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Glenna Latimer papers, 1887-1956

Creator:
Latimer, Glenna M. (Montague), 1898-1980
Subject:
Davis, Varina
Garber, Daniel
Taylor, Bertha Fanning
Norfolk Art Corner (Norfolk, Va.)
Tidewater Artists (Norfolk, Va.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
25 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:
Scrapbook containing: clippings, letters from Varina Jefferson Davis, Daniel Garber, and others; photographs of Latimer, her family, and her works; and source material for her paintings. Also, included are records of the Norfolk Art Corner and Tidewater Artists, with letters to Tidewater Artists president, Bertha Fanning Taylor, and a scrapbook kept by Taylor on "Art Week."
Citation:
Glenna Latimer papers, 1887-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm roll 2435 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals located at the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Glenna Latimer (1898-1980) was a painter in Norfolk, Va. Latimer was best known for her definitive portraits, but worked in landscapes and mural painting as well. A scholarship for her work enabled her to attend the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia for four years. She was the first president of the Norfolk Art Corner.
Provenance:
The lender, Davies, is Latimer's husband.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mural painters
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Photographs
Portrait painters
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7868
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210035
AAA_collcode_latiglen
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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