Century Archives Online Reference Shelf

Listed below are historic Century Association publications and primary archival sources that are available for viewing in flipbook format, which reproduces images of each page spread while offering full-text search capability. See also the “Publications” page for additional information and certain titles available as PDF downloads.

General Histories

Durand, John. Prehistoric Notes of the Century Club, 1882.

Gourlie, John H. The Origin and History of “The Century,” 1856.

Lang, Louis. Reminiscences of the Century Association, 1847–1891.

Twelfth-Night at the Century Club, New York, 1858.

The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Century and the Adoption of Its Constitution, 1897.

Root, Elihu. Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Century Association, 1922.

Century Association Art History

Lang, Louis. Art History of the Century Association, 1847–1880.

Catalogue of the Exhibitions at the Century, 1881–1885.

Catalogue of the Exhibitions at the Century, 1885–1890.

Catalogue of the Exhibitions at the Century, 1914–1924.

La Farge, John. “A Talk about Hokusai,” 1896.

“Exhibition of Chinese Paintings from the Collection of Dr. Frederick Peterson,” 1914.

Lay, Charles Downing, and Theodore Bolton. Works of Art, Silver, and Furniture Belonging to the Century Association, 1943.

Collective Biographies

“Incorporators of the Century, 1857,” 1936.

Finley, John, and Leonard Bacon. Biographical Notes, Mostly in Verse, 1937.

“Century Association Nobelists,” 2014.

Memorial or Tribute Books

John Bigelow: Memorial Addresses Delivered before the Century Association, 1912.

[William Cullen] Bryant Memorial Meeting of the Century, 1878.

Joseph Hodges Choate: Memorial Addresses Delivered before the Century Association, 1918.

George William Curtis: A Commemorative Address Delivered before the Century Association by Parke Godwin, 1892.

Asher B. Durand: A Memorial Address by Daniel Huntington, 1887.

[Sanford R.] Gifford Memorial Meeting of the Century, 1880.

James Lorimer Graham, Jr., 1894.

In Memory of Henry Peters Gray by the Hon. Charles P. Daly, 1878.

A Tribute to the Memory of Robert Kelly: An Address Delivered by Edgar S. Van Winkle, 1856.

Proceedings at a Meeting of the Century Association Held in Memory of John F. Kensett, 1872.

Gourlie, John H. A Tribute to the Memory of Charles M. Leupp: An Address Delivered before The Column, 1860.

Henry Codman Potter: Memorial Addresses at the Century Association, 1908.

Theodore Roosevelt: Memorial Addresses Delivered before the Century Association, 1919.

Elihu Root, President of the Century Association 1918 to 1927: Addresses Made in His Honor at the Clubhouse, 1937.

An Address on the Character and Talents of the Late Daniel Seymour, Delivered at the Anniversary of The Column by Robert Kelly, 1851.

Henry L. Stimson: Addresses Made in His Honor at the Club House, 1950.

In Memoriam Edgar S. Van Winkle, 1883.

Proceedings of the Century Association in Honor of the Memory of Gulian C. Verplanck, 1870.

Proceedings of the Century Association in Honor of the Memory of Brig.-Gen. James S. Wadsworth and Colonel Peter A. Porter, 1864.

John Quincy Adams Ward: Memorial Addresses at the Century Association, 1910.

Julian Alden Weir: An Appreciation of His Life and Works, 1921.

“In Memoriam: Worthington Whittredge,” 1910.