Adelaide Deming letters

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.demiadel
Creators:
Deming, Adelaide, 1864-1956
Dates:
1879-1918
Languages:
The correspondence with Victo Hugo is in French.
Physical Description:
8 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1879-1918, of Adelaide Deming: She writes to Victor Hugo, 1879, requesting an autographed photo of him; the reply from his secretary includes the photo. Booker T. Washington requests a painting for the Tuskegee Institute, and in a second note acknowledges a drawing which she sent. Other letters are from Julia Marlowe Sothern, Hamilton Holt, William Beebe, and Helen Woodrow Bones.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Adelaide Deming, born in Litchfield, Conn., was a mural and landscape painter.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 865(frames 1-28) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the Litchfield Historical Society, Litchfield, Conn. after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Litchfield Historical Society lent the Adelaide Deming letters in addition to the Anson Dickinson sketchbook and sketches, which have been described separately.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Landscape painters -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- Connecticut Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bones, Helen Woodrow Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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