Archives of American Art

Charles Franklin Pierce papers

Collection ID:
Pierce, Charles Franklin, 1844-1920
Physical Description:
250 Items
(on 2 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical information; personal documents; correspondence; a travel and sketching diary; a diary kept by his wife, Katherine; a record book detailing the disposition of his art works; sketches and sketchbooks; etchings; exhibition catalogs; clippings; photographs of Pierce, his family, reproduction of his works, and reference photographs used for painting.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter; Boston, Mass.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1405 and 1406 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lender, Elizabeth W. Plimpton, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Elizabeth W. Plimpton, is the niece of Charles F. Pierce.

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
Landscape painting -- Massachusetts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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