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Berta Briggs papers, 1930-1976

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Creator:
Briggs, Berta N. (Berta Nabersberg), 1884-1976
Subject:
Peale, Charles Willson
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.3 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:
Found in the collection are biographical material such as curriculum vitae and awards, and scattered letters primarily discussing Briggs's activities with various arts organizations. Notes and writings include notebooks for Briggs's two books, "Charles Willson Peale: Artist and Patriot," (1952) and "To the Shores of Tripoli," (1955). The papers also contain artwork by Briggs including sketchbooks and drawings of birds, scrapbooks and printed material including exhibition catalogs and announcements, and photographs of Briggs's artwork.
Citation:
Berta Briggs papers, 1930-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, lithographer, graver, and teacher (New York City).
Provenance:
The donor is Briggs's niece.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Drawings
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Women educators
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6827
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208954
AAA_collcode_brigbert
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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