George Elmer Browne papers, 1900-1932

Browne, George Elmer, b. 1871 d. 1946
Painter, Etcher, Lithographer
Active in New York, N.Y.; Provincetown, Mass.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on a partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters; notes; a lease; financial records; printed material; and photographs.

Letters to Browne from artists Martin Borgord, Walter L. Clark, George Wharton Edwards, Helen (Wolhaupter) Kelly, Josephine Mast, William Ritschel, W. H. Singer, Vera Stevens, Henry Ossawa Tanner, and Mary Wicker, 1909-1932; a postcard displaying a photograph of Browne, George H. McCord, David Preyer, 1900; an etching used as a greeting card by J. Berthier, 1928; a letter concerning the health of Charles Hawthorne from his wife, Marion, 1930; a lease for exhibition space, 1931; invoices and receipts, 1929-1931; an income tax return, 1924; bank statements, 1929; several clippings, 1930-1931, an exhibition announcement and two catalogs, 1906 and 1918; teaching brochures; a booklet "What Europe Thinks of American Art" by Henry Rankin Poore; 3 photographs of Browne, undated and 1909, and one of Charles Heinz in Provincetown; photographs of works of art, an installation at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1906, and an unidentified interior decorated by a mural; and 20 photographs of Egypt and rural France.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, art instructor; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass.

Lent for microfilming by the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1990.

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