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Log of Munger Website Updates


22 Jan 2022
  • Added excerpts from a 18 June 1939 newspaper profile of Munger to the Document Archive. New information: he visited his home town of Madison CT durning the last few years of this life.
3 Jan 2022 31 Dec 2021
  • Minor restructuring of the website CSS styles to better integrate top and bottom padding with independent scrolling of the menu and content boxes.
14 Dec 2021
  • Updated the descriptions of paintings #224, #255 and #324 all of which depict the same scene.
13 Dec 2021
  • Added painting #324.
  • Reclassified paintings #255 and #244 as "Unknown USA."
10 Dec 2021
  • Added auction record for #323.
6 Dec 2021
  • Minor reformatting.
27 Nov 2021
  • Added 8 Dec 2021 auction for #119.
6 Nov 2021
  • Added auction record for #323.
6 Nov 2021
  • Added auction record for #320.
2 Nov 2021
  • Added painting #323.
  • Updated the location information for #108.
19 Oct 2021
  • Added the Great Plains Art Museum, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, to the list of museums holding works by Munger.
1 Oct 2021
  • Recorded the donation of #96 to the Crocker Art Museum.
12 Oct 2021
  • Updated the description of #205.
1 Oct 2021
  • Recorded the donation of #96 to the Crocker Art Museum.
11 Sep 2021
  • Added auction record for #131.
11 Sep 2021
  • Added items for 1869 Sep-Oct, 1892 Apr 25, 1911 Feb 23-24, 1922 Apr 21, and 1923 Oct 8-10 to the Document Archive.
3 Sep 2021
  • Installed a new image for painting #131.
23 Jul 2021
  • Changed the locale for painting #267 from "Unknown USA" to "California -- Mountains,"
30 Jun 2021
  • Added a new owner and image to painting #128.
30 Jun 2021
  • Added an auction result for painting #251.
20 Jun 2021
  • Added an auction result and a new photo to painting #308.
27 Feb 2021
  • Added the correct locale and analysis to painting #81.
22 Jan 2021
  • Added painting #321.
10 Dec 2020
  • Re-hosted the website. Redirected https://www.d.umn.edu/tma/mungersite to https://gilbertmunger.org.
16 Oct 2020
  • Added items to the Document Archive for 1868 Jun 6, 1870 Feb 21, 1871 Sep 27, 1873 Nov 24, 1887 Jan 26, and 1888 Jun 13.
9 Oct 2020 1 Oct 2020 20 Sep 2020
  • Added a section to the Site Notes Notes page on producing book version of the website.
9 Sep 2020 31 August 2020
  • Reattributed painting #320.
28 August 2020
  • Added painting #320 and put its July 7th 1862 signature in the Autograph page.
16 August 2020
  • Added painting #319.
9 August 2020
  • Updated the description of etching #179.
4 July 2020
  • Updated the description of painting #91 to suggest it is a Calfirnia mountain landscape.
  • Added entries to the Document Archive for 1886 May 9, 1888 Mar 4, 1904 Jan 9, and 1904 Mar 26.
20 May 2020
  • Added painting #318.
17 May 2020
  • Updated the descriptions of paintings #93 and #261.
  • Added items the the Document Archive for 1876, 1892 Nov 1, 1904, 1906, 1907, and 1908 Jan.
27 March 2020 20 March 2020
  • Added paintings #316 and #317.
  • Corrected the provenances of paintings #19 and #89.
14 March 2020 14 January 2020
  • Adopted the 'period before final quote" rule through out the site.
1 January 2020
  • Added painting #311.
13 December 2019
  • Added an auction record for #181.
30 November 2019
  • Updated the descriptions of paintings #238 and #249.
21 November 2019
  • Reclassified painting #310.
17 November 2019
  • Updated the descriptions of paintings #15 and #160.
24 October 2019
  • Added painting #309 along with its auction record.
19 October 2019 18 August 2019
  • Added entries to the Document Archive for 14 Dec 1867, 17 Jan 1872, and 15 Jul 1879.
11 August 2019
  • Added an entry to the Document Archive for 1880 Apr 3 describing Munger's acceptance in London.
8 July 2019
  • Added an auction record for #301.
8 July 2019 5 July 2019 5 July 2019
  • Added letters from Munger to niece Olive to the 1889 Apr section of the Document Archive.
4 July 2019
  • Added an entry to the Document Archive for 1888 Nov 3 claiming that Munger attended a duel in France and made a painting of it.
6 June 2019
  • Expanded the descriptions of paintings #17, #34, and #308.
29 May 2019
  • Added information about and a photo of the actual location depicted in item #144.
