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Edmund Quincy

Photographer:
Volpe, Achille  Search this
Subject:
Quincy, Edmund  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1930
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17793
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Archives of American Art
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Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk 1935-1955

Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Subject:
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Quincy, Josiah  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Topic:
Mayors  Search this
Painters  Search this
Scrapbooks  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16004
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)305788
AAA_collcode_quinedmu
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Edmund Quincy papers

Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Names:
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Quincy, Josiah, 1859-1919  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Date:
1891-1955
bulk 1935-1955
Summary:
The papers of painter Edmund Quincy measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1891-1955, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1935-1955. In addition to biographical materials, letters, price lists, printed items, and a scrapbook documenting his painting career, Quincy's papers also include family photographs and a scrapbook concerning the political career of his father, Josiah Quincy, Mayor of Boston. Material concerning Quincy's father in some cases predates Quincy's birth. Also included are a diploma and drawings by Quincy.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter Edmund Quincy measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1891-1955, with the bulk of materials dated 1935 to 1955. In addition to biographical materials, letters, price lists, printed items, and a scrapbook documenting his painting career, Quincy's papers also include family photographs and a scrapbook concerning the political career of his father, Josiah Quincy, Mayor of Boston. Also included are a diploma and drawings.

Biographical materials include travel documents, student IDs and scattered personal items relating to Quincy and his father. Letters concern exhibitions and the sale of artwork. Quincy's writings are about the process of painting and research on Mexican painters Jose Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera. Printed material includes items related to exhibitions, newspaper clippings, and publicity materials. The scrapbooks of clippings relating to Mayor Josiah Quincy provides insight into Boston politics during the period 1891-1913. Photographs are of Quincy, family and friends. Artwork consists of sketches and student work. The 2014 addition to the papers includes a diploma and assorted drawings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in 8 series. Materials are generally arranged by record type and chronologically thereafter.

Series 1: Biographical Materials, circa 1911-1936 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Letters, circa 1942-1946 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1935 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 4: Personal Business Records, circa 1935-1943 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1930-1955 (Box 1; 0.1 liner feet)

Series 6: Scrapbooks, 1891-1947 (Boxes 1-2; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 7: Photographs, circa 1892-circa 1940s (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 8: Addition to the Edmund Quincy papers, circa 1930s-circa 1950s (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Edmund Quincy (1903-1997) was a painter who lived and worked in New England and abroad. Born in Biarritz, France, and educated in the United States, Quincy was the descendant of three Boston mayors and related to President John Quincy Adams. He had solo exhibitions in Paris, London, New York, and other American cities. Quincy's work is in the permanent collections of the Grenoble Museum (France), Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and University of Arizona.
Provenance:
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2011 and 2014 by Hirschl & Adler.
Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Topic:
Mayors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Biographical Materials

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 folder (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1911-1936
Scope and Contents:
Items of note in this series include a draft resume hand written by Quincy, an analysis of Quincy's handwriting, passports and student cards from his studies abroad, and two Josiah Quincy campaign cards, circa 1919.
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu, Series 1
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-quinedmu-ref15

Letters

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 folder (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1942-1946
Scope and Contents:
Letters are from galleries including a letter from the Contemporary Arts Center (NY), which advises Quincy that his work has an "old-world-two-or-three decades-back sort of atmosphere."
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu, Series 2
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Archives of American Art
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Writings

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 folder (Box 1)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1935
Scope and Contents:
This series includes a twenty page handwritten draft of an essay on Mexican painter Jose Clemente Orozco. Also found are notes on the painting process that mention glazing and scumbling techniques, referring to specific colors and various effects.
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu, Series 3
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Archives of American Art
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Personal Business Records

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 folder (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1935-1943
Scope and Contents:
There are two handwritten price lists concerning sales in the New York area and three exhibition price lists from shows at Contemporary Arts (New York), The Art Association of Newport (Rhode Island) and in Sarasota County, Florida.
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Linear Feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1955
Scope and Contents:
Exhibition materials concern shows in the United States and France. Press releases appear to be from shows at the Contemporary Arts Gallery.
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu, Series 5
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Scrapbooks

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear Feet (Boxes 1-2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1891-1947
Scope and Contents:
Edmund Quincy's scrapbook contains biographical summaries and exhibition reviews from major newspapers such as Chicago Sunday Tribune, The New York Times and London Morning Post. There is a black and white photograph of the Quincy painting acquired by the University of Arizona in 1942. A letter from The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston reports interest in Quincy's work in the 1947 "Symphony Show." Other items relate to additional exhibitions of his artwork.

The "Hon. Josiah Quincy of Boston" scrapbook is annotated and filled with newspaper and magazine articles describing Mayor Quincy's contributions to the city.
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu, Series 6
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-quinedmu-ref24

Photographs

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear Feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1892-circa 1940s
Scope and Contents:
There are black and white photographs of paintings by Quincy and two photographs of exhibition installations. Photographs of people appear to be of Quincy as a young child, Quincy with his father, and as a man in his 20s and 30s. There also are photographs of his mother, Josephine Biamonte Bordighera, other family members, and friends.
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu, Series 7
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-quinedmu-ref26

Addition to the Edmund Quincy papers

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Linear Feet (Box 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930s-circa 1950s
Scope and Contents:
This series consists of a diploma from the Societe Royale Saint Hubert and artwork by Quincy. Artwork inlcudes a few drawings in color; also found are studies of patterns and figure drawings, probably student work since grades appear on some items.
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.quinedmu, Series 8
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-quinedmu-ref59

Biographical Materials

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1911-1936
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edmund Quincy papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-quinedmu-ref36

Letters

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1942-1946
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edmund Quincy papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-quinedmu-ref37

Writings

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1935
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edmund Quincy papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Exhibition Materials

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1955
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-quinedmu-ref39

Phoenix News Publicity Bureau Press Releases

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1942
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Clippings

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1945
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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"Hon Josiah Quincy of Boston"

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1891-1913
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Edmund Quincy Scrapbook

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942-1947
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edmund Quincy papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Price Lists

Collection Creator:
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1935-1943
Collection Rights:
The Edmund Quincy papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institiution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Use of original materials requires an appointment.
Collection Citation:
Edmund Quincy papers, 1891-1955, bulk, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edmund Quincy papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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