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Gordon Hendricks research files on American artists, 1950-1977

Hendricks, Gordon

Author, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 26.6 Linear feet

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."
Reel 3002: Research files for Hendricks's unpublished book on William Bradford, a New Bedford, Mass. marine painter. Included are correspondence, notes, slides, photographs, clippings, printed material, and a list of Bradford's paintings.


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

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

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

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm 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.