The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Biographical information; personal documents; correspondence; a travel and sketching diary; a diary kept by his wife, Katherine; a record book detailing the disposition of his art works; sketches and sketchbooks; etchings; exhibition catalogs; clippings; photographs of Pierce, his family, reproduction of his works, and reference photographs used for painting.
Charles Franklin Pierce papers, 1870-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 1405 and 1406 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Elizabeth W. Plimpton, after microfilming.
Landscape painter; Boston, Mass.
The lender, Elizabeth W. Plimpton, is the niece of Charles F. Pierce.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001