Ltd. (Owen), 1929-1933
3
59
Everett, W. C., 1930
3
60
E, Miscellaneous, 1932-1937
3
61
Farr, Willoughby, 1931-1932
3
62
Fergus, Amy, 1933-1935
3
63
Fisher, Samuel, 1930-1931
3
64
Frech, Hollis, 1934-1935
3
65
Fridensberg, Robert, 1930
3
66
Friedman, Morris, 1935-1936
3
67
F, Miscellaneous, 1930-1942
3
68
Gannon, Thomas J., 1929
4
1
Garvan, (Mrs.) Peter Dunne, 1942
4
2
Gautier, Louis, 1928-1930
4
3
Gebelein, George C., 1936
4
4
Gerte, Joseph, 1927
4
5
Gilchrist & Co., Robert, 1920-1921
4
6
Gill & Reigale, 1916-1921
4
7
Gilman Collamore & Co. Inc., 1935, 1920-1927
4
8
Ginsberg & Levy, 1937
4
9
Goldsmith & Silversmiths Co. Ltd., 1928-1930
4
10-11
Goodspeed's Bookstore, 1930-1937
4
12-18
Griffith, C. H. E., 1916-1920
4
19
Griffiths. Percival, 1928-1930
4
20
Gumps, S. G., 1920-1937
4
21-23
G, Miscellaneous, 1928-1940
4
24
Hall, Mattie, 1930-1931
4
25-26
Halsey, R. T. H., 1927-1937
Oversized material housed in box 46.
4
27-35
Harman & Lambert, 1928-1931
4
36
Harper, F. C. , 1922-1925
4
37
Harris & Sons, 1927-1930
4
38
Harris & Sinclair, 1928-1931
4
39
The Hayden Co., 1913-1921
4
40-41
Hellier, Walter H., 1939-1941
4
42
Henkels, Stan V., 1917-1924
4
43
Higgs, Jackson, 1923-1936
4
44
Higgins, John W., 1936
4
45
Historical Societies of New York, 1920s-1930s
4
46-49
Hodges, Fidges, & Co. Ltd., 1929-1933
4
50
Hidden, Agnes J., circa 1930s
4
51
Hood, Jennings, 1930-1932
4
52
Hooper, Roger, 1936
4
53
Hopkins, Frederick, 1918-1922
4
54
Hosletter, (Mrs.) Albert K., 1936
4
55
Howard & Co., 1917-1929
4
56
Howell, Adelaide, 1933-1940
4
57
Howell, Katie, 1937-1941
4
58
Hughes Bolckow Shipbreaking Co. , 1927
4
59
Hurry, Renwick C., 1920-1930
4
60
H, Miscellaneous, 1922-1937
4
61-62
International Studios, 1930
4
62
Ives, C. W., 1933
4
63
I, Miscellaneous, 1934-1937
4
64
Jackson, William H., 1916-1927
4
65
Jefferies, William A., 1933-1935
4
66
Jensen, George, 1927-1935
4
67
Jones, E. Alfred, 1926-1931
5
1-7
Jordan, Madeline, 1919-1937
5
8
J, Miscellaneous, 1925-1937
5
9
Kelekian, Dikran G., 1916-1924
5
10
Keller, Ferdinand, 1916-1918
5
11
Kelleher, William H., 1933-1937
5
12
Kent Gallery, 1928-1930
5
13
Kennedy & Co., 1920-1937
5
14-15
Kindig Jr., Joe, 1932-1936
5
16
King, Harold, 1916
5
17
Knipp, John C., 1918-1919
5
18
Knittle, Rhea & Earl, 1927-1937
5
19-21
Knoedler & Co., 1914-1937
5
22
K, Miscellaneous, 1916-1937
5
23
Lai-yum & Co., 1917-1919
5
24
Lawton, Herber, 1932-1937
5
25
John Levy Galleries, 1926
5
26
Library of Congress, 1931
5
27-28
Lindberg, Karl, 1932
5
29
The Little Gallery, 1916-1937
5
30-31
Lobmeyer's Neffe, J. & L., 1929-1931
5
32
Lorring, Wiliam P., 1934-1935
5
33
Low, Grace B., 1931-1936
5
34
Lusty, A. L., 1933-1934
5
35
Lynn, 1928-1929
5
36
Lynn, Charles W., 1914-1929
5
37-44
L, Miscellaneous, 1929-1937
5
45-46
Maag, Edward, 1930-1932
5
47
Macbeth, William, 1916-1942
5
48-56
Macbeth Galleries, 1916-1942
6
1-3
MacCarthy, Frank, 1925-1930
6
4-10
McKarin's Antiques, 1933-1936
6
11
Mc, Miscellaneous, 1931-1941
6
12
Maggs Bros., 1930-1932
6
13
Mallet & Sons, 1928-1931
6
14-23
Middlekoop, Frans, 1917-1929
6
24
Manhattan Storage & Warehouse Co., 1916-1929
6
25-28
Manufacturer's Trust Co., 1935-1937
6
29
Margolies, Herman, 1930
6
30
Margolis, Jacob, 1919-1927
6
31-42
Margolis, Nathan, 1931-1933, 1924
6
43
Market for Exchange, 1932-1937
6
44
Marshall, Lois A., 1934
6
45
Mason, Williams & French, 1932
6
46
Merrall, Elinor, 1930-1931
6
47
Messervy, E. L., 1933
6
48
Metropolitian Museum of Art, 1917-1935
7
1-6
Mexican Glass, circa 1930s
7
7
Michaelsen Gallery, 1931-1937
7
8
Milford Antique Shop, 1932-1934
7
9
Millbrook Antique Shop, 1930-1935
7
10
Millbrooke School for Boys, 1935-1937
7
11
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1932-1933
7
12
Miss Peacock's Antique Shop, 1916-1917
7
13
Morris, George Ford, 1922-1933
7
14-16
Morson, Charles R., 1916-1931
7
17-18
Mass, Leonard H., 1936-1937
7
19
Mumford, John and Kimberly, 1913-1917
7
20
Myers, Florence, 1934-1935
7
21
M, Miscellaneous, 1930-1938
7
22
Nagy, Stephen K., 1932-1937
7
23
Nassau Massey, 1929-1933
7
24
National Galleries Inc., 1931-1933
7
25
National Studios Inc., 1931-1932
7
26
Newhouse Galleries, 1934-1938
7
27
Nutting, Wallace, 1917-1930
7
28-29
N, Miscellaneous, 1930-1942
7
30
Old Furniture Ltd., 1928-1931
7
31
Old New York Plates, circa 1930s
7
32
Old Print Shop Inc., 1932-1935
7
33
O, Miscellaneous, 1932-1937
7
34
Papp, Florian, 1925-1929
7
34
Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1937
7
35
Parker, W. L., 1928-1930
7
36
Partridge & Digtton, 1928
7
37
Partridge & Sons, 1916-1935
7
38-41
Pauley, Rudolph P., 1932
7
42
Pennock, Mary, 1935-1937
7
43
Pennypacker, A. J., 1936
7
44
Pennypacker, Charles, 1934
7
45
Peters, Fred J., 1931-1932
7
46-47
Philadelphia Antique Co., 1934-1936
