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Research material on lithographs produced by the Kellogg lithographic firm, 1974

Adams, Doug

Collector, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 5 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Papers compiled by Adams relating to lithographs produced by the Kellogg family lithographers of Hartford, Conn., including a bibliography prepared by Adams of sources for the study of the lithographs; a 2 p. transcript of an interview with William Bulkeley, President of the Kellogg & Bulkeley Co., about the thematic content of the lithographs; and transcripts made by Adams of three letters, 1831-1833, one from E. C. Kellogg to Daniel W. Kellogg, and two from Daniel W. Kellogg to John Richardson [a buyer].

Biographical/Historical Note

Kellogg & Bulkeley Co. was established by Daniel Wright Kellogg in 1830 and known as D. W. Kellogg and Company until 1842, at which time the company was taken over by younger brothers Edmund B. and Elijah Chapman and renamed E.B. & E.C. Kellogg. In 1867, after various permutations, the present company Kellogg & Bulkeley was formed. William Bulkeley, president of the company in 1974 and associated with the firm since 1919, is the grandson of William H. Bulkeley, who acquired the firm in 1867. The Kellogg lithographic firm was second only to Currier & Ives in quantity and character of work.


Donated 1974 by Adams.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2786 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Research material on lithographs produced by the Kellogg lithographic firm, 1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.