Allen Townsend Terrell papers, 1908-1982

Terrell, Allen Townsend, b. 1897 d. 1986
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 4.5 linear ft.

Collection Summary: The papers of New York, Rome, and Paris painter Allen Townsend Terrell painter measure 4.5 linear feet and date from 1908-1982. Included are biographical materials; detailed letters from Terrell to his parents; fourteen diaries describing European travels; scattered financial records; three sketchbooks and miscellaneous sketches; printed material; and photographs of Terrell, his colleagues, his home and studios, artwork, and exhibition installations.

Biographical/Historical Note: Allen Townsend Terrell (1897-1986) was a painter and sculptor from New York, N.Y.

Donated 1976-1981 by Allen Townsend Terrell.

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