Katharine Livingston Bayard Johnson papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.johnkath
Creators:
Johnson, Katharine Livingston Bayard, 1845-1906
Dates:
1830-1976
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
8 Microfilm reels
circa 1000 items on 8 microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed Katharine Livingston Bayard Johnson papers contain correspondence, photographs, sketches, a scrapbook, and printed material. Much of the collection is material sent to family members in the United States from Johnson in France. A family genealogy was compiled by Robert Bayard Severy, Johnson's great-nephew.
Microfilmed on Reels 573-577 are correspondence; 11 sketchbooks; records of books read by Johnson; and miscellany, including a genealogy of the Bayard family prepared by Robert Severy (1976). Materials microfilmed on Reels 1079-1080 include one letter from Johnson to William Bellamy (1891), and a scrapbook collected by Johnson containing sketches by Anna Cabot Lowell Quincy; etchings by A.W. Warren; pressed flowers; and photographs, including several tintypes (circa 1868-1874) of Johnson, friends and relatives. Microfilmed on Reel 3471 are a photograph of a self-portrait of Johnson and an exhibition catalog (1898).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Katharine Livingston Bayard Johnson (1845-1906) was a painter in Paris, France. Born in the Massachusetts, Johnson lived in Europe for most of her life. Her sister was Anna M. Johnson Bellamy.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 573-577, 1079-1080, and 3471 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials lent and donated 1976 & 1982 by Robert Bayard Severy, Johnson's great-nephew.

Other Title
Other Title
Robert B. Severy [microfilm title, reel 3471]

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.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the microfilmed Johnson family letters, circa 1897-1900. Yale University Manuscripts and Archives holds the Johnson family papers, 1631-2010.

Keywords
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Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bellamy, Anna Muirson Johnson, 1839-1922 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Severy, Robert B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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