Edward Guthrie Kennedy papers, bulk (1889-1902).

Title
Edward Guthrie Kennedy papers, 1889-1918, bulk (1889-1902).
Author
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie), 1849-1932.
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Description
1 linear foot (4 v.)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Sketches.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932) was an American art dealer, collector and connoisseur of books and prints.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1631
Author
Kennedy, Edward G. (Edward Guthrie), 1849-1932.
Title
Edward Guthrie Kennedy papers, 1889-1918, bulk (1889-1902).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of letters and sketches sent to Kennedy by James McNeill Whistler and others. Letters, postcards and telegrams from Whistler, 1887-1902, concern the artist's work and social life in London and Paris. Also included are several illustrative sketches in ink and pencil. Remainder of the papers consists of letters to Kennedy from associates, 1910-1918, and copies of letters written by Whistler to persons other than Kennedy.
Biography
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932) was an American art dealer, collector and connoisseur of books and prints. He began his career as an art dealer in Boston in the late 1860s. A decade later he joined the New York firm of Wunderlich & Company; in the 1890s he became head of the firm and changed the name to Kennedy & Company.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Art dealers.
Artists.
Added Author
Cameron, David Young, Sir, 1865-1945.
Jaffray, Robert A. (Robert Alexander), 1873-1945.
Whibley, Charles, 1859-1930.
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1631
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