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Charles Henry Hart papers,

Title
Charles Henry Hart papers, 1888-1893.
Author
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Description
.8 linear foot (4 boxes).
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Hart, Charles Henry
Biography (note)
  • Charles Henry Hart (1847-1918) was a lawyer, art critic and art historian.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1336
Author
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918.
Title
Charles Henry Hart papers, 1888-1893.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, forms and printed matter related to the World's Columbian Exposition. Correspondence concerns exhibition of American art and the centennial of George Washington's inauguration. Also, exhibitors' forms, receipts, invitations, circulars, and other printed materials.
Biography
Charles Henry Hart (1847-1918) was a lawyer, art critic and art historian. He served as director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1885-1904 and was an authority on early American portraits. He chaired the Committee on Retrospective Art for the World's Columbian Exposition.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Art historians.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1336
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