Austa Densmore Sturdevant papers, [ca. 1890]-1979

Sturdevant, Austa Densmore, b. 1855 d. 1936
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 14 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A letter from Sturdevant to her mother, and 2 family letters; copy prints of 3 photographs of Sturdevant and her Paris studio; 3 postcards from Sturdevant to her mother while at Napanoch Art School, with sketches depicting Theodore Robinson's students on an outdoor sketching trip; 4 clippings on Sturdevant and Cragsmoor; and a catalog, "A Century of Women Artists at Cragsmoor."

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Cragsmoor, N.Y. Sturdevant was also the owner and manager of the Cragsmoor Inn, a popular gathering place for visiting artists.

Donated 1977 and 1979 by Clarissa C. Dryden, Sturdevant's granddaughter.

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