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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Papers

An inventory of her papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Frishmuth, Harriet Whitney, 1880-1980
Title: Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1825-2002
Quantity: 32.0 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers of the American sculptor, including original artwork and reproductions, correspondence and memorabilia as well as some family history of both Frishmuth and her longtime companion Ruth Talcott.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Harriet W. Frishmuth (1880-1980) was an American sculptor. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 17, 1880, she studied art in Paris under Rodin and Injalbert, in Berlin under Euchteitz and at the Art Students' League under Borglum and McNeil, where she was awarded the St. Gaudens first prize. Her work has been exhibited at the National Academy of Design, the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Salon in Paris, the San Francisco Exposition (1939-1940) and the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors.

Frishmuth received several awards from the National Academy of Design, a prize from the Grand Central Art Galleries, an honorable mention from the San Francisco Exposition and the Joan of Arc Silver Medal from the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Papers consists of artwork originals and reproductions, audiovisual material, biographical material, correspondence subject files, financial and legal material, memorabilia and writings.

Artwork originals includes plaster and bronze models of her sculpture as well as sketches and paintings.

Artwork reproductions consists of a fairly complete photographic record of Ms. Frishmuth's work.

Audiovisual material includes audiotapes and a transcript of reminiscences compiled for an article in The Courier (1971) and amateur films of vacation trips.

Biographical material is some short biographical sketches and obituaries.

Correspondence-subject files include both personal and business correspondence as well as information on various galleries and organizations with which Ms. Frishmuth was associated.

Financial and legal material includes records of sales and foundry orders as well as copyright certificates and tax returns.

Memorabilia includes a caricature of Harriet Frishmuth by Matias Santoyo, awards and certficates, catalogs of shows and galleries, clipppings, photographs, postcards from vacations, printed material scrapbooks of family history and Ms. Frishmuth's sculpture and miscellaneous souvenirs.

Writings contains two vacation diaries and an essay.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Papers are arranged by category of material and alphabetically within each category.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Nothing in the round (i.e. three-dimensional) may be reproduced. This includes medals.

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

A few books have been removed from the collection and transferred to Rare Books for separate cataloging.

Special Collections Research Center has the papers of more than 60 sculptors, including Anna Hyatt Huntington, James Earle Fraser and his wife Laura Gardin Fraser, and Brenda Putnam. Please see the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Alpert, Sidney A.
Aronson, Charles N., 1913-
Barté, Leon.
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941.
Brownell, Herbert, 1904-1996.
Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy), 1909-1988.
Deltiel, Desha.
Frishmuth, Harriet Whitney, 1880-1980.
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973.
Putnam, Brenda, 1890-1975.
Watson, Thomas J., 1914-1993.
Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961.

Corporate Bodies

Allied Architects of Los Angeles.
American National Red Cross.
Brookgreen Gardens.
Grand Central Art Galleries.
National Academy of Design (U.S.)
National Sculpture Society (U.S.)
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)
Roman Bronze Works
The Gorham Company

Subjects

Art, American -- 20th century.
Sculptors -- United States.
Sculpture, American -- 20th century.
Women artists -- United States.
Women sculptors -- United States.

Genres and Forms

16mm (photographic film size)
8mm (photographic film size)
Awards.
Bank statements.
Bas-reliefs (sculpture)
Bills of sale.
Blueprints (reprographic copies)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Commemorative sculpture.
Copper engravings (printing process)
Correspondence.
Daguerreotypes (photographs)
Diaries.
Glass plate negatives.
Models (representations)
Oil paintings (visual works)
Photographs.
Receipts (financial records)
Scrapbooks.
Sculpture (visual works)
Sketches.
Sound recordings.
Watercolors (paintings)

Occupations

Artists.
Sculptors.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Majority of collection gift of Harriet Frishmuth, 1967-1980.

Some memorabilia gift of Ruth Talcott, 1985.

"Dorothea" bronze relief and plaster relief, and plaster bust of infant gift of Bettina Huffman, 2010.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: -
Date: Aug 1967
Revision history: 14 Sep 1979 - accession (CAK); 14 Apr 1980 - accession (DW); 23 May 1980 - added Huntington Award (-); 29 Sep 2006 - converted to EAD (AMCon); 18 Dec 2007 - added transcript (MRC); 12 Jul 2010 - artwork added (MRC); 14 Jul 2014 - corrected audiotape information (MRC); 18 Oct 2016 - audiorecording inventory added (PJM) ; 12 Dec 2018 - all accessions combined and entire collection processed and rehoused (PRB)

