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    • To Andrew Carnegie, Appreciation

    • Art Society of Pittsburgh; Carnegie Institute; Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh; Carnegie Institute. Technical Schools; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Carnegie Institute--Endowments; Philanthropists--United States; Art Society of Pittsburgh. Memorial...
    • A typescript address of appreciation to Andrew Carnegie for the Carnegie Institute, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Institute, Technical Schools. Written by the Art Society of Pittsburgh. Adopted by the Art Society of the City of...
    • [John W. Beatty to James Bertram, December 27, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Bertram, James, 1872-1934--Correspondence; Walton, Edward Arthur, 1860-1922; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Painters--Scotland; Portraits;...
    • A typescript letter from John W. Beatty to James Bertram regarding a missing photograph that was taken of a painting of Andrew Carnegie that, presumably, Edward A. Walton painted (presumably the portrait Walton painted of Carnegie commissioned by...
    • [John W. Beatty to Andrew Carnegie, November 6, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Art, American--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--20th century--Exhibitions; Philanthropists--United States; Associated Artists of Pittsburgh; Carnegie,...
    • A typescript letter from John W. Beatty to Andrew Carnegie concerning art awards to be given to artists at the Associated Artists exhibition in Pittsburgh, Pa. This exhibition showcases local artists work and after conferring with George Shaw,...
    • [John W. Beatty to Andrew Carnegie, December 16, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Walton, Edward Arthur, 1860-1922--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Walton,...
    • A typescript letter from John W. Beatty to Andrew Carnegie concerning a photograph of a portrait of Andrew Carnegie painted by Edward A. Walton. Beatty writes that he has delayed answering Carnegie's letter of November 24, 1911 because he received...
    • [John W. Beatty to Col. S.H. Church, December 16, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie Institute, Board of Trustees; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920;...
    • A typescript letter from John W. Beatty to Samuel H. Church regarding members of the Carnegie Institute Board of Trustees who ""called to see the portrait"", presumably a portrait painted of Andrew Carnegie by Anders Zorn. The members who viewed...
    • [John W. Beatty to Col. S.H. Church, May 22, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920; Painters--Sweden; Portraits; Art commissions
    • Western Union telegram from John W. Beatty to Samuel H. Church presumably concerning an interview with Mr. Andrew Carnegie about a portrait Anders Zorn painted of Carnegie. In the telegram Beatty informs Church that the interview was...
    • [John W. Beatty to Samuel H. Church, June 2, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920; Painters--Sweden; Portraits; Art commissions
    • A handwritten letter from John W. Beatty to Samuel Harden Church concerning Beatty's visit to New York to examine a portrait of Andrew Carnegie painted by Anders Zorn. Mr. Beatty still considers the portrait ""a broadly painted and forceful...
    • [John W. Beatty to S.H. Church, May 19, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920; Painters--Sweden; Portraits; Art...
    • Postal Telegraph Cable Company telegram from John W. Beatty to Samuel H. Church presumably in response to a note (telegram) dated May 19, 1911 from Samuel H. Church. The telegram states that Beatty will see Andrew Carnegie and will ""do best he...
    • [John W. Beatty to Samuel H. Church, May 22, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920; Painters--Sweden; Portraits; Art...
    • A handwritten letter from John W. Beatty to Col. Samuel H. Church concerning a portrait Anders Zorn painted of Andrew Carnegie. Beatty thinks the portrait ""is by far and away the best painting I have seen of Mr. Carnegie"". He does write that...
    • [John W. Beatty to Samuel H. Church, May 29, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; W. S. Budworth & Son; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920; Painters--Sweden;...
    • A handwritten letter from John W. Beatty to Samuel Harden Church in reference to a letter from Church that he received the day before. In the letter Beatty writes that he has contacted their New York agents, Budworth & Son, to wait until Beatty...
    • [John Beatty to Mrs. Morrison Foster, August 3, 1904]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Foster, Rebecca S.--Correspondence; Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864--Portraits; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Philanthropists--United States; Carnegie Institute. Dept. of Fine Arts; Art...
    • A signed typescript letter from John Beatty to Mrs. Morrison Foster confirming that her July 26th letter and a portrait of Stephen Foster that she wants to sell to Andrew Carnegie for the Carnegie Institute have both been received. Beatty notes...
    • [John Beatty to Rebecca S. Foster, August 9, 1904]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Foster, Rebecca S.--Correspondence; Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864--Portraits; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Philanthropists--United States; Carnegie Institute. Dept. of Fine Arts; Art...
    • A signed typescript letter from John Beatty to Rebecca Foster acknowledging receipt of her August 4th letter and confirming that he will contact Andrew Carnegie and get back in touch with her in a few weeks after Carnegie decides whether he wants...
    • [John W. Beatty to Samuel H. Church, Sept 8, 1911]

    • Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920--Correspondence; Bertram, James, 1872-1934; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders,...
    • A typescript letter from John W. Beatty to Samuel H. Church concerning the portrait Anders Zorn painted of Andrew Carnegie. Beatty states that his stenographer has forwarded to him a copy of Church's letter dated August 30, 1911 [i.e. August 31,...
    • [James Bertram (?) to Mr. Beatty, March 30, 1909]

    • Bertram, James, 1872-1934--Correspondence; Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; East, Alfred, Sir, 1849-1913; Philanthropists--United States; Painters--England
    • An unsigned typescript letter presumably from James Bertram, Andrew Carnegie's personal secretary, to John Beatty, Carnegie Institute Director of Fine Arts, asking Beatty to tell English artist Alfred East that Mr. Carnegie hopes East will be sure...
    • [James Bertram to John W. Beatty, December 22, 1911]

    • Bertram, James, 1872-1934--Correspondence; Beatty, John W. (John Wesley), 1851-1924--Correspondence; Walton, Edward Arthur, 1860-1922; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Painters--Scotland; Portraits;...
    • A typescript letter, presumably from James Bertram to John W. Beatty, regarding a letter Beatty sent to Andrew Carnegie dated December 16, 1911. In that letter Beatty asks Carnegie if he has received a photograph of a painting of Andrew Carnegie,...
    • [James Bertram to Samuel H. Church, June 30, 1911]

    • Bertram, James, 1872-1934--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920; Painters--Sweden; Portraits; Art commissions; Carnegie,...
    • A handwritten letter from James Bertram to Samuel Harden Church concerning a portrait of Andrew Carnegie painted by Anders Zorn. Bertram explains that Mrs. Carnegie is disappointed with the painting and a ""lady caller"" made an unflattering remark...
    • [James Bertram (?) to S.H. Church, April, 25, 1909]

    • Bertram, James, 1872-1934--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Philanthropists--United States; Founders Day (Carnegie Institute); Carnegie Institute--Anniversaries, etc.
    • An unsigned typescript letter presumably from James Bertram, Andrew Carnegie's personal secretary, to Samuel Church, Secretary of the Carnegie Institute Board of Trustees, acknowledging receipt of Church's April 23rd letter and informing him that...
    • [James Bertram (?) to S.H. Church, March 15, 1909]

    • Bertram, James, 1872-1934--Correspondence; Church, Samuel Harden--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919; Philanthropists--United States; Founders Day (Carnegie Institute); Carnegie Institute--Anniversaries, etc.--Planning
    • An unsigned typescript letter presumably from James Bertram, Andrew Carnegies personal secretary, to Samuel Church, Secretary of the Carnegie Institute Board of Trustees, acknowledging receipt of Church's March 13th letter, confirming that Carnegie...
    • [James Bertram to R.E. Scully, June 29, 1911]

    • Bertram, James, 1872-1934--Correspondence; Scully, Robert E.--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Portraits; Philanthropists--United States--Portraits; Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920; Painters--Sweden; Portraits; Art commissions; W. S. Budworth &...
    • A typescript letter from James Bertram to R.E. Scully (Mr. Carnegie's stenographer?) concerning a portrait of Andrew Carnegie painted by Anders Zorn. He states he has enclosed a letter about the ""Zorn picture"" and he asks Scully to arrange with...
    • [James Bonar to Andrew Carnegie, April 13, 1911]

    • Bonar, James, 1864-1942--Correspondence; Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919--Correspondence; Art, American--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--20th century--Exhibitions; Carnegie Institute. Dept. of Fine Arts; Carnegie International; Philanthropists--United...
    • A typescript letter from James Bonar, President of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh to Andrew Carnegie expressing the need for a permanent exhibit of works by local artists. While he praises the galleries in the Carnegie Institute and the...

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