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Museum of Art: Records, Files and Publications, 1847- .


General Records, 1847-

Catalog Number: 5.2.1


Box 1
Folder 1 1847-1850, n.d., Board votes, correspondence, invoices, and notes relating to restoration and disposition of paintings in the Bowdoin Gallery - including typed transcriptions of some items
2 1849 - 1850
3 ca. 1850 - correspondence that is partially burned
4 ca. 1850 - correspondence that is partially burned (photocopies)
5 1851 - 1853
6 1875 - 1910
Volume 1 ca. 1878, handwritten inventory of coins, organized by drawer number
Box 1
Folder 7 1891-1907, 1935, n.d., Hammond Collection material
Volume 2 1899-1926, accession log and calendar
Box 1
Folder 8 1911 - 1939
9 1940 - 1949
10 1950 - 1959
11 1960 - 1963
Arch. LP Box 1 1963 Feb 20, "Collecting With a Purpose - For What?", talk given by Maxim Karolik at Moulton Union, under the auspices of the Museum of Art. (BA1124, LP recording, 3 copies)
Box 1
Folder 12 1964 - 1965
13 1965 - 1966
14 1966 - 1967
15 1967 - 1968
16 1968 - 1969
17 1969 - 1970
18 1970 - 1971
19 1971 - 1972
20 undated, miscellaneous
Box 2
Folder 1 1972 - 1973
2 1973 - 1974
3 1974 - 1975
4 1975 - 1976
5 1976 - 1977
6 1978 - 1979
Box 3
Folder 1 1979 - 1980
2 1980 - 1981
3 1981 - 1982
4 1982 - 1983
5 1983 - 1984
6 1984 - 1985
7 1985 - 1986
8 1986 - 1987
Box 4
Folder 1 1987 - 1988
2 1988 - 1989
3 1990 - 1993
4 1995 - 2000
5 2001 - 2002
6 2003 - 2004 Summer
7 2004 Fall - 2005 Spring
8 2005 Fall - 2006 Spring
9 2006 Fall - 2007 Spring/Summer
10 2007 Oct, Museum reopening after renovation
11 2007 Fall - 2008 Spring/Summer
12 2008 Fall - 2009 Spring/Summer
13 2009 Fall - 2010 Summer
Box 5
Folder 1 2010 Fall - 2011 Summer
2 2011 Fall - 2012 Summer
3 2012 Fall - 2013 Summer
4 2013 Fall - 2014 Summer
5 2014 Fall -

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Baskin Exhibit files, 1962-1965

Catalog Number: 5.2.2


Box 1
Folder 1 Baskin Exhibit Correspondence
2 Baskin Exhibit Correspondence
3 Baskin Exhibit Correspondence
4 Baskin Exhibit Correspondence
5 Baskin Exhibit Correspondence
6 Baskin Exhibit Correspondence
7 Baskin Exhibit Correspondence
8 Baskin Exhibit Correspondence
Box 2
Folder 1 Baskin's Acceptance Speech for the Medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts
2 Publicity
3 Baskin Exhibit Photos
4 Finances
5 Drawing Forms
6 Sculpture Forms
6 Sculpture Forms

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The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting Exhibit files, 1963-1966

Catalog Number: 5.2.3


Box 1
Folder 1 Correspondence A
2 Correspondence B
3 Correspondence C, photo
4 Correspondence D
5 Correspondence E
6 Correspondence F
7 Correspondence G
8 Correspondence H
9 Correspondence I - J
10 Correspondence K
Box 2
Folder 1 Correspondence L
2 Correspondence M
3 Correspondence N, photo
4 Correspondence O - P
5 Correspondence R, photos
6 Correspondence S
7 Correspondence T, photos
8 Correspondence U
9 Correspondence V, photo
10 Correspondence W, photos
Box 3
Folder 1 Correspondence X, Y, Z
2 Correspondence on Insurance and Security
3 Printing of Catalog Correspondence
4 Catalog Sales
5 Expenditures
6 Invitations to the Opening of Exhibit and replies
7 Publicity
8 Publicity photos
9 Publicity photos: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., visit
10 Clippings

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Exhibit Catalogs and Publications, 1870-