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Inventory

Artwork originals
Oversize  3 Bas relief portrait plaster cast undated
Oversize 2 Child bust plaster undated
Oversize 2 Dancing Fawn bronze undated
Oversize 2 Desha bust plaster 1921
Oversize 9 Engraving original for copper plate undated
Box 1 Etchings, prints and copper plates undated
Oversize 1 Figure of woman plaster undated
Oversize 3 Frishmuth, Dorothea portrait relief undated (2 plaster, 1 bronze)
Box 1 Frishmuth Louise B. portrait relief bronze undated
Box 1 Garden Club of America medal bronze undated
Box 1 Jack portrait relief bronze undated
Oversize 3 Jack portrait relief wax casting undated
Box 1 Joy of the Waters template of base undated
Box 1 Maison Beaufait Abbott Children’s Home medal bronze undated
Box 1 Morton Memorial sketches undated
Box 1 Norfolk Tribute sketches undated
Oversize 10 Oil painting undated
Oversize 11 Pencil sketches 1936
Box 1 Playdays sketches undated
Box 1 Sketch book undated
Box 1 Sketches, miscellaneous undated
Box 1 Stanhope Memorial sketches undated
Oversize 10 Watercolors Lake Pleasant undated
Box 1 Wilcox Memorial sketches undated
Box 1 Woman’s head relief bronze undated
Artwork reproductions
Box 2 Allegra, photographs undated
Box 2 Angel of Consolation photographs undated
Box 2 Ardmore Fountain photographs undated
Box 2 Aspiration photographs undated
Box 2 Baker, Ella K. Memorial photographs undated
Box 2 Benjamin, William E. Memorial photographs undated
Box 2 Berens, T. Passmore Memorial photographs undated
Oversize 11 Beyond photographs undated
Box 2 Boy with Urn photographs undated
Box 2 The Bubble photographs undated
Box 2 Bull Dog photographs undated
Box 2 Call of the Sea photographs undated
Box 2 Campbell Memorial photographs undated
Box 2 Caprice photographs undated
Box 2 Cathalene photographs undated
Box 2 The Christ photographs undated
Box 2 Cooper, Dorothea photographs undated
Box 2 Courtney, Frederick Memorial photographs undated
Box 2 Crest of the Wave photographs undated
Box 2 The Dancers photographs undated
Box 2 Dancing Fawn photographs undated
Box 2 Day Dreams photographs undated
Box 2 Desha – full figure photographs undated
Box 2 Desha – head portrait photographs undated
Box 2 Desha- head portrait copper engraving undated
Box 2 Diana photographs undated
Box 2 Dill Memorial The Beyond photographs undated
Box 2 Dreams photographs undated
Oversize 11 Dryad in Bronze photographs undated
Box 2 Eagle Radiator Cap photographs undated
Box 2 Extase photographs undated
Box 2 Flower Holder photographs undated
Box 2 Fokine’s Thunderbird photographs undated
Box 3 Fountains photographs undated
Box 3 The Garden Club of America photographs undated
Box 3 Gay, Janet photographs undated
Box 3 Globe Sundial photographs undated
Box 3 Goddard Memorial photographs undated
Box 3 Goddess of Happiness photographs undated
Box 3 Gorham Co. Sculpture Exhibition pieces photographs undated
Box 3 Grand Central Art Gallery photographs undated
Box 3 Hogan, Frank J. photographs undated
Box 3 Humoresque photographs undated
Box 3 The Hunt photographs undated
Box 3 Joy of the Waters photographs undated
Box 3 Knickerbocker, William H. photographs undated
Box 3 Knox, Henry D. photographs undated
Box 3 Laughing Waters photographs undated
Box 3 Laughing Waters copper undated
Box 3 Longing photographs undated
Box 3 McCullough Memorial photographs undated
Box 3 Meteor photographs undated
Box 3 Morton Memorial photographs undated
Box 3 New York Academy of Medicine Medal photographs undated
Box 3 Norfolk Tribute photographs undated
Box 3 Papillon photographs undated
Box 3 Peter Pan photographs undated
Box 3 Peter Pan copper engraving undated
Box 3 The Pioneer Mother photographs undated
Box 3 Playdays photographs 1925
Box 3 Reflection photographs 1930
Oversize 11 Reflection photographs 1930
Box 5 Reflection copper engraving undated
Box 6 Reflection copper engraving undated
Box 3 Revolt photographs undated
Box 3 Rhapsody photographs undated
Box 4 Roses of Yesterday photographs undated
Box 4 Saki Sundial photographs undated
