John Quinn papers

Collection Data

Names
Quinn, John, 1870-1924 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1901 - 1926
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2513
Topics
Modernism (Art)
Art, Modern -- 20th century
Quinn, John, 1870-1924
Genres
Archival materials
Physical Description
Extent: 38.7 linear feet (74 boxes, 45 volumes, 1 other item, 50 microfilm reels)
Description
Collection consists mainly of correspondence, with writings, printed matter and photographs that document Quinn's artistic and political interests. Correspondence, 1901-1924, is with artists, art dealers, critics, poets, playwrights, booksellers, publishers, and members of his family. Files of letters and letterbooks contain correspondence relating to his interest in the artistic and literary scene in America and abroad, events in Ireland especially during the Home Rule movement, his purchase of paintings, sculpture, first editions and manuscripts of contemporary literature, and the sale of his library and manuscript collection. Also includes typescripts of literary works, typescript of the catalog of Quinn's art collection, ledgers, sales and exhibition catalogs, periodicals, and photographs of Quinn with individual artists and group portraits.
Type of Resource
Mixed material
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11635618
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW92-A226
MSS Unit ID : 2513
UUID: 864170b0-c62b-012f-a897-58d385a7bc34
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