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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Nelson and Henry C. White research material, circa 1851-1961 | Digitized Collection

Nelson and Henry C. White research material, circa 1851-1961

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Series 1: Nelson C. White Correspondence and Miscellaneous Material, 1921-1953
1.25 linear feet
Box 1

White's correspondence relates primarily to his research for
The Life and Art of J Frank Currier
and includes 12 letters from Currier's daughter, Elizabeth C. Currier, in which she shares information about her father, and answers two questionnaires compiled by White. Other letters are primarily requests to, and responses from, galleries and individuals for reproductions of Currier's artwork, and correspondence with others interested in Currier.
There is one folder of 7 letters from Wilmer Dewing's daughter, Elizabeth Dewing Kaup, who corresponded with Nelson and Henry White about day-to-day affairs of the family and White's Dewing manuscript. The folder includes one letter from Dewing's granddaughter, also named Elizabeth. General correspondence, D-F, includes copies of 2 letters from artist and wife of Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Maria Oakey Dewing.
Printed material about White consists primarily of reviews of his autobiography of Abbott Handerson Thayer. The sketch by White is an ink sketch design for a holiday card. Photos consist of a photo of a plaque for Cy Young and a photo of a bridge over a river.
Series is scanned in entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Babcock Galleries, Inc., 1942-1943
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Currier, Elizabeth C., 1935-1936
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Forsyth, Constance, 1935-1936
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Kaup, Elizabeth Dewing, 1928-1951
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Weimer, A. G., 1935-1936
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General, A-B, 1934-1937
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General, C, 1927-1951
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General, D-F, 1926-1943
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General, H-J, 1935-1951
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General, M-Y, 1921-1950
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First Names Only (Anne)/Unidentified, 1929, 1950
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Printed Material About White, 1951-1953
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Sketch by White, circa 1940s
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Photographs, circa 1940s
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