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Nellie Murtha Daly papers, circa 1890-1914

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Daly, Nellie Murtha, 1867-1954  Search this
Sketch Club (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
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Physical Description:
0.3 Linear feet
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 scattered papers of sketch artist Nellie Murtha Daly measure 0.3 linear feet and date from circa 1890 to 1914. The papers include eighteen sketches, one letter, and printed material relating to Daly's artistic career. Additional printed material and an article written by Daly relate to her work as the secretary and later treasurer of the Sketch Club (San Francisco, California).
Nellie Murtha Daly papers, circa 1890-1914. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
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Biography Note:
Nellie Murtha Daly (1865-1954) was a sketch artist from San Francisco, California. Daly served as the secretary and treasurer of the Sketch Club, a female-only organization focused on the sharing and critique of each other's works.
Language Note:
English .
The collection was donated in 1991 by Mary L. Daly (Mrs. James Daly), daughter-in-law of Nellie Murtha Daly, on behalf of the Daly family.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art