7
48
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1919-1935
Includes letter from Fiske Kimball.
7
49-56
Phillips Academy, 1929-1937
Oversized material housed in box 46.
7
57-58
Platt, P. G., 1932-1935
7
59
Plumber & Co., William H., 1923-1931
7
60
Presgraves, A. W., 1930
7
61
P, Miscellaneous, 1933-1941
7
62
The Quarters Antiques, 1928-1933
7
63
Railway and Freight, 1937-1938
7
64
Rains Auction Rooms, 1932-1937
7
65
Raymond, Wayte, 1931-1933
7
66
Reeves, Martha de Haas, 1932-1934
7
67
Rice, William Gorham, 1931-1933
7
68
Richmond Antiques, 1916-1936
8
1-2
Robinson, James, 1935
8
3
Rugs, 1912-1916
8
4
Rogers Group, 1932-1933
8
5
R, Miscellaneous, 1931-1941
8
6
Sabin, Frank, 1932-1935
8
7
Sacks, Isreal, 1919-1933
8
8-10
St. John, Eleanor T., 1935-1937
8
11
Sattig, Gustave R., 1931-1932
8
12
Sewitzy, William, 1932-1940
8
13-14
Schmitt Brothers, 1916-1923
8
15
Schulte's Bookstore Inc., undated
8
16
Scott & Fowles, 1917-1935
8
17-19
Sloan, W. J., 1916-1936
8
20-22
Skinner's Bookstore, 1915-1917
8
23
Secord, William R., 1931-1932
8
24
Shea, M.A., 1932
8
25
Shreve, Crump & Low Co., 1923-1924
8
26
Smith, Eddy N., 1919-1920
8
27-28
Smith, George D., 1917-1921
8
29
Smith, Harry Winchester, 1915-1928
8
30-34
Smith & Watson, 1915-1918
8
35
Soane & Smith Ltd., 1916-1920
8
36
Southard, C. H., circa 1927
8
37
Spink & Sons Ltd., 1928-1931
8
38
Spoons, undated
8
39
Staal & Sons, 1924
8
40
Stoner & Evans, 1923-1941
8
41
Stark, Leon, 1936
8
42
Stratford-Upon-the-Potamic, 1930-1936
8
43-49
Sussell, Arthur J., 1932-1936
8
50
Sweet, Forest H., 1933-1936
8
51
Symans, Henry, 1915-1916
8
52
Symonds, Robert W., 1928-1935
Oversized material is housed in box 46.
9
1-32
Symonds, Robert W. -From Notebook, 1928-1929
9
33-34
S, Miscellaneous, 1928-1941
9
35-36
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, circa 1920s
10
1
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1928
10
2
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1929 January-July
10
3
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1929 July-August
10
4
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1929 September-October
10
5
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1929 October-November
10
6
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1929 November-December
10
7
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1930 January
10
8
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1930 February-May
10
9
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1930 June-December
10
10
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1931
10
11
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1932-1933 May
10
12
Taylor, Henry H. Correspondence, 1933
10
13
Taylor, Henry H. Sales Lists and Receipts, 1929-1930
10
14
Taylor, Henry H. Sales Lists and Receipts, 1931-1933
10
15
Taylor, Mary D, 1930-1937
10
16-17
Thomas Bradbury & Sons, 1929-1930
10
18
Thompson, Elizabeth, 1930-1931
10
19
Thompson, George, 1931-1932
10
20
Thorpe, Russell W., 1921-1937
10
21-33
Tiffany Studios, 1915-1917
10
34
Tiffany & Co., 1919-1938
10
35
Tovell, G. Walter, 1930-1934
10
36-37
Traver Company, 1916-1924
10
38
T, Miscellaneous, 1922-1940
10
39
University Book Service, 1937
10
40
U, Miscellaneous, 1931-1940
10
41
Valentine & Co. (H. C.), 1927-1932
10
42
Van Houghton, C. M., 1928-1929
10
43
Van Rensselaer, Stephan, 1921-1927
10
44
Vernay, Arthur, 1913-1939
10
45-51
Voorhees, Paul, 1931-1932
11
1
Volpi, Elia, 1917
11
2
V, Miscellaneous, 1932-1935
11
3
Waite, Hamet, 1933
11
4
Wallace, James C., 1928
11
5
Wallpaper, circa 1941
11
6
Wanamaker, John, 1917-1923
11
7-8
Waterman, Grace, 1953
11
9
Wellans, Adrian F., 1931
11
10-11
Weis, Gabriel, 1915-1931
11
12
Wells & Co., John, 1915-1918
11
13
Whiteley's, 1928-1935
11
14-15
Whitlock's Inc., 1932-1938
11
16
Whitney, Edward S., 1935
11
17
Whitemore, J. P., 1931-1932
11
18
Wilson, Walter H., 1929-1935
11
19-21
Wilderness Antique Shops, 1933-1938
11
22
Williams, Max, 1916-1921
11
23
Wine, Lewis, 1933-1934
11
24
Winslow, Arthur, 1932-1934
11
25-26
Woodill, John R., 1933-1935
11
27
W, Miscellaneous, 1923-1937
11
28
Yamanaka & Co., 1915-1928
11
29-30
Yale-Pledges and Contributions, 1914-1925
11
31-36
Yale-via George P. Day, 1915-1937
11
37-41
Yale-via J. M. Phillips, 1930-1942
11
42-55
Yale-Gifts, 1929-1935
12
1-4
Yale-re: Marian Clark, 1928-1931
12
5-7
Yale-Miscellaneous, 1918-1937
12
8-11
Young, J., circa 1937
12
12
Y-Z Miscellaneous, 1932-1937
12
13
Oversized Critchton & Co. Inc., from Box 3, Folders 21-23, 1929
46
1
Oversized Halsey, R. T. H., from Box 4, Folders 27-35, 1927-1937
46
2
Oversized Phillips Academy, from Box 7, Folders 75-58, 1930
46
3
Oversized Symonds, Robert W., from Box 9, Folders 1-32, 1928-1935
46
4

