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Creator:
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925  Search this
Subject:
Zorach, William  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Stella, Joseph  Search this
Blashfield, Edwin Howland  Search this
Bouché, Louis George  Search this
Mauer, Alfred  Search this
Warren, Whitney  Search this
Cortissoz, Royal  Search this
Gay, Walter  Search this
Gussow, Bernard  Search this
American Artists' Committee of One Hundred  Search this
Committee for the Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture (Paris, France)  Search this
Musée d'histoire et d'art (Luxembourg)  Search this
American Rights Committee  Search this
Lotos Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Societe des artistes francais.Salon  Search this
Exposition d'artistes de l'école Américaine  Search this
Pan-American Exposition  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of New York painter and art critic William Anderson Coffin date from 1886-1924 and measure 1.6 linear feet. Found within the papers are scattered biographical materials and correspondence, project files for the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, the American Artist's Committee of One Hundred, and the exhibition of works by American Artists at the Luxembourg Museum in Paris, three additional scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.
Citation:
William Anderson Coffin papers, 1886-1924. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection was digitized in its entirety in 2016 and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Biography Note:
William Anderson Coffin (1855-1925) of New York City was a landscape and figure painter and art critic.
Provenance:
The William Anderson Coffin papers were donated in 1970 by Stewart Klonis to whom the papers were given by Mrs. DeWitt M. Lockman of Manorville, Long Island, New York.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of William A. (William Anderson) Coffin in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2016, and total 1,682 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Landscape painters  Search this
Art, American  Search this
War relief  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7476
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209634
AAA_collcode_coffwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209634