Elizabeth Baldwin letters from Alice B. Chittenden, n.d.,1941-1944
Baldwin, Elizabeth Teresa Daniels, 1896-1981
Chittenden, Alice Brown, 1859-1944
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Three letters from Alice B. Chittenden, a painter and teacher in San Francisco. Chittenden sends her condolences on the death of Baldwin's mother, news of family and friends, and decries the teaching administration which is "radical...all for creative work...I am sorry for my pupils who really wanted to learn to draw." She tells of teaching at the art school for 43 years and her dismay with all the "crazy abstract stuff."
Elizabeth Baldwin letters from Alice B. Chittenden, n.d.,1941-1944. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Donated 1978 by Elizabeth Baldwin.
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