Box 4 Scherzo photographs undated
Box 4 Siren’s Call photographs undated
Box 4 Slavonic Dancer photographs undated
Box 4 Speed photographs 1925
Box 4 Spring Voices photographs undated
Oversize 10 The Star photograph undated
Box 4 Sundials photographs undated
Box 4 Sweet Grapes photographs undated
Box 6 Sweet Grapes copper engraving undated
Box 4 The Trio fountain photographs undated
Box 4 Valentine, Lila Meade Memorial photographs undated
Box Oversize 4 9 The Vine photographs undated
Box 6 The Vine copper engraving undated
Box 4 Wilcox Memorial photographs undated
Box 4 Wilson, Woodrow photographs undated
Box 6 Wilson, Woodrow copper undated
Box 4 Woman and Frog photographs undated
Box 4 Miscellaneous unidentified works undated
Box 7 Miscellaneous unidentified glass plate negatives undated
Box 8 Miscellaneous unidentified glass plate negatives undated
Box 9 Miscellaneous unidentified glass plate negatives undated
Box 10 Miscellaneous unidentified glass plate negatives undated
Box 11 Miscellaneous unidentified glass plate negatives undated
Audiovisual material
Audio tapes
Box 14 [Gutzon] Borglum, [Karl] Bitter ; Purchase Sniffen Court ; First Commissions ; Meeting Desha (3 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_003)
Box 14 [Ruth] Talcott childhood, North Dakota State Penitentiary (1/8 inch audio cassette; running time 60:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_014)
Box 14 [Untitled] - Side No. 1 and No. 2 are indicated on the cassette. (1/8 inch audio cassette; running time 60:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_015)
Box 14 Army tape - Most likely the content of the audio recording refers to Ruth Talcott's army life. (1/8 inch audio cassette; running time 90:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_013)
Box 14 Aspiration ; Beyond ; Garden Club Medal (11 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". Additional note on the tape box reads: "Portrait and Memories. Relief done direct in metal etchings". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_011)
Box 14 Childhood and Education (1 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_001)
Box 14 Desha ; Philadelphia ; Moved to New York (4 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_004)
Box 14 Education ; Early Studies ; Rodin Class (2 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_002)
Box 14 Large Bronzes ; Notes on Works ; Vine (6 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". Additional note on the tape box reads: "Large Bronzes". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_006)
Box 14 New York ; [Reminiscences] ; Silver Mine ; Syracuse (5 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_005)
Box 14 Papillon to Peter Pan to Poo-Poo (8 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". Additional note on the tape box reads: "Book marked". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_008)
Box 14 Plaster Casts shipped Syracuse (12 of 12) 12-14-1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_012)
Box 14 Portraits and Memorials (9 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_009)
Box 14 Portraits and Memorials ; President Wilson ; The Christ (10 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_010)
Box 14 Vine ; Call of Sea ; Crest of Wave ; Play Days ; Goddess of Happiness ; Papillon (7 of 12) 1964 - Series of tape recordings made by Miss Frishmuth, accompanied by The Courier 9.1 (1971) article: "Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor". Additional note on the tape box reads: "Large Bronzes". (1/4 inch audio tape) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_007)
Box 14 Transcript of tapes 2002
Computer media
Box 14 Master CD (1 of 2) - unknown content (CD) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_016)
Box 14 Master CD (2 of 2) - unknown content (CD) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_017)
Films