20 May 2019 20 May 2019
  • Added an new page describing the Munger chromolithographs in Systematic Geology and updated all the individual chromo emtries to reflect the change.
19 May 2019
  • Added an entry to the Document Archive for "1870 Summer" containing a photo of Munger and John Ross Key.
14 May 2019
  • Updated item #308 description and image.
8 May 2019 6 May 2019 27 April 2019 14 April 2019
  • Added entry for 1853-1856 to the Document Archive placing Munger at the US Coast Survey as an engraver.
31 March 2019
  • Added painting #308.
28 March 2019
  • Installed improvements to the appearance and responsiveness of the UI.
  • Added a section on HTML Frames to the Site Construction Notes.
19 March 2019
  • Added auction result for painting #119.
25 February 2019 24 February 2019 22 February 2019
  • Switched site over to https access.
17 February 2019 27 January 2019
  • Added auction results for #301 and #307.
24 December 2018
  • Added painting #307.
23 December 2018
  • Added a provenance detail to painting #300.
21 December 2018 18 December 2018
  • Added Document Archive entries for the followung dates: 1867 Feb 2, 1867 Apr 11, 1872 Apr 6; 1872 Nov 27; 1873 Mar 2; 1875 Dec 9; 1878 Aug 17; 1878 Sep 7; 1879 Sep 4; 1882 Apr 1; 1883 Jan 25; 1883 Mar 4; 1883 Apr 24; 1884 Sep 19; 1886 May 9; 1889 Apr 17; 1889 Aug 25; 1889 Sep 7; 1893 Jun 4; 1894 Nov 24; 1899 Sep 14; 1902 Mar 2; 1901 Mar 16; 1903 Oct 3; 1917 Sep 3; 1920 Jan 16; 1922 Sep 17.
14 December 2018
  • Updated auction records for #22.
27 November 2018 27 November 2018
  • Added auction listing for painting #292.
15 November 2018 28 October 2018
  • Added painting #302.
21 October 2018 13 October 2018
  • Added painting #301.
11 October 2018
  • Added auction entry for #40.
5 September 2018
  • Added painting #300.
4 August 2018
  • Added entries for 1884 Jan 17, Jan 31, and Apr 4 describing Munger reestablishing his Washington DC studio.
  • Added entry for 1887 describing a Munger painting at the Hnaover Gallery, London.
3 August 2018
  • Updated the description of #287 to include a related catalog entry from 1910.
25 July 2018
  • Added a Document Archive entry for May 1867 explaining the relationship of the King 40th Parallel Survery to Munger's life and work.
20 July 2018
  • Added Document Archive entries for 1870 Aug 11, 1870 May 27, 1872 Apr 18, 1872 Jun 17, and 872 Jul 12. These all are drawn from passenger lists for the west-bound Overland Trains.
7 July 2018
  • Added painting #299.
4 July 2018 25 June 2018 24 June 2018 23 June 2018
  • Added painting #296.
23 June 2018
  • Replaced painting #153. Was not by Gilbert Munger.
16 June 2018 12 June 2018
  • Added painting #292.
11 June 2018 7 June 2018
  • Added painting #287.
May 2018
  • Released new version of the website converted to HTML5/CSS.
29 August 2017
  • Added painting #286.
17 April 2017
  • Added auction for #106.
5 June 2016
  • Corrected auction record for #282.
22 March 2016 20 March 2016
  • Added new signatures to the Autograph page.
7 May 2015
  • Added new auction record for painting #89 and updated its description.
3 Mar 2015
  • Added new auction record for painting #269 and updated its description.
1 Sep 2014
  • Installed a new photo for painting #241 and updated its description.
3 May 2014 24 Dec 2013 7 Dec 2013
  • Added painting #280.
31 Aug 2013 13 May 2013
  • Added painting #271.
19 Dec 2012
  • Added painting #270.
9 Dec 2012
  • Added auction record for painting #53.
  • Added painting #269.
19 Apr 2010 13 Mar 2010 12 July 2009
  • Added painting #266.
10 Oct 2008
  • Added paintings #265.
28 Sep 2008 20 Jul 2008 29 Jun 2008
  • Added painting #262.
29 Jun 2008
  • Added painting #261.
21 Jun 2008 3 May 2008
  • Added painting #258.
19 April 2008
  • Added painting #257.
10 Mar 2008 7 December 2007
  • Added auction record for painting #183.
  • Added location information for painting #254.
28 November 2007
  • Added auction record for painting #254.
10 November 2007
  • Replaced image of painting #22 with new one showing recent restoration.
  • Added painting #254.
3 October 2007
  • Added an upcoming auction to painting #197.
