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Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau papers, 1853-1977, bulk 1864-1920

Gardner, Elizabeth Jane, 1837-1922


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1853 to 1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1864 to 1920. Found within the papers are correspondence written to Bouguereau's immediate family; clippings and miscellaneous printed material; and photographs of Bouguereau and her husband Adolphe.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau (1837-1922) lived and worked in Paris.


The Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau papers were donated between 1983 and 1986 by Bouguereau's grandniece, Miriam Gardner Dunnan.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 3135 (Photographs): Originals in the possession of Miriam C. Dunnan, Exeter, New Hampshire.