3 French destroyers in Stockholm Harbor; Helsinki Rug washing, Mannerheim Memorial [?] (7 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Scenes from trips in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland, also depicts Alexander II (Romanov) monument on the Senate Square in Helsinki, other statues and a graveyard. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_025)
Åndalsnes to Meråker via Geirangerfjord (3 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Scenes from trips in Norway. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it, some illegible, or faded text. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_021)
Curacao; Jamaica - An amateur film of Miss Frishmuth's trips to Curacao and Jamaica. Depicts street views, harbors, markets, landscape, Miss Frishmuth in various scenes, sailors, boats. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_033)
Delft Holland: Market; Edam cheese 80K; Poultry plant; Dum hang hare [?]; Bagpipers; Dasein - Tumth [?]; Luncheon train; Hilversum (12 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Depicts scenes from Netherlands cities, Royal Palace, buildings, landscape. Illegible text on the label. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_030)
Denmark: Elsinor [sic]; Fredensborg; Countryside (5 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Scenes from trips in Denmark, Kronborg castle, Fredensborg Palace, buildings. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_023)
Denmark: Island of Bornholm; Østerlars round church; Iced hjecu [?] smoked herring (6 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Scenes from trips in Denmark, depicting windmills, the Little Mermaid statue, street market, clay crafting, buildings architecture. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_024)
Hamburg City; Residential; Harbor and Piers; leaving Hamburg (11 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Depicts scenes from Hamburg, Germany, monuments, buildings, city streets. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_029)
Harriet W. Frishmuth, N. A. (1935) 1935; 1936 - Film reel, depicting scenes of Miss Frishmuth in front of various sculptures; Miss Frishmuth knitting, accompanied by her dog; Miss Frishmuth looking at a book; Miss Frishmuth writing on her desk. The film is accompanied by an old label and a typed note. The note reads: "This movie was taken in 1936 in Miss Frishmuth's studio in Sniffen Court in New York City". (Film: 16mm) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_018)
Ireland: Killarney; Halse Country [?]; Exit from Glasgow [?] (13 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Depicts scenes from Ireland, England and Scotland trips, pigs on a street, various carriages, horse riding demonstrations, trip on a boat. Illegible text on the label. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_031)
Leningrad (8 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Depicts scenes from Leningrad, Russia, city architecture, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Hermitage Museum, General Staff Building. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_026)
Leningrad of Pier; Kiev Council House [?]; Lock -[?] being locked in (10 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Depicts scenes from Leningrad, harbors, sailing ships, helicopter, pier. The label has illegible notes. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_028)
Leningrad; Pushkin; Valentine (9 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Depicts scenes from Leningrad, Pushkin,city architecture, outdoor stadium. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_027)
Lippazaneur [sic] Horses May 28, 1964 - An amateur film of a Lipizzans demonstration, Spanish Riding School in a closed arena. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_032)
Man [diving] - An amateur film depicting a man diving from a boat, street views, people working on a field, harbors. (Might be an additional film related to the trip to Curacao and Jamaica). (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_034)
Midnight Scene; Lofoten Islands; Svartisen glacier; Train trip Rondalsbekken [?] (2 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Scenes from trips on a boat or with a train in Norway. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_020)
