Theresa Van Raalte papers

Collection ID:
Van Raalte, Theresa, b. 1896
1905-[ca. 1913]
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(4 items)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A diary, May 25-July 23, 1905, written by Van Raalte while enroute to Holland and during her first months living there; a sketchbook; and two photographs, one of Van Raalte and one of her uncle Martin Van Raalte who accompanied her on her travels.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter. Born in St. Louis, Mo., Van Raalte traveled to Holland in 1905 to study oil painting with Fritz Mondrian, the first teacher of Piet Mondrian, his nephew.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1983 by Jeanette Dorsey, Van Raalte's daughter, through Mary Anne Goley, curator of the Arts Program at the Federal Reserve System. Goley obtained the material while curating the exhibition "The Hague School and its American Legacy."

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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