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Charles M. Shipman Papers

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Shipman, Charles M.

Charles M. Shipman was an American art collectorcorresponded with various artists and institutions, most notably, the American painters, George deForest Brush and Elliott Dangerfield.

The colletion consists of papers of American art collector Charles M. Shipman. Included are correspondence (1882-1916) between Shipman and various artists, most notably Ralph Albert Blakelock, George de Forest Brush, Frederic Stuart Church, and Elliott Daingerfield, and art societies and institutions; a journal of Lillie Brush, sister of George de Forest Brush; photographs of paintings by artists of Shipman's acquaintance; clippings about these artists and their works and reproductions of paintings of interest to Shipman; birch bark-bound lists of George de Forest Brush's works; and printed material, much of it related to exhibitions of Brush's work. Among the photographs is a large advertisement (ca. 1888) for Duke Cigarettes that features Lillie Brush.

Gift of Margaret J. Bance in 2005 (AM 2005-139).

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Folder inventory added by Lisa Yankowitz 2013 in 2012.

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Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Author
Lisa Yankowitz 2013
Finding Aid Date
2008
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Collection Inventory

Correspondence: Blakelock, Ralph Albert, 1888 June 19. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: Brush, George de Forest, 1888-1902. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: Church, Frederic Stuart, 1887 March 4-1888 January 15. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: Cox, Kenyon, 1901. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: Daingerfield, Elliott, 1889-1916. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: Galvin & Coxe (photocopies), 1886-1889. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: Institutions, Oganizations, Societies, 1888-1909. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: Miscellaneous, 1882-1909. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Journal: Brush, Lillie, undated. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Sister of George de Forest Brush

Physical Description

1 folder

Photographs, circa 1888-1902. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Clippings, 1906-1937. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Catalogue: Sixth Annual Exhibition at The Carnegie Institute, 1901 November 7- 1902 January 1. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Catalogue: Fifth Prize Fund Exhibition, American Paintings and Sculpture, American Art Galleries, New York, 1889. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Old and Modern Masters Collected by the Late Irving M. Scott, 1906 February 9. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Illustrated Catalogue: Eighty-Second Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, 1907 March 16-April 20. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Illustrated Catalogue: Winter Exhibition, National Academy of Design, 1906 December 22-1907 January 19. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Illustrated Catalogue: Eighty-Seventh Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, 1912 March 9-April 14. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Illustrated Catalogue: Winter Exhibition, National Academy of Design, 1907 December 14-1908 January 11. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Illustrated Catalogue: Winter Exhibition, National Academy of Design, 1914 December 19-1915 January 17. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Menu: Farewell Dinner of the Society of American Artists, 1906 April 11. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Catalogue of the Old and Modern Masters, 1906 February 9. 1 item.
Scope and Contents

Collected by the late Irving M. Scott, San Francisco.

Physical Description

1 item

Catalogue: The International Studio, undated. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Catalogue: George De Forest Brush, Berry-Hill Galleries, 1985. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Catalogue: Christie's New York: Nineteenth Century European Art, 2000 May 1. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

Magazine: Connoisseur, 1985 December. 1 item.
Physical Description

1 item

John L. Stoddard's Portfolio of Photographs, 1893 December 29th. 1 item.
Scope and Contents

Full title: John L. Stoddard's Portfolio of Photographs of famous cities, scenes and paintings.

Physical Description

1 item

Birch Bark Lists, undated. 1 box.
Scope and Contents

Contains 23 birch bark lists of inventories of Indian paintings.

Physical Description

1 box

Print, Suggest