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Artists -- United States -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Wesley M. Burnside research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1438
Scope and Contents

Research material on the artist Maynard Dixon by Wesley M. Burnside. Materials include correspondence, periodical clippings, original and edited papers, and two signed documents by Dixon.

Dates: 1935-1974

Dorothy Weir Young artwork, undated

Identifier: MSS 1291 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Artwork, original and reproduced. Original work includes sketches in pen and ink and pencil, work in water color, and designs for family Christmas cards.

Dates: undated

Dorothy Weir Young correspondence, 1914-1945

Identifier: MSS 1291 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Dorothy Weir Young correspondence written circa September 9, 1926 to September 3, 1945. The letters concern the artistic work of her father, Julian Alden Weir and the work on her book. Also includes two drafts of letters written in French by Dorothy Weir Young.

Dates: 1914-1945

Dorothy Weir Young drafts of The Life and Letters of J. Alden Weir, undated

Identifier: MSS 1291 Series 4
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Collection consists primarily of handwritten and typewritten drafts of her book, The Life and Letters of J. Alden Weir. These drafts are liberally marked with corrections such as additions and instructions for omissions. Some are in her handwriting; some may be in the hand of Lawrence Chisolm. Filed with the drafts are several lists of sources consulted for reference in compiling the manuscripts. Correspondence concerning the book and some original artwork by Dorothy Weir Young complete the...
Dates: undated

Dorothy Weir Young papers, 1945-1960

Identifier: MSS 1291 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Dorothy Weir Young papers, written circa December 18, 1945 to 1960, includes a self-compiled book of poetry, newspaper article about Dorothy, a Red Cross Certificate signed by President Harry Truman, a memorandum book containing information on West Point, a notebook labeled "Cash Book" containing research notes.

Dates: 1945-1960

Homer E. Britzman guest register

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294161]
Identifier: Vault MSS 682

William Robinson Leigh autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 171
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten aubiography. Leigh writes about his life and career as a prominent artist of the American West.

Dates: approximately 1950

Frederic Remington letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292074]
Identifier: Vault MSS 536
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters dated February 10 and June 14. The year of their composition is uncertain. These manuscripts relate to Remington's attempt to get some of his works published.

Dates: February-June 1900

Charles M. Russell papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230219914]
Identifier: MSS 1651
Scope and Contents

Sale catalogs and circulars, exhibition announcements, prints of Russell's art works, news and magazine articles and clippings, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Russell's career as an artist. They document how some of his art work was marketed and published.

Dates: 1904-1971

Nancy Cooper Russell papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309517]
Identifier: MSS SC 1167
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter, newspaper clippings, and a catalog. The letters, dated from March 21, 1928 to April 23, 1930, are addressed to T.C. Abbott of Gilt Edge, Montana and discuss the book Mrs. Russell is compiling of her husband's letters. The book was first published in 1930 and was entitled "Good Medicine: the Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell." The newspaper items cover Charles Russell's death. The Dawson's Book Shop catalog contains a listing of the Charles M....
Dates: 1926-1970