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Emmet family papers, 1792-1989, bulk 1851-1989

Contents and Arrangement

The Emmet family papers are arranged as nine series.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , circa 1855-1988
0.6 Linear feet
Boxes 1, 10, OV 12

Series includes two address books, one of which contains accounting information for Rosina Emmet Sherwood. Artifacts consist of a pouch enclosing eleven locks of hair, and a rear-view optical device.
Biographical material for family members include Julia Colt Pierson Emmet's memorial service program (1908); Lydia Field Emmet's confirmation certificate (1881), National Academy of Design Academician certificate (1912), biographical notes for an entry in the National Cyclopedia of American Biography, and estate papers; Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn's school diary from 1886; and Rosina Emmet Sherwood's certificates for two bronze medals from the Pan-American Exposition (1901), silver medal certificate from the Universal Exposition, St Louis (1904), associate certificates from the National Academy of Design (1906),Who's Who entries, and memorial service program (1948).
The "Sedgemere Diary" begun by William Jenkins Emmet in 1855, and resumed by Rosina Emmet in 1880-1881, includes accounts of daily life at a house or location known as "Sedgemere," and several sketches. An additional diary contains entries written by Julia Colt Pierson Emmet, Rosina Emmet Sherwood, and others, from 1890-1894, with subsequent scattered entries dating up to 1933.
Twentieth century photocopies and typed copies of family histories provides details as far back as the 1300s. Records relating to Prang's Christmas Card competition includes Rosina Emmet Sherwood's fourth prize winning entry for 1881 and a copy of the winning 1880 entry, as well as a photo of the 1880 certificate, and a clipping about Prang.
The series also includes two copies of a documentary by Nancy Doyle on the lives and artistic accomplishments of the Emmet family, entitled The Emmets: Portrait of a Family, on two VHS videocassettes.
Series is scanned in entirety.
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Account/Address Book of Rosina Emmet Sherwood, 1878-1883
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1
Address Book, circa 1880-circa 1930
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2
Artifacts, circa 1855-circa 1900
1
3
Biographical Material, Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson , 1908
1
4
Biographical Material, Emmet, Lydia Field, 1881-1954
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 1
1
5
Biographical Material, Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin , 1886
1
6
Biographical Material, Emmet Sherwood, Rosina , 1901-circa 1951
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 1 and OV 12
1
7
Diary, 1891-1933
1
8
Diary, "Sedgemere Diary", 1880-1881, 1855
1
9
Family Trees/Histories
1
10
Prang's Christmas Card Competition, 1881, 1950
1
11
The Emmets: Portrait of a Family by Nancy B. Doyle, 1988
2 videocassettes (vhs)
31 minutes
Color
1
12-13
Oversized Biographical Material, Emmet, Lydia Field, scanned with Box 1, Folder 5
10
1
Oversized Biographical Material, Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, scanned with Box 1, Folder 7
10
1
Oversized Biographical Material, Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, scanned with Box 1, Folder 7
OV 12

