WorldCat Identities

Laurence, Sydney 1868-1940

Overview
Works: 62 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 651 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Photographs  History  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Drama  Art  Silent films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: ND237.L285, 759.13
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Most widely held works about Sydney Laurence
 
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Most widely held works by Sydney Laurence
My life with Sydney Laurence by Jeanne Laurence( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney Laurence, his life and work : the collection of the Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum by Robert L Shalkop( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney Laurence, painter of the North by Kesler E Woodward( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of the painter Syndey Laurence (1868-1940) includes a discussion of his work, a chronology of his activities, a bibliography and numerous colour plates of his work, including the landscapes of Alaska for which he is best known
Augusta Pyatt photograph collection by Augusta Pyatt( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Little information is known about Augusta Pyatt except that she worked for Sydney Laurence, Alaska's most famous painter, in his photography lab in Anchorage. Her photographs include people, views, and activities from the Anchorage area during the years 1915 and 1916. Also includes several photographs by Sydney Laurence
Alaska Railroad microfiche project collection by Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Adolph D. "Skip" Schmidt - Capital to Capital Race by Adolph D Schmidt( )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The items of this collection document the role of Adolph D. Schmidt in the 1928 Capital to Capital Yacht Race. Items include a notebook of correspondence of the Capital to Capital Yacht Race, 1928, Photos (10) and negatives, copies of letters and articles, a scan of a Sydney Laurence painting of the Winifred (a boat), letters from the Mayor of Olympia and the Governor of Washington, and a blueprint of the Gastineau Channel (the downtown Juneau area). Correspondence includes an autographic letter from Washington Governor Hartley
Nellie Brown collection by Nellie Brown( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of 2 autograph albums (12 x 15 cm.-12 x 16 cm.), and 34 black-and-white photographic prints and 1 color photographic print (9 x 6 cm.-18 x 28 cm.). The albums contain autographs and quotes from Nellie Brown's friends and acquaintances dated mainly between 1929 and 1938. The photographs range in date from 1910 through 1956. The locations of the photos taken in Alaska include: Valdez, Cache Creek, Healy River, Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, King Island, Mount McKinley, Skagway, Afognak Island, Knik, Hope, Ship Creek, and Anchorage (including the Elk Lodge, the theatre district, Third Avenue, and the Government Hill neighborhood). Subjects of the photos include: gold mining, coal mining, camping, farming, the first boat built at Ship Creek, log cabins, Jack Brown, and photographer Sydney Laurence. Photographers include: Sydney Laurence, George L. Johnson, and P. Wischemeyer
U.S. Alaska Engineering Commission photograph collection by Alaskan Engineering Commission( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection includes views of Anchorage churches, buildings, hotels, theatres, and festivals, construction activities, facilities and equipment of the Alaska Railroad, then identified as Alaska Engineering Commission Railway. Views of other south central Alaskan towns are includes. Official photographers for the Commission, represented in the collection include: P.S. Hunt (Phine S.), H.G. Kaiser, A.J. Johnson and S. Laurence. The collection also includes views by The Sydney Laurence Co. and E.A. Hegg
Alaska Railroad photograph collection by Alaska Railroad( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Most of the photographs were taken by Alaskan Engineering Commission photographers, professional photographers hired to record railroad construction. In addition, people, camps, buildings, and communities along the railroad are shown. The collection includes a series of agricultural photographs, from the Matanuska Valley and Fairbanks, among others. Images of government officials are also identified. Photographers represented in the collection include P.S. Hunt, H.G. Kaiser, Albert J. Johnson and several views by the Sydney Laurence Co. Most images have AEC numbers
Sydney Laurence, an Alaskan impressionist: 1865-1940 by Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mount McKinley by Sydney Laurence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Chechahcos collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of 4 reels of 35 mm safety film of the silent movie "The Chechahcos" and 269 black-and-white still photographs (21 x 26 cm.) from the movie. Subjects of the photographs include: members of the movie cast, glaciers, steamboats, locomotives, dog sleds, cast members as gold miners and gamblers, and crew member Sydney Laurence
Project articulate : Mt. McKinley: Sydney Laurence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Students look at the many paintings of Sydney Laurence, a renowned paitner of Mt. McKinley. Watercolor pencil painting techniques are used as students learn about contour lines, value, shading and the importance of contrast to create their versions of the mountain."--Lesson plan
Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material by Sydney Laurence( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is Alaska by Sydney Laurence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Poster showing a mountainous coast, with a steamship in the distance
[Photographs of paintings]( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Folders contains photographs and information sheets related to paintings signed or attributed to artists whose most active years fall between 1925 and 1950. Information may include the title of work, owner, additional provenance, date, dimensions, and medium. Most photographs are black-and-white and of professional quality
Pyatt-Laurence collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of 342 photographic prints, including some postcards, and 187 nitrate negatives depicting Alaskan scenes, primarily in and around Anchorage, in 1915 and 1916
Painting : Mount McKinley by Sydney Laurence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Oil painting on canvas by Sidney Laurence is a view of Mount McKinley, also called Denali, near Anchorage, Alaska. The painting, which is in a gold-colored frame, dates from around 1923. A rectangular metal plaque attached to the bottom edge of the frame reads "MOUNTY MCKINLEY, ALASKA / BY SYDNEY LAURENCE / PRESENTED BY THE CITY OF ANCHORAGE / TO PRESIDENT AND MRS. WARREN G. HARDING / JULY 13, 1923."
The art of Mat-Su College by Ruth Jacob( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Art of Mat-Su College is an inside look at the beautiful works of Fred Machetanz and many other student and Valley artists. This book was produced as a final project in a spring of 2013 Technical Writing class taught by Dr. Pete Praetorius
 
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Alternative Names
Laurence, Sidney Mortimer

Laurence, Sydney

Laurence, Sydney Mortimer

Lawrence, Sydney M.

Sydney Laurence

Sydney Laurence American artist

Sydney Laurence Amerikaans kunstschilder (-1940)

Sydney Laurence artista estadounidense

Sydney M. Laurence

Sydney Mortimer Laurence

Languages
English (45)