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Cornish Colony

Identifier: cornish-colony
Collections connected to the Cornish Art Colony that grew up around Augustus Saint-Gaudens beginning in the mid-1880s. The Colony started as a summer gathering of artists and eventually grew into a single extended social network that slowly dissipated in the early 20th century.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records

Augustus Saint-Gaudens papers

Identifier: ML-4
Date(s): 1869 to 1950

Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907), sculptor. Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, pencil sketches, financial and legal documents, photographs, newspaper clippings and printed matter related to Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the Cornish Colony and members of his extended family.

Blow-Me-Down Farm records

Identifier: MS-602
Date(s): undated

Blowmedown Record 1884. Photocopy of the transcription of the record, a log kept by Charles C. Beaman and his family of events at Blow-Me-Down Farm, 1884-1917, activities in Cornish and the Cornish Colony, and visitors to the farm.

Cornish Colony Museum Collection

Identifier: MS-1404
Date(s): 1983 to 2006

Cornish Colony Museum (1998-2010). The collection contains letters, records, clippings, programs and ephemera related to the museum in Cornish, New Hampshire. The museum showed art produced by residents of the Cornish Art Colony.

Drawings for C.C. Beaman's renovations,

Identifier: MS-784
Date(s): 1890

Daniel Appleton. The collection contains drawings by Appleton, a Boston architect for renovations to Mercer Cottage, one of C. C. Beaman's home in Cornish, New Hampshire.

Fairchild-Fuller family papers

Identifier: MS-152

The collection contains orrespondence with various members of the Fuller and Fairchild families, and with members of the Cornish Colony of artists and writers, as well as photgraphs, manuscipts, articles, diaries, sketches, poems and sheet music.

Frances S. Eastman collection on Frances Duncan Manning

Identifier: MS-603
Date(s): circa 1947-1976

The collection consists of letters, photographs, audiotapes and clippings relating to Francis Duncan Manning's life in the Cornish Colony and work with women's suffrage. The items were collected by her granddaughter Frances Eastman.

Louise Howland King Cox photo album

Identifier: MS-678
Date(s): 1900 to 1910

Louise Howland King Cox (1865-1945), painter. The collection contains a photo album with photographs taken by Louise Cox of family members, Cornish home, and other Cornish Colony residents.

MacKaye Family papers

Identifier: ML-5
Date(s): 1751 to 1998

The MacKaye Family Papers contain correspondence, manuscript drafts, photographs, financial records, sketchbooks, notebooks, diaries, programs, broadsides, posters, newspaper clippings, and ephemeral items. They chronicle four generations of the family. The bulk of the collections focus is on dramatist Steele MacKaye, his son and fellow dramatist and poet, Percy Mackaye, as well as the noted conservationist Benton Mackaye.

Maxfield Parrish papers

Identifier: ML-62
Date(s): 1866 to 1985

Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966), painter and illustrator. The collection consists of personal and professional papers and correspondence, posters, prints, sketches and proofs as well as glass plate negatives documenting the life and work of Maxfield Parrish and his family.

Sculpture photographs

Identifier: MS-782
Date(s): 1915 to 1935

Sculpture Photographs. The collection contains contemporary photographs of the work of American sculptor Herbert Adams, a sometime member of the Cornish Colony of artists.

Stephen Parrish papers

Identifier: MS-620
Date(s): 1867 to 1983

Stephen Parrish (1846-1938), artist. The collection consists of records, etchings, articles, correspondence, a manuscript and correspondence chronicling his life as an artist.

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