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Charles Franklin Pierce papers, 1870-1972

Pierce, Charles Franklin, 1844-1920



Collection Information

Size: 250 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Biographical information; personal documents; correspondence; a travel and sketching diary; a diary kept by his wife, Katherine; a record book detailing the disposition of his art works; sketches and sketchbooks; etchings; exhibition catalogs; clippings; photographs of Pierce, his family, reproduction of his works, and reference photographs used for painting.

Biographical/Historical Note

Landscape painter; Boston, Mass.


The lender, Elizabeth W. Plimpton, is the niece of Charles F. Pierce.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Elizabeth W. Plimpton, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1405 and 1406 available 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 Franklin Pierce papers, 1870-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.