Lizzie P. Bliss scrapbook and papers, 1927-1979 and [undated]
Bliss, Lizzie P. (Lizzie Plummer), 1864-1931
Place of publication, production, or execution:
2.1 linear feet (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
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.
Materials relating to European art, containing mostly photographs of paintings, many of them Old Master paintings.
Lizzie P. Bliss scrapbook and papers, 1927-1979 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2200 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reel 2200: Originals loated at Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Also in the Archives is a scrapbook containing photographs of the Bliss art collection, notes, letters, and clippings lent for microfilming on reel 2200.
Lizzie P. bliss (1864-1931) was an art collector and patron in New York, N.Y. Bliss, also called Lillie, was one of the founders of the Museum of Modern Art.
Scrapbook originally lent and microfilmed 1970 by Bliss's niece, Elizabeth Bliss Parkinson, but was refilmed in 1981 because original film was illegible. Source of unmicrofilmed material is unknown.
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