Greta Elena Couper research material on Thomas Ball and William Couper

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.coupgret
Creators:
Couper, Greta Elena
Dates:
circa 1850-1988
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.9 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs, correspondence, printed material and a handwritten music score sheet relating to artists Thomas Ball and his son-in-law William Couper, compiled by Greta Couper for publications about Ball and Couper.
Scope and Contents
The majority of the collection is photographs of works of art by Thomas Ball and William Couper, including a CD of images. Additional photographs are of Ball, Couper, and family. Also included are copies of correspondence by William Couper and indexes and printed material relating to Ball and Couper compiled by Greta Couper, and a handwritten music score sheet by Thomas Ball.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Greta Couper is a writer and art historian in Los Angeles, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Couper's letters and clippings are photocopies.
Reproduction Note
Photocopies: Originals in possession of Monroe Couper, Waynesborough, Virginia, or the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1988 and 2014 by Greta Couper, the great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Ball and the great-granddaughter of William Couper.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- United States Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ball, Thomas, 1819-1911 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Couper, William, 1853-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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