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Edwin Graves Champney papers, 1854-1899

Edwin Graves Champney papers, 1854-1899

Champney, Edwin Graves, 1842-1899


Collection Information

Size: 130 items (on 3 microfilm reels).

Summary: Biographical data; letters written from Antwerp, Dusseldorf and Paris to his father, mother and sister Ellen, 1871-1875; 30 diaries, 1854-1864, 1870-1874, 1878-1899, containing brief entries, sketches, notes, cash accounts and expenses, clippings, museum admission tickets, and a list of sales of A MEMENTO OF LEXINGTON, 1887; an undated catalog of pictures exhibited at Mrs. Martha Lowe's house in Somerville, Massachusetts; printed material, including calling and business cards, and a copy of A MEMENTO OF LEXINGTON, 1887, illustrated by Albert S. Parsons and Edwin G. Champney; and 6 photographs of Edwin Graves Champney.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Boston, Mass.


Lent for microfilming 1983 by Edwin A. Champney.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

Microfilm reels 2898-2900 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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