Fonds Details

Call Number: MS Whistler
Title: Whistler Archive
Associated Websites: Whistler Collections at the University of Glasgow
Whistler Collection. Book of the month
Date of Creation: Between 1814 and 2001
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent: 14.0 metre(s)
Name of Creator:
James Abbot McNeill Whistler 1834-1903
Content: Papers of the artist James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Over a third of the 7,000 letters are written by Whistler; the remainder are letters he received. An extensive reference library of over 1,000 volumes on Whistler includes some 200 books from the artist's library, a nearly complete collection of Whistler's own publications and exhibition catalogues, thousands of his presscuttings and hundreds of photographs. Papers relating to Whistler's wider family are also included.

Some of the material received after 1954 and listed as part of MS Whistler has been acquired on the basis that it relates to Whistler in some way. It may not have been created or collected by him.
Arrangement: The material is arranged in the following series
MS Whistler A-Z Correspondence and miscellaneous papers.
MS Whistler LB Letterbooks
MS Whistler NB Notebooks
MS Whistler PC Press cuttings
MS Whistler PF Portfolios
Whistler 1-199 Printed books of J.M. Whistler
Whistler 200- Printed reference books
Whistler EC Exhibition catalogues
Whistler PH Photographs
Whistler TH Theses
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Source of Acquisition: Donated by Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1935-1954, with subsequent additions from various sources.
See Accession details
Notes: Copyright restrictions apply to some material.
Cataloguing Rules: ISAD(G)
Repository Code: GB 0247
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