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Albert E. McVitty papers concerning McVitty's art collection, 1902-1971

McVitty, Albert E. (Albert Elliott), b. 1876 d. 1948
Collector
Active in Bryn Mawr, Pa.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Letters from Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Mrs. John Twachtman, J. Alden Weir, art dealers and others; photographs of works of art; writings and notes including 4 catalog notebooks and price lists of works of art in the collection; business records; a scrapbook containing photographs of works of art in the collection; exhibition catalogs and clippings, and other printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collector, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Donated by Mrs. Elsie Regan Kerney, friend of McVitty's son, Albert E. McVitty, Jr.

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