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Title
Pennell-Whistler collection,
Summary
Correspondence, lectures, drafts of books and articles, clippings, and other papers of Pennell and his wife, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, relating to James McNeill Whistler, Joseph Pennell's career as an artist and author, and family affairs. Includes a record of artwork in the field of government propaganda during World War I. Papers of Charles Godfrey Leland, uncle of Elizabeth, include family correspondence; journals (1892-1899); writings; and memoranda relating to to Leland's career as an author and philologist, his studies and travels in Europe, religion, and New England Indians. The Pennells' correspondents include Elmer Adler, J.M. Barrie, Paul Wayland Bartlett, Ford Madox Brown, Timothy Cole, Royal Cortissoz, Walter Crane, Charles William Deschamps, Théodore Duret, Henri Fantin-Latour, John F. Flanagan, Cass Gilbert, Edmund Gosse, Charles James Whistler Hanson, Childe Hassam, Henry James, Robert Underwood Johnson, John Lane, Leila Mechlin, A. Edward Newton, Agnes Repplier, Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice, Auguste Rodin, William Edwin Rudge, Linley Sambourne, John Singer Sargent, John Charles Van Dyke, and James McNeill Whistler.
Correspondence and legal papers of Whistler and clippings concerning Whistler. Subjects include the 1892 Whistler exhibition in the Goupil Gallery, London, England; the Whistler-Ruskin litigation; and Whistler's friends, career, and business affairs. Papers of Anna Matilda McNeill Whistler include a diary and correspondence with Margaret Getfield Hill, Mary Emma Eastwick, and others. Whistler's correspondents include Edward Coley Burne-Jones, William Heinemann, Thomas Jekyll, Edward G. Kennedy, Frederick Richards Leyland, Joseph Pennell, Valentine C. Prinsep, James Anderson Rose, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rosetti, Frederick Sandys, David Croal Thomson, Virginia Vaughan, and the Heinemann (Firm) and Morris & Co. (London, England).
Contributor Names
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926.
Leland, Charles Godfrey, 1824-1903.
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936.
Whistler, Anna Mathilda McNeill, 1804-1881.
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903.
Subject Headings
-  Adler, Elmer,--1884-1962--Correspondence
-  Barrie, J. M.--(James Matthew),--1860-1937--Correspondence
-  Bartlett, Paul Wayland,--1865-1925--Correspondence
-  Brown, Ford Madox,--1821-1893--Correspondence
-  Burne-Jones, Edward Coley,--1833-1898
-  Cole, Timothy,--1852-1931--Correspondence
-  Cortissoz, Royal,--1869-1948--Correspondence
-  Crane, Walter,--1845-1915--Correspondence
-  Deschamps, Charles William,--1848-1908--Correspondence
-  Duret, Théodore,--1838-1927--Correspondence
-  Eastwick, Mary Emma,--1851-1928--Correspondence
-  Fantin-Latour, Henri,--1836-1904--Correspondence
-  Flanagan, John F.,--1865-1952--Correspondence
-  Gilbert, Cass,--1859-1934--Correspondence
-  Gosse, Edmund,--1849-1928--Correspondence
-  Hanson, Charles James Whistler,--1870-1935--Correspondence
-  Hassam, Childe,--1859-1935--Correspondence
-  Heinemann, William,--1863-1920--Correspondence
-  Hill, Getfield Margaret,--1802-1881--Correspondence
-  James, Henry,--1843-1916--Correspondence
-  Jekyll, Thomas,--1827-1881--Correspondence
-  Johnson, Robert Underwood,--1853-1937--Correspondence
-  Kennedy, Edward G.--(Edward Guthrie),--1849-1932--Correspondence
-  Lane, John,--1854-1925--Correspondence
-  Leyland, Frederick Richards,--1831-1892--Correspondence
-  Mechlin, Leila,--1874-1949--Correspondence
-  Newton, A. Edward--(Alfred Edward),--1864-1940--Correspondence
-  Prinsep, Val C.--(Val Cameron),--1838-1904--Correspondence
-  Repplier, Agnes,--1855-1950--Correspondence
-  Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan,--1870-1942--Correspondence
-  Rodin, Auguste,--1840-1917--Correspondence
-  Rose, James Anderson,--1819-1890
-  Rossetti, Dante Gabriel,--1828-1882
-  Rossetti, William Michael,--1829-1919
-  Rudge, William Edwin,--1876-1931--Correspondence
-  Ruskin, John,--1819-1900--Trials, litigation, etc
-  Sambourne, Linley,--1844-1910--Correspondence
-  Sandys, Frederick,--1829-1904--Correspondence
-  Sargent, John Singer,--1856-1925--Correspondence
-  Thomson, David Croal,--1855-1930--Correspondence
-  Van Dyke, John Charles,--1856-1932--Correspondence
-  Vaughan, Virginia,---1913--Correspondence
-  Whistler, James McNeill,--1834-1903
