Henry Salem Hubbell Papers, 1800-1975

Collection Number: 1955

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Henry Salem Hubbell papers, 1800-1975.
Collection Number:
1955
Creator:
Henry Salem Hubbell, 1869-1949.
Quantity:
5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, research and lecture notes, catalogs, newspaper clippings, scripts, theatrical programs, photographs, audiotapes, manuscripts, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence and other papers of Henry Salem Hubbell, a portrait artist and educator.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Henry Salem Hubbell, a portrait artist, was the head of the Carnegie Institute of Technology School of Painting and Decoration in Pittsburgh, 1918-1921.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Letters (1897-1907) from Hubbell, when an art student in Paris, Etaples, and Madrid, and from his wife, (Nellie) Rose Strong Hubbell, largely to his benefactor Mrs. Lydis Avery Coonley Ward; correspondence (1891-1944) between Hubbell and his family; research and lecture notes; correspondence, catalogs, and newspaper clippings concerning his paintings and exhibitions; scripts, programs, and notices of amateur plays in which he was either an actor or set designer; and photographs of himself and his paintings, studios, homes, and family. Also, tape recordings, notes, and correspondence of his son, Henry Willard Hubbell, concerning his father's life and work; typescripts and proofs of the journals, plays and short stories, articles, and verse written by Mrs. Hubbell; photocopies and typescripts of papers dealing with the history and genealogy of the Hubbell (Hubbels, Hubbel), Gleason, Rockwell, and related families (1800-1940); and proposals concerning the role of art education at the University of Miami.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hubbell, Henry Salem, 1869-1949.
Gleason family.
Hubbel family.
Hubbell family.
Hubbell, Henry Willard.
Hubbell, Rose Strong.
Hubbels family.
Rockwell family.
Ward, Lydis Avery Coonley.
Carnegie Institute of Technology. School of Painting and Decoration.

Subjects:
Amateur theater.
Art.
Education in art.
Literature.
Painting.

