Leander A. Plummer papers

Collection ID:
Plummer, Leander A., 1857-1914
Physical Description:
68 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, including letters from Doll and Richards gallery and Frank W. Benson; two poems; an album containing photographs of Plummer's woodcarving and two sketches; two photographs of Plummer including one of him in his studio, in New Bedford, Mass, ca. 1906, and one of him outside his country home, Potomska Point, Dartmouth, Mass, ca. 1910; clippings and two oil sketches of Plummer, one by Frank Benson, and one by Joseph Lindon Smith.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Woodcarver; Lyme, New Hampshire.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 634 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to the lenders, Marianna and Anna Plummer, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming by Marianna and Anna Plummer, the daughters of Leander Plummer.

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
Wood-carving -- New Hampshire Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-carvers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benson, Frank Weston, 1862-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Doll & Richards (Gallery) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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