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

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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.
Series is scanned in entirety with the exception of duplicates and negatives for which copy prints exist.
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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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