Adele McGinnis Herter and Albert Herter papers, 1882-1946

Herter, Adele McGinnis, b. 1869 d. 1946
Active in Calif.; N.Y.

Herter, Albert, b. 1871 d. 1950
Painter, Muralist, Illustrator
Active in East Hampton,N.Y.

Collection size: 4 reels of microfilm.

Collection Summary: Correspondence, 1882-1913, 1919-1946, between Adele and Albert, and letters from McGinnis and Herter family members; bills and receipts, mainly for household expenses; address books; clippings; and family photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Adele: painter; born 1869, died 1946. Albert: muralist and craftsman, born Mar. 2, 1871, died Feb. 2, 1950. Husband and wife. Albert studied at Art Students League under Carroll Beckwith, J.P. Laurens and in Paris with Cormon. He was an associate of the National Academy of Design, and a member of Society of Mural Painters and other organizations. Adele was a pupil of Bouguereau, Courtois, and Robert-Fleury in Paris, and a member of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors. They lived in East Hampton, Long Island (N.Y.).

Lent for microfilming 1982 by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

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