Ridgway Hall research material on Josephine Miles Lewis

Collection ID:
Hall, Ridgway M., 1914-1982
Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, drawings, clippings, photographs and other materials collected by Ridgway Hall in the course of research on painter Josephine Miles Lewis. Included are biographical accounts of Lewis and two diplomas; fourteen business letters to Lewis; correspondence (1959-1981) with Hall primarily concerns Lewis (a 1959 letter contains a copy of Lewis' will); thirty-three sketches (1887-1891) and 3 pencil drawings of trees and a landscape; inventories of works; questionnaires from Hill's survey of Lewis' works of art; clippings (ca. 1910-1959); a 1900 exhibition catalog from the New Haven Paint and Clay Club, 1935 and 1955 exhibition announcements; photographs of Lewis, her family, studio, exhibitions and works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ridgway M. Hall (1914-1982) was a distant relative of Josephine Miles Lewis.

Reproduction Note
Josephine Miles Lewis letters are photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Josephine Miles Lewis letters: location of originals unknown.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1980 and 1984 by Ridgway and Lucy W. Hall.

Other Title
Other Title
Josephine Miles Lewis papers, 1887-1891 (former title).

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
Women painters -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lewis, Josephine Miles, 1865-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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