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Miriam Lesley collection of photographs pertaining to the St. Paul School of Fine Arts, circa 1900

Catalog Data

Lesley, Miriam L. (Lucker)  Search this
Bailey, Minnie K.  Search this
Bohm, Zella Newcomb  Search this
Byard, Ella Nabersberg  Search this
Clum, K. Maud  Search this
Harwood, Burt  Search this
McIntosh, Harrison  Search this
Okerberg, Verna Ayer  Search this
Parsons, Antoinette DeForest  Search this
Sanders, Edith Kendrick  Search this
St. Paul School of Fine Arts  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
9 Items, photographic prints, b&w, 21 x 26 cm. or smaller.
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.
Photos of art students at the St Paul School of Fine Arts' summer classes, Mendota, Minn. Pictured in some or all are: Minnie K. Bailey, Zella Newcomb Bohm, Helen Brack, Ella Nabersbery Byard, Maud K. Clum, Verna Ayer Okerberg, Antoinette DeForest Parsons and Edith Kendrick Sanders. Teacher Burt Harwood is also pictured in two photographs, one a formal portrait and one showing him planing a plank of wood. Several photos have Ink stamp on reverse: "St. Paul News." Most of the photographs have labels with descriptive information on reverse.
Miriam Lesley collection of photographs pertaining to the St. Paul School of Fine Arts, circa 1900. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
All photographs have been digitized and are available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Biography Note:
St. Paul School of Fine Arts, St. Paul, Minnestota, existed ca. 1900. Burt Harwood ran the school and taught classes. Summer classes were held in Mendota, Minn.
Language Note:
English .
Donated 1960 by Miriam L. Lesley, whose relationship to the School is unclear. Assistance in identifying the photographs was provided by the Minnesota Historical Society. Microfilmed 1973 with Photographs of Artists Collection I and scanned in 2003.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art instruction and services  Search this
Record number:
Art instruction and services
Data Source:
Archives of American Art