Series 2: Auction Records , circa 1930-1949
1.75 Linear feet
Box 12-13

Auction records include sales records, lists, and catalogues for auctions in which much of Garvan's collection was sold during the 1930s and 1940s. The auctions were held at the American Art Association, the Parke-Bernet Galleries, and the Plaza Art Galleries.
This series is arranged as 3 subseries.
  • 2.1: American Art Association, circa 1930-1936
  • 2.2: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1946-1949
  • 2.3: Plaza Art Galleries, 1942-1949
2.1: American Art Association, circa 1930-1936
Description Container
Sales Records, 1930
12
14-20
Sales Records, 1931
12
21
Sales Records, 1936
12
22
Sales Records, 1930s
12
23
2.2: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1946-1949
Description Container
Catalogues, Books About Books, 1946 April
12
24-26
Catalogues, Books on Birds, 1946 November
12
27
Sales Records, 1946
12
28
Book Sales, 1946
12
29-34
Catalogues, Notable American & English Furniture and Decorations, 1947 March
12
35-38
Catalogues, Pictorial Americana, 1947 April
12
39
Catalogues, American & English Furniture, 1947 April
12
40-41
Catalogues, American & English Furniture, 1947 May
13
1-2
Catalogues, Garden Furniture & Sulpture, 1947 June
13
3
Catalogues, English & American Furniture and Old Silver, 1947 September
13
4-5
Catalogues, Early English & American Furniture and Decorations, 1947 November
13
6
Sales Records, 1947
13
7-18
Catalogues, English & American Furniture, 1948 September
13
19
Catalogues, Press Publications, 1948 December
13
20
Sales Records, 1948
13
21-24
Catalogues, Notable English Furniture, 1949 March
13
25
Sales Records, 1949
13
26
2.3: Plaza Art Galleries, 1942-1949
Description Container
Catalogues, Currier & Ives Lithographs, 1942 April
13
27
Sales Records, 1942
13
28
Catalogues, Oil Paintings, 1942 November
13
29
Sales Records, 1943
13
30
Catalogues, American & Continential Oil Paintings, 1946 February
13
31
Catalogues, Furniture, Porcelains, Oriential Rugs, 1946 March
13
32
Catalogues, Furniture, Decorations and Oil Paintings, 1946 May
13
33
Catalogues, Diamond & Gold Jewlery, 1946 May
13
34
Catalogues, Currier and Ives and Audubon Prints, 1946 December
13
35-37
Sales Records, 1946
13
38
Catalogues, Colored Lithographs, 1947 February
13
39
Catalogues, Currier & Ives LIthographs, 1947 April
13
40
Catalogues, Furniture, Decoration, Rugs, and Paintings, 1947 March
13
41
Catalogues, Home Furishings, 1947 November
13
42
Catalogues, Currier & Ives Lithographs, 1947 December
13
43
Sales Records, 1947
13
44-46
Sales Records, 1947
13
47
Catalogues, Americana, 1948 January
13
48
Catalogues, Furniture, Porcelains, Oil Paintings, 1948 February
13
49
Catalogues, English & American Furnitire, 1948 July
13
50
Sales Records, 1948
13
51-52
Catalogues, American Prints, 1949
13
53
Sales Records, 1949
13
54