Catalog Number: 5.2.4


Box 1
Folder 1 Catalogue of the Bowdoin Collection of Paintings 1870 (2 copies)
2 Catalogue of the Bowdoin Drawings by Frederick Winslow Hall, 1881 Feb 25 (mss. copy)
Volume 0 Catalogue of the Bowdoin Drawings by Frederick Winslow Hall, copy of original made 1881 Apr (mss. copy)
Box 1
Folder 3 Catalogue of the Bowdoin College Art Collections. Part I: The Bowdoin Drawings (3 copies)
Volume 1 Catalogue of the Bowdoin College Art Collections. Part I: The Bowdoin Drawings: Large Paper Edition (copy with paper cover in 5.2.4, box 1)
Box 1
Folder 4 Catalogue of the Bowdoin College Art Collections. Part I: The Bowdoin Drawings: Large Paper Edition
Folio Volume 2 Bowdoin Collection with text by Rev. Fred H. Allen, 1886, 2 copies (3 unbound paper copies in folio box 5.2.4)
Box 1
Folder 5 Address Delivered at Bowdoin College upon the Opening of the Walker Art Building June 7, 1894 (2 copies)
6 Descriptive Catalogue of the Bowdoin College Art Collections 1895 (2 Copies)
7 Descriptive Catalogue of the Bowdoin College Art Collections 1903 (2 Copies)
8 Descriptive Catalogue of the Art Collections of Bowdoin College 1906 (2 Copies)
9 Catalogue of Etchings Presented to Bowdoin College by Charles A. Coffin of New York May 1923 (3 copies)
10 Descriptive Catalogue of the Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, and of the Walker Collection, 1930 (2 Copies)
11 Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Classical Collection of Bowdoin College 1934
12 An Illustrated Handbook of the Bowdoin College Museum of Fine Arts in the Walker Art Building 1950 (2 copies)
Volume 3 An Illustrated Handbook of the Bowdoin College Museum of Fine Arts in the Walker Art Building 1950
Box 1
Folder 13 Terracotta Figurines in the Walker Art Building by Kevin Herbert, Ph.D. 1960 (2 copies)
14 American Paintings of the 19th and 20th Centuries from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Norman B. Woolworth Catalogue 1961
15 The Walker Art Museum Bulletin (Vol.1, No.1 - Fall 1961) (2 copies)
16 The Art of John Sloan 1871-1951 (1962)
17 French Impressionist and Post Impressionist Paintings from the Collections of Mrs. Bertha Palmer Thorne and Mr. Gordon Palmer Catalogue 1962 (2 copies)
18 The Walker Art Museum Bulletin (Vol.1, No.3 - Spring 1962) (2 copies)
19 The Walker Art Museum Bulletin (Vol.1, No.4 - Summer 1962) (2 copies)
20 Leonard Baskin 1962 (2 Copies)
21 Bowdoin College Museum of Art Bulletin (Vol.2, No.2 - Winter 1963) (2 copies)
22 Baroque Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. 1963 (2 copies)
23 Painting in British India 1757-1857 1963 (2 copies)
24 The Bowdoin College Museum of Art Bulletin (Vol.3, No.1 - Fall 1963) (2 copies)
Volume 4 Ancient Art in Bowdoin College: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren and other Collections 1964
Box 1
Folder 25 The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting 1964 (2 copies)
26 Prints, Drawings, Paintings by Thomas Cornell 1964 (2 copies)
27 The Salton Collection: Renaissance and Baroque Medals and Plaquettes 1965 (2 copies)
28 Collecting Privately 1965 (2 Copies)
29 Leonard Baskin's Speech of Acceptance on Receiving the Medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts April 28, 1965 (2 copies)
30 A Family Collection 1965
31 The Walter K. Gutman Collection 1966 (3 copies)
32 As Maine Goes 1966 (5 Copies)
33 Winslow Homer at Prout's Neck 1966 (2 copies)
34 Colonial and Federal Portraits at Bowdoin College 1966
Volume 5 Colonial and Federal Portraits at Bowdoin College 1966
Box 1
Folder 35 A Speech Given on the Occasion of the Exhibition of Colonial and Federal Portraits 1966 (2 copies)
36 Islamic Art from the Collection of Edwin Binney, III 1966 (2 copies)
37 The Maine Coast: Prospects and Perspectives
