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Philip Leslie Hale papers, 1818-1962, bulk, 1877-1939

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Series 2: Correspondence, 1818-1944
2 linear feet
Boxes 1-3

Family correspondence includes letters written to Philip Leslie Hale, as well as letters between other members of the Hale family. General correspondence includes Hale's personal and professional correspondence. A number of illustrated letters by Philip L. Hale and other artists are included. In addition, many letters were used as sketch paper and contain drawings by Philip Leslie Hale.
Additional correspondence is scattered throughout the collection. Series 5: Memorial Book includes the research correspondence of Albert J. Kennedy, who contacted many of Hale's friends, relatives, former students, models, and colleagues for the purpose of collecting their reminiscences. Series 6: Printed Material includes a small number of letters concerning
Arcadia: A Journal Devoted to Music, Art and Literature
, which were filed with the "Art in Paris" columns that appeared in that journal. A few letters mentioning photographs given to Hale remain filed with Series 7: Photographic Material.
The series is organized into 2 subseries:
2.1: Family Correspondence, 1818-1944
2.2: General Correspondence, 1885-1935
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
2.1:Family Correspondence, 1818-1944
Family correspondence, 1818-1944, arranged alphabetically, includes Philip Leslie Hale's correspondence with various relatives, as well as other Hale family correspondence. Relatives represented are his grandfather, parents, siblings (including artist sister Ellen D. Hale), wife Lilian Westcott Hale, artist aunt Susan Hale, and several nieces and nephews writing to their grandfather Edward Everett Hale. Several correspondence files include printed items relating to the individual. Filed with the correspondence of brother Robert B. Hale are Philip's records concerning the preparation and distribution of a memorial volume.
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Hale, Arthur (brother), 1875-1930
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Hale, Edward Everett (father), Correspondence with Philip L. Hale, 1876-1909
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Hale, Edward Everett (father), Correspondence with Various Individuals, circa 1852-1915
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Hale, Edward Everett (father), Correspondence with Various Individuals, circa 1852-1915
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Hale, Edward Everett, Jr. (brother), circa 1885-1930
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Hale, Edward Everett, Jr. (brother), circa 1885-1930
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Hale, Ellen D. (sister), 1859-1931
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Hale, Emily Perkins (mother), 1885-1914
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Hale, Herbert D. (brother), 1884-1908
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Hale, Lilian Westcott (wife), 1915-1944
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Hale, Lucretia (aunt), circa 1880-1900
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Hale, Margie (niece), 1903
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Hale, Nancy (daughter), circa 1915-1930
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Hale, Nathan (grandfather), 1818
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Hale, Nathan D., Jr. (nephew), 1903
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Hale, Robert B. (brother), General Correspondence, 1885-1896
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Hale, Robert B. (brother), Memorial Book Correspondence, 1896-1897
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Hale, Susan (aunt), circa 1881-1910
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Hale, Susan (aunt), circa 1881-1910
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Hale, Susan (aunt), circa 1881-1910
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Hale, Sybil (niece), 1903
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Perkins, Lucy (cousin), 1880-1899
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Westcott, Harriet Clarke (mother-in-law), 1902-1927
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2.2:General Correspondence, 1885-1935
General correspondence, 1885-1935, arranged alphabetically, is both personal and professional. Some of the artist friends and colleagues with whom Hale corresponded are Roswell Bacon, Frank W. Benson, James Britton, Theodore E. Butler, Ercole Cartotto, Stephen Codman, Kenyon Cox, William Howard ("Peggy") Hart, Haydon Jones, Dodge MacKnight, William MacGregor Paxton, Henry and Angee Prellwitz, Edward Redfield, and Edmund C. Tarbell. Other correspondents include Anita and Chappie Ashley, critics Philip Hale (no relation) and James Gibbons Huneker, Katharine Kinsella (with whom he was romantically involved during his time in Paris), Ethel Reed (an artist to whom he was engaged briefly), Catherine and Dora Richardson, and Maverette G. Smith.
Among the professional correspondents are current, former, and prospective students; arts institutions, including schools where he taught, and museums where Hale exhibited; and models and publishers. Subjects include sales and commissions, prizes, exhibitions, packing and shipping of paintings, service on art juries, requests for lectures, and renewal of teaching appointments. The subseries includes fan mail regarding both his art and writing. A small number of personal letters, such as congratulations on his engagement, letters of condolence, and thank you notes, also appears in this subseries.