Series 3: Loan Records , 1919-1948
3 Linear feet
Boxes 14-16, 46

Loan records consist of detailed lists and letters Garvan used to track all of the objects he lent to various museums, historic homes, or private individuals.
Description Container Select
General, 1927-1939, undated
14
1
Aiken House, circa 1930s
14
2
Brooklyn Museum, 1929-1938
14
3-11
Carlton House, 1931-1934
14
12
Carnegie Institute, 1935-1936
14
13
Carnegie Institute, Exhibition Catelogues, 1935
14
14
Carnegie Public Library, 1933
14
15
Charleston Museum, circa 1932
14
16
Colonial Dames, 1933-1936
14
17
Corbett, George, circa 1920s
14
18
Cedar Creek Club, 1929-1942
14
19-22
Creek Club & Phillips Academy, 1920s-1930s
14
23
Davis, Mrs. John W, 1920s
14
24
Gracie Mansion, 1935-1942
14
25
Greentree Fair, 1931-1937
14
26
Grolier Club, 1929-1936
14
27
Halaey, R. T. H., 1930s
14
27
Hammond Harwood House, 1927-1932
14
28-32
Hastings House, 1931-1936
Oversized material housed in box 46.
14
33-38
Homewood House (Johns Hopkins University), 1931-1943
14
39
Jackson, John, 1934-1936
14
40-41
Kamp Kill Kare, 1920s-1930s
14
42-49
Kaufmann, circa 1931
14
50
Links Club & Anex, 1932-1934
14
51
Long Island Tercentenary Exhibtion, 1936
15
1
Mary Washington House, 1931-1943
15
2-3
Memorial Art Gallery, 1935-1936
15
4
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926-1929
15
5
Millbrook, 1930s
15
6
Miscellaneous, circa 1925-1935
15
7
Folk Arts Center, 1935-1938
15
8
Nework Museum, 1930s
15
9
Palmer, Mitchell, 1919
15
10
The Pennsylvania Museum, 1928-1933
Oversized material is housed in box 46.
15
11-13
Philadelphia Art Aliance, 1936-1942
15
14
Phillips Academy , 1929-1940
15
15-19
Phillips Inn, 1928-1948
15
20-21
Phillips, John M., 1935-1936
15
22
Philipse Castle, 1942-1943
15
23-24
Private Notesbooks, 1925-1937
15
25-29
Racquet Club at Washington, 1921-1923
15
30
Reifsnyoer, Howard, circa 1935
15
31
Tapping Reeve House, 1931-1934
15
32-33
Thorpe, Russell W., 1927-1937
15
34
Tomilson, John G., 1935-1936
15
35-36
Truesdale, 1927-1929
15
37
Van Cartlandt Museum, 1923-1939
15
38
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1941-1942
15
39
Webb House, circa 1931
15
40
Wheatley Hills Bank, circa 1928
15
41
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1935
15
42
Williamsburgh, 1930
15
43
Women's National Club, 1929-1932
15
44
Yale, 1928-1932
15
45-46
Yale, Faculty Club, 1929-1931
16
1-3
Yale, from Journal, 1929-1931
16
4-7
Yale Gallery of Fine Arts, 1931-1932
16
8-10
Yale, Silver, 1928
16
11-16
Yale, Hammound House, undated
16
17-18
Yale, Bound Lists, 1929-1930
16
19
Yale, Bound Lists, 1931
16
20
Yale, Bound Lists, 1933
16
21
Yale, Bound Lists, 1935
16
22
Yale, Bound Lists, 1939
16
23
Oversized Hastings House, from Box 14, Folders 33-38, 1931-1936
46
5
Oversized Pennsylvania Museum, from Box 15, Folder 13, 1928-1933
46
6

Series 4: Estate Records , 1929-1951
0.75 Linear feet
Boxes 17, 45

Estate records include legal records, inventories, correspondence, item tags, and other documentation regarding the management of Garvan's estate. The majority of correspondence in this series belongs to George Corbett, Garvan's business partner and manager of his estate. Included are lists and ledgers complied by Corbett regarding various items in Garvan's collection.
Description Container Select
Edwin Jackson Fireplace, 1940-1949
17
1-7
Estate Documentation, 1931-1939
17
8
Estate Sale, 1937-1941
17
9
Haskell, Elias, 1948
17
10
Hammerslough, Phillip, 1949
17
11
Hastings House, circa 1940
17
12
Inventory and Account Records, undated
17
13-16
Item Tags, 1930s-1940s
45
11-13
JA Cattle Company, 1949
17
17
Mansion House, 1929-1945
17
18-19
Mantels, 1940-1945
17
20
Mariners Museum, 1947-1949
17
21-22
Montgomery, Charles F., 1947-1948
17
23
Myers, Jerome, 1948
17
24
New York State Museum, 1940-1944
17
25-27
Paintings, Miscellaneous, 1940-1941
17
28
Penzer, Dr. N. M, 1948
17
29
Philips, John M., 1948-1951
17
30
Plaza Arts Galleries, 1940-1943
17
31-33
Ridout IV, Orlando, 1949-1950
17
34
Silver, Miscellaneous, 1930-1948
17
35
Silverware, Miscellaneous, undated
17
36
Tiles, Miscellaneous, 1948
17
37
Yale, 1933-1947
17
38

