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James Roy and Edna Boies Hopkins papers, 1878-1977

Creator:
Hopkins, James Roy, 1877-1969
Hopkins, Edna Boies, 1872-1937
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
140 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:
Several letters; a brief biographical sketch; a passport, registration cards, awards, citations and other personal documents; a drawing; photographs of James Hopkins and of his work; exhibition catalogs; clippings; magazine articles; and miscellany. Edna Hopkins material includes exhibition catalogs, 1914-1915 and an article, 1930, about her work. Also included are 20 letters of condolence to James Hopkins' brother, Harold, upon the former's death.
Citation:
James Roy and Edna Boies Hopkins papers, 1878-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1515 available at Archives of American Art offices; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
James Hopkins (1877-1969) was a painter and educator, best known for his portraits of Cumberland Mountain people; his wife Edna Boies (1872-1937) was a block printer and teacher. From 1914 to 1920, Edna Boies Hopkins was involved with the Provincetown Printers. They were married in 1904 and lived in Ohio.
Provenance:
Loan of the brother of James Hopkins, 1979.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Portrait painters
Printmakers
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7801
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209967
AAA_collcode_hopkjame
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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