'Correspondence with helpers'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3010 ONM/6/5/2
  • Dates of Creation
      [1990s-2003]
  • Language of Material
      English Italian French German
  • Physical Description
      1 file (106 letters; 3 postcards; 1 note)

Scope and Content

Oliver Millar kept this correspondence together in a file titled 'Helpers'

Includes:

-letter from Dr David Crook, Public Record Office/The National Archives, Kew, dated 7 April 1998, concerning a reference to the Van Dyck payment orders

-letter from Peter Day, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, dated 14 May 1996, concerning a typescript catalogue of Van Dyck pictures

-letter from David Howarth(?), University of Edinburgh, Scotland, dated 8 November 1999, concerning Van Dyck in England

-letter from Colin Shrimpton, Archivist, Northumberland Estates, dated 9 February 1996, concerning information in the Duke of Northumberland's manuscripts

-letter from Sunny Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, dated 12 May 2000, concerning permission to reproduce a photograph

-letter from Stoker Hartington, Beamsley Hall, Yorkshire, dated 16 May 2000, concerning permission to reproduce a photograph

-letter from Bianca Jersey, Channel Islands, dated 2 May 2000, concerning permission to reproduce a photograph

-letter from Dr Marina Rosa, Ministero per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali, Milan, Italy, concerning a visit to the Palazzo Reale

-letter from (?), Exton Park, Leicestershire, dated 16 July 2002, concerning photographs of portraits

-letter from Lavinia Wellicome, Curator, Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, dated 9 August 1996, concerning viewing of paintings

-copy of a letter to John Wilson from Oliver Millar, dated 8 November 1999, concerning a portrait of Charles Stanley, Lord Strange, later 8th Earl of Derby

-letter from John Wilson, Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA, dated 27 October 1999, concerning a portrait of Charles Stanley, Lord Strange, later 8th Earl of Derby

-letter from Lisa Parrott Rolfe, Assistant Registrar, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, dated 1 June 1998, concerning reproduction of a photograph

-two letters from Dr John Crook, Photographer, Winchester, dated April 1998, concerning photography

-letter from David Horton-Fawkes, General Manager, Althorp, Northampton, dated 20 March 1998, concerning photography

-letter from Burton B. Fredericksen, Director, The Getty Art History Information Program, California, USA, dated 29 April 1996, concerning the provenance of several paintings

-letter from John P. de Blocq van Kuffeler, London, dated 28 February 1996, concerning a double portrait purported to be of Lord Newport and Lord Goring

-letter from Jane Gallagher, Historic Buildings Representative, The National Trust Wales, dated 20 February 1996, concerning the Portrait of Katherine Manners, Dutchess of Buckingham

-letter from John (?), London, dated 19 February 1996, concerning the painting of Charles I at Arundel

-letter from Dick (?), Agnew's, London, dated 3 April 1996, concerning paintings of Princess Elizabeth and Princess Mary

-letter from John Martin Robinson, Librarian to the Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, West Sussex, dated 24 January 1996, concerning mottos of the Arundel family

-letter from James Miller, Sotheby's, dated 16 April 1996, concerning the Portrait of Princess Mary

-letter from John Martin Robinson, Librarian to the Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, West Sussex, dated 17 April 1996, concerning the provenance of paintings

-letter from the Duke of Rutland, Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, dated 12 March 1996, concerning a picture

-postcard from Richard H. Herner, Wiltshire, dated 27 May 1996, concerning a painting of the Countess of Bedford

-letter from Brigadier W. A. Le Blanc-Smith, Administrator, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, dated 21 May 1996, concerning a photograph

-copy of a letter from Oliver Millar to Lady Ashcombe, dated 28 May 1996, concerning the provenance of a painting

-letter from Adam Munthe, Pennington Mellor Charity Trust, London, dated 6 June 1996, concerning a collection of pictures

-letter from Judith (?), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA, dated 19 February 2001, concerning a portrait of Lady Southampton

-letter from Jack Baer, Hazlitt Gooden and Fox, London, dated 13 June 1996, concerning a portrait of Margaret Lemon

-letter from the Lord Lothian, Ferniehirst Castle, Scotland, dated 29 May 1996, concerning Philip Lothian's Estate

-letter from David Bridges, Melrose, Scotland, dated 30 May 1996, concerning Philip Lothian's Estate

-letter from Lord Barnard, Raby Castle, County Durham, dated 31 May 1996, concerning a visit

-letter from Robin Hill, Clifton Castle, Ripon, North Yorkshire, dated 13 May 1996, concerning the provenance of a painting

-two letters from the Duke of Hamilton, Lennoxlove House, East Lothian, Scotland, dated May-June 1996, concerning the provenance of a painting

