Margaret Fitzhugh Browne papers

Collection ID:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh, 1884-1972
[ca. 1904-1960]
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Notes and writings, photographs, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2787: 3 genealogies of Browne and her ancestors John Fenno and Daniel Maynadier, notes describing Browne's birthplace; a poem "The Flight of the Eagle" by Cordelia Brooks Fenno; and a photograph of the house (south view) of the house in which Browne was born.
Scope and Contents
REEL 4306: Three photographs of Browne and one of the house (front view), photographs of works of art, including 2 self-portraits, 33 undated portraits, 68 portraits executed between 1918-1960, and 16 others works; printed reproductions of works.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter; Boston, Mass. Browne studied at the Massachusetts Normal Art School, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School, and with Frank Benson and Joseph De Camp. She began her career as a portrait painter in 1910, was the art editor for the BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT from 1919-1920, and was a member of the Grand Central Galleries, New York.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2787 and 4306 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975 and 1982 by Emily Wainwright Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh Browne's sister.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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