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Biographical material; letters from Burpee written while traveling in Europe, 1897-1899; a photograph of Burpee and a photograph of his studio in Maine; and a disposition list of paintings annotated by Margaret E. Shaw.
William Partridge Burpee papers, 1897-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2336 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter (Rockland, Maine).
The donor, Margaret E. Shaw, is Burpee's niece.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001