7 September 2007 4 September 2007
  • Added painting #253.
13 August 2007
  • Replaced image for painting #221.
7 August 2007
  • Added new painting #252.
21 July 2007 21 June 2007
  • Added new painting #251.
19 June 2007 8 June 2007
  • Added items to the document archive for the following dates:  1867 Jul 11, 1867 Nov 16, 21 1870 Feb 21, 1871 Mar 4, 1871 Apr 20, 1871 Sep 9, 1872 Jun 22, 1872 Nov 12, Dec 1872 Dec 25, 16 May 1873 May 16, 1875 Nov 6, 1876 Jan 5, 1879 Oct 16, 1881 Jun 28, 1889 Sep 10, 1890 Jan 12, 1891 Jan 13, and 1893 Oct 31.
13 April 2007
  • Added new painting #250.
3 April 2007
  • Added new painting #249.
31 March 2007
  • Added auction notice the entry for painting #163.
1 March 2007
  • Added information to the entry for painting #122.
  • Replaced photo for painting #221.
5 December 2006
  • Added image for painting #248.
19 November 2006
  • Added entry for new painting #248.
18 November 2006
  • Added entry for new painting #247.
6 November 2006
  • Added recently discovered copy of a Munger painting,by his friend Dwight Williams,to the Archives entry dated 1904.
26 October 2006
  • Added auction record for painting #234.
2 August 2006
  • Added new painting #246.
18 July 2006
  • Updated descriptions of paintings #22 and #220, and added both to the Museums page.
12 July 2006
  • Added new painting #245.
2 July 2006
  • Added location information to entry for painting #135.
23 April 2006
  • Added new painting #244.
11 April 2006
  • Added auction result for painting #200.
18 March 2006
  • Added auction reference to entry for painting #200.
12 December 2005
  • Added new painting #243.
7 December 2005
  • Added image for etching #216.
2 September 2005 11 August 2005 31 July 2005
  • Added page on other artists named Munger.
30 June 2005
  • Added new painting #240.
22 May 2005
  • Added auction sale for painting #118.
10 April 2005
  • Updated descriptions for paintings #5 and #118
  • Upgraded the images for painting #118.
1 February 2005
  • Added passage from Harold Bell Wright's book To My Sons describing meeting Munger to the document archive; see 1895 summer.
28 December 2004
  • Added new painting #239.
13 December 2004
  • Added new painting #238.
7 December 2004 5 December 2004 31 October 2004
  • Added new painting #235.
11 October 2004
  • Added new painting #234.
9 October 2004
  • Replaced image for painting #220.
5 October 2004
  • Added new painting #233.
29 September 2004
  • Added new painting #232.
23 August 2004
  • Added photographs for etching #231.
  • Updated description of etching #179 to include a recently uncovered third instance.
14 August 2004
  • New entry for etching #231
  • Added archive entries for 1886 May 19 and 1889 Apr 3.
7 July 2004
  • New images for paintings #229 and #230.
5 July 2004
  • Added item for 1870 Nov 14 to the archive.
13 May 2004 12 May 2004
  • Added new archive entries for 1891 Jun 6, 1893 Dec 8, 1903 Jun 27, 1905 Feb 18, and 1916 Nov 16.
6 May 2004
  • Added new image and auction for painting #54.
2 May 2004 22 Apr 2004 18 Apr 2004
  • Added entry for painting #228.
16 Apr 2004 9 Apr 2004
  • Updated the images for paintings #172 and #217.
  • Added auction sale records for paintings #129 and #226.
  • Added entry for 1895 to the document achive as well as an ethching of the Art Association exhibition in July 1873 showing Munger's Shoshone Falls painting.
19 Mar 2004
  • Updated the description and image for painting #129.
  • Added a new entries for paintings #222, #223, #224, #225, and #226.
10 February 2004
  • Added entries for 1880 Apr 14, 1882 Feb 27, 1893 Sep 17, and 1903 Mar 8 to the document achive.
  • Updated the description for painting #219.
  • Added a new institution to the Museum page.
23 January 2004
  • Replaced image for entry #40.
17 January 2004
  • Combined entry #221 with entry #215.
  • Added new painting #221.
10 January 2004
  • Updated entry for etching #221.
20 November 2003 17 September 2003
  • Added entry for new painting #217.
17 August 2003
  • Added entries for etchings #215, and #216.
10 August 2003 4 August 2003
  • Added entries for etchings #213, and #214.
20 July 2003
  • Added entries for 1876 Feb 21, 1881 May 21 and 1881 in the Chronology.
  • Updated description of painting #46, finally identifying the Scottish mountain depicted.
