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Salmagundi Club records, 1878-1947

Salmagundi Club


Collection Information

Size: 213 Items, (on 3 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Photographs, club history, and artists' biographical notes.
REEL 3483: A photograph of a Salmagundi Club dinner held on February 24, 1910, sponsored by Samuel T. Shaw in honor of Gifford Beal. The photograph is inscribed in ink "to Miles Evergood from Samuel T. Shaw."
REEL 154: 12 group photographs of the members of the Salmagundi Club, 1908, 1926, and 1932-1940.
REEL NYSC 1-NYSC 2: A history of the club from its inception to 1917; exhibition catalogs, 1883 and 1886; scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, bulletins and dinner invitations; and biographical notes and sketches of various artist members (listed alphabetically).
Artists include Edwin Austin Abbey, Herbert Adams, Victor C. Anderson, Robert P. Lawrence, James M. Barnsley, Charles Basing, Edwin H. Blashfield, Tabert Sears, George Bogert, Alexander Grinager, Max Bohm, R. Sloan Bredin, Alexander W. Drake, John F. Carlson, John W. Fenton, Maurice Fromkes, Gordon Grant, Charles D. Gibson, Charles P. Gruppe, Edwin Gunn, Bernhard Gutmann, Jonathan Hartley, Charles W. Hawthorne, William H. Howe, George Inness, J. G. Brown, Frank T. Johnson, J. Redding Kelly, George H. McCord, Richard Miller, John F. Murphy, John Noble, William M. Post, Edward H. Potthast, William S. Robinson, Alexander J. Rummler, Andrew T. Schwartz, Walter Shirlaw, Robert Spencer, Charles Vezin, and Frederick J. Waugh.

Biographical/Historical Note

Artists club; New York, N.Y. Established 1871, incorporated 1880.


Microfilm reels NYSC 1-NYSC 2 lent for microfilming 166 by Salmagundi Club. Material on reel 154, provenance unknown. Photograph on reel 3483 donated 1985 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gray.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 3483: Original in the possession of the donors.
  • Reel NYSC 1-NYSC 2: Originals in the Salmagundi Club, New York, N.Y.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels NYSC 1-NYSC 2, 154, and 3483 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Reel 3483: Item is copyprint.

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

Salmagundi Club records, 1878-1947. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.