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Young, Mahonri Sharp, 1911-1996

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1911-1996

Mahonri Sharp Young (1911-1996) was an American art historian, writer, and museum director.

Mahonri Sharp Young was born on July 23, 1911 to Mahonri Mackintosh Young and Cecilia Sharp in New York. He wrote several books on art history, and also worked as the director of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute in Utica, N.Y. and the Columbus Gallery of Fine Art in Ohio. On December 3, 1940, he married Rhoda Mitchell Salterthwaite. He died on June 16, 1996 in Long Island, New York, at the age of 84.

Citation

nytimes.com, via WWW, September 14, 2020 (born on July 23, 1911 to Mahonri Mackintosh Young and Cecilia Sharp; wrote book son art history; director of Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute and Columbus Gallery of Fine Art; died in Long Island, New York).

familysearch.org, via WWW, September 14, 2020 (married Rhonda Mitchell Salterthwaite on December 3, 1940; died on June 16, 1996 at age 84).

wikipedia.org, via WWW, September 14, 2020 (born in New York).

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Personal items, 1907-1955

 Series
Identifier: MSS 4 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains drafts, certificates, and other writings, dated 1907 to 1955.
Dates: 1907-1955

Reference file-people, date of production not identified

 Series
Identifier: MSS 4 Series 8
Scope and Contents Reference files on people collected by Mahonri Mackintosh Young containing images and articles on a wide variety of persons and subjects, including artists, authors, journalists, illustrators, cartoonists, sculptors, architects, and politicians, and on other topics. The folders in this series are identified by name rather than by folder number. Undated.
Dates: date of production not identified

Reference file-scrapbooks, date of production not identified

 Series
Identifier: MSS 4 Series 7
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks contain images and articles collected by Mahonri Mackintosh Young on a wide variety of persons and subjects, including artists, authors, journalists, illustrators, cartoonists, sculptors, architects, politicians, and miscellaneous. Undated.
Dates: date of production not identified

Reference file-subjects, date of production not identified

 Series
Identifier: MSS 4 Series 9
Scope and Contents Subject reference files collected by Mahonri Mackintosh Young, undated.
Dates: date of production not identified

Research Files (oversized), date of production not identified

 Series
Identifier: MSS 4 Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains Mahonri Mackintosh Young's research files on various artists and subjects, as well as audubon plates and their reprints, undated.
Dates: date of production not identified

Sketchbooks: photocopies, date of production not identified

 Series
Identifier: MSS 4 Series 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Correspondence, sketchbooks, research files, autobiographical files, scrapbooks, and news clippings. Also includes diaries, address and memorandum books, and financial records. Most letters were exchanged with family members and close friends. Primary correspondents included his son, Mahonri Sharp Young; his first wife, Cecilia Sharp Young; and Mary Lightfoot Tarleton, whom he met in Paris after Cecilia died in 1917. Research files include extensive information on other artists.
Dates: date of production not identified

Young family papers, 1872-1956

 Series
Identifier: MSS 4 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence of the Young family, mainly between Mahonri Mackintosh Young and others. Also contains legal documents, a scrapbook, drafts, and other writings. Dated 1872 to 1956.
Dates: 1872-1956

Mahonri M. Young papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4
Scope and Contents Correspondence, sketchbooks, research files, autobiographical files, scrapbooks, and news clippings. Also includes diaries, address and memorandum books, and financial records. Most letters were exchanged with family members and close friends. Primary correspondents included his son, Mahonri Sharp Young; his first wife, Cecilia Sharp Young; and Mary Lightfoot Tarleton, whom he met in Paris after Cecilia died in 1917. Research files include extensive information on other artists.
Dates: 1870-1957