Adele McGinnis Herter and Albert Herter papers

Collection ID:
Herter, Adele McGinnis, 1869-1946
Herter, Albert, 1871-
Physical Description:
4 Items
reels of microfilm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, 1882-1913, 1919-1946, between Adele and Albert, and letters from McGinnis and Herter family members; bills and receipts, mainly for household expenses; address books; clippings; and family photographs.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Adele: painter; born 1869, died 1946. Albert: muralist and craftsman, born Mar. 2, 1871, died Feb. 2, 1950. Husband and wife. Albert studied at Art Students League under Carroll Beckwith, J.P. Laurens and in Paris with Cormon. He was an associate of the National Academy of Design, and a member of Society of Mural Painters and other organizations. Adele was a pupil of Bouguereau, Courtois, and Robert-Fleury in Paris, and a member of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors. They lived in East Hampton, Long Island (N.Y.).

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm rolls 2543-2546 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, Mass.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1982 by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women painters Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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