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Charles H. Morgan Papers on George W. Bellows, 1882-1979 (Bulk: 1960-1975)
1 records storage box + 12 archives boxes (7 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Research notes, correspondence, transcripts, photographs, exhibition catalogs, and draft manuscripts compiled by Morgan for his books George Bellows - Painter of America (1965) and The Drawings of George Bellows (1973).

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Morgan Papers on George W. Bellows for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Amherst, MA

Biographical Note

In 1965 Charles H. Morgan, professor of fine arts at Amherst College, published George Bellows: Painter of America, the first full-length biography of the well-known artist. Professor Morgan began work on his biography in 1962 and spent three years gathering information from Bellows' friends, relatives, and contemporaries, as well as from a number of institutions, in order to reconstruct the most complete portrait of the artist and his times as possible.

In 1973 Morgan followed up the biography with The Drawings of George Bellows (Alhambra, Calif.: Borden Publishing Co.; Master Draughtsman Series). Morgan wrote the introduction.

Born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1902, Charles Hill Morgan earned his bachelor's, master's, and PhD from Harvard University. He left Harvard in 1928 to attend the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. After lecturing at Bryn Mawr College from 1929-30, Morgan accepted an assistant professorship at Amherst College and the opportunity to direct the construction of the new Mead Art Museum and the acquisition of its collection.

Morgan served as director of the Mead Art Museum from its opening in 1949 to his retirement in 1969. The Amherst Fine Arts department grew during his career from one to eight faculty members. He also worked with Trinity College to establish and organize the Austin Center of Art in 1965-66.

Morgan's love of classical art was also expressed in his long-standing relationship with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. He returned to the school in 1933 and 1952 as a professor and research fellow. Between 1936 and 1938 he directed both the school and the excavation of the Agora (a marketplace) of ancient Corinth.

Morgan served as an Air Intelligence officer in the European Theatre from 1942 to 1945. He was awarded the Allied Legion of Merit Award and the Belgian Croix de Guerre.

Morgan's articles were published in the American Journal of Archaeology, the Hesperia, The Archaelogike Ephemeris, and numerous other professional journals. In addition to his work on Bellows, Morgan published a biography of Michelangelo (1960) and a book on the development of the Art Collection at Amherst College.

In 1928 Morgan married the Rev. Janet Barton, who later became deacon at Grace Episcopal Church. They had a son and two daughters, George S.B. Morgan, Audrey Leaf, and Prudence Eppich. Morgan died in 1984.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection documents the research and writing that Morgan undertook for the books George Bellows: Painter of America (1965) and The Drawings of George Bellows (1973). It includes Morgan's correspondence with individuals or institutions regarding Bellows, transcripts of letters between Bellows and other individuals, photographic reproductions of many of Bellows' drawings and paintings that were used in the books, catalogues of exhibitions of Bellows' work, several draft manuscripts of Morgan's biography and subsequent correspondence concerning its reception upon publication.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Morgan Papers on George W. Bellows for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in the Charles H. Morgan Papers on George W. Bellows [Box #, Series #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

The collection was received in the Archives and Special Collections in several installments from Professor Morgan beginning in 1974. In 2004, an addendum consisting mainly of materials documenting Morgan's preparation of the book The Drawings of George Bellows was integrated into the collection as Series 4.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English
Bibliography

Below is a list of periodical articles that provide background material on Bellows (not in the Papers):

1: Academy Notes, Oct. - Dec., 1919, The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y., The Exhibition of the Paintings of George Bellows, N.A., at the Albright Art Gallery.

2: American Artist, Feb., 1940, "George Bellows - Most American of Our Painters," by Warren Wheelock.

3: The Annual, yearbook of High School of Commerce, (Bellows' high school): Columbus, Ohio, May, 1924, Tribute to George Bellows, page 27, illustration of Bellows lithograph - "Sunday - 1897," page 28

4: The Art Digest, Jan. 1, 1945, "Bellows in the National Gallery," by Margaret Breuning

5: The Art Digest, Feb. 1, 1946, "First Full View of George Bellows for Chicago", by C.J. Bulliet

6: The Art News Annual, 1939, "The Story of the Armory Show," by Walt Kuhn.

