Archives of American Art

David Humphreys and Beatrice Jackson papers

Collection ID:
Humphreys, David, 1901-1970
Humphreys, Beatrice Jackson, 1905-1991
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical material; typescript; speeches and awards; certificates; exhibition material; clippings; and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REEL N70/-49: Correspondence; exhibition data; clippings; awards and certificates; and a speech.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material; a typescript of an interview, 1954; correspondence, including a note from Luigi Lucioni; awards; speeches about his ancestor, the Revolutionary patriot, Gen. David Humphreys; bills of sale; exhibition material; clippings, including pages from a scrapbook; photos of Humphreys, including one by Arnold Genthe from the late 1920s, and photos of works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painters; Boston, Massachusetts. Jackson is married to David Humphreys. They both studied in Paris, France.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel N70-49 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel N70-49: Originals returned to the Humphreys after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel N70-49 was lent for microfilming 1970 by Mr. & Mrs. David Humphreys; Unmicrofilmed material was donated 1979 by Beatrice Jackson Humphreys, widow of David Humphreys.

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.

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