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Alice Frye Leach papers, 1870-1937

Creator:
Leach, Alice Frye, 1857-1943
Subject:
Leach, Alice Frye
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.7 linear ft. (26 items on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
An unpublished biographical sketch written by Leach's daughter Catherine Leach; photocopies of exhibition catalogs, 1935 and 1937; a photograph of Leach at her easel, 1938; photographs of her paintings, annotated by her daughter, and of her home in Chesnut Hill, Massachusetts, which she designed; 2 pencil sketches of her daughters; 4 watercolor sketches of a home she designed in Brookline, Mass.; an unfinished portrait on canvas of her brother James Albert Frye; a reproduction of a portrait of G. Helen Crowell; and miscellaneous items.
Citation:
Alice Frye Leach papers, 1870-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3092 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter and architect, Boston, Mass. Studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School and was a member and one of the founders of the Copley Society, in Boston.
Provenance:
The donors, Catherine and Elizabeth Leach, are daughters of Alice Frye Leach.
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Architecture, Domestic
Painters
Painting
Photographs
Sketches
Women architects
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7874
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210041
AAA_collcode_leacalic
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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