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Thomas Allibone and Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier papers,

Title
Thomas Allibone and Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier papers, 1856-1908.
Author
Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913.
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Description
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v., 1 oversize folder).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Paintings.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Janvier, Catherine; Maxine Goldmark; Carnegie Bookshop
Biography (note)
  • Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849-1913) was an American journalist and author; Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier (1841-1922) was a painter and author.
Language (note)
  • in French and Spanish.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1547
Author
Janvier, Thomas A. (Thomas Allibone), 1849-1913.
Title
Thomas Allibone and Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier papers, 1856-1908.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection contains correspondence, papers concerning the Provencal movement and Mexico, miscellaneous papers, and Spanish and Mexican manuscripts. General and subject correspondence, 1877-1908, includes letters to and from the Janviers regarding publishing arrangements and social matters, Provence and Mexico. Papers relating to the Provencal movement, 1894-1908, include correspondence with Provencal authors and poets, notes and printed matter. Mexican materials, 1886-1895, consist of correspondence, notes, printed matter, and two votive paintings on tin. Miscellaneous papers contain notes taken by Thomas Janvier for his histories of New York City and printed matter. Spanish and Mexican manuscripts date from the 17th and 18th centuries and include tax lists and estate papers.
Biography
Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849-1913) was an American journalist and author; Catherine Ann Drinker Janvier (1841-1922) was a painter and author. They traveled extensively in Mexico, England and France and wrote guidebooks, fictional works and translations. While living in Provence, Thomas Janvier wrote several studies of the region and its people and Catherine Janvier translated works by Provencal authors. During their travels they collected manuscripts, pamphlets and other printed works related to Provence and Mexico (they donated many of these works to the New York Public Library).
Language
Some materials in French and Spanish.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Artists.
Authors.
Added Author
García Icazbalceta, Joaquín, 1825-1894.
Gras, Félix, 1845-1901.
Harris, Townsend, 1804-1878.
Janvier, Catharine A. (Catharine Ann), 1841-1923.
Jourdanne, Gaston.
Mistral, Frédéric, 1830-1914.
Thomas, Claude M.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1547
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