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A letter from Sturdevant to her mother, and 2 family letters; copy prints of 3 photographs of Sturdevant and her Paris studio; 3 postcards postmarked July 1892, Tannersville, N.Y., from Sturdevant to her mother with sketches of students sketching (possibly sent while studying at nearby Onteora art colony created in 1887 by Candace Wheeler) ; 4 clippings on Sturdevant and Cragsmoor; and a catalog, "A Century of Women Artists at Cragsmoor."
Austa Densmore Sturdevant papers, [ca. 1890]-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3472 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter; Cragsmoor, N.Y. Sturdevant was also the owner and manager of the Cragsmoor Inn, a popular gathering place for visiting artists.
Donated 1977 and 1979 by Clarissa C. Dryden, Sturdevant's granddaughter.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001