Detailed List of Collection



Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, 1911-1956, undated

Box 1 / Folder 1
Undated, undated




Box 1 / Folder 2
1910s, 1910-1919




Box 1 / Folder 3
1920s, 1920-1929




Box 1 / Folder 4
1930s, 1930-1939




Box 1 / Folder 5
1940s, 1940-1949




Box 1 / Folder 6
1950s, 1950-1959




Box 1 / Folder 7
Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings (not mentioning Meurer): Elsie Flagle (Meurer's niece); William Harnett (Cincinnati Enquirer, Sep 14, 1917; San Francisco Chronicle, Sep 5, 1948); Clement Barnhorn (Jan 17, 1934); Theodore C. Dorl (Jan 19, 1934); W. E. Hentschel (Feb 5, 1934); Martin Rettig (1934); John G. Reilly, 1917-1948





Correspondence, 1889-1973, undated




Letters to Meurer and/or family members, 1889-1973, undated

Box 1 / Folder 1
Undated, undated




Box 1 / Folder 1A
Letter from Joseph Henry Sharp,




Box 1 / Folder 2
Foreign Language Letters and Miscellaneous Documents (27 French, 2 German), 1891-1910




Box 1 / Folder 3
1889-1892, 1889-1892




Box 1 / Folder 4
1893-1896, 1893-1896




Box 1 / Folder 5
1897-1903, 1897-1903




Box 1 / Folder 6
1904-1928, 1904-1928




Box 1 / Folder 7
1930-1935, 1930-1935




Box 1 / Folder 8
1936-1938, 1936-1938




Box 1 / Folder 9
1940-1949, 1940-1949




Box 1 / Folder 10
1950-1952, 1950-1952




Box 1 / Folder 11
1953-1955, 1973, Bulk, 1953-1955







Letters from Meurer, 1894-1953, undated

Box 1 / Folder 12-14
Undated, undated




Box 1 / Folder 15
Letters in French, undated




Box 1 / Folder 16
1889-1897, 1889-1897




Box 1 / Folder 17
1928-1938, 1928-1938




Box 1 / Folder 18
1940-1949, 1940-1949




Box 1 / Folder 19
1950-1953, 1950-1953





Photographs and Negatives, Late-19th-Mid-20th century




Adults, 1911, undated

Box 1 / Folder 1-1A
Charles Meurer, undated




Box 1 / Folder 2
Charles Meurer and unidentified woman at the easel he invented, undated




Box 1 / Folder 2A
Henry Meurer, Charles' father, undated




Box 1 / Folder 3
Elsie Flagle, Meurer's niece, undated




Box 1 / Folder 4
Albert Meurer, undated




Box 1 / Folder 5
Caroline [Burger nee Meurer], Charles' daughter, undated




Box 1 / Folder 6
Carrie Meurer, Charles' sister, undated




Box 1 / Folder 7
Gus Meurer, Charles' older brother, undated




Box 1 / Folder 8-9
Identified Adults - Miscellaneous, undated




Box 2 / Folder 1-8
Unidentified adults, undated




Box 2 / Folder 9
Unidentified adult/child groups, undated




Box 1 / Folder 10
Members of the Cincinnati Art Club on an outing to Epworth arranged by Simon Hubig (Oct 21-22, 1911), 1911







Children, undated

Box 3 / Folder 1
Eveynor Meurer [with brother Carl?], Meurer's daughter, undated




Box 3 / Folder 2
Frazee children - Elizabeth Louise and Charles Donald, undated




Box 3 / Folder 3
William Whitaker, undated




Box 3 / Folder 4
Betty Rose Young, undated




Box 3 / Folder 5
Identified Children - Miscellaneous, undated




Box 3 / Folder 6-10
Unidentified Children, undated







Meurer Artwork Reproductions, undated

Box 4 / Folder 1
"Doughboy's Equipment" (1921), undated




Box 4 / Folder 1
"Bulletin of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor" (Vol.6, Nos.4 and 5), including an image of a piece loaned by Meurer ("Doughboy's Equipment"), undated




