Robert Reid papers, circa 1860-circa 1930

Reid, Robert, b. 1862 d. 1929
Art critic, Painter, Muralist, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.; Mass.

Collection size: 0.7 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: 52 letters from Reid to his sister, Sara, written during his travels in Italy and France, January to October, 1887; 3 family scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings, wedding invitations, etc; "Random Recollections," a family history written by Reid's brother; 9 miscellaneous items including clippings; and 35 photographs and reproductions of Reid, his work, and miscellaneous subjects.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, mural painter, craftsman, teacher; NYC, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Donated 1973 by Joseph Bowdring, who purchased the papers along with Reid's paintings.

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