Charles S. Stobie papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1866–1902
Survey Repository: 

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

0.3 linear feet (1 box) of material consisting of artist Charles S. Stobie’s journal, sketches and notes, and an essay, photograph, and letter.  The journal, kept at the Ignacio Ute Agency during October, 1900, and May-August, 1902, contains sketches of Ute and Navajo Indians and their dwellings, weapons, saddles, pottery, and clothes; sketches of scenery with notes on color and lighting; and notes. Other materials include several single drawings (1899) and an 1890 letter from Captain Philip Reade of the 3rd Infantry regarding Stobie’s descriptions of his Ute Indian paintings.

Biographical Historical Note

Charles Stewart Stobie was a Western artist and Indian scout.