12 July 2003
  • Added entries for 1871 Jun 1, 1903 Jun 1, and 1904 Sep 9; and updated the entry for 1861-1865 in the Chronology.
  • Updated description of painting #94.
29 June 2003
  • Added several Munger letters to the Chronology, starting in 1902.
  • Added new painting #212.
8 June 2003
  • Added new entries to the Chronology for 1926 Jan 5 and 1997 Nov 20.
31 May 2003
  • Added links to three original documents to the references section of the Chronology
26 May 2003
  • Upgraded images for many paintings.
  • Added the text of the Dec 1877 Dec 25 letter from Munger to Emmons to the Chronology.
10 May 2003
  • Replaced images for painting #36.
  • Replaced images for painting #48 and updated the description.
27 Apr 2003
  • Replaced images for paintings #85 and #188.
15 Apr 2003
  • Reworked the navigation panel and added facilities to assure proper framing of catalog pages.
10 Apr 2003
  • Added images for painting #139 and extended its description.
20 Mar 2003
  • Added images for painting #188.
16 Mar 2003
  • Combined entries for two painting into #192.
  • Created entry for a new painting reusing #188.
  • Added a entry to the list of Museums holding Munger's work.
8 Feb 2003
  • Replaced images for painting #154.
17 Jan 2003
  • Replaced images for painting #173.
29 Oct 2002
  • Added a new auction record to the Auctions section.
29 Oct 2002
  • Added image for painting #192.
  • Updated descriptions for paintings #188 and #192.
3 Oct 2002 27 Sep 2002
  • Upgraded the images for painting #211.
30 Aug 2002
  • Upgraded the navigation links in the site.
25 Aug 2002 27 July 2002
  • Added new painting #211.
21 July 2002 20 June 2002 25 May 2002
  • Added Chronology entry for 1861 - 1863.
  • Updated enries for 1861 - 1865.
10 May 2002
  • Updatesd description and image for painting #114.
  • Added Chronology entries for 1873 Jan 3 and 1875 Dec 6.
6 May 2002
  • Updates descriprtion and image for painting #209.
14 Apr 2002
  • Added auction entries for paintings #194 and #195.
14 Apr 2002
  • Many new Chronology entries: 1869 Sep 17, Oct 12, 15, 18; 1870 Nov 5; 1871 Mar 4; 1874 Jan 30 through May 9, Nov 5; 1875 Jun 26; 1876 Jun 17; 1896 Feb 16; 1901 May 5; 1902 Jan 24, Apr 7, Dec 1, 28; 1903 Jan 27, 29, 31.
17 Mar 2002
  • Added new painting #210.
9 Mar 2002
  • Several entries are added to the "Aftermath" section of the Chronology.
27 Feb 2002
  • Updates descriprtions for paintings #58, #63, and #75.
  • Updated auction record for paintings #194 and #195.
18 Feb 2002
  • Added new image for paintings #194, #195, and #201.
  • Added sale result for painting #209.
11 Feb 2002 7 Feb 2002
  • Added painting #209.
1 Feb 2002
  • New Chronology entry describing Munger's family.
5 Jan 2002 18 Dec 2001
  • Added image of painting #113.
  • Noted that paintings #112 and #186 are likely to be the same work.
4 Nov 2001
  • Many new Chronology entries resulting from Prof. J. Gray Sweeney's research trip to the Library of Congress. Search for "GS".
5 Oct 2001
  • Improved the description of painting #75.
9 Sep 2001
  • Several additions to the Chronology for the years 1886 - 1893.
26 Aug 2001
  • Updated descriptions of chromolithographs #143, #145, #152.
  • Added entries for 1873 Oct 19, 1875 Jul 9, 1875 Oct 24, and 1875 Oct 31 to the Chronology. These establish that Munger made a third trip to California in 1875.
16 Aug 2001 2 July 2001
  • Updated descriptions of paintings #72, #193, and #199.
  • Replaces images for painting #187.
18 June 2001 7 June 2001
  • Added new paintings #202 and #203.
  • Updated description of etching #179.
22 May 2001
  • Updated description for paintings #95 and #201.
  • New images for paintings #200, #68, and #52.
5 May 2001
  • Added paintings #200 and #201.
  • Updated description and image for painting #109.
  • Updated the Chronology entry for 1869 Jun 12 and 1904 Jan 4-16.
21 April 2001
  • Updated the descriptions for paintings #71, #72, #184, #197, and #198.
  • Added note that #188 and #192 may be the same painting.
  • New images for painting #197.
21 March 2001
  • Updated the descriptions for paintings #3 and #80.
