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Alice Brown Chittenden papers, 1860-1972

Alice Brown Chittenden papers, 1860-1972

Chittenden, Alice Brown, 1859-1944

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.8 linear ft.(on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence; notebooks; drawings and sketches; financial logbook; scrapbook; exhibition catalogs; and photographs.

REEL 919: Correspondence; 2 school notebooks; 40 drawings and sketches; a financial logbook kept by Alice Chittenden; a scrapbook of clippings; and 6 exhibition catalogs.

REEL 950: 38 photographs of Chittenden's paintings and of her family, including some albumen cartes-de-visites; a photo album containing 125 photographs of her family and friends; 2 cased ambrotypes and 1 cased tintype of Chittenden as a child and 1 cased ambrotype and 1 cased tintype of her mother, Ann Miriam Green Chittenden, ca. 1860-1865.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; San Francisco, Calif.

Provenance

Donated 1974 by Virginia Larribeau, granddaughter of Alice B. Chittenden.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 919 and 950 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Alice Brown Chittenden papers, 1860-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.