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The archive includes over 250 objects ranging from childhood toys to pre-Columbian artifacts from his travels abroad; from photographs of friends and family to newspaper clippings detailing his movements in Europe.

Sketchbook diaries, letters, and work given to Hartley by his artist friends are also included in the collection.

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This is a listing of articles belonging to Hartley of some functional value, i.e. wallet, pens, pallette, camera, luggage tags.


Title/Description: 2 opera glasses; collapsible w/ spring hinges
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.10a & 51.02.153.10b

Title/Description: set of pinchers
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.15

Title/Description: safety pin
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.16

Title/Description: 14 shirt links
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.17a & 51.02.153.17n

Title/Description: 6 studs
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.18a - 51.02.153.18f

Title/Description: 2 broken heavy needles
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.19a & 51.02.153.19b

Title/Description: 1 watch
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.20

Title/Description: Carrying case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Wood; palette bottom covered with paint
Dimensions: 17 x 21 1/2 x 2 1/2
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 51.02.39

Title/Description: Camera; Argoflex; made in USA
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 3
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.39

Title/Description: Cigarette case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Curly maple with metal monogram: MH
Dimensions: 4 15/16 x 3 1/16 x 9/16
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.40

Title/Description: Cigarette case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: silver with baroque endge
Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 3/16
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.41

Title/Description: Cigarette case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: silver with monogram ("MH")
Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 7/16
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.42

Title/Description: Cigarette case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: silver with gold monogram (M. H. Berlin)
Dimensions: 3 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 5/16
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.43

Title/Description: clothes brush
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: leather, brown, "real grain cowhide"; black
Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.44

Title/Description: Cup
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Silver plate; monogram MH
Dimensions: 3 7/16 x 3 3/16
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.45

Title/Description: Eyeglasses in black hard case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Silver & plastic; Calpini, Madero 34, Mexico
Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 2 1/4
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.47

Title/Description: Eye glasses in brown leather case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: two lenses; silver and plastic; broken
Dimensions: Case) 6 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 7/8
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.48

Title/Description: Eyeglasses in brown leather case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: one lens; silver and plastic; broken
Dimensions: Case) 6 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 7/8
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.49

Title/Description: Fountain pens (5) and Mechanical pencils (2)
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Metal and plastic
Dimensions: 1. 5 1/2; 2. 5 7/16; 3. 5 1/8; 4. 4 15/16; 5. 5 1/4; 6. 4 7/8; 7. 7 5/16
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 51.02.50.1 -- 51.02.50.7

Title/Description: inkwell (Carter-Travel) with ink (blue-black)
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Glass jar in rubber case with screw lid
Dimensions: 3 3/8 x 1 3/4
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.52

Title/Description: Keyring and keys
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Steel
Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 1 1/4
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.54

Title/Description: Luggage tags (3)
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Brown leather
Dimensions: 1) 5 3/4 2) 5 7/16 3) 5 7/8
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.55

Title/Description: Palette
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: wood-stained medium brown (Weber)
Dimensions: 23 3/4 x 16 3/8 x 5/8
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.57

Title/Description: Pencil case and contents
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: blue fabric and zipper
Dimensions: 3 1/2 x 8
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.60

Title/Description: Pipes (2) with filters
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: wood and metal
Dimensions: 8 & 4
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.61

Title/Description: Rims for eyeglasses
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: plastic in brown leather case
Dimensions: 6 5/8 x 2 13/16
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.62

Title/Description: Snuff box
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: silver; irregular detailed design
Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 3/16
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.63

Title/Description: Snuff box
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Nickel and tortoise
Dimensions: 2 5/16 x 1 x 5/8
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.64.

Title/Description: Valise
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: leather, collapsible; brown
Dimensions: 22 x 14 x 12
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.65

Title/Description: boots
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: brown leather tops and soles
Dimensions:
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.139

Title/Description: Change purse
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Steel mesh with monogram MH
Dimensions: 2 1/2
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.159

Title/Description: Cigarette case
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Brown leather
Dimensions: 4 x 2 1/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.160

Title/Description: Darning kit with safety pins and buttons
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Khaki cotton
Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 6
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.161

Title/Description: Utility kit and contents
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: tan leather
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 2 1/2
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.165

Title/Description: Wallet
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: black leather
Dimensions: 8 x 4 1/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.166

Title/Description: Wallet and contents
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Alligator leather, brown, English
Dimensions: 6 3/8 x 4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.167

Title/Description: Wallet with calling card: "Marsden Hartley, Berlin-New York"
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: black leather
Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 4 1/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.168

Title/Description: 2 hand-made, home-spun large shirts
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: canvas, heavy cotton
Dimensions: 1) 40 x 62 2) 41 x 60
Source: Norma C. Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.214

Title/Description: Stanley screwdriver, made in USA
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: steel
Dimensions: 4 3/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.219

Title/Description: Carder (?)
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Wood, 8 teeth
Dimensions: 2 5/8 x 7 1/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.220

Title/Description: Paint box top with beveled edge
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: wood with light brown varnish; gray underneath
Dimensions: 13 x 16 3/16
Source: Chenoweth Hall
Accession No: 69.02.02

Title/Description: Cadmium yellow paint; two identical flasks from Dr. Schoenfeld, D sseldorf
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions: 2 11/16 x 1 5/16
Source: Chenoweth Hall
Accession No: 69.02.03

Title/Description: Parulum shaker
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: nickel container, made in France
Dimensions: 2 1/16 x 1 3/8
Source: Chenoweth Hall
Accession No: 69.02.04

Title/Description: Stand oil
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: glass tube with sealed cork stopper; 20 grams Blockx-France
Dimensions: 4 5/8
Source: Chenoweth Hall
Accession No: 69.02.05

Title/Description: Box of metal buttons from childhood
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: bronze
Dimensions: 1 1/8 to 1/2 in diameter
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.19

Title/Description: safety pin
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.16

Title/Description: 14 shirt links
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.17a & 51.02.153.17n

Title/Description: 6 studs
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.18a - 51.02.153.18f

Title/Description: 2 broken heavy needles
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
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Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.153.19a & 51.02.153.19b

 

 


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