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Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1896-1932

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936



Collection Information

Size: 25 Items

Summary: Letters to John Lane, May 28, 1896-June, 24, 1924; to Editor of the Bookman, August 13 and September 24, 1912; to A. St. John Adcock, October 30, 1912; to Mrs. John Lane, July 20, 1922-January 11, 1926; to Mrs. Crawford, June 10, 1928-January 9, 1932; to Mr. Grasberger, December 24, 1931; and to Miss Coogan (Helene Phelan née Coogan), Dec. 17th, 1932.

Biographical/Historical Note

Writer, critic; New York, N.Y. Married artist Joseph Pennell.


All except one letter donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA. Letter to Helene Phelan (née Coogan) donated by Phelan in 1987.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

All except letter to Miss Coogan on 35mm microfilm reel D9 (fr. 902-956) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1896-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.