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Grace Albee papers, 1890-1971

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Creator:
Albee, Grace, 1890-1985
Subject:
Albee, Percy
Arms, John Taylor
Connor, William B.
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)
Eichenberg, Fritz
Fabri, Ralph
Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt)
Ward, Lynd Kendall
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.5 linear ft. (microfilmed on 5 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical notes; correspondence; diaries; sketchbooks; art works; photographs; sales ledger; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and printed material.
REELS 2845-2847: Biographical notes; correspondence, 1916-1971 (some with drawings or wood engravings, including 3 sheets of engraved stationary by Albee, 1969-1970), and letters from Albee's family, Percy Albee, John Taylor Arms, Fritz Eichenberg, Ralph Fabri, A. Hyatt Mayor, Lynd Ward, and others; newspaper and magazine clippings; photographs, 1910-1971, of Albee, her family and colleagues, and of Albee at work in her studio; awards; 2 wood engravings and one linocut; a file on William B. Conner, Albee's patron and friend, ca. 1916-1966; exhibition catalogs, invitations and announcements, 1919-1971; title pages of books; and diaries, 1956-1970, some containing detailed daily entries, sketches, and 13 wood engravings (mostly bookplates) scattered throughout.
REELS 2977-2978: Biographical notes; diaries, 1927-1955; correspondence, 1890-1971, from Frederick Wilcox, and others; a sketchbook, 1931, of Germany and France, and one book, 1948-1966, containing 49 preliminary drawings and designs for engravings and 21 of the accompanying wood engravings (6.4 x 8.8 cm. or smaller); a sales ledger, 1928-1971; 2 watercolor drawings by others; exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1927-1971; 3 illustrated publications, 1934-1958; clippings and articles, 1911-1971; and miscellaneous printed material, 1929-1971 (some unfilmed). Sixteen slides showing Albee were not microfilmed.
Citation:
Grace Albee papers, 1890-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 2845-2847 and 2977-2978 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Printmaker and wood engraver; New York. Lived 1890-1985.
Provenance:
Donated 1971 by Grace Albee.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Diaries
Illustrators
Painters
Printmakers
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Women artists
Women engravers
Wood engravings
Wood-engravers
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5628
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208462
AAA_collcode_albegrac
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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