Stratton, Mary Chase Perry,
Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Correspondence; photographs; an autobiography; and miscellaneous items.
REEL 593: An unpublished autobiography, written in the late 1930's, 144 p.
REELS 1010 (photos) & 1021: Correspondence, 1846-1866 & 1924, mostly family letters to and from Stratton's father Dr. William Walbridge Perry; clippings; photographs of Stratton, her family, home and scenes in Europe, and one of Charles Lang Freer by Edward Steichen; miscellaneous 19th & 20th century ephemera, including an 1864 map of the United States, notes, compositions, handbills, an early plan of Detroit, a gold license; and a mosaic rubbing.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ceramist, educator; Detroit, Mich. Founder of Pewabic Pottery.
Material on reel 593 lent for microfilming 1973 by Mrs. Ella Peters, secretary to Mary Chase Stratton; material on reels 1010 & 1021 donated 1961 by Stratton.
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