Grace Spaulding John papers

Collection ID:
John, Grace Spaulding
Physical Description:
6 Microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Diaries, writings, sketches and drawings, scrapbooks, printed matter and photographs relating to John and her work.
Scope and Contents
Circa 650 pages of undated sketches and notes from travels on the west coast of Mexico, and 24 combination journals and sketchbooks from her travels throughout Europe, Canada, Cuba, Mexico and the United States. Poetry, descriptions of places and people visited, and statements about her work comprise the major portion of the journal entries.
Scope and Contents
Biographical data; writings and notes; 3 scrapbooks containing family photographs, printed material and letters; a scrapbook on Ruth Uhler containing letters to John and clippings; photographs of paintings; a list of paintings in her collections; and a card index containing information of exhibitions.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Grace Spaulding John (1890-1972) was a painter, writer, and lecturer in New York, N.Y. and Houston, Texas. Ruth Uhler was a painter and lecturer who worked in Houston as well as Santa Fe, N.M.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1913-1915 and 2690-2692 available through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Patricia John Keightley, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Patricia John Keightley, is Grace Spaulding John's daughter.

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
Painters -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Uhler, Ruth Pershing, 1898-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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