James Abbott McNeill Whistler collection Edit


11 MWalB02090


  • 1841-1935 (Creation)


  • 3.00 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 6 manuscript boxes other_unmapped (Whole)

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  • Arrangement

    Arranged in five series: 1. Autographs and Letters of Whistler's Friends and Associates, 1841-1909; 2.  Sales and Exhibition Catalogues of Whistler, 1895-1934; Magazine Articles, Magazines, Portraits, and Grolier Club Materials, circa 1903; 4.  News Clippings, 1878-1935; 5. Letters of James McNeill Whistler, circa 1877.

    For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.  Please contact the department for more information.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

  • Preferred Citation

    James Abbott McNeill Whistler collection, Robert D. Farber Univeristy Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University

  • Scope and Contents

    The records in this collection were created between the years of 1841 and 1935. Included within this collection are autographs, letters, photographs, sales and exhibition catalogues, magazine articles, portraits, and news clippings. Also included are some reprints of artworks, and original etchings. Many of the news clippings detail events in Whistler's professional life, especially sales of artworks.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Jennifer O'Brien in 2000.  Archon finding aid created by Craig Bruce Smith in 2010.