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Biographical sketch; letters from Hills, 1946-1951; watercolor sketches for needlepoint designs; published needlepoint designs, 1913; FAIRYLAND AN ENCHANTMENT, a program illustrated by Hills to benefit the Women's Educational and Industrial Union, Boston, 1900; 20 watercolor, oil and ink sketches; clippings, 1951-1952; photos of Hills, her studio, and family. Included is a tintype of Hills and Laura Stevens.
Laura Coombs Hills papers, 1900-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Miniature painter and watercolor painter; Boston, Mass. Specialized in miniatures in pastel. Exhibited in many Expos.
The donor, Elizabeth Swan, is the great-niece of Laura Hills.
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