Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of painter, printmaker, and educator Margery Ryerson measure 0.7 linear feet and date from circa 1790, circa 1900, and 1902-1965. The collection comprises scattered documentation of Ryerson's career through biographical material, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook, and writings, and a small amount of artwork by others dating from circa 1790.
Margery Ryerson papers, circa 1790. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Portions of the collection are available on 35mm microfilm reels 962 and 3471 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Processing of this collection received federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program
Margery Ryerson (1886 1989) was a painter, printmaker, illustrator, educator, and writer active in New York City, New York. She studied at the Art Students League under Robert Henri.
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Margery Austen Ryerson, in October 1960 and August 1967.
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