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Catherine H. Campbell papers, 1856-1989, bulk 1973-1989

Campbell, Catherine H., 1916-1989

Painter, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 2 Items, Reel 3134; 3 Linear feet, Unmicrofilmed

Summary: Primarily research material on 19th century artists, engravers and photographers of New Hampshire views.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence related to Campbell's research, undated and 1972-1983; manuscripts for Campbell's book, CRAWFORD NOTCH (Chapters I -VII); articles and lecture notes on White Mountain (N.H. and Me.) artists and early photography in N.H.; research files for the 1980 exhibition and catalog "The White Mountains: Place and Perceptions"; research and card files on N.H. sites and on 19th and 20th century artists who lived in or painted scenes of the White Mountains, including Samuel Bemis, Albert Bierstadt, James Buckley, Benjamin Champney, Thomas Cole, William Derrick, Sanford Gifford, Edward Hill, John Kensett, Henry Pratt, F.H. Shapleigh, Aaron Shattuck, Benjamin Stone and others. Also included are exhibition catalogs and announcements for New Hampshire artists.
REEL 3134: A Christmas card with a short personal note from Edward and Jo Hopper, 1944, and a letter to the Crawford J. Campbell family, June 7, 1946, from Jo Hopper. She responds to news of the Campbell family in Chicago, comments on the possibility that Hopper's Washington Square studio may be annexed by New York University, and on their trip to Mexico.

Biographical/Historical Note

Artist, art historian, summer resident at Center Harbor, N.H. Born 1916. Died 1989.


Material on reel 3134 donated 1971 and 1978 by Campbell. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1990 by Joanna Campbell Dellenbaugh, Campbell's daughter.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3134 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

Catherine H. Campbell papers, 1856-1989, bulk 1973-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.