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Horatio W. Shaw papers, 1880-1975

Shaw, Horatio W., 1847-1918

Painter, Draftsmen (artists)


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (41 items on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Thirty letters written by Shaw while studying with Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to his wife Susan; some from Kid Stephens, R. Swain Gifford, C. Few Seiss, Thomas Anshutz, and [James E.?] Kelly; two articles about Shaw by his nephew Wilfred B. Shaw; exhibition catalogs, including one from a retrospective show of Shaw's works in 1940; correspondence of Perry T. Rathbone relating to Shaw, including some biographical information.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and draftsman; Michigan.


Donated, 1960 and 1974, Detroit Institute of Art and University of Michigan.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1197 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Mostly photocopies and typescripts.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Horatio W. Shaw papers, 1880-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.