7: Arts and Decoration, Feb., 1925, "George Bellows' Art" (three illustrations of his paintings)

8: The Arts Portfolio Series - Eugene Speicher, edited by Forbes Watson, prints of twelve of Speicher's works.

9: Arts Yearbook 1, The Turn of the Century, "The World of the Eight," by Leslie Katz.

10: Century, Oct., 1923 "Characterizations from Lithographs by George Bellows," (six illustrations)

11: Century, Oct., 1926, "The Art of George Bellows," by Carlo Beuf

12: Early Homes of Columbus. (pamphlet) painted by Leland S. McClelland, sponsored by Buckeye Federal Savings and Loan Association and the Franklin County Historical Society, illustration - Boyhood Home of George Bellows (placed in collection, 5, 21)

13: First Methodist Episcopal Church of Columbus, Ohio, Yearbook, 1900, Picture of George Bellows Senior (father of Bellows), President of the Board of Trustees.

14: Fortune, July, 1939, "The Painter's City" (series of pictures) "Cliff Dwellers" by George Bellows, illustrations in color.

15: Esquire, April, 1936, "George Bellows, Native," by Harry Salpater with colored illustrations

16: John Sloan, 1871-1951, pp. 42-43, mention of The Masses, and art magazine run by Sloan to which Bellows contributed.

17: Life, pages from, March 26, 1946, "George W. Bellows," article and illustrations (some in color)

18: The Literary Digest, June 3, 1922, "How Art Has Gone to the Dogs," editorial with illustration.

19: The Literary Digest, Jan 31, 1925, "The Americanism of George Bellows," with illustrations of three paintings.

20: The Literary Digest, August 7, 1926, on cover - "Anne in White," also short article on Bellows.

21: Book of drawings by Phil May.

22: The Mentor, Oct., 1924, "Six Modern American Portrait Painters" with one illustration of Bellows.

23: The Mentor, May, 1925, "The Crowning of Labor," The John W. Alexander Mural Paintings in the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, with descriptive text by Mrs. John W. Alexander.

24: Montclair Athletic Club News, June, 1926, "George Wesley Bellows, Artist and Ballplayer."

25: The Nation, Jan., 1925, "George Bellows"

26: Picasso, Forty Years of his Art, Edited by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

27: Sports Illustrated, Aug. 16, 1954, "Athlete and Artist," with three colored illustrations.

28: Vanity Fair, Jan., 1924, "The Crucifiction, A Painting by George Bellows," with illustration.

29: Vanity Fair, Feb., 1925, "Lady Jean, a Portrait by George Bellows," with illustration.

30: Vanity Fair, March, 1925, "The Dempsy-Firpo Fight, a Painting by George Bellows," with illustration.

31: Vanity Fair, Nov., 1935, "Lady Jean, by George Bellows: a Portrait of the American Artist's Younger Daughter," with color illustration.

32: WFMT Perspective, May, 1962, "Bellows' Stag at Sharkey's," with illustration.

33: Publications of the Woodstock Historical Society, no. 5, August, 1931, "George Bellows," by Carl Eric Lindin, page 50.

34: Publications of the Woodstock Historical Society, Sept. 1931, no. 6, "Lithography," by Bolton Brown, page 8


Contents List
Series 1: Manuscripts, Illustrations and Galley Proofs for George Bellows - Painter of America



Series 1 contains the manuscript, in various drafts, of Professor Morgan's book George Bellows, Painter of America, published in 1965. No determination has been made as to the status -- preliminary, intermediate or final -- of the drafts. Chapter 9 is not included among the papers. One draft of Chapter 10 includes a letter to Professor Morgan from Anne Kearney, daughter of George Bellows. Galley proofs and the black and white photographs that were used for the illustrations are also included here.

Book jacket design
1965 Oct

Box 1: folder 1
Galleys (see also boxes 4-5)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 2
Layout
n.d.

Box 1: folder 3
Preface
n.d.

Box 1: folder 4
Introduction
n.d.

Box 1: folder 5
Introduction by Daniel Catton Rich
n.d.

Box 1: folder 6
Preface and introduction
n.d.

