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Charles Avery Aiken papers, 1872-1965

Aiken, Charles Avery, 1872-1965



Collection Information

Size: 2.4 Linear feet, (480 items)

Summary: Correspondence; a financial record book; bank statements, bills and receipts; writings and notes, including notes on artists; a pencil drawing on vellum of a woman playing a cello; exhibition catalogs and announcements; 3 guestbooks, two of them from the Fifteen Gallery, New York City; transcripts of 3 radio interviews; and printed materials, 1940-1943 and undated, relating to the American Water Color Society, periodicals, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Wellesley Hills, Mass.


Donated 1965 by Charles Avery Aitken.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Charles Avery Aiken papers, 1872-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.