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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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Ephemera in the collection includes all paper artifacts: letters, exhibit programs, newspaper clippings and various other documents. Please note that when Hartley's name is listed under "Artist," this describes a relationship of artist to object, and does not imply the authorship of Hartley.

Title/Description: Corner of envelope w/3 cent postage stamp of Buther Burbank
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: paper
Dimensions:
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.20.5a

Title/Description: Corner of envelope w/2 cent postage stamp of George Washington
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: paper
Dimensions:
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.20.5b

Title/Description: Hartley's calling card
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions:
Source: Marsden Hartley Estate
Accession No: 51.02.53.5

Title/Description: Programs for three New York exhibits
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Black and white; one with Fox Is. on front
Dimensions: 9 x 6 9 x 6 5 3/4 x 5
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.123

Title/Description: Catalog, American Library Color Slide
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Paper
Dimensions: 11 3/16 x 8 3/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.125

Title/Description: Envelope from Magazine of Art to Marsden Hartley, Hotel Winslow, 45 E. 55 St. NYC
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: clippings
Dimensions:
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.133

Title/Description: "Drawings of Audrey, The Drawings of Audrey 5-years-old given to me by her mother in Chicago"
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: pencil on paper
Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 9
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.135

Title/Description: Young boy's head, a gift from Leon Hartley at the Gr nhauf Hospital Berlin
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Pencil on natural paper
Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 7 3/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.137

Title/Description: Letter from Walt Whitman to Wm. Sloane Kennedy
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Black ink on yellow paper; note from Hartley on blue monogrammed paper
Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 7 7/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.140

Title/Description: Note signed by Maurice Chevalier
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: paper and ink
Dimensions: 1 3/8 x 3 1/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.143

Title/Description: Chinese Cards and Invitations
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: paper
Dimensions:
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.151.01 -- 55.01.151.10

Title/Description: Address book
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: black leather; calling card of Alvin Seaholm
Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 3/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.154

Title/Description: Address book
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: black leather
Dimensions: 6 x 3 3/4 x 1/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.155

Title/Description: Address book
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: black leather with Addresses in green
Dimensions: 4 7/16 x 2 13/16 x 1/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.156

Title/Description: Misc. cards, addresses, coins, penpoint (.1-.6)
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: paper
Dimensions:
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.164

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: Page from Portrait History of Marsden Hartley
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: paper
Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 10 3/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.173.r

Title/Description: "At the Fireside" from painting by H. Spalding 1892
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: watercolored book illustration
Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 7 1/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.204

Title/Description: "Elaine Guarding Lancelot's Shield" from the Legend of King Arthur
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: watercolored book illustration
Dimensions: 5 15/16 x 4 5/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.205

Title/Description: "Greek frieze"
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: watercolored book illustration; blue and gray
Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 7 11/16
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.206

Title/Description: "Lavinia, Countess Spencer"
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: watercolored book illustration from engraving by Sam. Cousins after Sir Reynolds
Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 4 11/16
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.207

Title/Description: Two cats and a dog
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: watercolor book illustration
Dimensions: 6 x 4 3/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.208

Title/Description: Colored prints (11)
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Tinted with watercolors
Dimensions: "A Difficult Question" 5 7/8 x 4 5/8 "Little Red Riding Hood" 8 x 5 5/16 "French Scene" 5 3/4 x 4 3/4 "Young Gril" 4 x 3 "Psyche's Mirror" 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 "Love's Messenger" 7 1/2 x 4 7/8 "Young Girl in White Dress" "In Disgrace" 6 5/8 x 4 1/2 "Dorothea"
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 55.01.209

Title/Description: Magazine clipping: "Maine Man", Time
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions: 2 1/2 columns
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 68.08.01

Title/Description: Issues of "Magazine of Art"
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions: 12 x 8 7/8 12 x 9 1/16
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.03.1 -- 76.03.03.2

Title/Description: Cincinnati Modern Art Society, Expressionism catalog, contained in brown envelope #2
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions: 5 x 7 5/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.09

Title/Description: Rosenberg Gallery Catalog
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Stiff textured paper
Dimensions: 9 x 6
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.11.1 -- 76.03.11.5

Title/Description: Announcement from Babcock Galleries to Norma Berger
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Glossy paper
Dimensions: 7 3/8 x 5 3/4
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.20

Title/Description: Galley proofs for Selected Poems by Wells
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Writings
Dimensions:
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.22

Title/Description: Invitation to Feininger/Hartley Exhibit (Oct 25-Jan 14, 1945) w/ envelope
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Heavy paper
Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 6 1/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.23

Title/Description: Refund check from Treasurer of the United States
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: Hole punch card
Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 7 3/8
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.26

Title/Description: Envelope containing 20 lists of various kinds
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions:
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.42

Title/Description: Misc. typed writings
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material: paper
Dimensions:
Source: Norma Berger Estate
Accession No: 76.03.44

Title/Description: Letters
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions:
Source: Gift of Chenoweth Hall and Miriam Colwell
Accession No: 1996.8.2a-c

Title/Description: Newspaper Clipping
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 2
Source: Gift of Chenoweth Hall and Miriam Colwell
Accession No: 1996.8.3

Title/Description: Christmas Card
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions: 4 7/8 x 4 7/8
Source: Gift of Chenoweth Hall and Miriam Colwell
Accession No: 1996.8.4

Title/Description: Catalogue for Recent Works of Marsden Hartley at the Rosenberg Gallery
Artist: Marsden Hartley 1877-1943
Material:
Dimensions: 9x6
Source: Gift of Chenoweth Hall and Miriam Colwell
Accession No: 1996.8.5

 

 


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