-  Whistler, James McNeill,--1834-1903--Correspondence
-  Whistler, James McNeill,--1834-1903--Trials, litigation, etc
-  Leland family
-  Pennell family
-  Goupil Gallery
-  Heinemann (Firm)
-  Morris & Co. (London, England)
-  Art
-  Art--England--London--Exhibitions
-  Art criticism
-  Indians of North America--New England
-  Philology
-  Religion
-  Voyages and travels
-  World War, 1914-1918--Art and the war
-  World War, 1914-1918--Propaganda
Notes
-  Arranged in fourteen series. Series 1: Whistler Correspondence; Series 2: Typescripts of Whistler Correspondence; Series 3: Whistler and His Circle; Series 4: Miscellaneous Whistler Manuscripts; Series 5: Anna Matilda Whistler Papers; Series 6: Whistler Printed Matter; Series 7: Pennell Correspondence; Series 8: Pennell Correspondence Relating to Whistler; Series 9: Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell Correspondence; Series 10: Book, Article, and Lecture File; Series 11: Pennell Miscellany; Series 12: Charles G. Leland Papers; Series 13: Additional Papers of Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell; and Series 14: Oversize.
-  Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Container number, Pennell-Whistler Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  Gift, transfers, and purchases, Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell and others, 1917-1992.
-  Joseph Pennell, artist and author. James McNeill Whistler, artist; full name: James Abbott McNeill Whistler.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms014022
Medium
96,200 items.
380 containers plus 2 oversize.
101.8 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms014022
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms014022.3
Library of Congress Control Number
mm79035857
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Description
Correspondence, lectures, drafts of books and articles, clippings, and other papers of Pennell and his wife, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, relating to James McNeill Whistler, Joseph Pennell's career as an artist and author, and family affairs. Includes a record of artwork in the field of government propaganda during World War I. Papers of Charles Godfrey Leland, uncle of Elizabeth, include family correspondence; journals (1892-1899); writings; and memoranda relating to to Leland's career as an author and philologist, his studies and travels in Europe, religion, and New England Indians. The Pennells' correspondents include Elmer Adler, J.M. Barrie, Paul Wayland Bartlett, Ford Madox Brown, Timothy Cole, Royal Cortissoz, Walter Crane, Charles William Deschamps, Théodore Duret, Henri Fantin-Latour, John F. Flanagan, Cass Gilbert, Edmund Gosse, Charles James Whistler Hanson, Childe Hassam, Henry James, Robert Underwood Johnson, John Lane, Leila Mechlin, A. Edward Newton, Agnes Repplier, Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice, Auguste Rodin, William Edwin Rudge, Linley Sambourne, John Singer Sargent, John Charles Van Dyke, and James McNeill Whistler. Correspondence and legal papers of Whistler and clippings concerning Whistler. Subjects include the 1892 Whistler exhibition in the Goupil Gallery, London, England; the Whistler-Ruskin litigation; and Whistler's friends, career, and business affairs. Papers of Anna Matilda McNeill Whistler include a diary and correspondence with Margaret Getfield Hill, Mary Emma Eastwick, and others. Whistler's correspondents include Edward Coley Burne-Jones, William Heinemann, Thomas Jekyll, Edward G. Kennedy, Frederick Richards Leyland, Joseph Pennell, Valentine C. Prinsep, James Anderson Rose, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rosetti, Frederick Sandys, David Croal Thomson, Virginia Vaughan, and the Heinemann (Firm) and Morris & Co. (London, England).
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Pennell, Joseph, Charles Godfrey Leland, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Anna Mathilda Mcneill Whistler, and James Mcneill Whistler. Pennell-Whistler collection. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/mm79035857. (Accessed October 23, 2017.)

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Pennell, J., Leland, C. G., Pennell, E. R., Whistler, A. M. M. & Whistler, J. M. Pennell-Whistler collection. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/mm79035857.

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Pennell, Joseph, et al. Pennell-Whistler collection. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://lccn.loc.gov/mm79035857>.