Parrish family papers

Collection ID:
Parrish family
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1950-1952, to Maxfield Parrish, mostly from his wife, and letters, 1935-1953, to Parrish's sons Maxfield Jr. and Dillwyn from Maxfield and Mrs. Parrish, regarding family matters, with some references to Parrish's work and his surroundings, including the Santa Fe art colony. Also included are an account book of Stephen Parrish, 1880-1889, containing lists of titles and art works; and other financial records.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Artists; Philadelphia, Pa. and Windsor, Vt. Maxfield was an illustrator and painter; his father Stephen was a painter and etcher.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 4408-4409 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Free Library of Philadelphia.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parrish, Stephen, 1846-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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