NYC - Silvermine; Reykjavik Harbor, Iceland; Hammerfest [Norway]; Scenery to North Cape [Norway]; Bird nest; Birds nesting (1 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_019)
Oslo Harbor; Stockholm Harbor (4 of 13) - Part of series of amateur films of Miss Frishmuth's trip around Europe. Scenes from trips around Norway and Sweden. Accompanied by a piece of a Kodakchrome box with handwritten labels on it. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_022)
[Untitled] - An amateur film depicting a shore view, landscape, boats, buildings, Miss Frishmuth by a bird house with a dog. (Film: 8mm; running time 04:00) (ID#: frishmuth_hw_035)
Biographical material
Box 12 Brief biography with descriptions of early sculpture undated
Box 12 National Cyclopedia of Biography 1927
Box 12 Obituaries 1980
Correspondence-subject files
Box 12 General correspondence A-N 1919-1980 (12 folders)
Box 13 General correspondence O-Z, illegible or incomplete name 1919-1980 (8 folders)
Box 13 Abbate, Paolo S. 1928, 1931
Box 13 Allentown Art Museum 1972
Box 13 The Allied Architects Association of Los Angeles 1923-1924
Box 13 Alpert, Sidney 1973-1979
Box 13 The American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc. 1929
Box 13 American Liberty League 1935
Box 13 American Numismatic Association 1975-1979
Box 13 American Red Cross 1945
Box 13 Anderson, Geneste Marie 1965-1972
Box 15 Anderson, Geneste Marie 1973-1979
Box 15 Antiques 1974-1978
Box 15 The Architectural League of New York 1934
Box 15 Aristos: The Journal of Esthetics 1983-1984
Box 15 Aronson, Charles N. 1958-1972 (3 folders)
Box 15 Art Alliance of America 1929
Box 15 Art in Public Places in the United States 1972-1974
Box 15 Art Workers’ Club for Women 1929-1931
Box 15 Baldrey, Haynsworth 1933
Box 15 The Webb C. Ball Company 1947-1953
Box 15 Barté, Leon 1928
Box 15 Beech-Nut Packing Company Canajoharie, New York 1930-1931
Box 15 Bendan Art Galleries Baltimore, Maryland 1947-1959
Box 16 Berens, Bernard 1929
Box 16 Berry-Hill Galleries 1984
Box 16 Black, Starr and Gorham, Inc. 1945-1955
Box 16 Blackstone- Shelburne 1967
Box 16 Blodgett, Glen Walton 1929
Box 16 Borglum, Gutzon 1907, 1910, undated
Box 16 Boyce, R. C. 1970, 1974-1975
Box 16 The F.H. Bressler Company Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1947-1954
Box 16 Brookgreen Gardens 1936-1939, 1942, 1966, 1972
Box 16 Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1936, 1938, 1976
Box 16 Brown, Harold X. 1977
Box 16 Browne, George Elmer 1929
Box 16 Brownell, Herbert 1934
Box 16 W. S. Budworth & Son 1949, 1960, 1969, 1970
Box 16 The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy Buffalo, New York 1924
Box 16 Bush, Martin H. 1971
Box 16 Cahn, Joshua Binion 1949-1950
Box 16 Caldwell, Henry Bryan 1965-1973
Box 16 J. E. Caldwell and Company 1947-1955
Box 16 Chamberlain, Dorothy J. 1967-1968
Box 16 Chekow, Arnold 1974
Box 16 Chicago World’s Fair 1933
Box 16 Christie, Manson & Woods International, Inc. 1981
Box 16 Chrysler, Walter P., Jr. 1965-1973
Box 16 Clark, William Price 1970
Box 16 Cloud, Maxine (Mrs. John K. Cloud) 1965-1972
Box 16 Collens, Charles 1940 1949
Box 16 Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts, Inc. Columbus, Georgia 1969
Box 16 The Corcoran Gallery of Art 1931
Box 16 Corn Products Refining Company 1947-1948
Box 16 Council of American Artist Societies, Inc. 1966
Box 16 Craig, Frank R. 1935-1937
Box 16 Crane, Bruce undated
Box 16 Curran, Charles C. 1936
Box 16 Dallas Art Association 1927
Box 16 Daly, Sue and Joe 1972-1974
Box 16 Davey, Mildred 1942, 1946, undated
Box 16 Dayton, Ruth Woods 1961, 1965
Box 16 Delbos, Julian undated
Box 16 Deltiel, Desha and DeLue, Donald 1963, 1966
Box 16 Dibrell Brothers, Inc 1957
Box 16 Diehl, Isaac 1951
Box 17 Dill, Colby and Elsie DeLamarter 1929, 1930, 1935, undated
Box 17 Dodd, Loring Holmes 1933
Box 17 Drake, William J. 1945-1959
Box 17 Duco Color Advisory Service 1927
Box 17 Emergency Relief Bureau City of New York 1935
