Clare Leighton papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.leigclar
Creators:
Leighton, Clare, 1899-
Dates:
1931-1967
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
400 Items
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical data; exhibition materials; photographs; scrapbooks; sketchbooks.
Scope and Contents
Reel N69-70: Biographical information; "The windows of St. Paul, Worchester, Mass.," an article by Leighton; notes and jottings for her writings, 1939-1967; correpondence with galleries, museums, art organizations, artists, writers, businesses, colleges and universities, and personal friends; photographs; and scrapbooks, 1939-1948.
Scope and Contents
Reel N69-71: Scrapbooks, 1939-1948, and sketchbooks.
Scope and Contents
Reel N69-91: An alphabetical listing of correspondence including John Taylor Arms, Macmillam and Co. Publishers, and Leon Kroll; a chronological list of wood engravings; a 2 page essay entitled "Wood Engraving," 1936; and sketches.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Engraver and writer; born in London, England. Came to the United States in 1939 and became an American citizen in 1945. In addition to membership in the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers, London, she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts by Colby College, Maine.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels N69-70-N69-71 & N69-91 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Clare Leighton after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1969 by Clare Leighton.

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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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Authors -- England -- London Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Authors -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engravers -- England Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engravers -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Engraving Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Macmillan & Co. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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