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Elizabeth Baldwin letters from Alice B. Chittenden, n.d.

Baldwin, Elizabeth Teresa Daniels, 1896-1981



Collection Information

Size: 3 Items

Summary: Three letters from Alice B. Chittenden, a painter and teacher in San Francisco. Chittenden sends her condolences on the death of Baldwin's mother, news of family and friends, and decries the teaching administration which is "radical...all for creative work...I am sorry for my pupils who really wanted to learn to draw." She tells of teaching at the art school for 43 years and her dismay with all the "crazy abstract stuff."


Donated 1978 by Elizabeth Baldwin.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3134 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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How to Cite This Collection

Elizabeth Baldwin letters from Alice B. Chittenden, n.d.. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.