Box 17 Erkins Studios, Inc. 1953-1973 (4 folders)
Box 17 Estopinal, Albert 1930
Box 17 Fairchild, F. Leslie 1944
Box 17 Feldman, Sam 1967, 1974, 1978
Box 17 Festival of Arts Laguna Beach California 1974, 1978-1979
Box 17 Findlay Galleries New York 1969-1974
Box 17 Fine Arts Foundation 1933-1934
Box 17 Flanagan, John 1934
Box 17 Flint, William Russell 1929
Box 17 The Florentine Craftsman, Inc. 1970
Box 17 Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuary, Glendale, California 1966-1967
Box 17 Foshay, Wilbur B. 1926-1933
Box 17 Foster, Walter T. 1961-1962, 1974
Box 17 Fraley, Angela E. 1973-1975
Box 17 French, Daniel Chester 1930
Box 17 Frisch, Victor 1929
Box 18 Frishmuth, Louise B. undated
Box 18 Fry, Homer l. 1949-1956
Box 18 The Gage Galleries Cleveland, Ohio 1927
Box 18 The Garden Club of America 1928-1931
Box 18 The Garden Magazine 1923
Box 18 Gardiner, William Tudor 1930
Box 18 Gartz, Gloria 1969-1974
Box 18 Gaskill, C. W. 1930
Box 18 General Federation of Women’s Clubs 1929
Box 18 Gerard, Elizabeth 1969
Box 18 Glinsky, Vincent and Cleo Hartwig 1973, 1975
Box 18 The Gorham Company Bronze Division 1923-1945 (7 folders)
Box 19 The Gorham Company Bronze Division 1946-1960, undated (8 folders)
Box 19 James Graham & Sons 1947-1959
Box 19 Grand Central Art Galleries 1926-1939, 1940-1946, 1964,1973 (2 folders)
Box 19 Grasso, Ella T. 1971
Box 19 Gregory, Julian A. 1965-1970
Box 19 The Grogan Company 1947
Box 19 Grotas, Joseph 1975
Box 20 Hall, Margaret D. 1975-1976
Box 20 Hamlin, Genevieve undated
Box 20 Hammaker, Frank Ensor 1946-1954
Box 20 Hammaker, Paul 1975
Box 20 Hammond, Irene Fenton 1928-1929
Box 20 Hancock, Walker 1935
Box 20 John Hanna, Incorporated 1950-1955
Box 20 Harkness, Mary Stillman 1935
Box 20 Hartley, Joan 1931
Box 20 Hatcher, O. Latham 1932
Box 20 Herman, Leonora Owsley 1934
Box 20 The hermitage Foundation 1951, 1970-1973
Box 20 Hirsch, Maurice 1976-1977
Box 20 Hogan, Frank J. 1925
Box 20 Huntington, Anna Hyatt 1966-1973
Box 20 Ingraham, Dudley S. 1969
Box 20 International Exhibition of Art and History Rome, Italy 1911
Box 20 J. B. Hudson Company 1947-1952, undated
Box 20 J. H. Small and Sons 1921-1931, 1938, 1950
Box 20 James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association 1931-1932, undated
Box 20 Janowsky, Bela 1934
Box 20 The Joan of Arc Statue Committee of the City of New York 1924-1925
Box 20 John Levy Galleries, Inc. 1951
Box 20 Johnson, Robert Underwood 1914
Box 20 Jones, Francis Arthur 1924, 1928, 1934
Box 20 Keystone View Company, Inc. 1942
Box 20 Knickerbocker, Mrs. William H. 1938-1940
Box 20 Knowlton, Frederic K. 1927
Box 20 Knox, Henry D. 1931-1932
Box 20 Kroll, Leon 1937
Box 20 Lampkin, Lucy 1932-1934
Box 20 Lathrop, Gertrude 1930
Box 20 Leonard, Arthur G. 1928
Box 21 Library of Congress Copyright Office 1921
Box 21 The Lila Meade Valentine Memorial Association 1928-1936
Box 21 The Little Gallery New York 1931
Box 21 Liturgical Arts Society, Inc. 1941-1942
Box 21 Lober, Georg undated
Box 21 Look 1969
Box 21 The Loring Andrews Company 1947
Box 21 Luisi, Jerry 1969-1973
Box 21 Lundquist, Louis 1936
Box 21 MacLeary, Bonnie 1930
Box 21 Maloof, Waleed, G. 1970, 1976-1977
Box 21 Mark of the Phoenix Gallery New York 1966-1967
Box 21 Mason, Roy M. 1961
Box 21 Mayo Clinic 1927
Box 21 McDonough, John J. 1968-1970
Box 21 Medallic Art Company 1928-1929, 1948, 1970
Box 21 Meier, Nellie S. 1930-1935
Box 21 Mercersburg Academy Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 1931-1933
Box 21 Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York 1926-1927, 1966-1970, 1980
Box 21 The Milch Galleries 1928
Box 21 Military Census and Inventory of 1917 State of New York 1917
Box 21 Milwaukee Art Institute 1925
Box 21 Moll, Leo Zeimssen 1931
Box 21 Morice, Mary H. 1930
Box 21 Morris, V. C. 1951
Box 21 Morton, Willie T. 1926-1928
Box 21 Mullen, John Kernan 1926-1927
Box 21 The Municipal Art Society 1930
Box 21 Murphree Memorial University of Florida 1928
Box 21 Murray Hill Association, Inc. 1931
Box 21 National Academy of Design 1914, 1923-1935, 1965-1983, undated
