George Barr McCutcheon papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

0.2 linear feet of material consisting of one binder of mostly handwritten lists, including lists of works of art in various media and information about the furnishing of the home of Jessie McCutcheon Nelson, George McCutcheon's sister.

Biographical Historical Note

George Barr McCutcheon, the brother of cartoonist John T. McCutcheon, was a successful novelist and writer. After 1910, when he moved from Chicago to New York, he began buying and selling/exchanging oil paintings, watercolors, etchings, and other artworks.