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MS Eng 1148.6

Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Sir William Rothenstein correspondence, 1884-1934: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1148.6
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945.
Title: Sir William Rothenstein correspondence,
Date(s): 1884-1934.
Quantity: 1 collection (4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of English painter and writer Sir William Rothenstein as well as some correspondence of Rothenstein family members.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-127. Gift of Mr. Curt H. Reisinger, '12, 730 Fifth Avenue, New York 19; received: 1969 May.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir William Rothenstein Correspondence, 1884-1934 (MS Eng 1148.6). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Rothenstein was an English painter and writer.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Consists chiefly of Sir William Rothenstein's correspondence with various family members. William Rothenstein's letters describe his life and travels (in Europe and India), his works, commissions, exhibitions, opinions of museums, family life, social engagements, and reflections on politics and society. Some of these letters include small pen-and-ink sketches. Correspondence with his father, Moritz Rothenstein, discusses family matters, finances, and William's painting. William's correspondence with his brothers, Albert Rutherston and Charles Rutherston, discuss art and artists. Rutherston's letters describe his travels in Egypt. There is also some correspondence of Lady Alice Rothenstein with various family members.

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