38 Donald Lent: Paintings, Drawings, Etchings 1967 (2 copies)
39 Recent Acquisitions 1961-68 1968 (2 copies)
40 Recent Acquisitions 1961-68 (Exhibition Handlist)
41 William Zorach 1968 (2 Copies)
42 Language of the Print: A Selection from the Donald H. Karshan Collection 1968 (2 copies)
43 American Printmaking: the First 150 Years 1969
44 The French Visage: a Century and a Half of Portraiture and Caricature from the Artine Artinian Collection 1969 (2 copies)
Box 2
Folder 1 Hands to Work and Hearts to God: The Shaker Tradition in Maine 1969 (2 copies)
2 Rockwell Kent: The Early Years 1969 (2 copies)
3 Thomas Eakins: His Photographic Works 1969 (2 copies)
4 The Salton Collection: Renaissance and Baroque Medals and Plaquettes 1969 (2 copies)
Volume 6 John Marin Drawings 1886-1951 1970 (2 copies)
Box 2
Folder 5 Landscape in Maine 1820-1970 1970 (2 copies)
6 Photographs by C.C. Church 1970 (2 copies)
7 The Medieval Sculptor 1971 (2 Copies)
8 Italian Drawings from the Bick Collection 1971 (2 copies)
9 Thomas Cornell: Drawings and Prints 1971 (2 copies)
10 Warshaw: A Decade of Murals 1972 (2 copies)
11 Photovision '72 (2 Copies)
12 Occasional Papers I: The Walker Art Building Murals 1972 (4 copies)
13 The Rockwell Kent Collection 1972 (2 copies)
14 Nineteenth Century French Prints 1973 (2 copies)
15 Photographs: John McKee 1973 (2 Copies)
16 The Recent Work of David Driskell: Paintings and Prints 1973 (2 copies)
17 Twentieth Century American Watercolors 1973 (2 copies)
Box 2
Folder 18 Images of New World Natives 1974 (2 copies)
19 Nineteenth Century American Paintings at Bowdoin College 1974 (2 copies)
20 The Winslows: Pilgrims, Patrons and Portraits 1974 (2 copies)
21 The Art of American Furniture: A Portfolio of Furniture in the Collections of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art 1974 (2 copies)
22 Museum Publications of America 1974
23 Wood Works: An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture in Wood 1974 (2 copies)
24 Winslow Homer's Work in Black and White: Selected Works from the Bowdoin College Museum of Art 1975 (2 copies)
25 Occasional Papers II: The Bowdoin Sculpture of St. John Nepomuk 1975 (2 copies)
26-27 Medals and Plaquettes from the Molinari Collection at Bowdoin College 1976 (2 copies)
Volume 7 Medals and Plaquettes from the Molnari Collection at Bowdoin College 1976 (copy 3)
Box 2
Folder 28 Ernest Haskell (1876-1925): A Retrospective Exhibition (A Portfolio of Selected Work) 1976 (2 copies)
29 James Bowdoin: Patriot and Man of the Enlightenment 1976 (2 copies)
30 James Bowdoin: Patriot and Man of the Enlightenment (1976) (pamphlets)
31 Joseph Nicoletti: Paintings and Drawings 1977 (2 copies)
32 Hemenway: Textures of our Earth, Bayetage Tapestries 1972-1977 (2 copies)
Box 3
Folder 1 500 Years of Printmaking 1978: Prints and Illustrated Books at Bowdoin College
2 Daniel Putnam Brinley: The Impressionist Years 1978
3 The Spirit of the New Landscape 1978 (2 copies)
4 All Maine Biennial '79 (2 copies)
5 An Ounce of Prevention . . . Care and Conservation of Works of Art 1979
6 Robert Birmelin: Recent Paintings Maine and New York 1980 (2 copies)
7 Art in Craft Media 1981 (2 copies)
8 Treasures from Near Eastern Looms 1981 (2 copies)
9-10 Bowdoin College Museum of Art: Handbook of the Collections 1981 (3 copies)
11 Elizabeth Peak: Prints and Drawings 1982 (2 copies)
12 The Prints of Edvard Munch: Mirror of His Life 1983
13 West Coast Realism 1983 (2 Copies)
14 Winslow Homer: Watercolors 1983
15 Photographs '73-'83 John McKee 1984
Volume 8 Old Master Drawings at Bowdoin College 1985 (2 copies)
Box 3
Folder 16 Alex Katz: An Exhibition featuring Works from the Collection of Paul J. Schupf 1985 (2 copies)
17 Yvonne Jacquette: Tokyo Nightviews 1986 (2 copies)
