Glenna Latimer papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.latiglen
Creators:
Latimer, Glenna M. (Glenna Montague), 1898-1980
American Artists Professional League
Dates:
1887-1956
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
25 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbook containing: clippings, letters from Varina Jefferson Davis, Daniel Garber, and others; photographs of Latimer, her family, and her works; and source material for her paintings. Also, included are records of the Norfolk Art Corner and Tidewater Artists, with letters to Tidewater Artists president, Bertha Fanning Taylor, and a scrapbook kept by Taylor on "Art Week."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Glenna Latimer (1898-1980) was a painter in Norfolk, Va. Latimer was best known for her definitive portraits, but worked in landscapes and mural painting as well. A scholarship for her work enabled her to attend the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia for four years. She was the first president of the Norfolk Art Corner.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm roll 2435 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals located at the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Davies, is Latimer's husband.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

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Keywords
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Painters -- Virginia -- Norfolk Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Virginia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters -- Virginia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- Virginia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women muralists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Bertha Fanning, 1883 or 8-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Davis, Varina, 1826-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Garber, Daniel, 1880- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norfolk Art Corner (Norfolk, Va.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tidewater Artists (Norfolk, Va.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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