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Dixie Selden papers, 1837-1936, 1993-2001

Selden, Dixie, 1868-1935


Collection Information

Size: 4.3 linear feet

Summary: The papers of artist Dixie Selden measure 4.3 linear feet and date from 1837-1936 and 1993-2001. The collection documents the life, world travels, and professional career of the Impressionist painter from Cincinnati, Ohio, through biographical material, correspondence, writings, diaries, printed material, a scrapbook, photographs, artwork, sketchbooks, and artifacts.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dixie Selden (1868-1935) was an American Impressionist painter working in Kentucky and Ohio.


The Dixie Selden papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Marcia Goldman Widenor in 2014. Marcia Widenor's grandfather was married to Minnie Schaffer Goldman, Dixie Selden's first cousin.