Box 1: folder 7
Chapter 1 (The Early Years, 1882-1904)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 8
Chapter 1 (The Columbus Years, 1882-1904)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 9
Chapter 1 (The Columbus Years, 1882-1904)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 10
Chapter 1 (The Columbus Years, 1882-1904)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 11
Chapter 1 (The Columbus Years, 1882-1904)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 12
Chapter 1 (The Columbus Years, 1882-1904)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 13
Chapter 2 (The New York School of Art, 1904-1906)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 14
Chapter 2 (The New York School of Art, 1904-1906)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 15
Chapter 2 (The New York School of Art, 1904-1906)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 16
Chapter 2 (The New York School of Art, 1904-1906) and Chapter 3 (Foundations for Fame, 1906-1908)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 17
Chapter 3 (Foundations for Fame, 1906-1908)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 18
Chapter 3 (Foundations for Fame, 1906-1908)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 19
Chapter 3 (Foundations for Fame, 1906-1908)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 20
Chapter 4 (Recognition, 1908-1910)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 21
Chapter 4 (Recognition, 1908-1910)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 22
Chapter 4 (Recognition, 1908-1910)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 23
Chapter 5 ("The Holy Estate…," 1910-1911)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 24
Chapter 5 ("The Holy Estate…," 1910-1911)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 25
Chapter 5 ("The Holy Estate…," 1910-1911)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 26
Chapter 5 ("The Holy Estate…," 1910-1911)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 27
Chapter 6 (Reverberations from an Armory, 1911-1914)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 28
Chapter 6 (Reverberations from an Armory, 1911-1914)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 29
Chapter 6 (Reverberations from an Armory, 1911-1914)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 30
Chapter 6 (Reverberations from an Armory, 1911-1914)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 31
Chapter 7 (The War Years, 1914-1918)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 32
Chapter 7 (The War Years, 1914-1918)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 33
Chapter 7 (The War Years, 1914-1918)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 34
Chapter 7 (The War Years, 1914-1918)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 35
Chapter 7 (The War Years, 1914-1918)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 36
Chapter 7 (The War Years, 1914-1918) and Chapter 8 (Reorientation/The Woodstock Years)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 37
Chapter 8 (Reorientation, 1919-1921), first half
n.d.

Box 1: folder 38
Chapter 8 (Reorientation, 1919-1921), second half
n.d.

Box 1: folder 39
Chapter 8 (Reorientation, 1919-1921), first half
n.d.

Box 1: folder 40
Chapter 8 (Reorientation, 1919-1921), second half
n.d.

Box 1: folder 41
Chapter 8 (Reorientation, 1919-1921)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 42
Chapter 8 (Reorientation, 1919-1921)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 43
Chapter 10 (The Aftermath)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 44
Chapter 10 (The Aftermath)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 45
Chapter 10 (The Aftermath)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 46
Chapter 10 (The Aftermath)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 47
Chapter 10 (The Aftermath)
n.d.

Box 1: folder 48
Chapter 10 (The Aftermath)
n.d.

Box 2: folder 1
Chapter 10 (The Aftermath)
n.d.

Box 2: folder 2
Various insertions and revisions (in Morgan's handwriting)
n.d.

Box 2: folder 3
Extra pages, various chapters
n.d.

Box 2: folder 4
Index - folder 1 of 2
n.d.

Box 2: folder 5
Index - folder 2 of 2
n.d.

Box 2: folder 6
Chapters on chronological periods - 1904-1908, 1906, 1907
n.d.

Box 2: folder 7
Chapters on chronological periods - 1908 and 1909
n.d.

Box 2: folder 8
Chapters on chronological periods - 1910 and 1911
n.d.

Box 2: folder 9
Chapters on chronological periods - 1912 and 1913
n.d.

Box 2: folder 10
Chapters on chronological periods - 1914-1918
n.d.

Box 2: folder 11
Chapters on chronological periods - 1919 and 1920
n.d.

Box 3: folder 1
Chapters on chronological periods - 1919 and 1920
n.d.

Box 3: folder 2
Chapters on chronological periods - 1919-1922
n.d.

Box 3: folder 3
Chapters on chronological periods - 1921-1923
n.d.

Box 3: folder 4
Chapters on chronological periods - 1923
n.d.

Box 3: folder 5
Chapters on chronological periods - 1924 and 1925
n.d.

Box 3: folder 6
Chapters on chronological periods - 1924 and 1925
n.d.

Box 3: folder 7
Illustrations for chapter headings (photographs)
n.d.

