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David Humphreys and Beatrice Jackson papers, 1928-1974

Humphreys, David, 1901-1970

Painter, Landscape painter


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Correspondence; biographical material; typescript; speeches and awards; certificates; exhibition material; clippings; and photographs.
REEL N70/-49: Correspondence; exhibition data; clippings; awards and certificates; and a speech.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material; a typescript of an interview, 1954; correspondence, including a note from Luigi Lucioni; awards; speeches about his ancestor, the Revolutionary patriot, Gen. David Humphreys; bills of sale; exhibition material; clippings, including pages from a scrapbook; photos of Humphreys, including one by Arnold Genthe from the late 1920s, and photos of works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Landscape painters; Boston, Massachusetts. Jackson is married to David Humphreys. They both studied in Paris, France.


Material on reel N70-49 was lent for microfilming 1970 by Mr. & Mrs. David Humphreys; Unmicrofilmed material was donated 1979 by Beatrice Jackson Humphreys, widow of David Humphreys.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel N70-49: Originals returned to the Humphreys after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel N70-49 available 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

David Humphreys and Beatrice Jackson papers, 1928-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.