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Anna Coleman Ladd papers, circa 1881-1950

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Creator:
Ladd, Anna Coleman Watts, 1878-1939
Subject:
Aldrich, William
Fabbricotti, Gabriella
Gardner, Isabella Stewart
Hammond, Natalie Hays
Southwick, Jessie Eldridge
American Red Cross.Studio for Portrait Masks (Paris, France)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4.2 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of sculptor Anna Coleman Ladd measure 4.2 linear feet, date from 1881-1950, and document the career of sculptor Anna Coleman Ladd. Found within the papers are biographical material, letters, diaries, financial material, notes and writings, art work, a file concerning the American Red Cross Studio for Portrait- Masks, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.
Citation:
Anna Coleman Ladd papers, circa 1881-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Born in 1878 in Philadelphia to John and Mary Watts, Anna Coleman Ladd (née Watts) was educated in private schools and Europe. She also studied in America under Charles Grafly.
Language Note:
Many of the early letters are in Italian.
Provenance:
The Anna Coleman Ladd papers were donated in 1991 by William Terry on behalf of Robert Edwards, a friend of Anna Coleman Ladd.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Anna Coleman Watts Ladd in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2012, and total 6,185 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Works of art
Drawings
Sculptors
Sketchbooks
Women sculptors
Portrait sculpture
World War, 1914-1918
Diaries
Artists' studios
Scrapbooks
Women authors
Architectural sculpture
Sketches
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10600
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214076
AAA_collcode_laddanna
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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