Ames, Polly Scribner, b. 1908
Sculptor, Art teacher, Portrait painter
Active in New York, N.Y.; Ill.
Collection size: 1 item (35 p.); 12 sheets with drawings.
Collection Summary: Typed manuscript "Marsden Hartley in Maine (through the eyes of Katie Young of Corea, Maine)." 12 drawings, 8 in pencil and 4 in watercolor, illustrate the manuscript. The drawings mostly illustrate the house and town in Maine where Hartley spent the last years of his life. 11 drawings are titled and one is signed: Scribner Ames. Archives also owns a copy of the published work, inscribed by Ames to former curator Garnett McCoy (not microfilmed).
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, illustrator.
Donated 1959 by Polly Scribner Ames.
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