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 New York and California stained glass artist Jessie Van Brunt measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1910 to 1949. Primarily, the papers relate to over forty windows designed by Van Brunt. Two scrapbooks and loose material include dedication brochures and church bulletins, clippings, scattered letters, photographs, and watercolor designs. Also found are scattered letters and reviews of Van Brunt's book California Missions (1932).
Jessie Van Brunt papers, 1910-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
Jessie Van Brunt was a stained glass artist in Brooklyn, New York and California. She was an instructor for the New York School of Applied Design and briefly worked at Tiffany Glass. Her windows are in churches around the United States.
Donated 1980 by Vanessa Lynn, of the Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, New York.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001