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Agnes Anne Abbot papers, 1921-1976

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Creator:
Abbot, Agnes Anne, 1897-1992
Subject:
Barr, Alfred H.
Brown, Alice Van Vechten
Heyl, Bernard Chapman
McKee, Douglas
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of Agnes Anne Abbot measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1921 to 1976. The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, printed material, photographs of works of art, sketchbooks and artwork.
Correspondence is from Abbot's family and friends and includes some letters written by Abbot to her mother, sister, and brother. Other correspondents include Alfred Barr, Alice Van Vechten Brown, Bernard Heyl, and Douglas McKee. Artwork includes ten sketchbooks depicting Abbot's travels throughout Europe, Africa, and the United States.
Citation:
Agnes Anne Abbot papers, 1921-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds an oral history with Agnes Anne Abbot conducted by Robert Brown on August 25, 1981 to January 15, 1982.
Biography Note:
Watercolorist and educator Agnes Anne Abbot (1897-1992) was active in Wellesley and Boston, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
Agnes Anne Abbot donated her papers to the Archives of American Art in several installments from 1979 to 1987.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Educators
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Watercolorists
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5605
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208439
AAA_collcode_abboagne
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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