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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Blake papers, 1915-1975

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Series 1: Elizabeth Cady Stanton Blake Papers , 1915-1975
0.6 Linear feet
Box 1-2

Correspondence consists of sixty-four letters, postcards, and notes from Cecilia Beaux; letters about Beaux from James B. Drinker, Cecil Drinker, Anna Murphy, Ernesta Drinker Barlow, Lucy Taggart, Rosamond Gilder, and Kingdon Gould, Jr.
Material originating from The Portrait Class includes handwritten directions to the Gainsborough Studios, applications, a ledger including financial information and lists of models, and printed material such as blank stationery.
An oral history of Blake, conducted by Kitty Gelhorn in 1974 for Columbia University, is entitled "Memoir of Elizabeth Cady Stanton Blake (Mrs. William H. Blake)."
A mixed media scrapbook compiled by Blake contains material from The Portrait Class. Found are letters and invitations, reproductions of works of art, clippings, catalogs, photographs, and Blake's notes from lectures by artists in New York, 1916-1918. Of note are scattered photographs of The Portrait Class students and of Luis F. Mora. Blake's notes of artist lectures include those given by: J. Alden-Weir, George Bellows, Gutson Borglum, George de Forest Brush, Bryson Burroughs, Paul Dougherty, Philip Hale, Hank Hawk, Robert Henri, Paul Manship, Joseph Pennell, Albert Stermer, and August Thomas among others.
Description Container Select
Correspondence
Barlow, Ernesta, 1944
1
1
Beaux, Cecilia, 1919-1929
1
2-4
Callard, David, 1975
1
5
Clark, Emabel (to Cecilia Beaux), circa 1920
1
6
Drinker, Cecil, 1942
1
7
Drinker, J. B. , 1919-1921
1
8
Gilder, Rosamond, 1948
1
9
Gould, Mrs. Kingdon and Jr., circa 1920, 1981
1
10
Lamb, Aimee, 1924
1
11
Mora, Luis F. , 1920-1921
1
12
Murphy, Anna, 1936-1950
1
13
Taggart, Lucy, 1944
1
14
The Portrait Class, Directions to Studio, circa 1919
1
15
The Portrait Class, Applications and Receipts, 1923-1926
1
16
The Portrait Class, Financial Ledger, 1921-1927
1
17
The Portrait Class, Printed Material, circa 1919
1
18
Auction Receipt, 1940
1
19
Diary, Fragment, 1922
1
20
"Memoir of Elizabeth Cady Stanton Blake (Mrs. William H. Blake)," Interview by Kitty Gelhorn, 1974-1975
1
21-22
Clippings, 1921-1974
2
1
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1919-1935
2
2
Scrapbook, 1915-circa 1920s
2
3

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