Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott papers, 1848-1947

Elliott, Elizabeth Shippen Green
Illustrator

Collection size: ca. 600 items (on 3 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Scrapbooks, clippings, photograph, letters, and drawings.

REEL D10: Note to Miss Fry, 1903, from Elliott and an article, "The Red Rose" by Mary Tracy Earle, reprinted from "The Lamp," May 1903, about the studio which Elliott shared with Jesse Wilcox Smith and Violet Oakley.

REELS P4-P5: Scrapbooks, 1848-1947, containing reproductions of Elliott's illustrations from THE TIMES, LADIES HOME JOURNAL, HARPER'S WEEKLY, SATURDAY EVENING POST, WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, and other publications; clippings about Elliott; sketches; a photograph of Elliott; and 4 drawings by her father, Jasper Green.

Biographical/Historical Note: Illustrator; Philadelphia, Penn. Died 1954.

Materials on reel D10 donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA; materials on reels P4-P5 lent for microfilming 1954 by the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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