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The papers of painter and frame maker Hermann Dudley Murphy measure 2.8 linear feet and date from circa 1878-1982. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed materials, a scrapbook, photographs, and original artworks, including sketchbooks.
Hermann Dudley Murphy papers, circa 1878-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 4038-4039 available at all Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Photocopied letters: Originals in the possession of the donor, Alexander Samoiloff.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Hermann Dudley Murphy (1867-1945) was a painter and frame maker active in Boston, Massachusetts.
The collection was donated in 1985 by Alexander B. and Dudley D. B. Samoiloff, grandsons of Hermann Dudley Murphy.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001