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William Macbeth papers, 1870-1919

William Macbeth papers, 1870-1919

Macbeth, William, 1851-1917

Dealer

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (9 items on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: A family genealogy; four diaries in which Macbeth describes his family, life and work in Ireland, travelling to the U.S., working for Frederick Keppel and Co., his courtship to Jessie Walker, travels, starting the Macbeth Gallery, and other routine matters; two travel journals from European trips, an obituary from AMERICAN ART NEWS, and a clipping. The diaries and journals contain notes by Macbeth's granddaughter, Phoebe C. Macbeth.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art dealer, New York, N.Y. Operated Macbeth Gallery.

Provenance

Donated by Macbeth's grandchildren, Phoebe C. Macbeth and William Macbeth,II

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm roll 3091 available 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

William Macbeth papers, 1870-1919. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.