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Letter, 1879, from Minor in which he gives a brief sketch of his career as an artist; 2 pencil sketches of trees; 2 scrapbooks containing clippings, exhibition catalogs, photographs of paintings, a biographical sketch, and letters received, 4 photographs of Minor and 31 of his paintings; and clippings.
Robert Crannell Minor papers, 1896-1904. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm roll 2769 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Landscape painter, etcher and painter; Watertown, Connecticut. Born in New York City. Studied under A. C. Howland for two years, under Diaz at Barbizon, Van Luppen in Antwep, Boulanger in Paris. Won a prize in the 1900 Paris exposition. Member of the American Barbizon School.
Lent by Minor's grandaughter, Isabel T. Davis, and great-grandaughter, Gladys T. Pritchard, 1983.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001