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James Carroll Beckwith papers, 1871-circa 1991, bulk 1875-1917

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Series 3: Diaries , 1871-1917
1.3 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2

This series consists of 38 of James Carroll Beckwith's diaries and one diary that belonged to his wife Bertha Beckwith. The artist's diaries contain sporadic entries describing studies and travel in Paris and Europe, teaching at the Art Students League, financial transactions, and other events. Clippings, calling cards, photographs are inserted in some volumes. Bertha Beckwith's 1911-1912 diary contains references to her Paris tour, entertainment, and acquaintances.
James Carroll Beckwith's diaries are arranged in the chronological order. Bertha Beckwith's diary is at the end of the series.
The bulk of this series has been digitized, except for blank pages.
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Diary, 1871-1874
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18
Diaries, 1873-1878
The main diary covers 1874-1878 and includes 2 pocked diaries in envelopes pasted onto the last page. The 2 pocket diaries cover 1873-1875 and 1876. Also included is a typed transcript of some entries from 1874-1875.
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19
Diaries, 1878-1879
1
20
Diary, 1880
1
21
Diaries, 1881-1882
1
22
Diaries, 1883-1884
1
23
Diaries, 1885-1886
1
24
Diaries, 1887-1888
1
25
Diaries, 1889-1890
1
26
Diaries, 1891-1892
1
27
Diaries, 1893-1894
1
28
Diaries, 1896-1897
1
29
Diaries, 1898-1899
1
30
Diaries, 1900-1901
2
1
Diaries, 1903, 1905
2
2
Diaries, 1906-1907
2
3
Diaries, 1908-1909
2
4
Diaries, 1910-1911
2
5
Diaries, 1912-1913
2
6
Diaries, 1915-1916
2
7
Diary, 1917
2
8
Bertha Beckwith Diary, 1911-1912
2
9

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