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Katharine Livingston Bayard Johnson papers, 1830-1976

Creator:
Johnson, Katharine Livingston Bayard, 1845-1906
Subject:
Bellamy, Anna Muirson Johnson
Severy, Robert B.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
ca. 1000 items (on 8 microfilm reels)
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:
Correspondence, photographs, sketches, a scrapbook and printed material. Much of the collection is material sent to family members in the United States from Johnson in France. A family genealogy was compiled by Robert Bayard Severy, Johnson's great-nephew.
Reels 573-577: Family papers, 1839-1918 and 1976, including: correspondence; 11 sketchbooks of Johnson; records of books read by Johnson; and miscellany, including a genealogy of the Bayard family prepared by Robert Severy, 1976.
Reel 1079-1080: One letter from Johnson to William Bellamy, 1891, and a scrapbook collected by Johnson containing sketches by Anna Cabot Lowell Quincy, etchings by A.W. Warren, pressed flowers, and photographs, including several tintypes, ca. 1868-1874 of Johnson, friends, and relatives.
Reel 3471: A photograph of a self-portrait of Johnson and an exhibition catalog, 1898.
Citation:
Katharine Livingston Bayard Johnson papers, 1830-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 573-577, 1079-1080, and 3471 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter; Paris, France. Born in the United States, Johnson lived in Europe for most of her life, and died in Paris, 1906. Her sister was Anna M. Johnson Bellamy.
Provenance:
Materials lent and donated 1976 & 1982 by Robert Bayard Severy, Johnson's great-nephew.
Theme:
Women
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Expatriate painters
Painters
Painters
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9288
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211483
AAA_collcode_johnkath
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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