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Edith Emerson papers, 1839-1981, bulk 1894-1971

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Series 2: Letters , 1916-1965
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1, OV 3

Within this series are personal and business letters. Included are letters between Edith Emerson and friends, as well as prospective clients for her artwork. Of note are letters from Margaret French Cresson, Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott, Daniel Garber, Charles Hopkinson, Clare Leighton, and Henry McCarter. Also found are holiday cards to and from Edith Emerson.
Business letters typically concern job details, sales of artwork, or art related events. Of note are referral letters from McCall Magazine editors and letters between the Philadlphia Art Alliance concerning Mr. Bart Tourison's housing projects. There are handwritten notes by Edith Emerson on a few of the letters.
Letters are arranged in chronological order.
Description Container Select
Personal Letters, undated
1
2
Personal Letters, 1919-1965
1
3-8
Business Letters, 1916-1922
1
9-14
Oversize Christmas Cards from Berta and Elmer Hader, 1916-1965
3

Make a Request

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.