Series 2: Correspondence , 1792-1985
6.2 Linear feet
Boxes 1-7

The bulk of the correspondence found in this series is between Julia Colt Pierson Emmet, Lydia Field Emmet, Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn, and Rosina Emmet Sherwood. Other correspondents include additional family members and a wide range of international artists, writers, musicians, actors, and other creative individuals who interacted with members of the Emmet family. The letters discuss daily events, marriages, births, and deaths within the family, creative activities including details regarding commissions and clients, personal observations on art and society, and relationships between family members and their notable colleagues including Cecil Beaton, Cecilia Beaux, Pablo Casals and Susie Metcalfe Casals, Lynne Fontanne and husband Alfred Lunt, cousin Henry James, Louis Bancel LaFarge, Frederick MacMonnies, Lucien Monod, Roger Quilter, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Emily and John Singer-Sargent, Violet Sargent Ormond, and Stanford White. Letters also document experiences while traveling and living in Europe, and the turmoil of two World Wars, including Jane's life in England during the Blitz.
A number of the letters from the Emmet sisters, particularly early letters from Rosina Emmet Sherwood, are illustrated. Also found, are some transcriptions, particularly for early letters of Lydia Field Emmet.
Correspondence with Lynn Fontanne includes one photograph and three contact sheet images of portraits of Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn taken by Cecile Beaton on a visit to Jane, March 30, 1960. One image shows Beaton reflected in the mirror besides Emmet's bed.
At the end of the series is a reasonably comprehensive, although not all-inclusive, chronological list of individual letters found in this series, noting sender, recipient, date, and main subjects. It was compiled by AAA staff in 1992 and begins with a list of frequently mentioned Emmet family members and friends in order to clarify their identities.
Records are arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent. General files for correspondents not arranged in named files, and for correspondents whose names or surnames are unknown, are at the end of the series. Researchers should note that pages for individual letters may not be sequential, due to the nature of the folded note paper on which many of them are written.
Series is scanned in entirety.
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Beaux, Cecilia, 1931, circa 1895-circa 1896
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Brownell, Matilda, circa 1892-circa 1894
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C. C. , 1898-1899
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Carnegie, Andrew, circa 1886-circa 1912
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Casals, Susie Metcalfe, circa 1930-circa 1947
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Colt, Julia, circa 1898-circa 1905
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Colt-Toller, Aimee, 1934, 1948
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Cunard, Annie Allen Lawley (Baroness Wenlock), 1934-1943, circa 1878
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Cunard, Bache, Gordon and Mary, circa 1873-1929
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De Bruyn, Elina, 1934-circa 1985
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De Glehn, Dinah, 1958-1962
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De Glehn, Wilfrid Gabriel, 1903-1904
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De Glehn, Wilfrid Gabriel, 1947, 1905-1907
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Draper, Ruth, 1938-1954
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Emmet, Alida and (Christopher) Temple, circa 1897-1934
Includes correspondence about Emmet portraits by Allan Ramsey
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Emmet, Anita "Nite" Helena, circa 1930-circa 1943
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Emmet, Devereaux, circa 1883-1898
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Emmet, Devereaux, 1900-1902
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Emmet, Devereaux, 1904-1906
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Emmet, Devereaux, 1907-1908
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Emmet, Edith Leslie, circa 1896-circa 1906
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Emmet, Eleanor Temple , 1897-1902
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Emmet, Elizabeth, 1907
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Emmet, Herman Leroy and Kate, 1931-1941
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, circa 1860-circa 1908
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1863-1874
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1878, 1882
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1885-1889
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1897 October-December
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1898 January-March
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1898 April-October
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1899-1900
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1901
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1902-1903 July
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1903 August-November
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1904 January-June
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1904 July
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1904 August
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1904 September
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1904 October
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1904 November
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1904 December
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 January
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 February
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 March-April
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 May-June
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 July
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 August
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 September-October
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 November
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1905 December
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1906 January-February
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1906 March-July
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1906 August-October
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1906 November-December
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1907 January-February
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1907 March-June
Includes 9 photos of Zeb and Maria's wedding
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1907 July
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1907 August
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1907 September-October
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1907 November-December
Includes photos of Robert (Bobby) and Rosamond Sherwood at the Sherwood home, "Skene Wood"
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1908 January-February
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Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, 1908 March-May
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1900-1902
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1904-1906
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1876, 1883-1884
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1885-1886
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1890
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1893
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1897 November-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, circa 1898 January-March
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1898 April
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1898 May-November
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1899 June-September
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1902-1903
Transcriptions for five of the letters in this folder are in Box 1, Folder 34. Unclear whether they are from 1903 or 1904.
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1904 March-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1905 January-March
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1905 April
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1905 May
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1905 June-August
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1905 September-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1906 January-July
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1906 August-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1907 January-July
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1907 August
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1907 September-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1908 February-October
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1909 June-August
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1909 September-November
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1911, 1914
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1915-1917 May
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1917 June-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1918 January-April
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1918 May-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1919-1920
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1921-1923
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1924
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1925
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1926-1928
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1929
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1930
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1931 January-July
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1931 August-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1932 January-June
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1932 July-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1933 January-March
