The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Letters, 1950-1952, to Maxfield Parrish, mostly from his wife, and letters, 1935-1953, to Parrish's sons Maxfield Jr. and Dillwyn from Maxfield and Mrs. Parrish, regarding family matters, with some references to Parrish's work and his surroundings, including the Santa Fe art colony. Also included are an account book of Stephen Parrish, 1880-1889, containing lists of titles and art works; and other financial records.
Parrish family papers, 1915-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 4408-4409 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Free Library of Philadelphia.
Artists; Philadelphia, Pa. and Windsor, Vt. Maxfield was an illustrator and painter; his father Stephen was a painter and etcher.
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001