Hall, Ridgway M., b. 1914 d. 1982
Collection size: 0.7 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Correspondence, drawings, clippings, photographs and other materials collected by Ridgway Hall in the course of research on painter Josephine Miles Lewis. Included are biographical accounts of Lewis and two diplomas; fourteen business letters to Lewis; correspondence (1959-1981) with Hall primarily concerns Lewis (a 1959 letter contains a copy of Lewis' will); thirty-three sketches (1887-1891) and 3 pencil drawings of trees and a landscape; inventories of works; questionnaires from Hill's survey of Lewis' works of art; clippings (ca. 1910-1959); a 1900 exhibition catalog from the New Haven Paint and Clay Club, 1935 and 1955 exhibition announcements; photographs of Lewis, her family, studio, exhibitions and works of art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ridgway M. Hall (1914-1982) was a distant relative of Josephine Miles Lewis.
Donated 1980 and 1984 by Ridgway and Lucy W. Hall.