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Series 4 | 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 4: Henry C. White Papers, circa 1860-1954
1.1 linear feet
Boxes 4-5

Series is arranged as 3 subseries.
4.1: Correspondence and Miscellaneous Material, circa 1920s-1954
4.2: Writings and Notes, circa 1920s-1930
4.3: Research Files on Dwight William Tryon, circa 1860-circa 1926
4.1:Correspondence and Miscellaneous Material, circa 1920s-1954
Henry C. White's correspondence includes 2 letters from Houghton Mifflin, 1 letter to Elizabeth C. Currier, a letter to Royal Cortissoz regarding Cortissoz's review of
The Life and Art of Dwight William Tryon
, and 3 letters from Congress on the Vestal Bill. Printed material about White includes reviews of his book and an exhibition catalog for the
Henry C. White Memorial Exhibition
at the Lyman Allyn Museum in 1954.
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Addresses, circa 1920s
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Correspondence, 1930-1936
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Printed Material about White, 1930-1931, 1954
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4.2:Writings and Notes, circa 1920s-1930
White's writings and notes consist of drafts of
The Life and Art of Dwight William Tryon
, including versions annotated by Mrs. Bender, Alfred Vance Churchill and Mr. Rossiter, as well as a galley proof, notes concerning publication of the book, and a printer's copy of the manuscript. Also found is a typescript of an article on Tryon written for the Smith College Bulletin.
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Article for Smith College Bulletin, circa 1920s
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The Life and Art of Dwight William Tryon
Cover for Publication, circa 1930
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Draft, First, circa 1920s
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Draft, First, circa 1920s
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Draft, First, circa 1920s
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Draft, Typed with Revisions, circa 1920s
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Draft, Typed with Revisions, circa 1920s
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Draft, Typed with Revisions, circa 1920s
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Draft, Bender's Revisions, Chapters 1-5, 1929
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Draft, Bender's Revisions, Chapters 6-7, 1929
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Draft, Bender's Revisions, Chapters 8-10, 1929
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Draft, Bender's Revisions, Chapters 11-15, 1929
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Draft, Bender's Revisions, Chapters 16-18, 1929
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Draft, Churchill's Revision, 1928
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Draft, Churchill's Revision, 1928
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Draft, Churchill's Final Revision, Chapters 1-6, 1929
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Draft, Churchill's Final Revision, Chapters 7-12, 1929
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Draft, Churchill's Final Revision, Chapters 13-16, 1929
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Draft, Churchill's Final Revision, Chapters 17-end, 1929
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Draft, Final Revisions, Chapters 1-4, 1929
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Draft, Final Revisions, Chapters 5-7, 1929
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Draft, Final Revisions, Chapters 8-9, 1929
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Draft, Rossiter's Annotations, circa 1927
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Draft, Rossiter's Annotations, circa 1927
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Draft, Rossiter's Annotations, circa 1927
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Galley Proof, circa 1930
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Galley Proof, circa 1930
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Notes Concerning Publication, circa 1930s
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Printer's Copy of Manuscript, Chapters 1-4, 1930
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Printer's Copy of Manuscript, Chapters 5-8, 1930
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Printer's Copy of Manuscript, Chapters 9-11, 1930
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Printer's Copy of Manuscript, Chapters 12-end, 1930
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Table of Contents, Synopsis, and Notes, circa 1920s
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Unused Material, circa 1930
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4.3:Research Files on Dwight William Tryon, circa 1860-circa 1926
Research files on Dwight William Tryon include the following copies of letters referenced in White's biography of Tryon: a letter from Beulah Strong; a letter from Charles Lang Freer to Dwight W. Tryon; a letter from Tryon to George Alfred Williams; and a letter from James McNeil Whistler to Henri Fantin-Latour.
Also found are a typescript of Tryon's "Notes and Recollections," recounting his childhood and his development as an artist up to around 1876; 4 typescripts of writings about Tryon including "The Pastels of Dwight William Tryon: An Appreciation," by George Alfred Williams; and printed material consisting of a photographic reproduction of an 1895 article on Tryon by Royal Cortissoz published in
Harper's Magazine
.
Photographs in the research files include 4 of Tryon as well as a photo of his boyhood home and studio in South Dartmouth, a photo of a boat "The Skat," and a copy print of an engraved portrait of Tryon. There is also a series of photos of the Tryon Art Gallery at Smith College, and additional photos of Tryon's artwork.
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Letter, From Freer, Charles Lang to Tryon, 1907
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Letter from Tryon to Beulah Strong, 1916
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Letters from Tryon to Nelson White and George Alfred Williams, 1906-1925
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Letter from Whistler, James MacNeil to Henri Fantin-Latour, circa 1860
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"Notes and Recollections" from Tryon, 1924-1925
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Writings by Others on Tryon, circa 1924-circa 1925
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Printed Material About Tryon, 1895
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Tryon Art Gallery Specifications, 1925
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Photographs of Tryon, circa 1890-circa 1923
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Photographs of Home, Studio, circa 1900
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Photographs of Tryon Art Gallery at Smith College, circa 1926
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Photographs of Tryon Art Gallery at Smith College, circa 1926
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Photographs of Artwork, circa 1920s
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Photographs of Artwork, circa 1920s
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