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A Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Marion Allen
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Allen, Thomas, 1910-1913
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Art Institute of Chicago, 1909-1924
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Ashley, Anita and Chappie, circa 1895-1899
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Ashley, Anita and Chappie, circa 1895-1899
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Atkinson, Carla, circa 1890-1918
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B Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Robert Baker, Frederic Bartlett, Cecelia Beaux, Charles Bigelow, Dwight Blaney, Edwin Blashfield, Ruby Boardmann, Frederick Bosley, Hugh Breckenridge, Earl Brewster, James Britton, Charles Browne, and Walter Bryant
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Bacon, Roswell, 1897-1902
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Benson, Frank W., 1902-1914
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Bowditch, Katherine, 1896-1898
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Bowles, J. M., 1895-1899
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11
Britton, James, 1911-1934
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Butler, Theodore E., 1887-1932
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Butler, Theodore E. (copy negatives and prints of selected letters), circa 1887-1932
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Buxton, F. W, 1911-1926
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C Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Henry Caro-Delvaille, Giovanni Castano, Walter Cheever, Colin Cooper, Howard Cushing, and George Curtis
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Cartotto, Ercole, 1917-1928
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Codman, Stephen, 1902
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Colman, F.W., 1908-1916
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Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1916-1920
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Cox, Kenyon, 1913-1914
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Cross, Anson K., 1916-1925
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D Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Arthur Davies, Thomas Dewing, and Sidney Dickinson
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De Carlton, Grace, 1915
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Dumler, Martin G., 1924-1928
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Duncan, Laura, 1892-1898
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E-F Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Elisabeth Fairchild, Richard Farley, Ernest Fosbery, Gertrude Fiske, and Daniel French
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G Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from George Gage and Marquita Gill
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Greenwood, Gertrude B., 1919-1920
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H Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Marsden Hartley and Arthur Hoeber
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Hale, Philip (music critic; not a relative), 1907-1932
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Hale, Philip Leslie (outgoing letters), circa 1880-1930
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Hale, Philip Leslie (outgoing letters), circa 1880-1930
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Hart, William Howard ("Peggy"), 1893-1910
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Higginson, Ida A., 1890-1899
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Huneker, James Gibbons, 1907, undated
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I Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
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International Fine Arts Expositions, 1910-1911
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J Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
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Jones, Haydon, 1908-1925
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K Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
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Kennedy, Albert J., circa 1916-1930
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Kennedy, Albert J., circa 1916-1930
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Kinsella, Katharine, circa 1889-1895
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Kinsella, Katharine, circa 1889
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Kinsella, Katharine, 1890 January-July
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Kinsella, Katharine, 1890 August-December
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Kinsella, Katharine, circa 1890
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Kinsella, Katharine, 1892
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Kinsella, Katharine, 1893-1895
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L Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Anna Ladd, John Lavalle, Manning Lee, and Philip Little
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M Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Mary Macomber, Josephine Mason, Walter McEwen, James McManus, William Meyerowitz, and Alfred Mitchell
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Manship, Paul, 1914-1915
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MacKnight, Dodge, 1893-1927
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Merriman, Daniel and Helen, 1898-1899
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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913-1925
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Milwaukee Art Institute, 1924-1925
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Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1924
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Museum of FIne Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1899-1928
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N Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from George Noyes and R.C. Nuse
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Nanna, circa 1890-1920
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National Academy of Design, New York, 1918
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National Arts Club, 1917
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O-P Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Jean Oliver and H. Winthrop Peirce
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Panama Pacific International Exposition, 1913-1919
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Paxton, William MacGregor, 1909-1930
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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1902-1927
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Perry, T. S., 1906-1914
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Prellwitz, Henry and Edith, 1890-1932
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Q-R Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Robert Reid, Susan Robbins, and William Rothenstein
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Redfield, Edward W., 1908-1915
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Reed, Ethel, 1896
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Richardson, Catherine and Dora, 1917-1922
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S Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Everett Shinn, Alice Stackpole, Louisa Stevens, and W. Lester Stevens
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Sherwin, Eleanor, circa 1890-1920
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Simpson, Alex Jr., 1916-1918
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Smith, Maverette G. (with references to Hassam), circa 1898-1899
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Smith, Maverette G. (with references to Hassam), circa 1898-1899
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Sullivan, Grace, 1897-1899
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T Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Gardner Teall and Helen Turner
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Tarbell, Edmund C., circa 1900-1930
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U-V Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Charles Vezin and Douglas Volk
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W Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Mary Walker, Elizabeth Watson, Theodore Wendel, and Sarah Whitman
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Williams, Mary E., 1896-1897
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Worcester Museum, 1912-1920
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X-Z Miscellaneous, circa 1890-1930
Includes letters from Hiroshi Yoshida
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Zeffie, circa 1909-1917
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Unknown and Illegible, circa 1885-1935
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Unknown and Illegible, 1885-1935
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