Box 22 National Academy School of Fine Arts 1967-1968, 1983-1984
Box 22 National Arts Club 1924-1936, 1970-1973
Box 22 The National Education Association of the United States 1933
Box 22 National Institute of Social Sciences 1926-1928
Box 22 National Portrait Gallery 1963-1972
Box 21 National Sculpture Society 1913-1929
Box 22 National Sculpture Society 1930-1933, 1934-1946, 1948, 1951-1957, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1979 undated (3 folders)
Box 22 National Small Sculpture Committee 1928-1930
Box 22 National Society of American Art undated
Box 22 National War Work Council of the YMCA 1919
Box 22 Neilson, Raymond 1926
Box 22 Nelson, Gary Boone 1977-1979
Box 22 The New Britain Museum of American Art 1970-1984
Box 22 New York Academy of Medicine Medal 1930-1931
Box 22 New York University Hall of Fame 1950-1951, 1956
Box 22 New York World’s Fair 1939 1938-1940
Box 22 Newall, Joseph 1940
Box 22 Newbold, Sara Glenwood 1939
Box 22 Newman Galleries 1965, 1970
Box 22 Nickerson, Ruth 1978-1979
Box 22 The Norfolk Foundation 1927, 1951-1952
Box 22 Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences 1934-1935, 1966-1970
Box 22 O’Brien’s Art Emporium Scottsdale, Arizona 1958-1967
Box 22 Oertel, C. W. 1930
Box 22 Olympic Games Los Angeles 1932 1932
Box 22 Paige Detroit Motorcar Co. 1927
Box 22 The Park Gallery 1931
Box 22 Peck, Maxine 1950-1952
Box 23 Pen and Brush, Inc. 1948, 1967-1977
Box 23 Perrine, Alden J. 1959-1964
Box 23 Philbrook Art Center 1962
Box 23 Phillips, Lee Eldas 1975
Box 23 Platt, Eleanor undated
Box 23 Plummer, A. Newton 1947
Box 23 Presby-Leland Studios 1927-1930
Box 23 Presby-Leland Studios 1931-1952 (2 folders)
Box 23 Pritchett, Margaret K. 1943
Box 23 Purdy, W. Frank 1921, 1928
Box 23 Putnam, Brenda 1921
Box 23 Quick, Armand J. 1928
Box 23 Rabbage, Lewis Hoyer 1982
Box 23 Rawcliffe Foundry 1953-1958
Box 23 Reitz, Edward R. 1928
Box 23 Reul, Alexander 1927-1942, undated
Box 23 Richard, Betti 1972
Box 23 Roerich, Nicholas 1930
Box 23 Roman Bronze Works, Inc. 1948-1973 (4 folders)
Box 24 Ross, Percy N. 1972
Box 24 Rubloff, Arthur 1966-1978
Box 24 Ruskin, Sofia 1939
Box 24 Sektberg, Willard 1977
Box 24 Sesquicentennial Exposition Philadelphia 1926
Box 24 Shabby Shoppe, Inc. Houston, Texas 1947-1958
Box 24 Sirovich, William I. 1935
Box 24 Skoog, Karl F. 1929
Box 24 Sloane, Florence (Mrs. William) 1931, 1948-1951, undated
Box 24 Société Des Artiste Français 1930
Box 24 The Society of Medalists 1929-1939, 1971-1974, undated
Box 24 Squier, Socrates 1825, 1826, 1878, undated
Box 24 Stern, Loren J. 1977-1980
Box 24 Stillman, Charlotte 1918
Box 24 Swiss Cottage studio 1926, 1937-1951, undated
Box 24 Syracuse University 1964-1971, 1974
Box 24 Taggart, Lucy 1929-1934, undated
Box 24 Talcott, Ruth undated - childhood reminiscences
Box 24 Talcott, Ruth 1939, 1943, undated - family history
Box 24 Talcott, Ruth 1942-1954, undated - Women’s Army Corps
Box 25 Treasury Department Section of Painting and Sculpting 1935
Box 25 Trent, D. Leonard 1980
Box 25 United Galvano Art Company 1938
Box 25 United States Trust Company of New York 1939
Box 25 Vandersteel, William 1975-1978
Box 25 Van Deventer, Robert P. 1961-1968, 1971
Box 25 Vandever, V. Vincent 1956-1966
Box 25 The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 1935
Box 25 Wagel, Francine 1940
Box 25 Walden, Eleanor B. and Madeline K. 1923-1928, 1946
Box 25 Ward, DeWitt 1936
Box 25 Watson, Thomas J. undated
Box 25 Weinman, Adolph Alexander 1921, 1937
Box 25 Welling, Richard 1937
Box 25 West Laurel Hill Cemetery Co. Bala-Cynwyd. Pennsylvania 1936-1937
Box 25 James T. White & Company 1926-1927
Box 25 Whittemore, Frances Davis 1934
Box 25 W. A. Wilde Publishers 1931
Box 25 Wilson, Edith Bolling 1931-1935, undated (2 folders)
Box 25 Winthrop, Emily 1921
Box 25 W. H. Wise & Company, Inc. 1939
Box  26 Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc. 1965-1980 (2 folders)
Box  26 Woman’s International Exposition Detroit, Michigan 1929
Box  26 Zeier, John and Dorothy 1946
Box 26 Zork, David 1948
Financial and legal records
