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Charles Deering collection, 1883-1926 | University of Miami Special Collections

By William E. Brown Jr.

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Collection Overview

Title: Charles Deering collection, 1883-1926Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: ASM0055

Creator: Deering, Charles (1852-1927)

Extent: 15.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement:

Series I : Photographs

Series II : Correspondence and Clippings

Series III : Catalogs

Formats/Genres: Florida - Pictorial works, Photograph albums, Portugal - Pictorial works, Postcards, Spain - Pictorial works

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Charles Deering was a collector of art and a friend to many notable artists including John Sargeant and Augustus St. Gaudens. Painting, scrulpture, prints, rugs and many other items combined to decorate and furnish the Deering Estate in Florida.  He collected a wide range of artwork, and the Print Department of the Art Institute of Chicago received his fine collection.

Biographical Note

Charles Deering, son of William and Abbey Reed (Barbour) Deering,  was born on July 31, 1852, in South Paris, Maine.  His father was the founder of Deering, Miliken & Company, and later of Gammon & Deering, manusfacturers of harvesters and the predecessor of the Deering Harvester Company, organized in 1880.  This latter company merged with International Harvester Company in 1902.

Charles Deering married Anna Rogers Case of November 3, 1875, in Newport, Rhode Island.  Their son, WIlliam Case Deering was born on October 18, 1876, and died on May 12, 1924.  Anna Rogers (Case) Deering died on October 31, 1876.  Charles Deering was remarried, on January 2, 1883, to Marion Denison Whipple.  Deering died in Miami, Florida, on February 5, 1927.

Subject/Index Terms

Deering, Charles, 1852-1927
Miami (Florida) - Buildings, structures, etc.
Miami-Dade County (Fla.) - History

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 9.5 Linear ft.

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Charles Deering Collection Finding Aid © 1992 University of Miami. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0055CL.pdf


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Series 3: CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Box 10: CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Anders Zorn Foddi Mora den 1821-1860, 1821-1860Add to your cart.
Item 2: Catalogo de las Obras de GoyaAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Catalogo del Maseo del Greco de ToledoAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Cataleg dels Retrats Dibuirats per en R. CasasAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Catalogue of a Collection of LithographsAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Catalogue of an important Collection of Historical Documentation and other miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Catalogue of Collection of Drawings, Engravings, Etchings, and Books...Add to your cart.
Item 8: Catalogue of Collection of Drawings, Engravings, Etchings, and Books...Add to your cart.
Item 9: Catalogue of Highly Important Manuscripts, Valuable Printed Books, Fine Bindings, Autographed Letters, etc.Add to your cart.
Item 10: Catalogue of Rare Out-of-the-Way and Unique BooksAdd to your cart.
Item 11: A Catalogue of Selected Masterpieces of Fine Prints...Add to your cart.
Item 12: Chinese PaintingsAdd to your cart.
Item 13: La Compania MacCormick de Chicago A. L'Exposition de 1900Add to your cart.
Item 14: Deering Chicago YearsAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Estampes et DessinsAdd to your cart.
Item 16: Excursion A ToledeAdd to your cart.
Item 17: Exhibition of Works by the Late John S. Sargent, R.A.Add to your cart.
Item 18: Fine Chinese Porcelain Objects of Art and TapestryAdd to your cart.
Box 11: CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Item 19: Fine French Furniture Sivres Porcelain and Objects of Art...Add to your cart.
Item 20: Four examples of Chinese Bronze StatuaryAdd to your cart.
Item 21: Four examples of Chinese Bronze StatuaryAdd to your cart.
Item 22: Fine PaintingsAdd to your cart.
Item 23: Illustrations of the Sargent Exhibition Royal Academy, 1926Add to your cart.
Item 24: Important and Precious Autograph Letters, Documents, and Manuscripts, and Original State Papers...Add to your cart.
Item 25: Important Collection of Spanish ArtAdd to your cart.
Item 26: Important Pictures and Drawings... Important Early English PortraitsAdd to your cart.
Item 27: The James A. Garland CollectionAdd to your cart.
Box 12: CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Item 28: Loan Exhibition of Oriental Rugs from the Collection of James F. BallardAdd to your cart.
Item 29: Memorial of Robert McCormickAdd to your cart.
Item 30: Minor Raymond, D.D., LL.D. [In Memorium]Add to your cart.
Item 31: Old French FurnitureAdd to your cart.
Item 32: Pictures by Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A., 1911Add to your cart.
Item 33: The Print Collector's Bulletin, An Illustrated Catalogue...Add to your cart.
Item 34: S.S. Prinz Joachim. Voy 17th. List of Cabin PassengersAdd to your cart.
Item 35: Zuloaga (Exhibition)Add to your cart.
Item 36: Zuloaga (Exhibition Program)Add to your cart.
Box 13: CatalogsAdd to your cart.
Item 37: Ars AsiaticaAdd to your cart.
Item 38: Catalogo de la Exposicion de Mobiliaro Espanol de los Siglos XV, XVI y Primera Mitad del XVIIAdd to your cart.
Item 39: Catalogo de la Exposicion de Mobiliaro Espanol de los Siglos XV, XVI y Primera Mitad del XVIIAdd to your cart.
Box 14: HeraldryAdd to your cart.
Black photo-album destroyed. Totally brittle and falling apart. The photographs were not pasted in, they were placed in groups between the pages. There are some snapshots. The majority of these photographs were not identified, some of the photographs are inscribed on verso.
Box 15: Whistler, JamesAdd to your cart.

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