Box 3: folder 8
Illustrations for chapter headings (photographs)
n.d.

Box 3: folder 9
Illustrations for chapter headings (photographs)
n.d.

Box 3: folder 10
Illustrations for chapter headings (photographs)
n.d.

Box 3: folder 11
Illustrations - plates (photographs)
n.d.

Box 3: folder 12
Illustrations - text (photographs)
n.d.

Box 3: folder 13
Galley proofs (see also Box 1, Folder 2)
n.d.

Box 4
Galley proofs (see also Box 1, Folder 2)
n.d.

Box 5
Series 2: Background Material for George Bellows - Painter of America
1921-1969 (bulk 1962-1965)


Sub-series A: Children's Story, Biographical Data, and Genealogy



Contains extensive biographical information about Bellows and his family.

Ethel A. Clarke's story of George and Emma Bellows, written for their children. Transcript.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 1
Biographical data by George Bellows and Emma Story Bellows.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 2
Genealogy - information on Anna Smith Bellows (mother of George)
n.d.

Box 6: folder 3
Sub-series B: Correspondence



This sub-series consists of Morgan's typed transcripts of George Bellows correspondence. (The originals of most of these are located in the George Bellows Papers.)

George Bellows and Emma Story. Transcripts
n.d.

Box 6: folder 4
George and Emma Bellows, Monhegan Island, Maine. Transcripts
1911

Box 6: folder 5
To George and Emma Bellows. Miscellaneous. Transcripts.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 6
George Bellows and his family (mother, children, etc.) Transcripts.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 7
George Bellows and Robert Henri. Transcripts.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 8
Xerox copies of letters from George Bellows to Robert Henri (Originals at Yale University).
n.d.

Box 6: folder 9
George Bellows and Leon Kroll. Transcripts.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 10
Bellows to others concerning his portrait of Judge Olney. Transcripts.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 11
Eugene Speicher to Bellows. Transcript.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 12
George Bellows and Joseph B. Taylor. Transcripts.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 13
George Bellows and his editors. Transcripts.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 14
Miscellaneous correspondence. Transcripts. (A few Xeroxed letters of Bellows).
n.d.

Box 6: folder 15
Bellow's letters concerning stolen pictures. Transcripts.
n.d.

Box 6: folder 16
Sub-series C: Background Research Material Concerning George Bellows and Bellows Collections



Scope and content:

This sub-series includes Morgan's research notes and many photographic reproductions of Bellows works acquired from various sources.

Arrangement:

Organized loosely by subject area.

Income breakdown by years
n.d.

Box 6: folder 17
Exhibition lists by years
n.d.

Box 6: folder 18
Inventory of Lithographs
n.d.

Box 6: folder 19
Bellows' account book. Transcript. (income from sales and prizes)
n.d.

Box 6: folder 20
Official Notices. Transcripts. (from National Academy of Design)
n.d.

Box 6: folder 21
Articles, interviews, speeches. Transcripts
n.d.

Box 6: folder 22
Reviews of Bellows' Work. Transcripts
n.d.

Box 7: folder 1
Notes on Bellows' magazine illustrations
n.d.

Box 7: folder 2
Early Homes of Columbus (pamphlet) - contains picture of boyhood home of Bellows.
n.d.

Box 7: folder 3
Annual of High School of Commerce, Columbus, with tribute to Bellows
1924

Box 7: folder 4
Allen Kander Collection: "Susan Comfort"
1958-1961

Box 7: folder 5
Allen Kander Collection: "Upper Broadway'
1958-1969

Box 7: folder 6
Allen Kander Collection - Miscellaneous
1958 and n.d.

Box 7: folder 7
Research material on Rex Slinkard, who Bellows studio from 1909 to 1910
1917-1976

Box 7: folder 8
National Academy of Design - 3 photographs showing jury (including Robert Henri)
ca. 1900-1910

Box 7: folder 9
Notes on paintings, places, etc.
n.d.

Box 7: folder 10
Historical Data
n.d.

Box 7: folder 11
Columbus Notes
n.d.

Box 7: folder 12
Sag Harbor Notes
n.d.

Box 7: folder 13
Western Trip, 1963 (Ethel Clarke, Randall Davey)
n.d.

Box 7: folder 14
Random notes
n.d.

