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Mollie Garfield (Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown) papers regarding President James Garfield, 1874-1883

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Creator:
Stanley-Brown, Mary Garfield, 1867-1947
Subject:
Beard, James Carter
Fenn, Harry
Garfield, James A. (James Abram),
Holmes, William Henry
Pennell, Joseph
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
19 items
Summary:
The papers of Mollie Garfield (later Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown) regard her father President James Garfield, and date from 1874 to 1883. They consist primarily of an illustrated memorial album presented to Mollie after the assassination of her father in 1881. The album contains 26 signed pencil sketches, ink drawings, and watercolors of various subjects by American painters and illustrators, including James Carter Beard, Harry Fenn, William Henry Holmes, Joseph Pennell, and others. Also found are a few items of correspondence and notes regarding the album and the artists, and a few scattered miscellaneous documents from the 1870s.
Citation:
Mollie Garfield (Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown) papers regarding President James Garfield, 1874-1883. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection was digitized in 2007 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website.
Funding:
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Related Materials:
Additional Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown papers, 1881-1967, are located at the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio.
Biography Note:
Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown (1867-1947), known as Mollie as a girl, was the daughter of assassinated President Garfield.
Provenance:
Donated 1970 by Mrs. Herbert Feis, Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown's (Mollie Garfield's) daughter.
Digitization Note:
The papers of Mollie Garfield (later Mary Garfield Stanley-Brown) regarding her father, President James Garfield in the Archives of American Art were digitized in 2006. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 66 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Presentation albums
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8174
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210345
AAA_collcode_garfmoll
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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  • Beard, James Carter
  • Fenn, Harry
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  • Holmes, William Henry
  • Pennell, Joseph
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  • Beard, James Carter
  • Fenn, Harry
  • Garfield, James A. (James Abram),
  • Holmes, William Henry
  • Pennell, Joseph
  • Stanley-Brown, Mary Garfield
  • Archives of American Art