Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist: typescript, by Lois K. Gordon

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gordlois
Creators:
Gordon, Lois K., 1931-
Dates:
1978 /
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
(36 p.) (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lois K. Gordon was art history student at Lone Mountain College at the time she wrote the Henry Alexander paper. Henry Alexander was a genre painter who worked in San Francisco and in New York City, after 1887. According to obituaries, he committed suicide there on May 15, 1894. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 destroyed most of his records and paintings.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2347 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Typescript is a photocopy.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original retained by donor, Lois K. Gordon.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1982 by Lois K. Gordon.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art historians -- California -- San Francisco Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- San Francisco Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Genre painters -- California -- San Francisco Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander, Henry, 1860-1894 or 5 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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