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Charles Allan and Alice Beach Winter papers, circa 1890-1949

Winter, Charles Allan, 1869-1942

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 6.7 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York City and Gloucester, Massachusetts painters Charles Allan Winter (1869-1942) and Alice Beach Winter (1877-1970) measure 6.7 linear feet and date from circa 1890-1949, and circa 1974. The papers include biographical material, news clippings, a scrapbook of illustrations by Charles Allan Winter published in Cosmopolitan magazine, original artwork, and photographic prints, acetate negatives, and 699 glass plate negatives of the Winters, their artist friends, family, and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Allan Winter (1869-1942) and Alice Beach Winter (1877-1970) were painters in East Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 1974 by Howard and Roger Curtis, executors of Alice B. Winter's estate.

Funding

Glass plate negatives in this collection were digitized in 2019 with funding provided by the Smithsonian Women's Committee.