Box 7: folder 15
Outline Sheets
n.d.

Box 7: folder 16
Notes on illustrations
n.d.

Box 7: folder 17
Photographs of Bellows' works (glossy prints, 8" x 10")
n.d.

Box 7: folder 19
Photographs of Bellows' works (glossy prints, 8" x 10")
n.d.

Box 8: folder 1
Sub-series D: Correspondence Concerning Bellows Between Charles H. Morgan and Individuals
1958-1969


Arrangement:

Organized alphabetically by correspondent name.

Allison, Gordon K. (H. V. Allison & Co.)
1962-1965

Box 8: folder 2
Kearney, Anne Bellows
1963-1969

Box 8: folder 3
Booth, Jean Bellows
1962-1969

Box 8: folder 4
[folder number not used]


Box 8: folder 5
Bayard, Lucie
1964

Box 8: folder 6
Browne, Mrs. Mae
1963

Box 8: folder 7
Bunker, Mrs. Harold
1962

Box 8: folder 8
Clarke, Ethel
1962-1963

Box 8: folder 9
Cornell, Fred A.
1963-1965

Box 8: folder 10
Davey, Randall
1963

Box 8: folder 11
France, Mrs. Wesley G.
1963

Box 8: folder 12
Glackens, Ira
1963

Box 8: folder 13
Grant, Charles G.
1963

Box 8: folder 14
Howard, Edward
1963

Box 8: folder 15
Hoyer, Ralph W.
1963

Box 8: folder 16
Keefe, Edward R.
1963-1965

Box 8: folder 17
Kent, Rockwell
1958 Jul 7

Box 8: folder 18
Kroll, Leon
1962-1965

Box 8: folder 19
Lane, William M.
1963

Box 8: folder 20
McCallip, Wright
1963-1965

Box 8: folder 21
Paterson, Robert G.
1960-1964

Box 8: folder 22
Shannon, Francis
1963-1965

Box 8: folder 23
Spear, Arthur
1962 Sep

Box 8: folder 24
Sylvester, Albert L.
1962 May 21

Box 8: folder 25
Thomson, Homer A.
1962-1963

Box 8: folder 26
Thurber, James
1958 Jul 10

Box 8: folder 26A
Wildermouth, Roy L.
1963 Feb 26

Box 8: folder 27
Miscellaneous correspondence
1963-1964

Box 8: folder 28
Miscellaneous correspondence with two Bellows scholars
1968

Box 8: folder 29
Sub-series E: Correspondence Concerning Bellows Between Charles H. Morgan and Institutions
1962-1965


Arrangement:

Organized alphabetically by institution name.

Archives of American Art
1962-1965

Box 8: folder 30
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
1963

Box 8: folder 31
Boston Public Library
1963-1965

Box 8: folder 32
Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh
1963

Box 8: folder 33
Cleveland Museum of Art
1962-1964

Box 8: folder 34
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts
1963

Box 8: folder 35
Art Association of Indianapolis
1963

Box 8: folder 36
The Masses
1963 Apr

Box 8: folder 37
First Methodist Church, Columbus, Ohio
1963

Box 8: folder 38
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
1963

Box 8: folder 39
Rhode Island School of Design
1963 Feb 12

Box 8: folder 40
Yale University (art dept. and library)
1962-1963

Box 8: folder 41
YMCA Historical Library (New York)
1963

Box 8: folder 42
Sub-series F: Catalogues of Exhibitions Showing Bellows' Work
1921-1959


Arrangement:

Organized alphabetically by institution name.

Art Gallery of Toronto, Catalogue of "Inaugural Exhibition"
1926

Box 9: folder 1
Art Institute of Chicago, "A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture"
1933

Box 9: folder 2
Art Institute of Chicago "A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture" (two copies)
1934

Box 9: folder 3
Art Institute of Chicago, "George Bellows"
1946

Box 9: folder 4
Art Students League of New York, "Fifty Years on 57th St."
1943

Box 9: folder 5
Art Students League of New York, "Diamond Jubilee Exhibition"
1950

Box 9: folder 6
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, "Sport in American Art"
1944

Box 9: folder 7
Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, "Memorial Exhibition of the Work of George Bellows"
1926

Box 9: folder 8
Brooklyn Museum, "The Eight"
1944

Box 9: folder 9
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, "Twenty-fourth International Exhibition of Paintings"
1925

Box 9: folder 10
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, "The 1939 International Exhibition of Paintings"
1939

Box 9: folder 11
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, "Exhibition of Lithographs by George W. Bellows"
1939

Box 10: folder 1
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, "Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings from Previous Internationals"
1959

Box 10: folder 2
The Century Association, "George Bellows, Loan Exhibition of Paintings"
1939

Box 10: folder 3
Galerie de la Chambre Syndicale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, "Exhibition of American Art" (2 copies)
n.d.

