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Renwick family papers, 1856-1944

Renwick fam, Renwick family


Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: Letters from James Renwick to Edward Renwick and Henry B. Renwick; letters from Emily Dilworth Hicks Renwick to Henry B. Renwick; insurance and financial papers, travel and personal documents, and a passport photo of Henry Brevoort Renwick; clippings; correspondence, financial, and legal documents of Edward Renwick including 2 appraisals of "Brooklawn," his house in Short Hills, N.J.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Renwick was an architect; New York City. His brothers, Henry Brevoort and Edward Sabine, were an engineer and patent expert, respectively.


Papers given by Donald McClelland, of the Registrar's Office of the NCFA, in 1980.

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How to Cite This Collection

Renwick family papers, 1856-1944. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.