18 Vital Statistics: American Folk Drawings and Watercolors from a Private Collection 1986 (2 copies)
19 Images of the Madonna and Child by Three Tuscan Artists of the Early Seicento: Vanni, Roncalli and Manetti 1986 (2 copies)
20 New England Now: Contemporary Art from Six States 1987 (2 copies)
21 Twilight of Arcadia: American Landscape Painters in Rome, 1830-1880 1987 (2 copies)
22 Lucy Sallick: In the Vicinity of Self 1987 (2 copies)
23 Kevin Donahue 1987 (2 Copies)
24 Martha Diamond 1988
25 Assyrian Bas-Reliefs at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Barbara N. Porter, 1989
26 Thomas Cornell Paintings: The Birth of Nature 1990 (2 copies)
27 From Durer to Picasso: Five Centuries of Master Prints from a Private Collection 1990 (2 copies)
28 Katherine Porter: Paintings/Drawings 1991 (2 copies)
29 Personal Recollections of the Museum of Art and the Department of Art at Bowdoin College, Philip C. Beam, 1991
30 Vinalhaven at Bowdoin: One Press, Multiple Impressions 1992 (2 copies)
31 Whistler as Printmaker: His Sources and Influence on his Followers 1993 (2 copies)
32 Justin P. Wolff: Meaning at the Crossroads (The Portrait in Photography 1994 (2 copies)
Volume 9 The Legacy of James Bowdoin III, 1994
Box 3
Folder 33 Bowdoin Photographers: Liberal Arts Lens, 1995
34 Collecting for a College: Gifts from David P. Becker 1995
35 Certain Uncertainties: Chaos and the Human Experience 1996
36 Context Considered: Perspectives on American Art, 1996
37 Within the Atrium: A Context for Roman Daily Life 1997
38 Picturing Creativity: Portraits of Artists, 1860-1960, 1998
39 Memorable Histories and Historic Memories 1998
40 Multiples in the "Age of Mechanical Reproduction," 1999
41 Artistic License: Visions of Literature, 2000
42 Brutal Beauty: Paintings by Walton Ford, 2000
43 Littoral Abstractions: Drawings by Emily Nelligan, 2000
44 A Maine Tidal Cove: Paintings by John Walker, 2001
45 The Pervasive, Yet Elusive, Dionysos, 2001
46 The Edges of the World: Photographs by Thomas Joshua Cooper, 2002
47 Pointed Pairings: The Valuing of Art, 2002
48 Telling Toggles: Netsuke in Context, 2002
49 Beyond Thirst: The Dimensions of Drink, 2003
50 The Disembodied Spirit, 2003
51 Twists in Landscape: Paintings by Joseph Haroutunian, 2003
52 Without Likeness: Paintings by Anne Harris, 2003
53 Four Seasons in Maine: Lois Dodd's Small Plein-Air Paintings, 2004
54 Ars Antiqua: Treasures from the Ancient Mediterranean World at Bowdoin College, 2005
Box 4
Folder 1 The Walker Sisters and Collecting in Victorian Boston, 2007
2 Beauty & Duty: The Art and Business of Renaissance Marriage, 2008
3 Andrea Sulzer: After Nature, 2008 Summer
4 James Bowdoin III: Pursuing Style in the Age of Independence, 2008 Sep - 2009 Jun
5 Fantastical Fables: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints by Amy Cutler, 2008 Oct - 2009 Jan
6 Parterre: An Installation by Lauren Fensterstock, 2008 Oct - 2009 Jan
7 Ink Tales: Chinese Paintings from the Collections of the Museums of Bowdoin and Colby Colleges, 2009 Feb 3 - May 10
8 Third-Party Politics: Britain, France, and America in an Age of Revolution, 2009 Apr 9 - Jul 12
9 Methods for Modernism: American Art, 1876-1925, 2010 Jan - Jul
Volume 10 Edward Hopper's Maine, 2011 Jul 15 - Oct 16
Box 4
Folder 10 After Atget: Todd Webb Photographs New York and Paris, 2011 Oct 28 - 2012 Jan 29
11 Lesley Vance, 2012 Apr 12 - Jul 1
Volume 11 William Wegman: Hello Nature: How to Draw, Paint, Cook, & Find Your Way, 2012 Jul 13 - Oct 12
Volume 12 Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea, 2013 Jun 29 - Oct 13
Box 4
Folder 12 Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography, 2014 Feb 27 - Jun 1
Volume 13 Richard Tuttle Prints, published on occasion of the exhibition "Richard Tuttle: A Print Retrospective," 2014 Jun 28 - Oct 19

