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MS Typ 680

Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), collector. Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson) Koch collection of American drawings: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Typ 680
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), collector.
Title: Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson) Koch collection of American drawings,
Date(s): 1858-1940 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Abstract: Drawings by American artists for book illustrations from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*80M-59
Gift of Mr. Frederick R. Koch, 825 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10021; received: 1981 Apr.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick R. Koch is a collector of rare materials.

Scope and Contents

Includes a drawing in pen and black ink by Benjamin F. Gridley, two pencil drawings by Keith William, a drawing of a girl in pen and ink by Katharine Pyle, two drawings in black crayon by Charles Herbert Woodbury, a signed drawing in pen and ink for Rip van Winkle by Alfred Cornelius Howland, and a signed watercolor on board for Oscar Wilde's The happy prince and other tales by Everett Shinn, a signed drawing by Francis X. Chamberlin, entitled Weber and Fields, and a signed drawing by Rockwell Kent, among other items.

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