Found in this series are photographs of Edith Emerson and her friends, including a few with Violet
Oakley. Also found are photographs of Emerson's family, photographs from a Mexico trip, interior views
of her home and studio in Cogslea, works of art by Emerson, photographs of child models, and works of art by others.
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
The Edith Emerson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1849-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.