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Exhibit Posters, 1962-

Catalog Number: 5.2.5


Oversize Box 1
Folder 1 Misc. Posters, 1960s-1990s
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "Leonard Baskin: Sculpture, Drawing, Prints, Gehenna Press Books," 1962 Oct 12 - Nov 11
Oversize Box 1
Folder 2 "The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting." 15 May - 6 September 1964.
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting." 15 May - 6 September 1964.
Oversize Box 1
Folder 3 "Thomas Cornell: prints, drawings, paintings." 8 October - 22 November 1964.
4 "Collecting Privately." 2 July - 5 September 1965.
5 "Renaissance and Baroque Medals and Plaquettes." The Salton Collection. 12 November - 31 December 1965.
6 "As Maine Goes: The Maine Coast and Its Despoilement." John McKee. 25 March - 8 May 1966.
7 "Winslow Homer at Prout's Neck." 8 July - 4 September 1966.
8 "Colonial and Federal Portraits at Bowdoin College." 14 September - 15 October 1966.
9 "Contemporary American Painting." The Walter K. Gutman Collection. 7 October - 27 November 1966.
10 "Sources for Tomorrow: American Paintings 1946 - 1966." James A. Michener Foundation. 21 April - 21 May 1967.
11 "Views of Paris: Etchings and Drawings by Charles Meryon 1821 - 1868." 13 May - 11 June 1967.
12 "Donald Lent: paintings, drawings, and etchings." 2 June - 2 July 1967.
13 "Selection: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, and Sculpture from the Museum Collections 1813 - 1960." 10 November - 10 December 1967.
14 "Views of the Tokaido: Woodblock Prints by Shiko Munakata." 18 December - 14 January 1968.
15 "Impressions of Expo" and "Contemporary Photographers." 19 January - 11 February 1968.
16 "The Distant View: An Exhibition of Landscape Painting." 16 February - 10 March 1968.
17 "The Art of Sub-Sahara Africa." 15 March - 14 April 1968.
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "Section D'Or," 1968 Apr 19 - May 12
Alpha "Language of the Print: A Selection from the Donald H. Karshan Collection," 1968 May 17 - Jun 9, framed
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "Language of the Print: A Selection from the Donald H. Karshan Collection," 1968 May 17 - Jun 9
Oversize Box 1
Folder 18 "Twentieth Century Drawings and Prints." 11 October - 3 November 1968.
19 William Zorach. 7 - 24 November 1968.
20 "Recent Acquisitions." 6 December - 26 January 1969.
21 Museum Hours 1969.
22 David Batchelder: photographs. 5 February - 2 March.
23 "Hands to Work and Hearts to God: The Shaker Tradition in Maine." 4 April - 18 May 1969.
24 "The Graphic Art of Winslow Homer." 20 June - 3 August 1969.
25 "Rockwell Kent, the Early Years: Paintings and Drawings 1903 - 1935." 15 August - 5 October 1969.
26 "Japanese Art of the Sixties." 9 January - 1 February 1970.
27 "The Persistence of Vision: Contemporary Photographers." 13 February - 15 March 1970.
28 John Marin, drawings. 17 April - 17 May 1970.
29 "Landscape in Maine 1820 - 1970." 21 May - 28 June 1970.
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "American Printmaking: The First 150 Years," 1970 Jul 3 - Aug 16
Oversize Box 2
Folder 1 "The Medieval Sculptor." 12 February - 14 March 1971.
2 Ziemann. 4 February - 5 March 1972.
3 "Warshaw: A Decade of Murals." 22 September - 5 November 1971.
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "Thomas Cornell: Drawings and Prints," 1971 Nov 5 - Dec 19
Oversize Box 2
Folder 4 John McKee, photographs. 2 February - 16 March 1973.
5 "Nineteenth Century French Prints." 23 March - 29 April 1973.
6 "Twentieth Century American Watercolors." 1 November - 9 December 1973.
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "The Tradition of Zen," [1974] Jan 31 - Feb 24 and "Ayako," performance of Japanese dance in conjunction with "The Tradition of Zen," 1974 Feb 17
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "The Art of American Furniture," [1974] Apr 7 - Jun 16
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "Marguerite Zorach: The Early Years, 1908-1920," [1974] May 17 - Jun 30
Oversize Box 2
Folder 7 "American Masters at Bowdoin." 5 July - 11 August 1974.
8 "American Posters of the Nineties." 10 November - 15 December 1974.
9 "James Bowdoin: Patriot and Man of the Enlightenment." 28 May - 12 September 1976.
10 Robert Sabin, paintings and drawings. 3 February - 6 March 1977.
11 "The Spirit of the New Landscape: Six Contemporary Photographers." 20 January - 12 March 1978.
12 "400 Years of Printmaking: Prints and Illustrated Books at Bowdoin College. 13 October - 31 December 1978.
13 "The Ancient Collection." 21 October - 8 January 1979.
14 "Photographs of Moholy-Nagy." 2 February - 18 March 1979.
15 "An Ounce of Prevention: Care and Conservation of Works of Art." 20 April - 24 June 1979.
16 "All Maine Biennial 1979." 27 July - 16 September 1979.
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "Kuniyoshi: An Exhibition of Ukiyo-e by Utagawa Kuniyoshi," 1979 Oct 5 - Nov 18
Oversize Box 2
Folder 17 "Robert Birmelin: Recent Paintings, Maine and New York." 14 March - 25 May 1980.
18 "Three American Sculptors and the Female Nude: Archipenko, Lachaise, Nadelman." 18 July - 14 September 1980.
19 "Modern American Masters" and "The Paintings of Yun Gee." Open House. 9 October 1980.
20 "Modern American Masters: Paintings from the William HiLane Foundation." 10 October - 23 November 1980.
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 "1794 Bowdoin College 1994," Ann Lofquist, 1992, Gift of Bicentennial Committee, 1993
Oversize Box 2
Folder 21 Campus reopening of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 2007 Oct 13 and public reopening of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 2007 Oct 14
Folder 21 "The Early Bowdoin Library As a Window to Modernity," by Kenneth Carpenter '58; talk which complements exhibit "Banned in France: The Enlightenment Foundations of the James Bowdoin Collection," 2010 Apr 28

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Accession Records, 1811.54 - 1899.1

