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Francis Patrick Garvan papers, 1867, 1912-1953

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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

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