Lillian Genth papers, 1904-1958

Genth, Lillian Mathilde, b. 1876 d. 1953
Active in New York, N.Y.

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

Collection Summary: Scrapbook containing resume, clippings, magazine articles, reproductions of her paintings, and typescripts of poetry by Samuel Walter Foss; a sales ledger, ca. 1904-1947; photographs, and a catalog from a memorial exhibition, 1958; a royalty contract with the Detroit Publishing Company, 1916; and a receipt for a gift of paintings to the High Museum of Art from Mrs. William H. Bender, Jr., 1955.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; New York, N.Y.

The donor, Mrs. William H. Bender, was a friend of Lillian Genth, and executrix of her estate; also Mrs. Bender owned a number of Genth's paintings.

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