Stephen Etnier papers

Collection ID:
Etnier, Stephen, 1903-1984
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
4 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence (1915-1970), writings, dealer files, painting sales records (1938-1970), publicity, photographs of the artist (17) and his work (116), clippings and exhibition catalogs and announcements. Rockwell Kent is among the correspondents (1928-1931).
Scope and Contents
Addition: 11 binders of photographs of works of art and ten photographs of Etnier; press clippings, 1940s- 1980s; 1 logbook of Etnier's accounts and sales; correspondence with Midtown Gallery; exhibition announcements; a pencil sketch by Etnier, undated; lists of clients.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; South Harpswell, Maine.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
0.8 ft. donated 1973 by Stephen Etnier. In 1986 his sons, David and John, donated 1. ft. of photocopies, as a bequest from Etnier's estate. In 1999, David Etnier donated 4 feet of additional papers, which includes originals of the photocopies donated in 1986 as well as additional material.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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