Catalog Number: 5.2.6


Box 1
Folder 1 1811.54, Letters from Charles Henry Hart, 1916
2 1813.22, Correspondence between Alfred Jakstas and Carl N. Schmalz, Jr., 1954 and note from Walter Friedlaender, 1956
3 1813.43, Letters - George T. Little and Henry Johnson, 1892, 1893
4 1826.6, Letters to Bowdoin College curator, 1915-1916, and biographical sketch of Joseph Badger
5 1826.11, Letter to Bowdoin College curator, 1923 and letter to President Sills, 1927
6 1853.3, Miscellaneous letters to Bowdoin College, 1870, 1894, 1903, 1909
7 1855.1, Handwritten, unsigned note re: genealogy of Thomas Flucker, n.d.
8 1869.1, Handwritten note re: life of Silas Lee, n.d.
9 1880.1, Letter citing Massachusetts Historical Society records re: Knox portrait, 1891
10 1881.1, Note re: price for portrait sitting, 1886 and handwritten biographical sketch of Frederick Vinton, n.d.
11 1881.3, Handwritten note from Vinton re: progress on President Woods' portrait, 1881?
12 1881.5, Letters from Thomas W. Hyde to Henry Johnson, 1881
13 1885.1, Letter to Bowdoin College requesting information regarding Thomas Badger, 1909
14 1886.1, Letters re: Nathaniel Hawthorne portraits, 1886, 1887
15 1886.2, Letter re: Bennoch bust, n.d.
16 1893.1, Letter from Edward Robinson re: Greek vase presented by the Walker sisters to Bowdoin, 1893
17 1893.2-14, Letters from Virginia Dox, Whitman College, to Henry Johnson, 1896
18 1893.35, Letters from and concerning La Farge, 1893, 1894, 1898
19 1893.36, Miscellaneous letters, Thayer, Johnson, Walker, 1893-1903
20 1893.37, Letters from and concerning Elihu Vedder, 1892-1894
21 1893.38, Letters from Kenyon Cox, 1893-1894 and invitation re: Kenyon Cox, n.d.
22 1894.1, Letters from and to E. P. and W. M. Payson, 1894
23 1894.3, Correspondence re: Babylonian cane, 1894, 1946
24 1894.4, Letter to Miss Walker re: painting by Corot, 1893
25 1894.6, Letter to Professor Johnson re: paintings by Corot and Daubigny, ca. 1900
26 1894.9, Note re: purchase and presentation to Walker Art Gallery by Harriet Walker, 1893
27 1894.11, Note re: purchase and presentation to Walker Art Gallery by Harriet Walker, 1893
28 1894.13.2, Note re: purchase and presentation to Walker Art Gallery by Harriet Walker, 1893
29 1894.17-58, Letters to M.S. Walker re: shipping of glass collection to Bowdoin, with attached summary of "The Glass Industry in Antiquity," 1894
30 1894.76, Bill of sale for writing desk, 1894
31 1894.92-94, Two letters to Professor Johnson from Harriet and Mary Walker, 1894
32 1894.147, Letter to Professor Johnson from M.S. Walker, 1894; letter to M.S. Walker from J.S. Inglis, 1894; and letters to Marvin Ross and Philip Beam 1947, 1950
33 1894.148, Letters to Miss Walker from Daniel C. French and W. Northend, 1892-1894
34 1895.1, Letter from E.P. Warren to Miss Walker with description of coin, ca. 1894
35 1895.2, Letter to Professor Johnson from Sophia Walker re: donation of Greek vase, 1895; and description of vase by Edward Robinson, 1895
36 1895.7, Note signed by John O'Brien '06 re: Joseph McKeen's life and personality, n.d.
37 1895.8, Letter to President Hyde from Charles Hamlin '57 re: President Woods' portrait, 1898
38 1895.14, Original label from Doll & Richards, 1823
39 1896.7, Acknowledgement of loan of two items from Marcia W.A. Spring and letter to Professor Johnson from Marcia Spring re: donation, 1896
40 1896.8, Original label tag, 1896
41 1897.4, Letter to Professor Johnson from M.S. Walker re: donation of item, 1897
42 1897.6, Unsigned handwritten label from framing paper, n.d.
43 1897.7, Letter to Professor Johnson from M.S. Walker re: William Morris Hunt drawings, 1898, and typed note from Professor Johnson re: another Hunt work, 1907
44 1897.9, Letter to Professor Johnson from Poultney Bigelow re: medallion, 1898
45 1897.13, Copy of letter to Miss Walker from Edward Appleton re: miniatures, 1893 and letter to Professor Johnson from Harriet Walker re: painted ivory miniature, 1897
46 1898.22, Letter to Professor Johnson from Thomas H. Hubbard re: Fayerweather portrait, 1898
47 1898.67-74, Letter from Bowdoin curator to Arthur Sewall re: mask collection, 1898
48 1899.1, Letter to Professor Johnson from F.W. Pickard re: Chinese cash 1899

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Accession Records, 1900.1 - 1923.54

