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Gordon Hendricks research files on American artists, 1950-1977

Gordon Hendricks research files on American artists, 1950-1977

Hendricks, Gordon

Art historian, Author

Collection Information

Size: 26.6 linear ft.

Summary: Unmicrofilmed: Research files for Hendricks's books, EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE, FATHER OF THE MOTION PICTURE, 1975; THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THOMAS EAKINS, 1972; WINSLOW HOMER, 1979; AND ALBERT BIERSTADT: PAINTER OF THE AMERICAN WEST, 1979, containing correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, clippings and printed material. Also included are vintage photographs by Bradley and Rulofson, I.W. Taber, Carleton E. Watkins and the Bierstadt Brothers, and an advertisement "Proposal for Publishing an Engraving of Mr. Bierstadt's picture of the Rocky Mountains."

Provenance

Material on reel 3002 lent for microfilming 1983 by the New Bedford Whaling Museum; unmicrofilmed material donated 1983 by Guido Castelli.

Location of Originals

  • Material on William Bradford, reel 3002: Originals returned to the Old Dartmouth Historical Society Whaling Museum, New Bedford, Mass.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm roll 3002 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Unmicrofilmed gift: use requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. office.

Material on William Bradford (loan): Patrons must use microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Gordon Hendricks research files on American artists, 1950-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.