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Charles Demuth papers, [ca. 1890-1936]

Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935



Collection Information

Size: 98 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: Postcards and letters from Helen W. Henderson, Robert and Beatrice Locher, Arnold Ronnebeck, Charles and Katharine Sheeler, Florine Stettheimer, Susan Watts Street, William Carlos Williams, Marsden Hartley, Henry McBride, Georgia O'Keeffe and others; postcards and letters to his mother Agusta Demuth, from Charles while in Paris, 1921; photos of Demuth and others; photographs of Demuth's childhood sketchbook containing 27 drawings of flowers, birds, insects, and animals; 3 photos of landscapes in oil; and a pamphlet by Henry C. Demuth tracing the history of Demuth Tobacco Shop, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Lancaster, Pennsylvania.


Material on frames 2-129 lent for microfilming by collector Pauline Stauffer; Frames 130-230 by Harris C. Arnold, Demuth family attorney, 1981.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lenders after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2385 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Charles Demuth papers, [ca. 1890-1936]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.