  • Completed the Chronology entry for 3 June 1893 and added an entries for 1867 Jul 7, 1868 Jan 30, and 1868 Sep 13.
  • Added item to the Acknowledgments page.
11 March 2001 28 February 2001
  • Added entry for new painting #196.
  • Replaced images and updated descriptions for paintings #194 and #195.
17 February 2001
  • Added entries for new paintings #194 and #195.
  • Added Chronology entries for 1873 17 Jan 17, 7 Apr 7, 1873 May 16, May 26, and 1873 Jun 27, plus added some details to the entries for 1893 Apr 1893, 1893 Jun 19 , and 1874 Dec 20.
31 January 2001
  • Added image and details for painting #191.
21 January 2001
  • Added Chronology entries for 27 August 1870 Aug 27 and 2 1872 May 2.
  • Replace image for painting #9.
13 January 2001
  • Updated description of painting #105.
  • Added new painting #193.
6 January 2001 27 November 2000
  • Updated the Acknowledgements section.
  • Updated description of painting #141.
  • Reclassified painting #113 as Cazenovia, New York.
  • New Chronology entries for the dates 1850 Sep 28, 1851, 1860 Jun 22, 1872/3, 1873 Jan 25, and 1873 Feb.
22 October 2000
  • Added paintings #191, another Minnehaha Falls, and #192, a Barbizon landscape.
  • Added article for Mar 1870 Mar 16 to the Chronology section.
12 October 2000
  • Added paintings #188, #189, and #190, all Barbizon subjects.
  • In the Chronology section, completed the entries for 1874 Oct 25 and 1874 Nov 15 with the full text of the articles and established the date of the Minneapolis Journal Munger obituary as 1903 May 2.
8 October 2000
  • Added articles for 5 Jan 1904 and 12 Nov 1923 to the Chronology section.
3 October 2000
  • Added painting #187.
  • Expanded 1893 article in the Chronology section.
15 September 2000
  • Changed html of catalog entries to avoid a bug in Macintosh Netscape 4.74 and 4.75.
  • Replaced image and updated description for painting #53.
  • Updated description of painting #142.
  • Added several articles to the Chronology section, especially covering the period in 1903 just after Munger's death.
  • Completed the articles quotations in the Chronology entries for 1874 Oct 20, 1874 Nov 29, 1874 Dec 20, 1875 Jan 17, and 1875 Feb 14.
30 August 2000
  • Repaired the html of many pages.
22 August 2000
  • Updates description for paintings #53 and #77.
  • Many additions to the Chronology, principally from St. Paul Pioneer newspaper between 1867 and 1882.
9 August 2000 25 June 2000
  • Added painting #185.
  • Updated description of paintings #77, #106, #120, and #179.
  • Replace image for painting #138.
13 June 2000
  • Replaced images for paintings #17, #18, #41, and #159.
  • Updated description of painting #83.
8 June 2000
  • Replaced image for paintings #138 and #159.
  • Repaired errors in the "html" of various pages.
25 May 2000
  • Added painting #184.
  • Added late 1880s Hanover Gallery, London, exhibition records to the Chronology section.
  • Minor updates to sizes and provenances of several painting entries.
  • Added entry to Acknowledgements section.
  • Added two Auction records.
11 May 2000 2 May 2000
  • Added painting #183.
  • Replaced image for paintings #70 and #181.
23 April 2000
  • Many additions to the Chronology, principally for the years 1869 - 1872.
20 April 2000
  • Added painting #182.
  • Replaced image for painting #180.
2 April 2000 9 March 2000
  • Replaced image for painting #63.
  • Added evidence to the "References" entry for Memoir in the Chronology section that James Cresap Sprigg was the author of Memoir.
29 February 2000
  • Replaced image for paintings #41, and #178.
  • Added and expanded many Chronology entries, including those for 1870 June 5, 1870 Aug 28, and 1882 Nov.
  • Updated description for #179.
14 February 2000 22 January 2000
  • Added entries to the Chronology.
  • Replaced images for painting #1.
  • Added cross links to descriptions of similar paintings.
11 January 2000 5 December 1999
  • Added painting #178.
  • Replaced images for paintings #36, and #171.
  • Updated the descriptions of paintings #6, #105, and #175.
  • Reclassified paintings #36, #140, and #168 as French.
16 November 1999 26 October 1999 22 October 1999
  • Reorganized Table of Contents.
  • Added Pictures ID# Index page.
  • Added Auction pages.
  • Combined painting #44 into record for painting #23.
  • Reused #44 for the newly located painting.
22 September 1999 1 Sep 1999
  • Web site goes live at Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth MN.

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