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

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Series 1: Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau Papers , 1853-1977
0.4 Linear feet
Box 1

The papers of painter Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau consist of correspondence written by Bouguereau to her immediate family, including her mother, Jane Lowell Gardner, her sister, Maria (Ria) P. Gardner, her brother, John Edward Gardner, her sister-in-law, Miriam Gardner, and her nephews, Perley and John Jr. In these letters, Bougureau covers topics ranging from the progress of her work to life in France, European travels, updates on friends and family, and commentary on contemporary historical and political events. The papers also include copies of clippings, an invitation, an exhibition announcement, and photographs of Bouguereau and her husband Adolphe.
Materials are minimally arranged by document type.
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Correspondence, Bouguereau, Elizabeth Gardner, circa 1885-1910
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1
Correspondence, Gardner, Jane Lowell (mother), 1866, 1884
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2
Correspondence, Gardner, Maria "Ria" P. (sister), 1865-1914
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3-7
Correspondence, Gardner, John Edward (brother), 1864-1899
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8
Correspondence, Gardner, Miriam (sister in law), 1878-1919
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9
Correspondence, Gardner, Perley (nephew), 1881-1920
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10-11
Correspondence, Gardner, John (nephew), 1888-1909
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12
Writings, Article and Poem, circa 1885-1910
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13
Printed Material, Invitation, Exhibition Announcement, and Clippings, 1896-1977
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14
Photographs of Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau, circa 1858-1911
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15
Photograph of Elizabeth and Adolphe Bouguereau, circa 1900
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16

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