Skip to main content

Charles Henry Turner papers, 1875-circa 1973, bulk circa 1890-circa 1910

Turner, Charles Henry, 1848-1908

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: 0.54 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of Massachusetts and New Hampshire painter and printmaker Charles Henry Turner, measure 0.54 linear feet and date from 1875-circa 1973, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1890-circa 1910. The collection includes an auction catalog and a price list of Turner's paintings, biographical material, five letters, artwork, miscellaneous printed material, photographs of Turner, his studio, European travel, and artwork, and two glass plate negatives.

Biographical/Historical Note

Massachusetts and New Hampshire painter and printmaker Charles Henry Turner (1848-1908) was known for his landscapes, portraits, illustrations, and genre scenes.


The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by G. Frances Souther, granddaughter of Turner, in 1973 and 1979. Drawings on reel 4781 were 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.

Related Materials

Location of Originals

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