Katherine Dunn Pagon papers relating to Hugh Breckenridge, 1926-1939

Pagon, Katherine W. Dunn, b. 1892 d. 1988
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.; Baltimore, Md.

Collection size: 0.5 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters received from Hugh Breckenridge, Grace Breckenridge, Dorothy Breckenrdge, and Margaret Breckenridge Skinner; clippings and exhibition notices regarding Hugh Breckenridge; and a photograph album of Hugh Breckenridge's work.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Philadelphia, Pa. Pagon was a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts between 1910 and 1918. She later became close friends with her teacher Hugh Breckenridge and corresponded with him over many years. Pagon also corresponded with Breckenridge's first wife Grace, his second wife Dorothy, and his daughter Margaret Breckenridge Skinner.

Pagon donated her papers to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1980. The Archives of American Art microfilmed them in 1985.

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