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Edwin Davis French papers, 1896-1906

French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906

Printmaker, Graphic designer


Collection Information

Size: 165 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters from French to Charles Dexter Allen, author of several books on bookplates, and to the engraver J. Winfred Spenceley. Most of the letters were written from Saranac Lake, New York, and contain many references to French's own bookplates and to other engravers.


Lent 1974 by the New York Historical Society.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: New York Historical Society.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 800 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Edwin Davis French papers, 1896-1906. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.