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Collected materials on Edwin Romanzo Elmer, 1899-1977

Catalog Data

Elmer, Maud Valona, 1879-1963  Search this
Elmer, Edwin Romanzo  Search this
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
REEL 124: A small childhood drawing book by Edwin Romanzo Elmer; four letters received by Edwin's neice, Maud V. Elmer, 1952-1953; a page of notes by Maud V. Elmer; a book, ELMER-ELMORE GENEAOLOGY, 1899; 14 pages of mounted clippings; three exhibition catalogs from Smith College, the Corcoran, and American Federation of Arts, 1953; one bulletin from the Corcoran; and a 22 page manuscript of Maud Elmer's biography, "Edwin Romanzo Elmer As I Knew Him." Also included are two letters from Elizabeth McCausland regarding Edwin Romanzo Elmer; eight photographs of Elmer's paintings, and five of Elmer and his family; and ca. 40 loose clippings.
REEL 2803: Two photographs, one of Edwin Romanzo Elmer and relatives, and one of a pastel by Elmer; a few pages detailing the Elmore-Elmer genealogy; and clippings.
Collected materials on Edwin Romanzo Elmer, 1899-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels 124 and 2803 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reel 2803: clippings and some of the pages of the genealogy are photocopies.
Location of Originals:
Reel 2803: Originals retained by donor, William B. Elmer.
Biography Note:
Painter; Buckland, Massachusetts.
Language Note:
English .
Papers on reel 124 were donated by Maud V. Elmer via Mary Bartlett Cowdrey, 1957-1963. Cowdrey augmented this initial gift by adding material from her own files: the McCausland letters and eight photographs of paintings. Maud V. Elmer died in 1963, and in the course of settling her estate, Cowdrey received the five photographs of Elmer and family, and clippings from Paul Copeland, executor (?). Material on reel 2803 donated in 1977 by a relative of Elmer, William B. Elmer.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Sketches & Sketchbooks
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art