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Alfred R. Mitchell correspondence, 1919-1962

Mitchell, Alfred R. (Alfred Richard), 1888-1972

Art teacher, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 2 Reels, ca. 130 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence of Alfred R. Mitchell and miscellaneous biographical information.
Reel 682: Correspondence with Susan Eakins (Mrs. Thomas); a letter from the Spanish artist Ignacio Zoloaga; and clippings.
Reel 2434: Correspondence with John H. Cox concerning Cox's purchases and sales of Mitchell's paintings; letters from other buyers of his paintings; and an autobiographical sketch. [microfilm title: San Diego Museum of Art]

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and instructor; San Diego, California.


Lent 1972 and 1982 by San Diego Museum of Art, formerly the Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in San Diego Museum of Art.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 682 and 2434 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Alfred R. Mitchell correspondence, 1919-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.