Box 4 / Folder 2
"The Pen is Mightier than the Sword" (1947), undated




Box 4 / Folder 3-4
Miscellaneous Reproductions, undated







Miscellaneous, undated

Box 4 / Folder 5
Cincinnati, including Fountain Square, undated




Box 4 / Folder 6
Farm Scenes (sheep, ducks, chickens) [reference images?], undated




Box 4 / Folder 7
Miscellaneous - landscape, architecture, automobile, etc. [reference images?], undated




Box 4 / Folder 8
Artists at work and with art [Meurer may be featured], undated




Box 4 / Folder 9
Negatives, undated




Box 4 / Folder 10
Tintypes, unidentified (x11), undated





Meurer's Memoirs and Other Writings, undated

Box 1 / Folder 1
Spiral-bound notebook containing handwritten memoirs, undated




Box 1 / Folder 2
Spiral-bound notebook containing handwritten memoirs, undated




Box 1 / Folder 3
Meurer's Art Academy Student's Ticket for 1895, 1895




Box 1 / Folder 3-11
Memoirs and miscellaneous writings; includes copies of letters sent by Meurer, undated




Box 1 / Folder 12
Impressions of St. Augustine Art Colony, Florida, undated




Box 1 / Folder 13
Information on "The Flood of 1937", a painting by C.A. Meurer, undated





Books, 1892-1936, undated




Sketchbook and Notebooks, undated

Box 1
Sketchbook (titled "Album"), undated




Box 1
Notebook / bank book (titled "The Cosmopolitan"), contains financial notes, addresses, and other miscellaneous notes, undated




Box 1
Notebook containing accounts of Meurer's travels; sketches; and addresses, undated




Box 1
Envelope containing items found in "The Cosmopolitan" book, including a postcard, an Emma Mendenhall exhibition announcement postcard, a newspaper clipping, and miscellaneous papers, undated







Non-Fiction Books, undated

Box 2
"Paris As It Is: An Illustrated Souvenir of the French Metropolis", 1892




Box 2
"The Dream City: A Portfolio of Photographic Views of the World's Columbian Exposition", 1893




Box 2
"The Medieval Trifels," written and illustrated by William J. Schultz (with a note signed by the author) (Sep 1936), 1936




Box 2
"The Numismatist" (Dec 1936), 1936





Miscellaneous, 1893-1950s, undated




Miscellaneous Documents, 1893-1950s, undated

Box 1 / Folder 1
Pencil sketches by Meurer, undated




Box 1 / Folder 2
Meurer's stationery and business cards, undated




Box 1 / Folder 3
Biography of Meurer, written after his death by unidentified author, undated




Box 1 / Folder 4
Catalog of the 18th exhibition of the Cincinnati Art Club, including three works by Meurer, 1911




Box 1 / Folder 4
Catalog for the Second Annual Miami Biltmore Art Exhibition, assmebled by the Art Institute of Miami, and featuring a work by Meurer ("Phlox"), undated




Box 1 / Folder 5
Advertisements for the Babbittonian School of Art, run by Meurer and A. Roussel, undated




Box 1 / Folder 6
Material related to Meurer's inventions, undated


Box 1 / Folder 6
Advertisments for Meurer's Convertible Easel, undated


Box 1 / Folder 6
Advertisements for Lol and Jack mechnical toy, undated


Box 1 / Folder 6
Patent for an "Advertising Display Device" (patent #1607042) by Meurer and Mathew P. Bedel (Nov 16, 1926), 1926


Box 1 / Folder 6
Agreement between Meurer and Mathew P. Bedel concerning invention (Apr 5, 1926), 1926




Box 1 / Folder 6
Advertisments for Meurer's Convertible Easel, undated




Box 1 / Folder 6
Advertisements for Lol and Jack mechnical toy, undated




Box 1 / Folder 6
Patent for an "Advertising Display Device" (patent #1607042) by Meurer and Mathew P. Bedel (Nov 16, 1926), 1926




Box 1 / Folder 6
Agreement between Meurer and Mathew P. Bedel concerning invention (Apr 5, 1926), 1926