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21
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1933 April-October
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1933 November-December
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23
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1934 January-April
Includes exhibition announcement/list for Elizabeth Emmet Morgan memorial exhibition
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24
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1934 May-December
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25
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1935 January-April
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26
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1935 October-December
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27
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1936 January-March
3
28
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1936 September-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1937
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1938 January-April
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31
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1938 May-August
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32
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1938 September-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1939 January-May
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34
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1939 June-August
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35
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1939 September-December
3
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1940 January-April
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1940 May-July
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1941, 1940 August-September
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1940 October-December
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40
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1941 January-May
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41
Emmet, Lydia Field, 1941 June-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1942 January-June
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1942 July-December
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1943-1944
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1945
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1947
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1948
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Emmet, Lydia Field, 1949-1950
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Emmet, Lydia Hubley "Aunty", 1865, 1884-1885
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Emmet, Lydia Hubley "Aunty", 1897-1900
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10
Emmet, Lydia Hubley "Aunty", 1901-1905
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Emmet, Richard Stockton, 1898-1918
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Emmet, Robert Rutherford Morris, 1905-1943
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Emmet, Robert Temple, 1886-1917
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Emmet, Rosina Hubley, 1896-1897 May
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Emmet, Rosina Hubley, 1897 June-1900
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Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1903-1905, 1894
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Emmet, Thomas Addis (Sr.) (fragment), 1792
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Emmet, W. L. R., 1940-1941, 1904-1919
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Emmet, William Jenkins, 1857-1864
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Emmet, William Jenkins, circa 1867-circa 1870
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Emmet, William Jenkins, 1872
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Emmet, William Jenkins, 1883-1902
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Emmet, Winthrop "Winty", 1933
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24
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, circa 1890-circa 1970
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25
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1890
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1896-1897 February
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27
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1897 March
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28
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1897 April
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29
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1897 May-June
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1897 July-August
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1897 November-December
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1898 January-March
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33
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1898 May-December
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34
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1900-1901
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35
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1903
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36
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1904 May-June
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1904 July-August
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1904 September-October
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1904 November-December
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1905 January-March
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1905 May-July
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1905 August
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1905 September-October
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1905 November-December
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1906 January-February
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1906 May-July
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1906 August
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1906 September-October
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1906 November-December
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1907 January-February
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1907 March-June
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1907-July
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1907 August-September
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1907 October-December
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1908 January-February
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1908 March-August
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1911
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1923-1925
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1929-1931
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1932-1933
Includes correspondence with Forester Warner regarding portraits
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1934
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1935
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1936-1937
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1938 January-April
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1938 September-December
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1939 January-May
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1939 June-December
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1940 January-June
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1940 August-December
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1941
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1942
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1943-1944
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1945
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1946
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1947
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1948
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1949
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1950-1951
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Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, 1952-1958
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Emmet Rand, Ellen "Bay", circa 1896-circa 1897
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Emmet Rand, Ellen "Bay", 1898 September-1899 December
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Emmet Rand, Ellen "Bay", circa 1900-1906
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", circa 1866-circa 1947
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1866, 1871-1873
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1874
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1875
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1876 January-September
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1876 October-November
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1876 December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1877 January
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1877 February
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1877 March-April
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1877
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", circa 1879-1881
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1882
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1883
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1884
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1885 January-April
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1886-1892
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1893
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1896-1898 March
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1899-1900
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1901
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1902-1930
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1904
Includes fragment of a letter with signature of Theodore Roosevelt
