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Adelaide Deming letters, 1879-1918

Creator:
Deming, Adelaide, 1864-1956
Subject:
Bones, Helen Woodrow
Holt, Hamilton
Hugo, Victor
Marlowe, Julia
Washington, Booker T.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
8 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Letters, 1879-1918, of Adelaide Deming: She writes to Victor Hugo, 1879, requesting an autographed photo of him; the reply from his secretary includes the photo. Booker T. Washington requests a painting for the Tuskegee Institute, and in a second note acknowledges a drawing which she sent. Other letters are from Julia Marlowe Sothern, Hamilton Holt, William Beebe, and Helen Woodrow Bones.
Citation:
Adelaide Deming letters, 1879-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 865(frames 1-28) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the Litchfield Historical Society, Litchfield, Conn. after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Adelaide Deming, born in Litchfield, Conn., was a mural and landscape painter.
Language Note:
The correspondence with Victo Hugo is in French.
Provenance:
Litchfield Historical Society lent the Adelaide Deming letters in addition to the Anson Dickinson sketchbook and sketches, which have been described separately.
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Landscape painters
Landscape painting
Mural painters
Painting, American
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7529
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209688
AAA_collcode_demiadel
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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