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Lazzell, Blanche, 1878-1956  Search this
Gleizes, Albert  Search this
Henri, Robert  Search this
O'Connor, John  Search this
Pearson, Ralph M.  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew  Search this
Chaffee, Oliver Newberry  Search this
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Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4.6 Linear feet
This collection is arranged as 9 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1894-1970 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Correspondence, 1897-1965 (1.2 linear feet; Box 1-2) Series 3: Writings, 1893-1969 (1.2 linear feet; Box 2-3) Series 4: Diaries, 1896-1924 (0.1 linear feet; Box 3) Series 5: Personal Business Records, 1894-1916 (0.1 linear feet; Box 3) Series 6: Printed Material, 1899-1986 (1 linear feet; Box 3-4) Series 7: Artwork, 1924-circa 1940 (0.1 linear feet; Box 4) Series 8: Photographic Material, 1897-1956 (0.5 linear feet; Box 5-6) Series 9: Artifacts, circa 1910-1956 (0.1 linear feet; Box 6)
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.
The papers of printmaker, etcher, and painter Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1893 to 1986, with the bulk of the material dating from 1901 to 1940. Found within the papers are biographical materials; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings; five diaries; scattered personal business records; printed material; artwork; photographs; and artifacts.
Blanche Lazzell papers, 1893-1986, bulk 1901-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection is available on 35 mm microfilm reels 2988-2991 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.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by Leslie J. and Johanna Garfield.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
The papers were originally loaned for microfilming on reels 2988-2991 and most of them, but not all, were included in a later donation. The papers not included in the later donation are only available on microfilm.
Portions of the microfilmed material were retained by the donor.
Biography Note:
Blanche Lazzell (1878-1956) was a printmaker, etcher, painter, and rug designer who worked primarily in Provincetown, Massachusetts and Morgantwon, West Virginia.
Language Note:
Collection is in English and French.
The Blanche Lazzell papers were anonymously donated to the Archives of American Art in 1987, including most of the materials that had been earlier loaned for microfilming in 1983.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Women textile designers  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art