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1905 January-June
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1905 July-November
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1906
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1907
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1908 August-September
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1909 June-December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1910
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1911
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1912, 1914
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1916-1917
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1918-1919
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1920-1922
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1923-1924
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1925
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1926-1928
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1929
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1930
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1931 January-June
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1931 July-December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1932 January-June
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1932 July-December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1933 January-April
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1933 May-December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1934
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1935
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1936
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1937
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1938 January-April
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1938 June-December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1939 February-May
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1939 June-December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1940 January-June
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1940 July-December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1941
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1942 January-April
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1942 May-December
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1943-1944
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Emmet Sherwood, Rosina "Posie", 1945-1947
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Fontanne, Lynn, 1937-1960
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Fowler, Julie O. "Meta", 1904 March
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25
Gridley, Mary A., 1908
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26
Griswold, Janey , 1904-1905
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27
Howe, Julia Ward, 1900-1904
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James, Henry, circa 1881-1897
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James, Henry, 1899-1903
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James, Henry, 1911, 1917
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Kobbe, Marie O., circa 1898-circa 1942
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32
Landreth, Helen, 1943
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33
Lapsley, Eleanor, 1905-1906
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34
McClean, Lydia Sherwood, 1949-1956
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35
McKibbin, David, 1965-1967
Regarding research for cataloge raisonné of John Singer-Sargent
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36
Metcalfe?, Lili, 1904-1942
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Millet, Geraldine, 1934, 1941-1942
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Monod, Lucien, circa 1932-circa 1950
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39
Morgan, Elizabeth Emmet "Lybba" and Edward, circa 1917-circa 1934
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40
Phelps, Helena "Nelly", circa 1909-circa 1917
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Quilter, Roger, circa 1932-1939
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Quilter, Roger, 1940-1951
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R., Jesie H., circa 1890s
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Sargent, Emily and John Singer, circa 1908
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Sherwood, Arthur, Jr., 1905-1906
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Sherwood, Arthur, Jr. and Evelyn, circa 1917-circa 1949
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Sherwood, Arthur Murray, 1898-1919
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Sherwood, Cynthia "Sis", circa 1907-circa 1942
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Sherwood, J. Philip, 1882
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Sherwood, Lydia Emmet, 1928-1929
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Sherwood, Lydia Emmet, 1930-1935
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Sherwood, Lydia Emmet, 1936
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Sherwood, Lydia Emmet, 1937-1939
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Sherwood, Lydia Emmet, 1941-1943
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Sherwood, Madeline, 1943
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Sherwood, Philip Hyde and Elsie Burr, circa 1904-1936
Includes 1917 letter from Alice Burr
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Sherwood, Philip Hyde and Elsie Burr, 1938-1943
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Sherwood, Robert Emmet, 1905-1946
Includes a holiday card (1944) designed by Sherwood; and a typed letter (1946) from Harry S. Truman to Sherwood regarding Emmet Sherwood's biography on Roosevelt and Harry Hopkins
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Sherwood, Rosamond, 1935-1951
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Sherwood, Rosamond , 1953-1956
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Sherwood, Virginia Clementine, 1944-1952
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Smith, Ella B., circa 1897-1900
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Smith, Ella B., 1904
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Smith, Ella B., 1905-1906
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Smith, Ella B., 1934, 1908-1909
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Stillman, Mary Sherman, 1947-1948
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2
Von Glehn, Fanny, 1903-1905
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3
Whitehouse, Mary, circa 1930s-circa 1940s
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4
A, General, circa 1898-circa 1942
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5
B, General , circa 1893-1984
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6
C, General: Ca-Co, 1858-1946
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7
C, General: Cr-Cu, circa 1898-circa 1940
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D, General: Da-De, 1885-1943
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9
D, General: Do-Dy, circa 1872-circa 1934
7
10
E, General, 1865-1960
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11
F, General, 1892-1956
7
12
G, General , 1898-1953
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13
H, General: H.-Ha, 1905-1948
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14
H, General: He-Hy, 1883-1941
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15
I, General, circa 1860s-circa 1980s
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J, General, 1927-1956
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K, General, 1887-1951
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18
L, General, 1880-1947
Includes 2 letters from Louis Bancel LaFarge and two related letters from George Stout at the Worcester Art Museum regarding the museum's decision not to purchase Lydia Field Emmet's portrait of Mme. Metcalfe Casals
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19
M, General: M.-Ma, circa 1886-circa 1930
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20
M, General: Me-Mu, circa 1897-circa 1948
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N, General, circa 1906-circa 1950
Includes certificates of election of Lydia Field Emmet as Associate Member (1909) and subsequently Academician (1912) of the National Academy of Design.
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22
O, General, 1862-1982
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23
P, General, circa 1887-circa 1942
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24
R, General, circa 1892-1973
Includes letter from Theodore Roosevelt (1898), and letter from secretary to Eleanor Roosevelt (1939) regarding Lydia Field Emmet's portrait of First Lady Lou Henry Hoover, to be hung in the White House
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25
S, General, circa 1891-1948
Includes letter from composer George Templeton Strong about the waltz
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26
T, General, 1851-1985
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27
V, General, circa 1898-circa 1929
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28
W, General, circa 1884-circa 1944
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29
Y, General, 1926
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Z, General, 1951
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31
First Names Only: A-B, circa 1870s-circa 1950s
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32
First Names Only: C-F, 1884-1944
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33
First Names Only: G-K, circa 1878-circa 1949
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34
First Names Only: L-M, circa 1906-circa 1944
7
35
First Names Only: N-S, circa 1870-circa 1941
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36
First Names Only: Sallie, Tommy, circa 1930-circa 1945
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37
Unidentified/Illegible, circa 1870s-circa 1950s
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38
Chronological List of Notable Correspondence in Series 2
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39

Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1870s-1981
11 Folders
Box 7

Writings and notes include two illustrated notebooks, one belonging to Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn, with contains accounting information and sketches. Notes include an address by Elsie Burr Sherwood on Rosina Emmet Sherwood, given at the Woman's Club of El Paso in 1926, and notes relating to Rosina Emmet's 1887 visit to Buckingham Palace, where she met Queen Victoria. Also found is a manuscript handwritten by Rosamond Sherwood entitled "Jane Emmet," with the notation "a short history sent to Barbara Tebitt in 1981 by request."
Manuscripts include a mock newspaper, "The Mallow Weekly," containing accounts of family activities, as well as an account of a stage coach trip to Mexico by R. T Emmet, possibly fictional, and an account of a nest of robins written by Rosina Emmet Sherwood. The series also includes a book, Out of Town, written and illustrated by Rosina Emmet Sherwood.
Poems include "Invitation to the Canary Bird," accompanied by a small watercolor, to Jeanette Emmet, and poems by other members of the Emmet family including William Jenkins Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson Emmet, Arthur M. Sherwood, and possibly Rosina Emmet Sherwood; and handwritten poems by others including "To Marie Kobbe," and "Autumn Daybreak" by Edna St. Vincent Millay written in Millay's handwriting, with the notation "given to Rosamond Sherwood one evening at Owen Johnson's house in Stockbridge."
Series is scanned in entirety with the exception of Out of Town, of which only the cover and title page have been scanned.
Description Container Select
"Jane Erin Emmet" by Rosamond Sherwood , 1981
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Manuscript by R. T. Emmet, circa 1880s
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Manuscript by Rosina Emmet Sherwood, undated
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42
Manuscript "The Mallow Weekly" , undated
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43
Notebook, Unidentified , circa 1880s
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44
Notebook of Jane Emmet De Glehn, circa 1880s
7
45
Notes, circa 1870s-circa 1927
7
46
Out of Town, Book by Rosina Emmet Sherwood, 1896
7
47
Poems by/to Emmet Family Members, circa 1877-circa 1936
7
48
Poems by Others, undated
7
49
Typescripts Relating to Wilfrid De Glehn, 1951
7
50

Series 4: Exhibition Files , 1947-1983
0.3 Linear feet
Boxes 7-8

Exhibition files document the exhibition The Emmets: A Family of Women Painters held at the Berkshire Museum/Danforth Museum in Pittsfield/Farmingham, Massachusetts, in 1982. Records include budget and loan material, checklists, correspondence, announcements and a catalog, press clippings and press releases, photographs of artwork in the exhibition, and photos of the installation, including slides taken by Holly Pedlosky and Mary Snow.
Series also includes two sound cassettes with recordings from the "Art for Lunch" series, of a discussion with Rosamond Sherwood about the exhibition, and with Berkshire Museum director Gary Burger on "Putting the Emmet Exhibition Together."
Series is scanned in entirety, with the exception of sound casettes.
Description Container Select
The Emmets: A Family of Women Painters (1982)
"Art for Lunch" Lecture Series About the Exhibition, 1982
2 sound cassettes
Recordings of "Art For Lunch" lecture series featuring Rosamond Sherwood, and Berkshire Museum Director, Gary Burger, on "Putting the Exhibition Together."
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51
Budget and Loan Forms, 1981-1982
7
52
Catalog Draft, circa 1982
7
53
Check Lists, 1982
7
54
Correspondence, 1947-1973
7
55
Correspondence, circa 1980-circa 1981
7
56
Correspondence, 1982-1983
7
57
Exhibition Announcements and Catalog, 1982
7
58
List of Artwork by Wilfrid de Glehn sent to Berkshire Museum, 1978
8
1
Notes, circa 1980-circa 1981
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2
Photographs of Artwork by Lydia Field Emmet, circa 1982
8
3
Photographs of Artwork by Ellen Emmet Rand, circa 1982
8
4
Photographs of Artwork by Rosina Emmet Sherwood, circa 1982
8
5
Photographs of Exhibition Installation, 1982
8
6
Photographs/Slides of Artwork, circa 1982
8
7
Press and Publicity, 1982
8
8

