Charles Demuth papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.demuchar
Creators:
Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935
Dates:
[ca. 1890-1936]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
98 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Postcards and letters from Helen W. Henderson, Robert and Beatrice Locher, Arnold Ronnebeck, Charles and Katharine Sheeler, Florine Stettheimer, Susan Watts Street, William Carlos Williams, Marsden Hartley, Henry McBride, Georgia O'Keeffe and others; postcards and letters to his mother Agusta Demuth, from Charles while in Paris, 1921; photos of Demuth and others; photographs of Demuth's childhood sketchbook containing 27 drawings of flowers, birds, insects, and animals; 3 photos of landscapes in oil; and a pamphlet by Henry C. Demuth tracing the history of Demuth Tobacco Shop, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2385 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lenders after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on frames 2-129 lent for microfilming by collector Pauline Stauffer; Frames 130-230 by Harris C. Arnold, Demuth family attorney, 1981.

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
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Locher, Beatrice Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Locher, Robert E. (Robert Evans), b. 1888 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McBride, Henry, 1867-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ronnebeck, Arnold, 1885-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheeler, Katharine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stettheimer, Florine, 1871-1944 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Street, Susan Watts Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Henderson, Helen W. (Helen Weston), 1874- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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