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Creator:
Stephens, Alice Barber, 1858-1932  Search this
Subject:
Laessle, Albert  Search this
Stephens, Charles H.  Search this
Oakley, Thornton  Search this
Pyle, Howard  Search this
Smith, Jessie Willcox  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of engraver and illustrator Alice Barber Stephens measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1884 to 1986. The collection includes letters, photographs, printed material, and miscellaneous items.
Citation:
Alice Barber Stephens papers, 1884-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection is available on 35mm microfilm reel 4152 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of material described in the container inventory may not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Biography Note:
Alice Barber Stephens (1858-1931) was an engraver and illustrator active in the arts and crafts community established by William Price in 1901. She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts under Thomas Eakins, the Drexel Academy under Howard Pyle, the Pennsylvania Academy of Design for Women, and at the Julian and Colarossi Academies in Paris. Stephens is primarily known for her illustrations in Harper's , Century , and Scribner's magazines. She was married to the illustrator Charles H. Stephens and lived in a barn remodeled by William Price in Rose Valley, Pennsylvania.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
The Alice Barber Stephens papers were donated in 1988 by Stephen's granddaughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Starr.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women illustrators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Photography  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9767
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212168
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Theme:
Women
Photography
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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