Series 5: Business Records , circa 1799-1945
7 Folders
Box 8

Business records document the commercial transactions of various members of the Emmet family. Lydia Field Emmet's account book records her income from artwork from 1880-1945, and her expenses from 1898 to 1905. Rosina Emmet Sherwood's account book records her donations to charity and artwork sold.
Also found is a legal manuscript arguing the case of Mr. James's recovery of the property of the estate of Michael Connolly.
Series is scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
Account Book, 1880-1902
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9
Account Book of Lydia Field Emmet, 1880-1945
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10
Account Book Rosina Emmet Sherwood, 1918-1944
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11
Contract for Reproduction of Artwork by Lydia Field Emmet, 1899
8
12
Legal Manuscript Re. Estate of Michael Connolly , after 1799
8
13
Legal Manuscript Re. Estate of Michael Connolly , after 1799
8
14

Series 6: Printed Material , 1872-1989
0.35 Linear feet
Boxes 8, 10

Printed material includes news clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and reproductions of artwork by Emmet family members and others. Catalogs include those for the Dublin Exhibition of Arts & Manufactures (1872), Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures by Five Generations of the Emmet Family (Arden Gallery, 1936), and catalogs or announcements for work by Rosina Emmet Sherwood (1920), Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn (1927), Ellen Emmet Rand (1984), and Wilfrid de Glehn (1978-1989).
Series has been partially scanned. Material not scanned includes the full text of some catalogs for which only the front covers, title pages, and any other relevant pages have been scanned.
Description Container Select
Announcements and Catalogs, 1872
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15
Announcements and Catalogs, 1920-1989
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 2
8
16
Clippings, circa 1880-circa 1930
8
17
Clippings, circa 1880-circa 1930
8
18
Clippings, 1932-1963
8
19
Clippings, 1978-1982
8
20
Reproductions of Artwork by Emmet Family Members and Wilfrid de Glehn, circa 1900-circa 1940
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 2
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21
Reproductions of Artwork, Portraits of Robert Emmet and Elizabeth Mason, circa 1900-circa 1940
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22
Oversized Announcements and Catalogs from Box 8, Folder 16
10
2
Oversized Reproductions of Artwork by Emmet Family Members and Wilfrid De Glehn from Box 8, Folder 21
10
2

Series 7: Scrapbooks , 1870-1890
0.2 Linear feet
Boxes 8, 10

The 1890 scrapbook reflects the activities of various members of the Emmet family and contains drawings, printed material such as opera programs, and photographs, including reproductions of photographs of actors, photographs of Anne Hyde Clark, Charles Dana Gibson, and Richard Smith Emmet, and photographs of the Devereaux Emmet estate at Sherrewogue.
The 1870-1875 scrapbook was kept by Rosina Emmet Sherwood and contains drawings in pencil, India ink, and watercolor pasted on paper. Images consist of portraits of children, scenes from Emmet family life, and visits to West Point, Newport, and Southampton.
Series has been scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
Scrapbook , 1890
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 3
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23
Scrapbook of Artwork by Rosina Emmet Sherwood, 1870-1875
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 4
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24
Oversized Scrapbook scanned with Box 8, Folder 23
10
3
Oversized Scrapbook of Artwork by Rosina Emmet Sherwood scanned with Box 8, Folder 24
10
4

