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Kenyon Cox papers, 1860-1922

Summary Information

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Bib ID 3460555 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Cox, Kenyon, 1856-1919
Title Kenyon Cox papers, 1860-1922
Physical Description 602 items
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Description

Summary

Included is Cox's correspondence, circa 1880 until his death in 1919, with architects, painters, sculptors, and writers including Bernard Berenson, Edwin Howland Blashfield, Will Hicock Low, John La Farge, Henry Oliver Walker, H. Siddons Mowbray, Theodore Robinson, Elliott Daingerfield, Lucia Fairchild Fuller, Howard Pyle, William A. Coffin, Russell Cowles, Daniel Chester French, Irving R. Wiles, James Monroe Hewlett, Harry Wilson Watrous, Edward R. Simmons, Maxfield and Stephen Parrish, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Louis Saint-Gaudens, John C. Van Dyke, Wendell P. Garrison, Richard Watson Gilder, Robert Underwood Johnson, the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White, Stanford White, Charles F. McKim, Cass Gilbert, Charles Adams Platt, and others. Of note are 136 from Cox to lawyer and author Leonard E. Opdyke. Correspondence, circa 1870-1922, with family members, particularly his father, Jacob Dolson Cox (a Union officer), his mother, Louise Howland King Cox (a painter), and his brother Jacob Dolson Cox, Jr. (a Cleveland industrialist and founder of the Cleveland Twist Drill Company). Correspondence of various other family members either among themselves, beginning circa 1860, or with Kenyon Cox is included. Also, manuscripts of Cox's essays, addresses, articles, and other writings on art, circa1870-1919; poetry; and juvenilia.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Various gifts. Accession number--1961.001, 1975.002, 1975.010, 1995.002.

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Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Subject Headings

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Architects -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Art -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cleveland Twist Drill Company Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coffin, William A (William Anderson), 1855-1925 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cowles, Russell, 1887-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cox, Jacob D (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cox, Jacob Dolson, 1881-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cox, Louise Howland King, 1865-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Daingerfield, Elliott, 1859-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fuller, Lucia Fairchild, 1872-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Garrison, Wendell Phillips, 1840-1907 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hewlett, James Monroe, 1868-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
La Farge, John, 1835-1910 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Low, Will Hicok, 1853-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McKim, Mead & White Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mowbray, H. Siddons (Harry Siddons), 1858-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Opdyke, Leonard E Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painters -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parrish, Stephen, 1846-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Platt, Charles A (Charles Adams), 1861-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robinson, Theodore H (Theodore Henry), 1881-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Saint-Gaudens, Louis, 1854- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sculptors -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Simmons, Edward, 1852-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Dyke, John C (John Charles), 1856-1918 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Walker, Henry Oliver, 1843-1929 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watrous, Harry Wilson Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, Stanford, 1853-1906 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wiles, Irving Ramsay, 1861-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American artist, author.