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Charles Henry Turner papers, 1875-1910

Charles Henry Turner papers, 1875-1910

Turner, Charles Henry, 1848-1908


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Biographical material; letters; artworks; sketchbook; sketches; etching plates; photographs; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and etcher; Jackson, New Hampshire and Boston, Massachusetts. A native of Hampton, New Hampshire and self-taught, Turner had several studios in Boston where he lived beginning in the 1870s for about forty years. He summered in Hampton, and later in the White Mountains at Jackson.


Material on reels 2040 and 2062 donated 1973 & 1979 by Miss G. Frances Souther, granddaughter of Turner. Drawings on reel 4781 lent for microfilming in 1993 by Robert and Connie Rosen, antiques dealers, who purchased them at auction. The drawings may have come from Miss Souther's estate.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 4781: Originals returned to lenders, Robert and Connie Rosen, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 2040, 2062 and 4781 available for use 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

Charles Henry Turner papers, 1875-1910. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.