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Allen Tupper True and True family papers, 1841-1987

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3.1: Correspondence Between Family Members , 1841-1955

This subseries documents True's thoughts concerning his career and the interaction among members of the True family. Various individuals discuss Tupper and True family business and events. Allen Tupper True describes his art classes at the Corcoran Gallery School, 1901-1902, Howard Pyle's class, 1902-1904, which included George Harding, Gordon McCouch, Thornton Oakley, and N. C. Wyeth, and his work with Frank Brangwyn in 1914. True also discusses his travels and projects.
The following letters contain photographs: 04 Nov 1901 (1 photo of Harry True, Jr.); 08 Dec 1901 (13 photos of family members); May 1902 (1 cyanotype of Pyle's class); 27 Jun 1902 (1 photo of True in front of the U.S. Capitol); 22 Feb 1914 (1 photo of True and his work in his studio and 1 photo of Murphy in True's studio); 30 May 1914 (1 photo of the Robinsons' home); 09 Jun 1914 (1 photo of the Orchestre Louis Berki); 30 Jan 1915 (1 panorama photo of the Panama-Pacific Exposition); 26 Mar 1915 (1 photo of Peggie); 07 Aug 1924 (5 photos of family in an orchard)
The files are arranged chronologically.
Description Container Select
Correspondence between family members, 1841-1888, undated
Reel 4891
1
31-41
Correspondence between family members, 1888-1900
Reel 4892
1
42-46
Correspondence Between Family Members, 1901-Nov. 1913
Reel 4892
2
1-58
Correspondence between Family Members, Nov. 1913-Jan. 1914
Reel 4893
2
59-64
Correspondence between Family Members, Feb. 1914-May 1935
Reel 4893
3
1-61
Correspondence Between Family Members, May 1935-1955
Reel 4894
4
1-37

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