A Finding aid to the Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster, 1911-2007, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stubkenn
Creators:
Kenneth Stubbs, 1907-1967
Dates:
1911-2007
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.9 Linear feet
Repository:
The Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1911-2007. A student at Webster's summer school in Provincetown, Kenneth Stubbs maintained a friendship with Webster and collected some of his original papers, including many handwritten copies of Webster's lectures, notes, an address book, photographs, letters, lists, and reproductions of artwork. Research files maintained by Kenneth, and later by his wife Miriam, include correspondence, exhibition catalogs for exhibitions of Webster's work, notes, photographs of artwork, and a sound recording of a radio interview of Miriam Stubbs and Tony Vevers discussing Webster.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1911-2007. A student at Webster's summer school in Provincetown, Kenneth Stubbs maintained a friendship with Webster and collected some of his original papers, including many handwritten copies of Webster's lectures, notes, an address book, photographs, letters, lists, and reproductions of artwork. Research files maintained by Kenneth, and later by his wife Miriam, include correspondence, exhibition catalogs for exhibitions of Webster's work, notes, photographs of artwork, and a sound recording of a radio interview of Miriam Stubbs and Tony Vevers discussing Webster.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is arranged as 2 series.
  • Series 1: E. Ambrose Webster Papers, circa 1914-1944 (0.5 Linear feet; Box 1, OV 3)
  • Series 2: Research Files, 1911-2007 (0.4 Linear feet; Box 2)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Kenneth Stubbs (1907-1967) was an American artist in Washington, D.C. Stubbs was a student of E. Ambrose Webster at the Webster Art School, Provincetown, Massachusetts, in the summer of 1931 and 1934. He married his wife Miriam in 1948 and they had a summer home in Provincetown and were members of the Provincetown Art Association.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed to a minimal level and a finding aid was created by Erin Kinhart in 2017.
Author
Erin Kinhart
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2015 by Keith Stubbs, Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs' son.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation
Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster, 1911-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Related Materials
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the papers of painter and educator Edwin Ambrose Webster, which measure 2.7 linear feet and date from 1821 to 1968.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stubbs, Miriam Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vevers, Tony Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Webster, E. Ambrose (Edwin Ambrose), 1869-1935 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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