Alfred R. Mitchell correspondence, 1919-1962

Mitchell, Alfred R. (Alfred Richard), b. 1888 d. 1972
Painter, Art teacher
Active in San Diego, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: ca. 130 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence of Alfred R. Mitchell and miscellaneous biographical information. Reel 682: Correspondence with Susan Eakins (Mrs. Thomas); a letter from the Spanish artist Ignacio Zoloaga; and clippings. Reel 2434: Correspondence with John H. Cox concerning Cox's purchases and sales of Mitchell's paintings; letters from other buyers of his paintings; and an autobiographical sketch. [microfilm title: San Diego Museum of Art]

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter and instructor; San Diego, California.

Lent 1972 and 1982 by San Diego Museum of Art, formerly the Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego.

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