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Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950  Search this
James, Henry  Search this
Brush, George de Forest  Search this
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph),  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Beaux, Cecilia  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Manship, Paul Howard  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Smith, Corinna Lindon  Search this
Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir  Search this
Loring, Charles Greely  Search this
Gardner, Isabella Stewart  Search this
Ross, Denm an Waldo  Search this
Carson, Kit  Search this
Académie Julian  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8.8 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The papers of Boston and New Hampshire painter Joseph Lindon Smith date from 1647-1965, with the bulk of papers dating from 1873-1965, and measure 8.8 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials; letters from family members, artists, museums, and art patrons; seven diaries by Smith and two by his wife Corinna, personal business records, notes and writings, files concerning charitable theatrical productions, one sketchbook and other art work, a scrapbook, printed material, photographs, and audio recordings of interviews.
Joseph Lindon Smith papers, 1647-1965, bulk 1873-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection is available on 35 mm microfilm reels 5114-5124 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm. All of the sound recordings in this collection were digitized for research access in 2009 and are available at the Archives of American Art offices. Researchers may view the original phonograph records for the archival notations on them, but original media are not available for playback.
Related Materials:
The papers of Smith's wife, Corinna Putnam Smith, are available at The Schlesinger Library of Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Mass.
Biography Note:
Joseph Lindon Smith (1863-1950) is a painter and lecturer, Dublin, N.H.
Donated 1977-1978 by the Rev. and Mrs. Samuel Hale. Mrs. Hale is a granddaughter of the Smiths.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Sketchbooks  Search this
Art, Ancient  Search this
Prints  Search this
Drafts (documents)  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Historical drama  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Notebooks  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Community theater  Search this
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Drawings  Search this
Record number:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art