Alice Brown Chittenden papers, 1860-1972

Chittenden, Alice Brown, b. 1859 d. 1944
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 0.8 linear ft.(on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; notebooks; drawings and sketches; financial logbook; scrapbook; exhibition catalogs; and photographs.

REEL 919: Correspondence; 2 school notebooks; 40 drawings and sketches; a financial logbook kept by Alice Chittenden; a scrapbook of clippings; and 6 exhibition catalogs.

REEL 950: 38 photographs of Chittenden's paintings and of her family, including some albumen cartes-de-visites; a photo album containing 125 photographs of her family and friends; 2 cased ambrotypes and 1 cased tintype of Chittenden as a child and 1 cased ambrotype and 1 cased tintype of her mother, Ann Miriam Green Chittenden, ca. 1860-1865.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; San Francisco, Calif.

Donated 1974 by Virginia Larribeau, granddaughter of Alice B. Chittenden.

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