Catalog Number: 5.2.6


Box 1
Folder 49 1900.1, Letter to President Hyde from Robert Hinckley re: shipment of Fuller portrait, 1900
50 1900.2, Letter to President Hyde from Oliver Stevens re: model, 1901
51 1900.3, Letters from Charles Gammon re: donations, 1901, 1907, 1910 and Chinese curios listed by Gammon
52 1901.4, Letter to President Hyde from Mary Harris re: presentation of portrait to Bowdoin, 1901
53 1901.6, Ten letters to/from Walker, Johnson, Klumpke, and Bonheur, 1895-1900
54 1902.153, Letters between Professor Johnson and Dr. Packard, 1902
55 1903.3, Letter to Professor Johnson from A.S. Packard, donor, 1903
56 1903.5, Letter to Professor Johnson from Ellen Chandler, donor, 1903
57 1903.6, Letter to Professor Johnson from Henry W. Swasey, donor, re: Kimball picture, 1903
58 1903.8, Letters to President Hyde from Grant Walker and Edward Stanwood re: Thomas Ball's cupid, 1903
59 1903.12, Transcription of letter from James Savage to Thomas Winthrop, 1833 and letter from Mrs. William Rogers to President Hyde re: transcribed letter, 1903
60 1903.13, Letter to Mr. Little from C.D. Jameson, donor, 1902, and letter from Joshua L. Chamberlain to Professor Johnson re: possible duty on object referenced by Jameson, 1902
61 1904.14, Letter to Miss Walker from Doll & Richards re: painting, 1902
62 1904.37, Small handwritten note, unsigned re: purchase history of the St. Paul Head, n.d.
63 1904.96, Letter from D. Webster, 1830
64 1904.185, Envelope with note written by H.S. Walker, small note re: mint markings on the object, n.d.
65 1905.17, Note from R. Huntington Blanchard re: interpretation of hieroglyphs, 1904
66 1905.18, Note from Maspero re: Egyptian stele, n.d. and translation of stele by Museum of Fine Arts, 1936
67 1906.9, Letter to Mrs. Hammond, wife of donor, from Perry Davis re: excavation of pottery, 1884
68 1907.3, Letter to President Hyde from James A. Roberts re: gift to Bowdoin, 1907
69 1907.8, Note from C.W. Newman, donor, re: object, n.d.
70 1908.24, Letter to Professor Johnson from Franklin Payson re: donation of painting by a Payson client, 1907
71 1908.26, Letter to Professor Johnson from the artist Walter Page re: hanging Chamberlain portrait, 1908
72 1908.28, Photocopy of handwritten note taken from back of painting of John Vaughan, n.d.
73 1909.25, Three notes to Professor Johnson from Mrs. John M. Brown, donor, 1908
74 1910.1, Letters to President Hyde re: Smyth portrait, 1910
75 1910.2, Typed copy of letter to Mrs. Eastman Johnson re: purchase of Kennedy portrait, 1910
76 1910.3, Letter to Professor Johnson from Caleb Saunders (Class of 1859) re: shipment of painting, 1911
77 1911.4, Letter to Professor Johnson from Mrs. Andrews, donor, 1911
78 1911.14, Note to "Miss Robinson" from Ruth Heald re: work's date of creation, 1910
79 1912.1, Letters from James P. Baxter to Professor Johnson re: commissioning of Merrill portrait by Kahill, 1912
80 1912.2, Letters to President Hyde and Professor Johnson from Horace P. Chandler re: portrait of Peleg Whitman Chandler, 1912
81 1912.3, Letter to Professor Johnson from Philip Little, artist, re: painting, 1912
82 1912.4.2, Two labels for items listed in the will of Frances Weston - a ladle and cream pitcher, 1912
83 1913.51, Correspondence with General Chanmberlain and President Hyde re: Woodman portrait, 1913
84 1914.1, Correspondence re: donation of painting in memory of Henry Leland Chapman, 1914
85 1914.2, Letter to Professor Johnson re: Elizabeth H. Pennell bequest, 1913
86 1915.64, Letters to President Hyde and Professor Johnson from George Whittlesey re: coin collection, 1915 and typed inventory of coin collection
87 1916.7, Letters to Professor Johonson from Horace Chandler re: picture by Vinton, 1916-1917
88 1916.12, Letters between Professor Johnson and Gallozzi's Florentine Arts along with original newspaper article re: purchase, 1917
89 1919.1, Correspondence re: Stuart painting of Mrs. Upham, 1917, 1919, 1920
90 1919.58.1-108, Numerous reciepts, statements, bills and letters to/from Professor Johnson re: purchase of coins, 1908-1914 and letter to President Sills from George Chase re: Johnson coin collection, 1919
91 1919.59, Notes re: Moody picture donated by Violetta Shepherd, 1919
92 1921.2, Letters between President Sills and Gov. Percival Baxter re: copy by Kahill of Vinton's picture of Baxter's father, 1921
93 1921.3, Numerous letters re: resolution of issues arising from will of donor, Mary Clapp, 1921
94 1921.5, Letters to Professor Johnson from W.D. Northend and Harper & Brothers re: Healy painting, 1886, 1902
95 1921.8, Letter to President Sills from Mrs. Edwin H. Abbot re: John Abbot portrait, 1921
96 1922.1, Correspondence re: donation of Reverend Edward Payson portrait copied by Gilchrist, 1922
97 1922.2, Letter to curator from Harold M. Sewall re: Buddha, 1922
98 1923.52, Letter to Miss Smith from Isabel Hinckley re: Blake family and letter re: Cloudman portraits, 1922-1924
99 1923.54, Four letters between Dr. Norman Call and Professor Henry Andrews re: exhibition space, 1923

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Accession Records, 1924.1 - 1939.164

