Archives of American Art

Virginia Cuthbert and Philip Clarkson Elliott papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cuthvirg
Creators:
Cuthbert, Virginia, 1908-2001
Elliott, Philip Clarkson, 1903-1985
Dates:
1913-1996
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
4.8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; correspondence; exhibition material; writings; clippings; printed materials; photographs and negatives of the Elliotts, friends, and colleagues, and of work; appraisals of work; documents regarding gifts of work; sketches and sketchbooks, and prints. The papers provide thorough documentation on the painting career of Virginia Cuthbert, and to a lesser degree that of her husband, as well as the artistic communities of Pittsburgh, Pa. in the 1930s, and Buffalo, N.Y. in the 1940s through the 1980s.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Virginia Cuthbert Elliott (known professionally as Virginia Cuthbert) was a notable painter, first in Pittsburgh, Pa., and later Buffalo, N.Y. Her husband Philip Elliott (1903-1985), a painter and photographer, taught at the Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y., 1941-1969.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1997 by Virginia Cuthbert.

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
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Painters -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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