Charles Franklin Pierce papers, 1870-1972

Pierce, Charles Franklin, b. 1844 d. 1920
Painter
Active in Paris, France; Boston, Mass.

Collection size: 250 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Biographical information; personal documents; correspondence; a travel and sketching diary; a diary kept by his wife, Katherine; a record book detailing the disposition of his art works; sketches and sketchbooks; etchings; exhibition catalogs; clippings; photographs of Pierce, his family, reproduction of his works, and reference photographs used for painting.

Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter; Boston, Mass.

The lender, Elizabeth W. Plimpton, is the niece of Charles F. Pierce.

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