Jayna M. Josefson
Scope and Contents
The papers of Chicago painter Alice Kellogg Tyler measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1875 to circa 1990. The papers document Tyler's Chicago work and her days as an art student in Paris. Found are an unsigned drawing, correspondence, diaries and notebooks, printed material, photographs, and slides.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor and lender, JoAnne Wiemers Bowie, is the great-grandniece of Tyler.
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming on reel 4183 (frames 471-952) including 138 sketches and notes, 2 sketchbooks and 7 etchings by Tyler and 2 sketchbooks by her husband, Orno James Tyler. 2 books are "Singing Verses for Children" (1897) and "The Excellent Becomes the Permanent" (1932). Items were returned to the lender after filming and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.
The papers were microfilmed on reels 4182-4183 after receipt. The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2023 with support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.