Box 26 Copyright and Patent certificates 1910-1927
Box 26 Gorham Company transactions 1935-1941
Box 26 Passports 1937, 1951, 1955, 1961
Box  27 Sculpture orders ledger 1917-1948
Box  26 Sculpture sold 1910-1951
Box  26 Sculpture sold ledger 1958-1991
Box  26 Social Security card 1950
Box  26 Student accounts notebook undated
Box  26 Tax documents 1935-1937
Memorabilia
Artwork by others
Box  27 Caricature of Harriet Frishmuth by Matias Santoyo undated
Awards and certificates
Box  28 Allied Artists of America, Inc. 13th Annual Exhibition Medal 1925
Box  28 Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Medal for Sculpture 1922
Box  28 Elizabeth Watrous Medal for Sculpture undated
Box  28 Festival of Arts Lifetime Membership undated
Oversize 9 National Academy of Design 1926, 1929
Oversize 10 National Sculpture Society Fellow 1958
Box  28 National Sculpture Society medal undated
Oversize 10 Pan-Pacific International Exposition Honorable Mention 1915
Box  28 Miscellaneous certificates 1927, 1963, 1972, 1975
Catalogs
Box  29 Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 1966
Box  29 Christie’s 1981-1984 (5 folders)
Box  29 Grand Central Art Galleries 1928
Box  29 Phillips 1982
Box  29 Sloan’s 1983
Box  29 Schwartz 1971
Box  29 Sotheby’s 1982
Clippings
Box  29 Miscellaneous 1922, 1936-1969 (2 folders)
Box  30 Miscellaneous 1970-1984 (2 folders)
Photographs
Box  30 Adirondacks, New Haven, Provincetown undated
Box  30 Barte, Leon undated
Box  30 Bermuda, Gaspe undated
Box 30 Deltiel, Desha undated
Box  30 Deltiel, Desha and Leja 1962
Box  30 Deltiel, Desha, Jean and Leon Barte undated
Box  30 Europe 1955
Box  30 France 1955, undated (5 folders)
Box  30 Frishmuth, Harriet undated (2 folders)
Box  31 Frishmuth, Harriet undated
Box  31 Frishmuth family undated
Box  31 Gorham Factory undated
Box  31 Heritage Village undated
Box  31 Knox Estate 1927
Box  31 Langeloth Estate undated
Box  31 Metropolitan Museum of Art Christmas undated
Box  31 Muray, Nikolas and Leya undated
Box  31 North Cape cruise, Ireland, Belgium undated
Box  31 Sculpture by others undated
Box  31 Silvermine Avenue house and garden 1956
Box  31 Swiss Cottage 1959, 1964, undated
Box  31 Switzerland 1955
Box  31 Talcott, Ruth undated
Box  31 Unveiling of Scherzo for the Foshay Tower undated
Box  31 Vacation cruise to Caracas 1964
Box  31 Vacations Philadelphia, Mystic 1958
Box  31 Vacations Washington, Canada, Vermont 1956
Box  31 Valentine, Lila Meade undated
Box  31 World’s Fair, Frishmuth’s The Vine 1964
Box  31 Miscellaneous undated
Box  31 Miscellaneous 1942, undated
Box  32 Miscellaneous glass plate negatives undated
Postcards
Box 33 Alaska 1945
Box 33 St Bertrand-De-Comminges undated
Box 33 Miscellaneous undated
Printed material
Box 33 Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters 1964, 1965, 1976
Box 33 Heritage Villager 1970, 1971, 1974, 1977
Box 33 National Sculpture Society 1968 -1969, 1980
Box 33 Valeria House Oscawana, New York undated
Box 33 Miscellaneous 1917-1919, 1964, 1966, 1971, 1973, undated
Oversize 5 Miscellaneous undated
Scrapbooks
Box 33 Scrapbook 1924-1928 (2 folders)
Box 34 Scrapbook 1928-1936
Box 34 Sculpture 1910-1928 (2 folders)
Oversize 4 Sculpture 1911-1924
Oversize 7 Sculpture undated
Oversize 9 Sculpture undated
Oversize 10 Talcott, Ruth W.A.A.C. Training Center 1942
Oversize 5 Talcott Family History undated
Miscellaneous
Box 34 Address cards undated
Box 35 Brass plate from 6 Sniffen Road Harriet Frishmuth Studio undated
Box 35 Crest of the Waves theft from Foster Art Service office 1974
Box 35 Eiffel Tower souvenir medal undated
Box 35 Fortune telling cards undated
Box 35 Map of Paris undated
Box 35 National Sculpture Society Fiftieth Anniversary Medal 1943
Box 35 Red Cross insignia 1918
Box 35 The Seventh Sister by Edward E. Reitz undated
Oversize 9 Sketch of setting for Frishmuth statue undated
Box 35 Talcott, Ruth diary 1962
Writings
Box 35 Vacation diary 1935
Box  35 Vacation diary 1965
Box 35 Why a Sundial Shows Us the Correct Time undated

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