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A Finding Aid to the Joseph F. McCrindle papers, 1877-2013 | Digitized Collection

Joseph F. McCrindle papers, 1877-2013

McCrindle, Joseph F., 1923-2008

Art patron, Philanthropist, Collector, Publisher

This site provides access to the papers of Joseph F. McCrindle in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 7,038 images.

The Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation provided funding for the processing and digitization of the collection.

Collection Information

Size: 5.3 linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York art collector and philanthropist, Joseph F. McCrindle, measure 5.3 linear feet and date from 1877-2013. The collection documents McCrindle's art collecting, art donations, philanthropy, family affairs, and personal estate. Found are extensive art inventories, sales receipts, gift and loan documentation, and photographs of artwork. The papers also include Joseph McCrindle's estate records and wills, family papers, records from the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, correspondence with museums and galleries, and photographs of McCrindle and family members.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lifelong resident of New York City, Joseph Feder McCrindle (1923-2008) was a collector, art patron, publisher, and philanthropist.

Provenance

The Joseph F. McCrindle papers were donated in 2012-2013 by Joseph F. McCrindle via John Rowe, president and CEO of the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation.

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Funding

The Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation provided funding for the processing and digitization of the collection.