Series 5: Inventory , 1928-circa 1940s
26 Linear feet
Boxes 17-43

Inventories document the thousands of pieces of decorative art and artworks Garvan bought and sold as a collector. The first section of this series is a set of inventory lists organized by Garvan's estate. These lists primarily contain the location information of each item; some lists also include price and brief physical description. The second section of the series consists of inventory files with photographs of the object. The files contain more detailed physical descriptions of the items as well as information regarding the style, source, rarity and present location and condition of the objects. These files were originally contained in leather bound binders. Garvan's collection is also documented in inventory cards. The inventory cards range from one-sentence descriptions to containing almost as much information as that found in the inventory files. At some point Garvan adopted a new numbering system for his inventory cards; this series includes both numbered and unnumbered cards.
Description Container Select
Inventory Lists, Autographed Letters & Documents, 1930s-1940s
17
39
Inventory Lists, Books at 123 64th St., 1930s-1940s
17
40-41
Inventory Lists, Books at Westbury Office, 1930s-1940s
17
42-44
Inventory Lists, Ceramics, 1930s-1940s
17
45
Inventory Lists, Coins & Medals, 1930s-1940s
17
46
Inventory Lists, Currier & Ives, 1930s-1940s
17
47-55
Inventory Lists, Currier & Ives, 1930s-1940s
18
1-2
Inventory Lists, English Art Objects and Antiques, 1930s-1940s
18
3
Inventory Lists, Furniture, circa 1936
18
4-6
Inventory Lists, Lincoln Storage Warehouse, 1930s-1940s
18
7
Inventory Lists, Lofts 109-123 W. 64th St., 1936-1940
18
8-27
Inventory Lists, Loft at Park Ave. , 1935-1938
18
28-29
Inventory Lists, Miscellaneous, 1930s-1940s
18
30-36
Inventory Lists, Prints and Paintings, 1955
18
37
Inventory Lists, Silver, circa 1928
18
38
Inventory Lists, Trunks & Chests, 1946
18
39
Inventory Lists, Wines and Liquors, 1939
18
40
Inventory Files, Artists "S", 1930s-1940s
18
41-44
Inventory Files, Athelets, 1930s-1940s
18
45
Inventory FIles, Beds, 1930s-1940s
18
46-49
Inventory Files, Bennington Pottery, 1930s-1940s
19
1-5
Inventory Files, Birds, 1930s-1940s
19
6
Inventory Files, Bowls, 1930s-1940s
19
7
Inventory Files, Boxes, 1930s-1940s
19
8-10
Inventory Files, Caricatures, 1930s-1940s
19
11
Inventory Files, Cellarette, 1930s-1940s
19
12
Inventory Files, Chairs, 1930s-1940s
19
13-34
Inventory Files, Chests, 1930s-1940s
19
35-45
Inventory Files, Clocks, 1930s-1940s
20
1-4
Inventory Files, Cupboards and Cabinets, 1930s-1940s
20
5-9
Inventory Files, Desks, 1930s-1940s
20
10-14
Inventory Files, Dogs, 1930s-1940s
20
15
Inventory Files, English Pieces, 1930s-1940s
20
16-21
Inventory Files, Etchings and Engravings, 1930s-1940s
20
22-29
Inventory Files, Fireplace Items, 1930s-1940s
20
30
Inventory Files, Glass, 1930s-1940s
20
31-48
Inventory Files, Harwood House, 1930s-1940s
21
1-2
Inventory Files, Highboys and Lowboys, 1930s-1940s
21
3-13
Inventory Files, Historical, 1930s-1940s
21
14-19
Inventory Files, Horse Subjects, 1930s-1940s
21
20-21
Inventory Files, Mantels, 1930s-1940s
21
22-23
Inventory Files, Maps, 1930s-1940s
21
24
Inventory Files, Maps of England, 1930s-1940s
21
25
Inventory Files, Marine Prints, 1930s-1940s
21
26-32
Inventory Files, Milbrook, 1930s-1940s
21
33-34
Inventory Files, Mirror, 1930s-1940s
21
35-40
Inventory Files, Miscellaneous, 1930s-1940s
21
41-45
Inventory Files, Moral and Religous, 1930s-1940s
21
46
Inventory Files, Office, 1930s-1940s
21
47
Inventory Files, Paintings, 1930s-1940s
21
48
Inventory Files, Piano, 1930s-1940s
21
49
Inventory Files, Portraits "A", 1930s-1940s
22
1-2
Inventory Files, Portraits "B", 1930s-1940s
22
3-4
Inventory Files, Portraits "D", 1930s-1940s
22
5
Inventory Files, Portraits "E", 1930s-1940s
22
6
Inventory Files, Portraits "F", 1930s-1940s
22
7-8
Inventory Files, Portraits "G", 1930s-1940s
22
9-11
Inventory Files, Portraits "H", 1930s-1940s
22
12-13
Inventory Files, Portraits "I", 1930s-1940s
22
14
Inventory Files, Portraits "J", 1930s-1940s
22
15-16
Inventory Files, Portraits "K", 1930s-1940s
22
17
Inventory Files, Portraits "L", 1930s-1940s
22
18-19
Inventory Files, Portraits "M", 1930s-1940s
22
20-21
Inventory Files, Portraits "N", 1930s-1940s
22
22
Inventory Files, Portraits "O", 1930s-1940s
22
23
Inventory Files, Portraits "P", 1930s-1940s
22
24-25
Inventory Files, Portraits "R", 1930s-1940s
22
26
Inventory Files, Portraits "S", 1930s-1940s
22
27
Inventory Files, Portraits "T", 1930s-1940s
22
28
Inventory Files, Portraits "V", 1930s-1940s
22
29
Inventory Files, Portraits "W", 1930s-1940s
22
30-33
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "A", 1930s-1940s
22
34
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "B", 1930s-1940s
22
35-39
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "C", 1930s-1940s
22
40-42
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "D", 1930s-1940s
22
43-46
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "E", 1930s-1940s
22
47-48
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "F", 1930s-1940s
22
49
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "G", 1930s-1940s
22
50-51
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "H", 1930s-1940s
22
52-55
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "I", 1930s-1940s
22
56
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "K", 1930s-1940s
23
1-3
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "L", 1930s-1940s
23
4-5
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "M", 1930s-1940s
23
6-9
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "N", 1930s-1940s
23
10
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "O", 1930s-1940s
23
11
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "P", 1930s-1940s
23
12-13
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "R", 1930s-1940s
23
14-15
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "S", 1930s-1940s
23
16-18
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "T", 1930s-1940s
23
19-20
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "U", 1930s-1940s
23
21-22
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "V", 1930s-1940s
23
23
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "W", 1930s-1940s
23
24-25
Inventory Files, Print Catalogues "Z", 1930s-1940s
23
26
Inventory Files, Private Notesbooks, 1930s-1940s
23
27-29
Inventory Files, Rural Scenes, 1930s-1940s
23
30-31
Inventory Files, Screens, 1930s-1940s
23