Form and Genre Terms:
Genealogies.
Lecture notes.
Photographs.
Poems.
Scrapbooks.
Sketches.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Henry Salem Hubbell papers, #1955. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Photographs of portraits
Box 1 Folder 1
#68: Secretaries of Interior Department - research material including list of the secretaries from 1849-1889 and vital statistics of each; pencil sketches of facial characteristics of several of the secretaries; correspondence
1935-1936
Box 1 Folder 2
#70-89: Correspondence, newspaper clippings
1928-1944
Box 1 Folder 3
#91-103: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine cover
1928-1944
Box 1 Folder 4
#109-118: Correspondence, newspaper clippings
1927-1940
Box 1 Folder 5
#123-193: Correspondence, newspaper clippings
1935-1942
Box 1 Folder 6
#133-154: Correspondence, newspaper clippings
1910-1945
Box 1 Folder 7
#158-196: Correspondence, newspaper clippings
1928-1945
Box 1 Folder 8
#197-200: Correspondence, newspaper clippings
1935-1943
Box 1 Folder 9
#209-223: Correspondence, newspaper clippings
1939-1941
Miscellaneous correspondence
Box 1 Folder 10
A-B correspondence
1933-1945
Box 1 Folder 11
W. Bingham 2nd
1933-1948
Box 1 Folder 12
Copies of Account of Proceedings and Receipt and Release in the matter of the settlement of Trust Funds for Mr. and Mrs. Hubbell set up by W. Bingham 2nd, April 1949
1949
Box 1 Folder 13
Alice Gleason Bowman correspondence, newspaper clippings
1937-1960
Box 1 Folder 14
C correspondence
1903-1947
Box 1 Folder 15-18
Carnegie Tech. Papers
Box 1 Folder 19
Sarah Coonley Davies
1945-1949
Box 1 Folder 20
E-F correspondence
1898-1944
Box 1 Folder 21
Ruth Marie Field
1937-1943
Box 1 Folder 22
Ruth Marie Field
1943-1949
Box 1 Folder 23
G-H correspondence
1909-1944
Box 1 Folder 24
Rose Strong Hubbell
1905-1935
Box 1 Folder 25
Miscellany
1934-1942
Box 1 Folder 26-27
Newspaper clippings
Box 2 Folder 1
Correspondence
1891-1913
Box 2 Folder 2
Family correspondence - original and t.s. copies
1895-1903
Box 2 Folder 3
Correspondence - original and t.s.
1901
Box 2 Folder 4
Correspondence - original and t.s.
1902
Box 2 Folder 5
Correspondence - original and t.s.
1923-1926
Box 2 Folder 6
Correspondence - April 29, 1901-May 2, 1902
1901-1902
Box 2 Folder 7
Correspondence - June 29, 1902-April 2, 1903
1902-1903
Box 2 Folder 8
Correspondence - May 11,-September 5, 1903
1903
Box 2 Folder 9
Correspondence - October 31, 1903-July 25, 1905
1903-1904
Box 2 Folder 10
Correspondence - October 9, 1904-March 24, 1907
1904-1907
Box 2 Folder 11
Family letters
1916-1923
Box 2 Folder 12
Family letters
1924-1925
Box 2 Folder 13
Family letters
1925-1939
Box 2 Folder 14-15
Family letters
1934
Box 2 Folder 16
Family letters
1935
Box 2 Folder 17
Family letters
1936-1946
Box 2 Folder 18
Mrs. O. W. Hubbell letters
1890-1906
Box 2 Folder 19
Letters to Willard Hubbell
1949-1951
Box 3 Folder 1
I correspondence, primarily Harold Ickes
1928-1945
Box 3 Folder 2
Lyons Case
1947
Box 3 Folder 3
M correspondence
1939-1950
Box 3 Folder 4
N, O, P correspondence
1925-1949
Box 3 Folder 5
R, S, W, Z correspondence
1925-1948
Box 3 Folder 6
Booth Tarkington Letters
1907
Box 3 Folder 7-8
Odds and Ends
1886, 1904-1949
Box 3 Folder 9
Louise Orwig Letters
1943-1944
Box 3 Folder 10
Exhibitions of Hubbell works
Box 3 Folder 11
Re: portrait of Mrs. J. G. Gehring
Box 3 Folder 12
Correspondence re: paintings; miscellaneous correspondence
1896-1960
Box 3 Folder 13
Correspondence re: photos of paintings
Box 3 Folder 14
(Removed from "Correspondence re: photos of paintings")
Other papers
Box 3 Folder 15
"By the Fireside"
Box 3 Folder 16
Newspaper clippings re: photos of paintings
Box 3 Folder 17-19
Odds and Ends
Box 3 Folder 20-21
Newspaper clippings (fragile)
Box 3 Folder 22
Odds and Ends
Box 3 Folder 23
Odds and Ends: real estate, will, miscellany
Box 3 Folder 24
Miscellany
Box 4 Folder 1
Re: art gallery proposals
1926
Box 4 Folder 2
Rec'd 8-1-72
Box 4 Folder 3-4
Miscellany
Box 4 Folder 4-6
Lecture notes?
Box 4 Folder 7
Florida State Guide - dummy
1938
Box 4 Folder 8-10
"Hubbell Book"
Box 4 Folder 11
"Henry" mss. by Rose Strong Hubbell
Box 4 Folder 12
If I Could Fly by R. H. Hubbell - proof, reviews, clippings
Box 4 Folder 13
Newsclippings - "Quacky Doodles" by R. S. Hubbell
Box 5 Folder 1
"It Happened to Us" Memoirs of an Artist's Wife by R. S. Hubbell
Box 5 Folder 2
Carnegie Tech School of the Arts - R. S. Hubbell
Box 5 Folder 3
"The Aulis Difficulty" by Maurice Baring
Box 5 Folder 4
"The Boy Comes Home" by Milne [?]
Box 5 Folder 5
Hubbell guest book
1929
Box 5 Folder 6
Miscellany rec'd 1975
Box 5 Folder 7
K. Morris poster
1932
Box 5 Folder 8-9
Notes
Box 5 Folder 10
Transcripts of tapes B,C,D - recordings #2-8, p. 25-53
Box 5 Folder 11
Transcripts of tapes B,C,D - recordings #2-8, p. 1-24
Box 5 Folder 12
Miscellany
Box 6 Folder 1
Photographs of Hubbell as actor
Box 6 Folder 2
Photographs - Cornelia Gray Lunt, Hubbell Houses, and Cornell University
1918
Box 6 Folder 3
Photographs from album (nos. 1-24)
Box 6 Folder 4
Photographs from album (nos. 25-55)
Box 6 Folder 5
Photographs
1918-1926
Box 6 Folder 6
Photographs at Miami
1924-1949
Box 6 Folder 7
Artistic Anatomy of The Human Figure by Henry Warren
1886
Box 6 Folder 7
Address book
ca. 1907
Box 6 Folder 8
Rec'd 3-18-68 (see separate page)
Box 6 Folder 9
Rec'd 6-21-68 (see separate page)
Box 6 Folder 10
Rec'd 9-23-70 (see separate page)
Box 6 Folder 11
Rec'd 2-71 (see separate page)
Box 7
Photographs and negatives of: sketches of human anatomy at Carnegie Tech; paintings; Hubbell and Hubbell family; Strong family; friends; France and Spain; Chicago; also, scrapbook pages
Box 8
Photographs of portraits and of paintings other than portraits
Box 9
Scrapbooks A and B
Box 10
Printed material including art exhibit catalogs
Mapcase Folder 1-2
Anatomical sketches
Tape recordings made by Willard Hubbell of descriptive notes, personal comments, and reminiscences relating to the Hubbell papers