John, Grace Spaulding, b. 1890 d. 1972
Active in New York, N.Y.; Houston, Tex.
Collection Summary: Diaries, writings, sketches and drawings, scrapbooks, printed matter and photographs relating to John and her work.
Reels 1913-1915: Ca. 650 pages of undated sketches and notes from travels on the west coast of Mexico, and 24 combination journals and sketchbooks from her travels throughout Europe, Canada, Cuba, Mexico and the United States. Poetry, descriptions of places and people visited, and statements about her work comprise the major portion of the journal entries.
Reels 2690-2692: Biographical data; writings and notes; 3 scrapbooks containing family photographs, printed material and letters; a scrapbook on Ruth Uhler containing letters to John and clippings; photographs of paintings; a list of paintings in her collections; and a card index containing information of exhibitions.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, writer, lecturer; New York, N.Y. and Houston, Tex. Lived 1892-1972. Ruth Uhler was a painter and lecturer who worked in Houston as well as Santa Fe, N.M.
The lender, Patricia John Keightley, is Grace Spaulding John's daughter.