32-33
Inventory Files, Secretaries and Bookcases, 1930s-1940s
23
34-35
Inventory Files, Settees and Sofas, 1930s-1940s
23
36-41
Inventory Files, Sideboards and Small Tables, 1930s-1940s
23
42-48
Inventory Files, Silver, 1930s-1940s
23
49-53
Inventory Files, Rural Scenes, 1930s-1940s
24
1
Inventory Files, Sporting Prints, 1930s-1940s
24
2-4
Inventory Files, Staffordshire Pottery, 1930s-1940s
24
5-11
Inventory Files, Tables, 1930s-1940s
24
12-30
Inventory Files, Tables Items, 1930s-1940s
24
31-34
Inventory Files, Trays, 1930s-1940s
24
35
Inventory Files, Unidentified Journal, 1930s-1940s
24
36-37
Inventory Files, Views "A", 1930s-1940s
24
38-39
Inventory Files, Views "B", 1930s-1940s
24
40-41
Inventory Files, Views Colleges and Universities, 1930s-1940s
24
42-44
Inventory Files, Views "C", 1930s-1940s
24
45-46
Inventory Files, Views "D-F", 1930s-1940s
24
47
Inventory Files, Views "G", 1930s-1940s
24
48
Inventory Files, Views "H", 1930s-1940s
24
49-50
Inventory Files, Views Indian Portfolio, 1930s-1940s
24
51
Inventory Files, Views "I-K", 1930s-1940s
24
52
Inventory Files, Views "L", 1930s-1940s
24
53
Inventory Files, Views "M", 1930s-1940s
24
54
Inventory Files, Views "N", 1930s-1940s
25
1-3
Inventory Files, Views New York, 1930s-1940s
25
4-9
Inventory Files, Views "M", 1930s-1940s
25
10
Inventory Files, Views "O", 1930s-1940s
25
11
Inventory Files, Views "P", 1930s-1940s
25
12-15
Inventory Files, Views "Q", 1930s-1940s
25
16-17
Inventory Files, Views "R", 1930s-1940s
25
18-19
Inventory Files, Views "S", 1930s-1940s
25
20-21
Inventory Files, Views "T", 1930s-1940s
25
22-24
Inventory Files, Views "V", 1930s-1940s
25
25
Inventory Files, Views "W", 1930s-1940s
25
26-27
Inventory Files, Views "Y", 1930s-1940s
25
28
Inventory Files, Views , 1930s-1940s
25
29-30
Inventory Files, Western Scenes , 1930s-1940s
25
31-33
Inventory Files, Washstands, 1930s-1940s
25
34-35
Inventory Files, Windsor Chairs, 1930s-1940s
25
36-41
Inventory Files, Whitney Gifft Collection, 1930s-1940s
25
42-44
Inventory Files, Working List of Records, 1930s-1940s
25
45
Inventory Files, Yale, 1930s-1940s
25
46
Inventory Cards, 1-20 Chairs, 1930s-1940s
26
1
Inventory Cards, 21-40 Chairs, 1930s-1940s
26
2
Inventory Cards, 41-60 Chairs, 1930s-1940s
26
3
Inventory Cards, 61-80 Chairs, 1930s-1940s
26
4
Inventory Cards, 81-100 Chairs, 1930s-1940s
26
5
Inventory Cards, 101-120 Chairs, 1930s-1940s
26
6
Inventory Cards, 121-140 Chairs, 1930s-1940s
26
7
Inventory Cards, 141-160 Lowboys, 1930s-1940s
26
8
Inventory Cards, 161-180 Highboys, 1930s-1940s
26
9
Inventory Cards, 181-200 Highboys and Lowboys, 1930s-1940s
26
10
Inventory Cards, 201-220 Desks, 1930s-1940s
26
11
Inventory Cards, 221-240 Chests of Drawers, 1930s-1940s
26
12
Inventory Cards, 241-260 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
26
13
Inventory Cards, 261-280 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
26
14
Inventory Cards, 281-300 Tables, 1930s-1940s
26
15
Inventory Cards, 301-320 Tables, 1930s-1940s
26
16
Inventory Cards, 321-340 Tables, 1930s-1940s
26
17
Inventory Cards, 341-360 Tables and Cupboards, 1930s-1940s
26
18
Inventory Cards, 361-380 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
26
19
Inventory Cards, 381-400 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
26
20
Inventory Cards, 401-420 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
26
21
Inventory Cards, 421-460 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
26
22
Inventory Cards, 461-480 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
26
23
Inventory Cards, 481-500 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
1
Inventory Cards, 501-520 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
2
Inventory Cards, 521-540 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
3
Inventory Cards, 590-600 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
4
Inventory Cards, 601-620 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
5
Inventory Cards, 621-640 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
6
Inventory Cards, 641-660 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
7
Inventory Cards, 661-680 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
8
Inventory Cards, 681-700 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
9
Inventory Cards, 701-720 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
10
Inventory Cards, 721-740 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
11
Inventory Cards, 741-760 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
12
Inventory Cards, 761-780 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
13
Inventory Cards, 781-800 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
14
Inventory Cards, 801-820 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
15
Inventory Cards, 821-840 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
16
Inventory Cards, 841-860 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
17
Inventory Cards, 861-880 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
18
Inventory Cards, 881-900 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
19
Inventory Cards, 901-920 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
20
Inventory Cards, 921-940 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
21
Inventory Cards, 941-960 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
22
Inventory Cards, 961-980 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
27
23
Inventory Cards, 981-1000 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
1
Inventory Cards, 1001-1020 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
2
Inventory Cards, 1021-1040 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
3
Inventory Cards, 1041-1060 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
4
Inventory Cards, 1061-1080 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
5
Inventory Cards, 1080-1100 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
6
Inventory Cards, 1101-1120 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
7
Inventory Cards, 1121-1140 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
8
Inventory Cards, 1141-1160 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
9
Inventory Cards, 1161-1180 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
10
Inventory Cards, 1181-1200 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
11
Inventory Cards, 1201-1220 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
12
Inventory Cards, 1221-1240 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
13
