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A Finding Aid to the Elizabeth Campbell Fisher Clay papers, circa 1873-circa 2015, bulk 1890-1930

Elizabeth Campbell Fisher Clay papers, circa 1873-circa 2015, bulk 1890-1930

Clay, Elizabeth Campbell Fisher, 1871-1959

Lithographer, Etcher

Collection Information

Size: 1.9 linear feet

Summary: The papers of Massachusetts lithographer and etcher Elizabeth Campbell Fisher Clay measure 1.9 linear feet and date from circa 1873 to circa 2015, with the bulk of materials from 1890 to 1930. This collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings, fifteen diaries, six travel diaries, teaching files, artwork, printed materials, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Elizabeth Campbell Fisher Clay (1871-1959) was a lithographer and etcher who worked in Massachusetts and Halifax, England. Clay studied under Robert Henri and William Merritt Chase from 1898-1909 in New York and Paris.

Provenance

This collection was donated to the Archives of American Art in 2015 by Harriet Fisher Bemus, Elizabeth Campbell Fisher Clay's daughter.