Laura Coombs Hills papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hilllaur
Creators:
Hills, Laura Coombs, 1859-1952
Dates:
1900-1952
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(94 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical sketch; letters from Hills, 1946-1951; watercolor sketches for needlepoint designs; published needlepoint designs, 1913; FAIRYLAND AN ENCHANTMENT, a program illustrated by Hills to benefit the Women's Educational and Industrial Union, Boston, 1900; 20 watercolor, oil and ink sketches; clippings, 1951-1952; photos of Hills, her studio, and family. Included is a tintype of Hills and Laura Stevens.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Miniature painter and watercolor painter; Boston, Mass. Specialized in miniatures in pastel. Exhibited in many Expos.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Elizabeth Swan, is the great-niece of Laura Hills.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Needlework Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miniature painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watercolorists -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' studios -- Massachusetts -- Boston Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stevens, Laura Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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