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Author/Artist Avery (Family)
Title Collection, 1891-1966 (bulk 1939-1940).
Description .25 linear ft.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Brooklyn Special Collections  SCR N200 Av45 C69    AVAILABLE
Summary Material created and collected by Emma P. Avery Welcher in the process of research, primarily during 1939-40, on her grandfather, Samuel P. Avery. Includes correspondence with institutions and individuals, notes, and a photograph of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery with George Walter Vincent Smith. Also includes several letters from Avery to author Erastus Dow Palmer.
Biographical/historical note Samuel P. Avery (1822-1904), was an art dealer and collector in Hartford, Connecticut. His son, Samuel P. Avery, Jr. (1847-1920), was an important donor to the Brooklyn Museum.
Access restrictions Permission of Librarian/Archivist required.
Cite as Avery Family Collection, 1891-1966, Brooklyn Museum of Art Library Collections.
Source of acquisition Avery Family Collection Mrs. H.L. Kleinfield and Amy Ogden Welcher gift
.25 l.f.
Provenance Gifts of Mrs. H.L. Kleinfield (,April 23, 1996), and Amy Ogden Welcher (1990).
LC subject Collectors and collecting.
Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Other author Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904.
Welcher, Emma P. Avery.
Welcher, Amy Ogden.
Smith, George Walter Vincent, 1832-1923.
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904.
WorldCat no. 80637792

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