-letter from Timothy Harford, Worcestershire, dated 9 July 1996, concerning the provenance of a painting

-letter from Claire Cumming, PA to Lord Bradford, Weston Park, Shropshire, dated 29 April 1996, concerning two paintings

-letter from Gerald Aylmer, Herefordshire, dated 12 August 1996, concerning the provenance of a painting

-two letters [one in German] from Wilfried Rogasch, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany, August 1996, concerning inventories of paintings from the Royal Archives of Hanover

-letter from Toby Barnard, Hertford College, Oxford, dated 25 November 1996, concerning a portrait of the future Earl of Burlington

-letter from Dr Christopher Brown, Chief Curator, The National Gallery, London, dated 9 September 1996, concerning Elizabeth Thimbelby

-letter from the Earl of Radnor, Longford Castle, Wiltshire, dated 29 November 1996, concerning Lady Chesterfield

-letter from Paul Huvenne, Stad Antwerpen, dated 18 March 1996, concerning a painting of the Buckingham group

-letter from H.R. Forsyth, Curator (Post-Medieval), Museum of London, dated 23 January 1997, concerning the Arundel marble frieze

-letter from Justus Miller Hopteck(?), Kunsthistoriches Institut der Universitat Bonn, dated December 1996-January 1997, concerning a Portrait of Everhard Jabach

-letter from Victoria Cuthbert, Northumberland, dated 22 May 1996, concerning a visit

-letter from Stoker Hartington, Beamsley Hall, Yorkshire, dated 5 September 1996, concerning the collection

-two letters from the Viscount Cowdray, Surrey, dated January-April 1997, concerning a portrait

-letter from Charles Noble, Assistant Keeper of Collections, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, dated 9 January 1997, concerning a painting of Lady Burlington purported to be at Lismore Castle, Ireland

-letter from Jan Garff, Curator, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark, dated 21 April 1997, concerning a portrait of a woman formerly attributed to Van Dyck but since 1904 attributed to Peter Lely

-letter from Justus Muller Hofstede, Kunsthistorisches Institut der Uniersitat Bonn, Germany, dated 6 February 1997, concerning a portrait of Everhard Jabach

-letter from Professor Giovanni Lamedica, Genova, Italy, dated 13 May 1997, concerning a picture

-letter from the Earl of Portarlington, Roxburghshire, Scotland, dated 10 September 1998, concerning images of a painting

-letter from Professor Giovanni Lamedica, Genova, Italy, dated 13 January 1997, concerning a portrait

-letter from Sonia Dean, Senior Curator, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, dated 17 July 1997, concerning a visit

-letter from Teresa C. Cranston, Lanark, Scotland, dated 18 September 1997, concerning the family tree and former ownership of a painting

-postcard from Susan Rawson, nd, concerning a letter from Lady Sussex

-letter from Derek Johns, London, dated 2 July 1997, concerning viewing an un-named painting by Van Dyck

-letter from Eugenia Gorini Esmeraldo, Loans Coordinator, Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, Brazil, dated 23 September 1997, concerning two paintings by Van Dyck in the collection

-letter from (?) Seafield, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, dated 29 September 1997, concerning the Cullen House sale in 1975

-letter from Francis Russell, Christie's, dated 28 October 1997, concerning a visit to the Duke Foundation, Newport, USA

-letter from Anton Frey, Stansstad, Switzerland, dated 26 November 1996, concerning a painting

-letter from Charles Huxley, London, dated 12 January 1998, concerning a painting

-letter from Lavinia Wellicome, Curator, Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, dated 1 April 1998, concerning a portrait of Lady Herbert

-letter [in French] from Jacques Foucart, Conservator, Louvre, Paris, France, dated 25 November 1997

-letter [in French] from Marie-Martine Dubreuil, Librarian, Louvre, Paris, France, dated 8 December 1997

-letter from Donald Garstang, Colnaghi and Co., London, nd, concerning an un-named painting

-letter from Maria Teresa Fiorio, Conservator, Museo d'arte antica, Milan, Italy, dated 9 July 1986, concerning research on an un-named a painting

-letter from Patricia Woods, Supervisor, Dublin Castle, Ireland, dated 25 March 1998, concerning a visit

-letter from Chiyo Ishikawa, Curator of European Painting, Seattle Art Museum, Washington, USA, dated 21 April 1998, concerning the provenance of an un-named painting

-letter from Emilie E. S. Gordenker, Art Historian, New York, USA, dated 27 April 1998, concerning a dissertation with a copy of Millar's reply

-letter from J. Patrice Marandel, Curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA, dated 30 April 1998, concerning paintings in the collection

