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Research Guides@Tufts

Art History: The Gilded Age: Art in the US 1865-1917: Home


Welcome to my Research Sources page for American Art in the Gilded Age!

Chao Chen, Humanities Research and Instruction Librarian
Email:; Tel: 617• 627• 2057; Schedule an Appointment

This COVID-19 edition emphasizes e-sources.

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Overviews and Visuals

Bibliographies & Review of Books


Digital Images

Books and Articles

(JumboSearch for) Books 

Browse for Tisch library books on your artists:

Mary Cassatt (usually with the following types of contents):

  • -- Bibliography.
  • -- Catalogs
  • -- Correspondence.
  • -- Criticism and Interpretation
  • -- Exhibitions

Frederic Church
Winslow Homer
George Inness
Albert Pinkham Ryder
Edmonia Lewis
Henry Ossawa Tanner
Thomas Eakins
Alfred Stieglitz
John Singer Sargent
James Whistler
Meta Fuller


Note: WorldCat (renamed to be Libraries Worldwide on the Tisch Library homepage) is still a better place to get a fuller picture of  books on a topic.)

Getty Research Portal Digitized art history texts in the public domain.

**Check the Boston Public Library's catalog for eBooks (and  sign up for a BPL eCard , Tufts students and faculty eligible)

**"Digital books" on Internet Archive

Databases of Scholarly Journal and Historic Magazine and Newspaper Articles: 

A. All subjects

B. Art History, American History and Related Subjects:


C. Magazine and Newspaper Articles