Marsden Hartley letter collection

Collection ID:
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943
circa 1930-1941
Physical Description:
20 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters from Marsden Hartley to Matilda Rice and Roy Newman.
Scope and Contents
REEL 130: Letters to Matilda Rice (later Mrs. Richard Elliott), written from Berlin, Venice, Paris and Aix-en-Provence. Hartley comments on his daily activities, his life as a painter, his plans to return to America, his friends, painter John Blomshield and bookdealer Daniel J. Meig. (Several of the letters were dated according to the postmarks on accompanying envelopes. It is not clear whether these were the original envelopes.)
Scope and Contents
REEL D10, fr. 1251-1271: Letters to composer Roy Newman, 1938-1941, a note, and a poem.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New York, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D10 and 130 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Letters to Rice (later Mrs. Richard Elliot) were donated 1966 to the NCFA Library by Mrs. Elliot, and transferred 1971 to AAA. The Newman letters were donated 1956 by Mrs. Newman, through Luther Mansfield, Williams College.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Rice, Matilda Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001