Manuscript Collections

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Manuscript collections in The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Archives consist primarily of art research files, art collectors' files, gallery records, images of artists and artwork, artists' sketchbooks and diaries, and artists' correspondence and personal papers that were donated to the Frick Art Reference Library. The research files of art scholars contain correspondence, photographs, notes, and printed material and include documentation of such artists as Gilbert Stuart and Gian Paolo Panini, as well as general research on early American artists and Western European art. The records of galleries contain sales records, inventories, correspondence, and photographs of artwork. Artists are documented through collections of photographs and letters, sketchbooks and diaries, and the papers of artists Josef Albers, Charles Hawthorne, and Raymond P. R. Neilson.

Below is a current list of Manuscript Collections, each with a brief description and links to the finding aid or catalog record, and digital resources when available.

Manuscript Collections



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