John Quinn papers

Title
John Quinn papers, 1901-1926.
Author
Quinn, John, 1870-1924.
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R. A1Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-355 R. A1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
R. A2Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-355 R. A2Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
R. A3Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-355 R. A3Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
R. 1Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-355 R. 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
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Description
  • 46 linear feet (72 boxes, 41 letterbooks, 3 v.).
  • 50 microfilm reels.
Alternative Title
John Quinn memorial collection.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photoprints.
  • Sketches.
  • Catalogs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Conroy, Mary Anderson
Biography (note)
  • John Quinn (1870-1924) was a corporation lawyer in New York City who amassed an important private collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture as well as books and manuscripts of contemporary authors. In addition to promoting modern and avant-garde art in all forms, he particularly encouraged the work of members of the Irish Literary Revival, the artists of the Paris School, and English and American writers of his time. In 1923 he sold his manuscript and library holdings to subsidize his art collection.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2513
Author
Quinn, John, 1870-1924.
Title
John Quinn papers, 1901-1926.
Additional Formats
General correspondence available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-355.
Summary
Collection consists mainly of correspondence, with writings, printed matter and photographs that document Quinn's artistic and political interests. Correspondence, 1901-1924, is with artists, art dealers, critics, poets, playwrights, booksellers, publishers, and members of his family. Files of letters and letterbooks contain correspondence relating to his interest in the artistic and literary scene in America and abroad, events in Ireland especially during the Home Rule movement, his purchase of paintings, sculpture, first editions and manuscripts of contemporary literature, and the sale of his library and manuscript collection. Also includes typescripts of literary works, typescript of the catalog of Quinn's art collection, ledgers, sales and exhibition catalogs, periodicals, and photographs of Quinn with individual artists and group portraits.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated. Microfilm of most of the correspondence is available for research use; originals may not be used without permission of the Curator.
Biography
John Quinn (1870-1924) was a corporation lawyer in New York City who amassed an important private collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture as well as books and manuscripts of contemporary authors. In addition to promoting modern and avant-garde art in all forms, he particularly encouraged the work of members of the Irish Literary Revival, the artists of the Paris School, and English and American writers of his time. In 1923 he sold his manuscript and library holdings to subsidize his art collection.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Art patrons.
Added Author
Brancusi, Constantin, 1876-1957.
Casement, Robert, Sir, 1864-1916.
Coady, Robert J.
Cohalan, Daniel F.
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924.
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968.
Duchamp-Villon, Raymond, 1876-1918.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Epstein, Jacob.
Farr, Florence, 1860-1917.
Foster, Annie.
Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970.
Foster, Roger, 1857-1924.
Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri, 1891-1915.
Gregg, Frederick James.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Harris, Frank, 1856-1931.
Huneker, James, 1857-1921.
Hyde, Douglas, 1868-1949.
John, Augustus, 1878-1961.
John, Gwen, 1876-1939.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941.
Kennerly, Mitchell, 1878-1950.
Keogh, Martin.
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949.
Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957.
MacBride, Maud Gonne.
Monahan, Michael, 1865-1933.
O'Donnell, Frank J. Hugh.
O'Donovan, Gerald.
O'Grady, Standish, 1846-1928.
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958.
Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930.
Pissarro, Lucien, 1863-1944.
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.
Roché, Henri Pierre, 1879-1959.
Rolleston, T. W. (Thomas William), 1857-1920.
Roualt, Georges, 1871-1958.
Russell, George William, 1867-1935.
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907.
Stephens, James, 1882-1950.
Symonds, Arthur, 1865-1945.
Walsh, Townsend.
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946.
Yeats, Elizabeth Corbet, 1868-1940.
Yeats, Lily, 1866-1949.
Yeats, Jack B. (Jack Butler), 1871-1957.
Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
American Art Association.
Anderson Galleries, Inc.
Carroll Galleries.
Durand-Ruel Gallery.
Goupil Gallery.
M. Knoedler & Co.
Added Title
John Quinn memorial collection.
LCCN
ms 76001538
Research Call Number
MssCol 2513
*ZL-355
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