Inventory Cards, 1241-1260 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
14
Inventory Cards, 1261-1280 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
15
Inventory Cards, 1281-1300 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
16
Inventory Cards, 1301-1320 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
17
Inventory Cards, 1321-1340 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
18
Inventory Cards, 1341-1360 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
19
Inventory Cards, 1361-1380 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
20
Inventory Cards, 1381-1400 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
21
Inventory Cards, 1401-1600 Mixed Items, 1930s-1940s
28
22
Inventory Cards, American Pottery, 1930s-1940s
28
23-26
Inventory Cards, American Pottery 01-50, 1930s-1940s
29
1
Inventory Cards, American Pottery 51-100, 1930s-1940s
29
2
Inventory Cards, American Pottery 101-150, 1930s-1940s
29
3
Inventory Cards, American Pottery 151-200, 1930s-1940s
29
4
Inventory Cards, American Pottery 201-250, 1930s-1940s
29
5
Inventory Cards, Beds, 1930s-1940s
29
6
Inventory Cards, Benches and Stools, 1930s-1940s
29
7
Inventory Cards, Bennington Pottery, 1930s-1940s
29
8-10
Inventory Cards, Bookcases, 1930s-1940s
29
11
Inventory Cards, Boxes, 1930s-1940s
29
12
Inventory Cards, Brass, 1930s-1940s
29
13
Inventory Cards, Candlesticks, 1930s-1940s
29
14
Inventory Cards, Chairs, 1930s-1940s
29
15
Inventory Cards, Chests, 1930s-1940s
29
16
Inventory Cards, China, 1930s-1940s
29
17-24
Inventory Cards, China, 1930s-1940s
30
1-6
Inventory Cards, Chinese Porcelain, 1930s-1940s
30
7-8
Inventory Cards, Clocks, 1930s-1940s
30
9
Inventory Cards, Coins and Medals, 1930s-1940s
30
10-12
Inventory Cards, Copper, 1930s-1940s
30
13-14
Inventory Cards, Cabinets and Cupboards, 1930s-1940s
30
15-16
Inventory Cards, Desks, 1930s-1940s
30
17
Inventory Cards, Duplicate Cards, 1930s-1940s
30
18
Inventory Cards, Early American Brass, 1930s-1940s
30
19-21
Inventory Cards, Early American Brass, 1930s-1940s
31
1
Inventory Cards, English 01-20, 1930s-1940s
31
2
Inventory Cards, English 21-40, 1930s-1940s
31
3
Inventory Cards, English 41-60, 1930s-1940s
31
4
Inventory Cards, English 61-80, 1930s-1940s
31
5
Inventory Cards, English 81-100, 1930s-1940s
31
6
Inventory Cards, English 101-120, 1930s-1940s
31
7
Inventory Cards, English 121-140, 1930s-1940s
31
8
Inventory Cards, English 141-160, 1930s-1940s
31
9
Inventory Cards, English 161-180, 1930s-1940s
31
10
Inventory Cards, English 181-200, 1930s-1940s
31
11
Inventory Cards, English 201-300, 1930s-1940s
31
12
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 01-50, 1930s-1940s
31
13
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 51-100, 1930s-1940s
31
14
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 101-150, 1930s-1940s
31
15
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 151-200, 1930s-1940s
31
16
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 201-250, 1930s-1940s
31
17
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 251-300, 1930s-1940s
31
18
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 301-350, 1930s-1940s
31
19
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 351-400, 1930s-1940s
31
20
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 401-425, 1930s-1940s
31
21
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 426-450, 1930s-1940s
31
22
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 451-500, 1930s-1940s
31
23
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 501-550, 1930s-1940s
31
24
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 551-600, 1930s-1940s
32
1
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 601-650, 1930s-1940s
32
2
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 651-700, 1930s-1940s
32
3
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 701-750, 1930s-1940s
32
4
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 751-800, 1930s-1940s
32
5
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 801-850, 1930s-1940s
32
6
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 851-900, 1930s-1940s
32
7
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 901-950, 1930s-1940s
32
8
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 951-1000, 1930s-1940s
32
9
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 1001-1050, 1930s-1940s
32
10
Inventory Cards, English Pottery 1051-1115, 1930s-1940s
32
11
Inventory Cards, English Pottery, 1930s-1940s
32
12-13
Inventory Cards, Fabrics and Rugs, 1930s-1940s
32
15
Inventory Cards, Foreign Furniture, 1930s-1940s
32
16
Inventory Cards, Foreign Pottery, 1930s-1940s
32
17
Inventory Cards, Glass, 1930s-1940s
32
18-23
Inventory Cards, Glass, 1930s-1940s
33
1-19
Inventory Cards, HIghboys and Lowboys, 1930s-1940s
33
20
Inventory Cards, Irish Pottery, 1930s-1940s
33
21
Inventory Cards, Lamps, 1930s-1940s
34
1
Inventory Cards, Lamps and Lanterns, 1930s-1940s
34
2
Inventory Cards, Lowestoff, 1930s-1940s
34
3-4
Inventory Cards, Lustre, 1930s-1940s
34
5-8
Inventory Cards, Miscellaneous, 1930s-1940s
34
9-17
Inventory Cards, Miscellaneous, 1930s-1940s
35
1-5
Inventory Cards, Mirror, 1930s-1940s
35
6-7
Inventory Cards, Modern Furniture, 1930s-1940s
35
8
Inventory Cards, Needlework, 1930s-1940s
35
9
Inventory Cards, O'Reilly Warehouse, 1930s-1940s
35
10-18
Inventory Cards, O'Reilly Warehouse, 1930s-1940s
36
1-14
Inventory Cards, Paintings, 1930s-1940s
36
15-18
Inventory Cards, Paintings, 1930s-1940s
37
1-15
Inventory Cards, Pewter, 1930s-1940s
37
16-19
Inventory Cards, Pewter, 1930s-1940s
38
1-12
Inventory Cards, Picture Frames, 1930s-1940s
38
13
Inventory Cards, Pottery, 1930s-1940s
38
14-15
Inventory Cards, Prints, 1930s-1940s
38
16-17
Inventory Cards, Settees and Couches, 1930s-1940s
38
18
Inventory Cards, Sheffield Pottery, 1930s-1940s
38
19
Inventory Cards, Sideboards, 1930s-1940s
38
20
Inventory Cards, Silver, 1930s-1940s
39
1-2
Inventory Cards, Silver and Pewter, 1930s-1940s
39
3
Inventory Cards, Staffordshire , 1930s-1940s
39
4-17
Inventory Cards, Steigle Glass , 1930s-1940s
39
18-19
Inventory Cards, Tables, 1930s-1940s
40
1-9
Inventory Cards, Textiles, 1930s-1940s
40
10
Inventory Cards, Tiles, 1930s-1940s
40
11
Inventory Cards, Tin, 1930s-1940s
40
12
Inventory Cards, Wood Carvings, 1930s-1940s
40
13
Inventory Cards, Washstands, 1930s-1940s
40
14
Inventory Cards, Wrought Iron, 1930s-1940s
40
15-18
Inventory Cards, Old Catalog Cards, 1930s-1940s
41
1-4
Inventory Cards, Old Catalog Cards, 1930s-1940s
42
1-4
Inventory Cards, Old Catalog Cards, 1930s-1940s
43
1

