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Frederick Porter Vinton Correspondence, 1875-1911

Collection Overview

Title: Frederick Porter Vinton Correspondence, 1875-1911

Predominant Dates: 1875-1911

Creator: Various.

Extent: 42.0 Items

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Date Acquired: 03/00/1983

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

This collection contains letters from 31 correspondents to Boston artist Frederick Porter Vinton, 1846–1911, between 1875 and 1911. The letters contain information regarding sittings for portraits, the satisfaction of the clients, and the reception of the finished portraits.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains letters from thirty-one correspondents to Frederick Porter Vinton that document requests for sittings, scheduling of sittings, and plans for the receipt of portraits.

In addition, the collection contains three letters which are not written to Frederick Porter Vinton; rather they are written about him. One of the letters is from Wendell Phillips to his nephew, John, and the other two are from Samuel A. Green of the Massachusetts Historical Society to Vinton's wife after his death.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Collectiion is open for research.

Use Restrictions:

Items in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. The Boston Public Library does not hold copyright on the material in this collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations that hold copyright.

When reproducing material from this collection please include the credit line "Courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library/Rare Books."

Acquisition Method: Purchased from J. Walsh, Antiquarian Books in 1983.

Related Materials: Frederick Porter Vinton to [Truman Howe] Bartlett, n.d.  Ch. F. 5.89

Preferred Citation: Frederick Porter Vinton Correspondence, MS 7042. Rare Books and Manuscripts Department, Boston Public Library. Courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library.

Processing Information: Finding aid written by Alissa Lind, November 2012.


Box and Folder Listing

Folder 1: Adams, Charles Francis Sr. A.L.S.  to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 6 November 1879Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 2: Appleton, J.G. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; New York, 18 February n.y.Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 3: Atkinson, Edward A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 30 December 1893Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 4: Bartlett, Samuel Colcord A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Hanover, N.H., 19 March 1885Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 5: Brooks, Phillip A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 29 December 1881Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 6: Choate, George F. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Salem, Mass., 30 August 1885Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 7: Eliot, Charles M. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cambridge, Mass., 9 November 1892Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 8: Ellis, George E. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 19 August 1880Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 9: Goddard, D.A. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 12 June 1875; 15 March 1875Add to your cart.
2 s. (4 p.)
Folder 10: Hale, Ellen A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Roxbury, Mass., 9 April 1884Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 11: Haskell, E.B. A.L.S to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 30 December 1878Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 12: Hoar, George Frisbee A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Worcester, Mass., 7 August 1885Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 13: Hoar, George Frisbee A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Washington D.C., 1 February 1889Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 14: Lathrop, George Parsons A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cambridge, Mass.; Boston, 9 June 1875; 24 March 1875Add to your cart.
2 s. (2 p.)
Folder 15: Laurence, W. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cambridge, Mass., 20 November [1893]Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 16: Laurence, W. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cambridge, Mass., 24 November 1893Add to your cart.
1 s. (3 p.)
Folder 17: Lord, Otis P. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; n.p., n.d., n.y.Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 18: Millify, Wendell A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; n.p., n.d., n.y.Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 19: Millify, Wendell A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; n.p., n.d., 1881Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 20: Millify, Wendell A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; n.p., n.d., n.y.Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 21: Packard, A.S. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Brunswick, Me., 21 Februrary 1881Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 22: Packard, A.S. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Brunswick, Me., 17 June 1881Add to your cart.
1 s. (3 p.)
Folder 23: Peabody, A.P. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cambridge, Mass., 9 April 1885Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 24: Peabody, A.P. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cambridge, Mass., 21 April 1887Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 25: Phillips, Wendell A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; n.p., n.d., 1881Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 26: Rideing, William H. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 11 January 1887Add to your cart.
1 s. (3 p.)
Folder 27: Scudder, Horace E. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cambridge, Mass., 8 September 1875Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 28: Shim, John A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; n.p., n.d., n.y.Add to your cart.
1 s. (3 p.)
Folder 29: Shintaw A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; n.p., n.d., n.y.Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 30: Sibley, Charlotte A.L. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Groton, Mass., 19 April 1887Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 31: Sibley, John Langdon A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cambridge, Mass., 30 December 1884Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 32: Sullivan, J.R. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 2 May 1883Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 33: Trowbridge, J. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Arlington, Mass., 3 March 1884Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 34: Twachtman, J.H. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Cincinnati, Ohio, 22 February 1886Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 35: Vinton, Alex A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; [Pomfret, Conn.?], 4 May 1888Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 36: Whuston, W.B. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 26 November 1883Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 37: Williams, John J. A.L.S. to Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 22 March 1895Add to your cart.
1 s. (2 p.)
Folder 38: Green, Samuel A. A.L.S. to Mrs. Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 19 August 1911Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 39: Green, Samuel A. A.L.S. to Mrs. Frederick Porter Vinton; Boston, Mass., 24 August 1911Add to your cart.
1 s. (1 p.)
Folder 40: Phillips, Wendell L.S. to John; n.p., n.d., n.y.Add to your cart.
2 s. (2 p.)