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Frederic Fairchild and Julia Munson Sherman papers, 1874-1970

Frederic Fairchild and Julia Munson Sherman papers, 1874-1970

Sherman, Frederic Fairchild, 1874-1940

Art historian, Collector, Publisher, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 5.0 linear ft.

Summary: Personal and business correspondence; biographical material; photographs of Elliot Orr and others, a daguerreotype of a drawing of Judge David Sherman Boardman of the Superior Court of Connecticut, 1853 by Waldo and Jewett; art work by Albert Lorey Groll, Elliot Orr, Thomas Maitland Cleland, Theodore Bolton, and others; notes; clippings and printed material; business records; correspondence regarding the Sherman's art collection; files containing writings, photographs, letters, and printed material regarding Ralph Earl, James Peale, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and other subjects of F.F. Sherman's writings and publications; manuscripts of articles written by Jean Lipman, Walter Gutman, Eliot Clark, and others; and ca. 100 books, pamphlets, catalogs and articles written, edited or published by the Shermans.

Included in the printed material are v.1-3, v.4 (nos.1 and 3) and v. 5 (no.1) of Sherman's "The Literary Miscellany," 1908-1912; "Art in America: An Illustrated Quarterly," v.1 (no.1), Jan. 1913; "Fine Art Publications" catalog, 1919-1922, 1925-1926, and 1932.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art collectors, art critics, art historians, and private publishers; New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Donated 1956-1972 by Julia Munson Sherman and the Munson Estate.

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