-letter from Victoria Bolton, PA to the Duke of Westminster, Grosvenor Estate, Chester, dated 12 June 1996, concerning the Portrait of the Artist with a Sunflower

-letter [in Italian] from Maria Teresa Fiorio, Conservator, Museo d'arte antica, Milan, Italy, dated 30 May 1996

-letter from (?) Cartwright-Hignett, Iford Manor, Wiltshire, dated 5 June 1998, concerning the provenance of paintings in the collection

-letter [in French] from Jacques Foucart, Conservator, Louvre, Paris, France, dated 31 March 1998

-copy of a letter from Oliver Millar to Mr Rosenberg, dated 28 May 1998, concerning a painting

-copy of a letter to David Moore-Gwyn, Sotheby's, from Dr Christopher Ridgway, Curator, Castle Howard, York, dated 1 May 1998, concerning the following two portraits formerly in the collection: Portrait of Frederick V, Elector of Saxony and Portrait of Philip, 5th Earl of Pembroke

-letter from Brian Allen, Director of Studies, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, dated 20 May 1998, concerning photographic reproduction costs

-postcard from Martin Royalton-Kisch, British Museum, London, ated 20 May 1998, concerning a print of Charles Louis

-copy of a letter from Oliver Millar to Miss Rolfe, dated 10 May 1998, concerning a portrait of a lady

-letter from (?), Roxburghshire, Scotland, dated 12 June 1998, concerning the provenance of a painting

-letter from Burton B. Fredericksen, Director, Getty Provenance Index, Los Angeles, California, USA, dated 22 June 1998, concerning several issues

-copy of a letter from Oliver Millar to Xenia Egorova, dated 24 September 1997, concerning a visit

-copy of a letter from Oliver Millar to Hugh (?), Euston Hall, Suffolk, dated 21 March 1998, concerning viewing a picture with enclosed extracts from the notes of Mr Loveday

-letter from Steven Tomlinson, Assistant Librarian, Bodleian Library, Oxford, dated 23 April 1998, concerning a portrait of Francis Junius

-letter from Burton B. Fredericksen, Director, Getty Provenance Index, Los Angeles, California, USA, dated 29 June 1998, concerning the provenance of a double portrait of Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport and George, Lord Goring

-letter from Vincent Giroud, Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, dated 19 September 1997,concerning a manuscript relating to the identity of Sir Ralph Verney

-letter from Xenia Egorova, Curator of Flemish Paintings, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia, dated 15 June 1996, concerning paintings in the collection

-letter from Ruth V. Roberts, Coordinator of Rights and Reproductions, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, USA, dated 26 August 1998, concerning permission to reproduce a photograph

-letter from Charles Noble, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, dated 4 September 1998, concerning two paintings in the Devonshire collection

-letter from Clare Wilkins, Picture Restorer, London, dated 1 October 1998, concerning a painting from Glyndebourne, Sussex

-letter from David Moore-Gwyn, Sotheby's, dated 22 June 1998, concerning a portrait of Lady Dacre

-letter from Jane (?), Longford Castle, Wiltshire, dated 12 November 1998, concerning the measurement of a picture

-letter from Lavinia Wellicome, Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, dated 3 July 1996, concerning a visit

-letter from Sir George Christie, Glyndebourne, Sussex, dated 29 October 1998, concerning a portrait of Thomas Cromwell

-letter from Marcus P.M. Lynch, House and Entertainment Department, Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, dated 11 November 1998, concerning a portrait of Queen Henrietta Maria

-letter from Burton B. Fredericksen, Director, Getty Provenance Index, Los Angeles, California, USA, dated 16 November 1998, concerning the portrait of Francois Langlois

-letter from Kevin Sharpe, Department of History, University of Southampton, dated 29 May 1997, concerning the Personal Rule

-letter from Alice Dugdale, Safinvest (UK) Limited, London, dated 9 March 1999, concerning a painting

-letter from A.G.H. Bachrach, Twickenham, dated 22 September 1997, concerning Sir Constantine Huygens

-letter from Clare Baxter, Northumberland Estate, dated 4 July 1996, concerning portraits of the Marchioness of Hertford and Henrietta Maria

-letter from the Duke of Buccleuch, KT, Selkirk, Scotland, dated 5 June 1998, concerning a visit to Drumlanrig

-letter [in German] from Gerd Bartoschek, Curator, Stiftung Preussische Schlosser und Garten, Berlin, Germany, dated 20 April 1999

-note from Hugh (?), Gainsborough's House, Suffolk, nd, concerning a copy of an un-named painting

-letter from Brigadier W.A. Le Blanc-Smith, Administrator, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, dated 14 June 1996, concerning the portrait of Dorothy, Countess of Leicester and Lucy, Countess of Carlisle

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