Box 10: folder 4
Cleveland Museum of Art, "Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition"
1936

Box 10: folder 5
Cleveland Museum of Art "Catalogue of an Exhibition of American Painting from 1860 until Today"
1937

Box 10: folder 6
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Ohio, "Paintings by George Bellows"
1957

Box 10: folder 7
"The Frank Crowninshield Collection of Modern French Art", Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
1943

Box 10: folder 8
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, "Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture, and Graphic Arts"
1936

Box 10: folder 9
Juliana Force and American Art, A Memorial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art
1949

Box 10: folder 10
Junior Art Patrons of America, "Retrospective Exhibition of American Art"
1921

Box 10: folder 11
Frederick Keppel and Co., New York, "Catalogue of an Exhibition of Lithographs and Drawings by George Bellows"
1925

Box 10: folder 12
M. Knoedler and Co., New York, "Pictures of People, 1870-1930
1931

Box 10: folder 13
M. Knoedler and Co., "Loan Exhibition in Honour of Royal Corissoz"
1941

Box 10: folder 14
Metropolitan Museum of Art, "George Bellows Memorial Exhibition"
1925

Box 10: folder 15
Metropolitan Museum of Art, "100 American Painters of the 20th Century"
1950

Box 10: folder 16
Metropolitan Museum of Art, "The 75th Anniversary Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture by 75 Artists Associated with the Art Students League of New York"
1951

Box 11: folder 1
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, "American Painting and Sculpture, 1862-1932"
1932

Box 11: folder 2
National Academy, Special Exhibition
1939

Box 11: folder 3
National Association of Portrait Painters, "Portraits of Americans by Americans"
1945

Box 11: folder 4
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. - Guidebook
n.d.

Box 11: folder 5
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., "George Bellows, a Retrospective Exhibition"
1957

Box 11: folder 6
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, "New York Realists 1900-1914"
1937

Box 11: folder 7
Newark Musuem, Newark, N.J., "Paintings by American Artists of Today"
1926

Box 11: folder 8
Wildenstein Gallery, New York, "Landmarks in American Art, 1670-1950"(to benefit the American Federation of Arts)
1953

Box 11: folder 9
Wildenstein Gallery, New York, "The American Vision, Painting of Three Centuries,"(For the benefit of the American Federation of Arts)
1957

Box 11: folder 10
Woodstock Art Association, Woodstock, N.Y., "Fifty Years of Woodstock Art
1959

Box 11: folder 11
Series 3: Author's Files, Reviews and Other Post-Publication Material



Sub-series A: Correspondence concerning the book
1962-1978


CMorgan's administrative correspondence with publishers and rights holders.

Gordon K. Allison (AC 1926), of H.V. Allison and Co. (Bellows' family's art dealer)
1964-1967

Box 12: folder 1
McIntosh and Otis (Morgan's literary agents)
1962-1970

Box 12: folder 2
Eugene Reynal (Morgan's publisher)
1963-1968

Box 12: folder 3
William Morrow and Company
1965-1972

Box 12: folder 4
Daniel Catton Rich concerning introduction to book
1965 Jul

Box 12: folder 5
Correspondence with 25 museums concerning plates
1965

Box 12: folder 6
Correspondence with 13 private collectors concerning plates
1965

Box 12: folder 7
Correspondence concerning color plates
1965

Box 12: folder 8
Letters to Morgan from admirers of book - some with new information on Bellows
1964-1967

Box 12: folder 9
Miscellaneous letters with new Bellows information
1959-1972

Box 12: folder 10
Miscellaneous letters with new Bellows information
1977-1978

Box 12: folder 11
Sub-series B: Miscellaneous material and correspondence concerning lectures, articles, advice, etc. after publication of book
1965-1979


Press releases, reviews and various correspondence related to George Bellows: Painter of America.

