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Series 4 | A Finding Aid to the Gifford Beal sketches, sketchbooks and papers, 1889-2001, bulk 1900-1954 | Digitized Collection

Gifford Beal sketches, sketchbooks and papers, 1889-2001, bulk 1900-1954

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Series 4: Subject Files, circa 1889-1953
0.4 linear feet
Boxes 1-2, OV 10-12

This series contains clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and postcards with images of frequent subjects of Beal's artwork. Contents of files are predominantly printed materials; files containing photographs are noted in the folder listing. The Circus file also contains a large circus poster and numerous programs. The Costume and Horses files contain illustrated reference books. A project file for Beal's Princeton murals also contains photographs, magazine and journal articles, and clippings about the life of engineer Joseph Henry.
Files are arranged alphabetically by subject headings assigned during processing.
The bulk of this series has been scanned with the exception of some printed material concerning artists other than Beal.
DescriptionContainer
Architecture, circa 1927-1941
Contains photographs
1
36
Ballet, circa 1911-1940
Oversized Material housed in OV 11
1
37
Circus, circa 1908-1941
Contains photographs; oversized material housed in OV 11 and OV 12
1
38
Circus, 1911, 1929-1937
1
39
Costume, 1927, undated
Oversized material housed in OV 11
1
40
Costume, circa 1920s
1
41
Crowds, circa 1913, 1927
1
42
Dogs, undated
1
43
Elephants, circa 1911-1931
Oversized material housed in OV 11
1
44
Horses, 1924
Oversized material housed in OV 11
1
45
Horses, circa 1912-1953
1
46
Marine Subjects, circa 1925-1939
Contains photographs; oversized material housed in OV 10 and 11
1
47
Princeton Murals, circa 1931-1941
Contains photographs
1
48
Royalty, 1911, 1912, 1953
Oversized material housed in OV 11
2
1
Tropics, circa 1920-1959
2
2
Miscellany, circa 1889-1939
Oversized material housed in OVs 11 and 12)
2
3
Oversized Materials from Subject Files scanned with Box 1, folder 47
OV 10
Oversized Materials from Subject Files scanned with Box 1, folders 37-38, 40, 44, 46-47, Box 2, folder 1 and 3
OV 11
Oversized Materials from Subject Files scanned with Box 1, Folder 38 and Box 2, Folder 3
OV 12

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.