Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Margaret Fitzhugh Browne Papers, circa 1904-1960, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.browmarg
Creators:
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh, 1884-1972
Dates:
circa 1904-1960
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:
The scattered papers of portrait painter Margaret Fitzhugh Browne date from circa 1904 to 1960 and measure 0.2 linear feet. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of Browne's painted portraits and other works of art. Also found are scattered genealogical materials.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The scattered papers of portrait painter Margaret Fitzhugh Browne date from circa 1904 to 1960 and measure 0.2 linear feet. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of Browne's painted portraits and other works of art. Also found are scattered genealogical materials.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Margaret Fitzhugh Browne was a portrait painter active in Boston, Massachusetts.
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.

Administration
Author
Jayna M. Josefson
Sponsor
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
Existence and Location of Copies
The collection is available on 35mm microfilm reels 2787 and 4306 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the material described in the container inventory does not reflect the arrangement of the collection on microfilm.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated in 1975 and 1982 by Emily Wainwright Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh Browne's sister.
Processing Information
The collection received a preliminary level of arrangement after donation and was partially microfilmed on reels 2787 and 4306. The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2022 with support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Margaret Fitzhugh Browne papers, circa 1904-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Repository Contact
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