Series 6: Printed Material , 1867, 1926-1949
1 Linear foot
Box 43-44, 46

Printed material includes art catalogues which range from small personal collections to those of considerable size and extent. Also found are art magazines and bulletins from various art or historical organizations. One item of note is an unbound copy of The Address of the City of New York to George Washington, and his replies, New York 1867. This is one of only 75 printed copies of this publication and includes a reproduction of the handwritten letter as well as a portrait print of George Washington.
Description Container Select
Apollo Journal, 1933
43
2
Association of Fine Arts at Yale University, 1937
43
3
Boulton & Paul Ltd., 1929
43
4
Bulletin of Ft. Ticonderoga Museum, 1948-1949
43
5
Catalogues, Anderson Galleries, 1940s
43
6
Catalogues, Books, Manuscripts, Engravings, and Autographed Letters, 1928
43
7
Catalogues, Books on Ireland, 1928
43
8
Catalogues, Crossroads of Sport, 1948-1949
43
9
Catalogues, Currier & Ives, 1934
43
10
Catalogues, Cyril Andrade Collection, 1922
43
11
Catalogues, Early American Silver, Pewter, Glass, and China, 1940s
43
12
Catalogues, Fine Old English Silver, 1931
43
13-15
Catalogues, Fine Old English Silver, 1931
44
1-4
Catalogues, J. Horrace Harding, 1937
44
5
Catalogues, James A. Stillman, 1944
44
6
Catalogues, John Quidor, 1942
44
7
Catalogues, Sportsman's Miscellany, 1948-1949
44
8
Catalogues, Thomas Eakins, 1944
44
9
Catalogues, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1931
44
10
Chemical Foundation, 1949
44
11
Connoisseur Magazine, 1937
44
12
George Washington, 1947
Oversized materials housed in box 46.
44
13
Holme Lacy Herefordshire, 1926
44
14
Homewood House, 1932
44
15
Knoedler Art Galleries, 1948
44
16
Magazines, 1948, 1947
44
17-18
Miscellaneous, 1940s
44
19
Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union, 1948
44
20
New York Historical Society Quarterly, 1949
44
21
News Clippings, 1930s
44
22-23
Wightman Memorial Art Gallery, 1934
44
24
Yale, 1930-1935
Oversized materials housed in box 46.
44
25-31
Oversized
Address of the City of New York to George Washington, and his replies
, from Box 44, Folder 13, 1867
46
7
Oversized Yale, from Box 44, Folder 25-31, 1932-1935
46
8

Series 7: Writings , 1930s
3 Folders
Box 44

This series includes a few excerpts of Garvan's writings on decorative arts.
Description Container Select
Essay, "Pottery and Porcelain", 1930s
44
32
Manuscript, "The Present State of Old English Furniture", 1930s
44
33
Manuscript, Untitled, 1930s
44
34

Series 8: Photographic Materials , 1930s-1940s
1 Linear foot
Boxes 45-45, BV 47

The photographic materials includes contains photographs, negatives, and photograph albums of Garvan's collection. Not all negatives have existing prints. The series also includes a few family portraits of distant relatives to the Garvan Family.
Description Container Select
American Art Association , 1931
44
35-36
Garvan Family Portraits, 1946-1949
44
37
Photographs of Decorative Arts, 1930s-1940s
44
38-40
Photographs of Paintings, 1930s-1940s
44
41-43
Photo Negatives, undated
45
1-9
Photo Album of St. John's College, circa 1930s
45
10
Photograph Album, Wightman Memorial Art Gallery, circa 1930s
BV 47

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