Box 1 / Folder 7
Photographic reproductions of artwork (not Meurer), undated




Box 1 / Folder 8
St. Augustine Art Association, Florida, various documents, undated




Box 1 / Folder 9
Financial documents relating to the sale and reproduction of Meurer's works, 1893-1948




Box 1 / Folder 10
Financial documents, miscellaneous, including checks, bills, and property deeds, 1920s-1950s




Box 1 / Folder 11
Documents pertaining to Meurer family, 1907-1947




Box 1 / Folder 12
Miscellaneous envelopes from correspondence sent to Meurer, undated




Box 1 / Folder 13
Miscellaneous documents, undated







Miscellaneous Items, undated

Box 2
Printing block of farm scene with sheep, undated




Box 2
Printing block of a woman painting at Meurer's convertible easel, slanted, undated




Box 2
Printing block of a woman painting at Meurer's convertible easel, upright position, undated




Box 2
Printing block of the convertible easel in table position, undated




Box 2
Printing block of the convertible easel in chair position, undated




Box 2
Gold jewelry piece with initials "CAM", undated




Box 2
Small pouch containing circular wooden World War II OPA tokens, labeled "OPA 1 Red Point", undated




Box 2
Metal file and pick, undated




Box 2
Black wooden cylindrical object [scraper?], undated





Glass Plate Negatives, undated

Scope and Content
Scope and Contents 20 Negatives, 3.25 x 4 inches (1 broken) 19 Negatives, 4.25 x 6.5 inches (2 broken) 13 Negatives, 5 x 7 inches 2 Negatives, 6.5 x 8.5 inches

Box 1
Glass negatives; 4.25 x 6.5 inches (x13, 3 broken) – easel designed by Meuer,




Box 2
Glass negatives; 4.25 x 6.5 inches (x11) – children,




Box 3
Glass negatives; 4.25 x 6.5 inches (x6) – adults,




Box 4
Glass negatives; 3.25 x 4 inches (x20) – adults; children, John J. Pershing; painting depicting the death of Christ,




Box 5
Glass negative; 6.5 x 8.5 inches (x2): sheep and chickens in barn interior (1901), by Meurer; still life painting (undated), by Meurer,





Oversize Materials, 1886-1977




Oversize Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, 1921, undated

Box 1 / Folder 1
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings pasted on cardboard (17 cardboard sheets), undated




Box 1 / Folder 2
Two magazine clippings pasted on either side of unrelated newspaper clipping, undated




Box 1 / Folder 3
Full-page newspaper spread featuring photographs of Meurer, his paintings, and his house, Cincinnati Commercial Tribune (Aug 28, 1921), 1921

Quantity: 4 copies






Miscellaneous Oversize Materials, 1886-1977

Box 2 / Folder 1
"Art News" periodical (Sep 1948), 1948

Quantity: 3 copies



Box 2 / Folder 2
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings pasted on sheets of unrelated magazine, undated




Box 2 / Folder 3
Drawing of plumbing diagram, undated




Box 2 / Folder 4
Drawing and description of toy Meurer invented, undated




Box 2 / Folder 5
Meurer's advertisement for lessons in landscape, still life, and portrait painting, from the Cincinnati Illustrated Business Directory, pasted on cardboard, 1890




Box 2 / Folder 6
Poem celebrating Meurer's 50th birthday (dated March 15, 1915), two newspaper articles, and a group photograph pasted on cardboard, 1915, undated




Box 2 / Folder 7
Reproductions of "Memories" painting, plus original envelope, undated

Quantity: 8 copies



Box 2 / Folder 8
"The Lost is Found: William Harnet's 'Cincinnati Enquirer,' 1888", The Enquirer Magazine (May 9, 1971) (2 copies), 1971




Box 2 / Folder 9
"New Interest Stirred in Work of Former Terrace Park Artist," newspaper clipping, Village Views (Mar 1977), 1977

Quantity: 1 item/s
Quantity: (x2 copies)



Box 2 / Folder 10
Certificate authorizing Samuel Harvey as notary public (Sep 15, 1886), 1886