Catalog Number: 5.2.6


Box 1
Folder 100 1924.1, Correspondence with Clara Bowdoin Winthrop re: portrait of Governor Bowdoin by John S. Copley, 1924
101 1924.4.2, Letter to President Sills from John and Robert Woodruff re: portrait of Professor Woodruff by W.W. Gilchrist, 1924
102 1925.5, Letters to Professor Andrews from Arthur Parker re: gift of sandwich glass, 1925
103 1925.12, Correspondence with E.A. Merrill re: donation of Japanese items, 1925
104 1925.14, Letter to President Sills from Annie K. Gifford re: donation of ivory brooch and College's reply, 1925
105 1926.1, Packet of correspondence between Professor Andrews and National Academy of Design re: Ranger bequest, 1925-1926
106 1926.2, Packet of correspondence between Professor Andrews and Stanley and Sidney Woodward re: paintings by S.W. Woodward, 1926
107 1926.7, Letter to President Sills from Charlotte Packard re: donation and copy of College reply, 1926
108 1927.1, List of items shipped from Cairo with consular invoice and certificate of antiquity, 1927
109 1927.27, Letter to Anna Smith from President Sills re: Judge Appleton portrait, 1927
110 1927.36, Three letters from Frank Forbes, donor, to Anna Smith re: ivory elephant, 1927
111 1928.12, Unsigned letter to Mrs. MacVeagh re: "anonymous" donation of $500 for the Etruscan collection, 1928
112 1929.1, Letters from Mrs. Lucien Howe, donor, to "Professor" Walker and Miss Smith re: gifts, 1929
113 1930.1, Letter to Miss Smith re: request for information from Professor Beazley, Sussex, 1929
114 1930.71, Letters to Miss Anna Smith concerning eight charcoals by Sargent, 1930
115 1930.166, Letter to Professor Andrews from curator, New York Public Library, with enclosure re: Millet, 1927
116 1930.206, Packet of letters and newspaper clippings re: Edward Page Mitchell portrait by Salisbury, 1930-1931
117 1930.208, Three letters to Anna Smith from Augustus Moulton re: exchange of portraits, 1929-1930
118 1931.4, Letter to President Sills from Israel Wasburn re: offer of etchings to College, and reply of College, 1931
119 1931.8, Letter to Professor Andrews from Mrs. Edgar Nichols re: portrait, and letter from Professor Andrews to Miss Smith re: shipment, 1931
120 1931.10, Letter to Anna Smith from Mrs. Guy Callender, donor, re: lace veils, 1931
121 1932.5.1-38, Correspondence between Edith Greenwood and Professor Andrews re: donations, 1932, 1935
122 1932.7.D, Correspondence between President Sills, Professor Andrews, and William H. Allen re: President William Allen's watch, 1931-1932
123 1933.6, Correspondence concerning Bowdoin medal, 1933
124 1933.7, Letter to Professor Andrews from Walter Gutman, donor, re: gift of print, n.d.
125 1934.1, Letter to Professor Johnson from A.E. Moore re: solicitation of business, 1889
126 1934.2, Letter to Anna Smith from Bath Trust Company re: bequest, 1933
127 1934.6, Letter to Professor Andrews from William Thomas, with four enclosures, re: ship carved from bone owned by William M. Payson, 1934
128 1935.1, Unsigned note re: opera singer [subject of photograph], n.d.
129 1935.4, Letter to Mrs. John E. Walker from R. W. Andrews, 1925 and letters to Professor Andrews from G.R. McIntire re: bequest of Josepine P. Walker, 1935
130 1935.19, Letter to Edith Boardman, donor, re: chair given to the College and notes concerning the chair, 1935
131 1935.438, Letter to Professor Andrews from William Johnson re: painting, 1935
132 1935.475-476, Letter to Mrs. Sessions from Mary Davies, donor, re: silver shoe buckles, n.d.
133 1936.5, Letter to Mrs. Sessions from Mary Davies re: book on early silver, n.d.
134 1936.6, Letter to Mrs. Sessions from Mary Davies, donor, re: claret warmer and skewer, and reply, 1936
135 1936.10, Letter to President Sills from Mrs. Robert Washburn, donor, re: gift of Japanese prints, with College responses, 1936
136 1936.11, Letter to Professor Andrews from Rebekah Smith, donor, re: Duncan Phyfe table, mirror, and vase, n.d.
137 1936.12, Correspondence between Arthur Parker, Mrs. John H. Payne, and Professor Andrews re: donation of Japanese sword to Bowdoin, 1936
138 1936.16.1, Correspondence between F.K. Detwiller and Bowdoin re: Detwiller's aquatint etchings, 1928, 1930, 1936
139 1937.4, Letter to "Curator" from Mary Davies and Philip Beam's reply re: Edward VIII coronation spoon, 1937
140 1937.7, Correspondence re: gift of Bartlett sculpture to Bowdoin, 1921, 1928-1929, 1937
141 1937.10, Large packet of letters, the bulk to Professor Andrews, re: Sills portrait by Seyffert, 1936-1938
142 1938.4.1-3, Letter to Professor Andrews from Margaret Patterson, donor/artist, re: gift, 1938
143 1938.10, Letters to/from Professor Andrews re: Anna Hyatt Huntington sculpture, 1938
144 1938.12, Correspondence between Professor Andrews, Frederick Lovejoy, and Ella Reed re: Samuel Munson plate, 1938
145 1939.164, Letters to/from Philip Beam re: donation by Mrs. Marshall Slade of painting by Charles Codman, 1939

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