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Edgar Spier Cameron papers, 1868-1968, (bulk 1882-1968)

Edgar Spier Cameron papers, 1868-1968, (bulk 1882-1968)

Cameron, Edgar Spier, 1862-1944

Muralist, Author

Collection Information

Size: 2.8 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Genealogical material; letters; business records; notes; writings; art works; scrapbooks; printed material and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mural painter; Chicago, Ill. Studied at the Chicago Academy of Design, the Art Students League of New York, and was a student of Cabanel, Constant and Laurens in Paris. His wife, Marie Gelon Cameron, was born in Paris, and was also a student of Cabanel, Constant and Laurens.

Provenance

Donated 1988 by Arthur B. Carpenter and Marjorie L. Kimberlin, Cameron's nephew and niece.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 4290-4292 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson-Burnham Libraries, 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

Edgar Spier Cameron papers, 1868-1968, (bulk 1882-1968). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.