Lists of people and institutions to which Morgan was indebted
n.d.

Box 12: folder 12
Plans for the illustrations with photographs of them
1965

Box 12: folder 13
Lists of complimentary copies
1965

Box 12: folder 14
News release from Amherst College
1966 Feb 24

Box 12: folder 15
Reviews of book
1965-1967

Box 12: folder 16
Correspondence re lecture at Columbus Museum of Art, as part of Bellows Symposium
1979 Apr 21

Box 12: folder 17
Correspondence re lecture at Worcester Art Museum
1979 Dec 9

Box 12: folder 18
Correspondence re article for the Columbus Dispatch, in connection with the opening of the new wing at the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts (with 2 typescripts of article)
1973 Oct

Box 12: folder 19
Correspondence re article - introduction to catalogue raisonné of Bellows lithographs by Mason Fine Prints, Glen Head, N.Y.
1976-1977

Box 12: folder 20
Correspondence re photograph of "Tennis at Newport," by Bellows, with Hirschl and Alder Galleries (with copy of photograph)
1976 Sep 28

Box 12: folder 21
Correspondence with Maureen C. O'Brien, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, re Rain on the River and Portrait of Walter Littlefield, Esq. By Bellows, (with photograph of Portrait of Walter Littlefield, Esq.
1976 Oct

Box 12: folder 22
Correspondence: Charlene S. Engel re her thesis on Bellows
1976 Jun

Box 12: folder 23
Photograph of Study for Stag at Sharkey's by Bellows. Study not done by Bellows, according to Morgan, for Parke-Bernet Galleries
1976 Oct

Box 12: folder 24
Series 4: The Drawings of George Bellows



Consists chiefly of administrative correspondence relating to the publication of the book in 1974.

Sub-Series A: Correspondence with Owning Institutions or Collectors



Arrangement:

Organized alphabetically by the name of the owning institution or collector.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 1
Allison, Gordon (H. V. Allison & Co.)
1972

Box 13: folder 2
Amherst College
n.d.

Box 13: folder 3
Art Institute of Chicago
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 4
Atkins Museum (Kansas City, Missouri)
1972

Box 13: folder 5
Borden Publishing Company
1972-1975

Box 13: folder 6
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
1972

Box 13: folder 7
Boston Public Library
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 8
Carey, Mrs. Andrew Galbraith
1973

Box 13: folder 9
Chapellier Galleries
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 10
Cleveland Museum
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 11
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 12
Drefus, Mrs. Max
1972

Box 13: folder 13
First National Bank, Chicago
1972

Box 13: folder 14
Fogg Art Museum
1972

Box 13: folder 15
Goldstone, Herbert
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 16
Gordon, Albert H.
1972

Box 13: folder 17
Hirschl & Adler Galleries
1972

Box 13: folder 18
Kearney, Anne Bellows
1974 Apr 18

Box 13: folder 19
Macintosh and Otis, Inc.
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 20
Magriel, Paul
1972

Box 13: folder 21
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 22
Morsman, Joseph, Jr.
1972

Box 13: folder 23
National Gallery of Art
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 24
Princeton University Art Museum
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 25
Rhode Island School of Design
1972-1973

Box 13: folder 26
Sylvester, Albert L.
1973

Box 13: folder 27
Tetlie, Richard N.
1972-1974

Box 13: folder 28
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1972

Box 13: folder 29
Vose, Herbert P.
1973

Box 13: folder 30
Westmoreland County Museum (Pennsylvania)
19972

Box 13: folder 31
Weyerhaeuser, Carl
1972-1974

Box 13: folder 32
Yale University Art Gallery
1972

Box 13: folder 33
Miscellaneous correspondence
1974

Box 13: folder 34
Sub-Series B: Other Materials Relating to The Drawings of George Bellows



Includes a mock-up of the book and a list of drawings.

Mockup
[1973?]

Box 13: folder 35
List of drawings
[1973?]

Box 13: folder 36

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Subjects
  • Bellows, George, 1882-1925.
  • Morgan, Charles H. (Charles Hill), 1902- -- George Bellows, painter of America.
  • Painters -- United States -- Biography -- Sources.


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