Adele McGinnis Herter and Albert Herter papers, 1882-1946
Herter, Adele McGinnis, 1869-1946
Herter, Albert, 1871-1950
Place of publication, production, or execution:
4 reels of microfilm.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence, 1882-1913, 1919-1946, between Adele and Albert, and letters from McGinnis and Herter family members; bills and receipts, mainly for household expenses; address books; clippings; and family photographs.
Adele McGinnis Herter and Albert Herter papers, 1882-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm rolls 2543-2546 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, Mass.
Adele: painter; born 1869, died 1946. Albert: muralist and craftsman, born Mar. 2, 1871, died Feb. 2, 1950. Husband and wife. Albert studied at Art Students League under Carroll Beckwith, J.P. Laurens and in Paris with Cormon. He was an associate of the National Academy of Design, and a member of Society of Mural Painters and other organizations. Adele was a pupil of Bouguereau, Courtois, and Robert-Fleury in Paris, and a member of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors. They lived in East Hampton, Long Island (N.Y.).
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the Massachusetts Historical Society.
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