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Lise Holst's research material relating to Robert Lea MacCameron, 1896-1983

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Holst, Lise  Search this
MacCameron, Robert Lee  Search this
Clews, Henry  Search this
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Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
I. Lisa Holst's correspondence, notes, and research (1981-1983) II. MacCameron's journals and papers (1896-1912); dated correspondence arranged chronologically
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.
Research notes, printed matter, photographs, and correspondence, 1981-1983, of Lise Holst relating to her work on Robert Lea MacCameron; and photocopies of MacCameron's correspondence, 1900-1912, a journal, 1896-1912, and writings.
Holst's correspondence is mainly with museums and members of the MacCameron family. Photographs and other reproductions of MacCameron's artwork. Printed matter includes exhibition catalogs and articles.
MacCameron's correspondence is with clients concerning portrait commissions, and with family and friends, including a series of letters to Henry Clews, 1909-1912. Journal entries mainly record portraits painted and European travels. Writings include essays on art topics, reminiscences, an autobiographical account, "The People I Have Painted," and "Biographical Sketch of Robert Lea MacCameron," by Robert F. MacCameron [grandson], 1967.
Lise Holst's research material relating to Robert Lea MacCameron, 1896-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
All MacCameron papers, except reminiscences are photocopies
Location of Originals:
Photocopies: Location of originals unknown.
Biography Note:
Holst: Assisant Curator, Williams College Museum of Art. MacCameron: Painter, specializing in portraits; New York, N.Y.
Language Note:
English .
Donated by Lise Holst, 1993.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
Research and writing about art
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Archives of American Art