Series 8: Artwork , circa 1850-circa 1920
0.35 Linear feet
Boxes 8 and 10

Artwork includes drawings and/or sketchbooks of Jane Erin, Lydia Field, and Rosina Emmet; watercolors and a combination sketchbook and scrapbook of Julia Colt Pierson Emmet; one sketchbook each by Thomas Addis Emmet and Libby LeRoy; and drawings by Ellen Emmet Rand and Elizabeth Emmet Morgan.
Also found are five folders of watercolor sketches by unidentified artists, presumably Emmet family members, primarily of flowers.
Series is scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, Sketchbook/Scrapbook, circa 1854-circa 1871
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25
Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, Watercolors, circa 1850s-circa 1870s
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 5
8
26
Emmet, Lydia Field, Drawings , circa 1880s-circa 1920
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 5
8
27
Emmet, Lydia Field, Design Columbia Exposition Badge, 1893
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28
Emmet, Thomas Addis, Sketchbook, circa 1880s
8
29
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, Drawings, circa 1880s-circa 1890s
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 5
8
30
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, Drawings, circa 1897, 1897
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 5
8
31
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, Sketchbook, 1882
8
32
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, Sketchbook, 1897
8
33
Emmet Morgan, Elizabeth, Drawings, circa 1918
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34
Emmet Rand, Ellen, Drawing, circa 1880-circa 1899
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35
Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Drawings, circa 1860s-1880s
8
36
Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Sketchbook, circa 1880
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37
Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Sketchbook, circa 1895
8
38
LeRoy, Libby, Sketchbook, circa 1870
8
39
Unidentified Artists, Drawings, circa 1880s-circa 1900
8
40
Unidentified Artist, Oil Sketch , circa 1900
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 5
8
41
Unidentified Artists, Watercolor Sketches, circa 1850s-circa 1900
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 6
8
42
Unidentified Artists, Watercolor Sketches of Flowers, circa 1850s-circa 1900
Oversized material housed in Box 10, Folder 6
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43
Unidentified Artists, Watercolor Sketches of Flowers, circa 1850s-circa 1900
8
44
Unidentified Artists, Watercolor Sketches of Flowers, circa 1850s-circa 1900
8
45
Unidentified Artists, Watercolor Sketches of Flowers, circa 1850s-circa 1900
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46
Oversized Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson, Watercolors, scanned with Box 8, Folder 26
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Oversized Emmet, Lydia Field, Drawings, scanned with Box 8, Folder 27
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5
Oversized Emmet De Glehn, Jane Erin, Drawings scanned with Box 8, Folders 30-31
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5
Oversized Unidentified Artist, Oil Sketch scanned with Box 8, Folder 41
10
5
Oversized Unidentified Artists, Watercolor Sketches scanned with Box 10, Folder 42
10
6
Oversized Unidentified Artists, Watercolor Sketches of Flowers scanned with Box 10, Folders 43-46
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Series 9: Photographs , circa 1870-circa 1950s
1 Linear foot
Boxes 8-9, 11

Photographs are of Emmet family members, including Julia Colt Pierson Emmet and William Jenkins Emmet, Lydia Field Emmet, Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn and husband Wilfrid de Glehn, and Rosina Emmet Sherwood and family. They include albumen prints, and two tintypes of Bay, Jane Erin, and Lydia Field Emmet in Paris. Also found are photos of friends and colleagues including one photo of Richard Harding Davies, three photos of Frederick MacMonnies and three of Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
Series also includes photos of the exhibition Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures by Five Generations of the Emmet Family at Arden Gallery in 1936, and photos of artwork by family members and others, including a John Singer Sargent portrait of Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn.
Description Container Select
Emmet, Lydia Field , circa 1870s-circa 1880s
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 1
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47
Emmet, Lydia Field , circa 1880s-circa 1890s
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48
Emmet, Lydia Field , circa 1900-circa 1932
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49
Emmet, William Jenkins and Julia Colt Pierson and their Children, circa 1875-circa 1905
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50
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, circa 1880s-circa 1900
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51
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin and Lydia Field (or Bay and Leslie?), circa 1900
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52
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin, Lydia Field, and Ellen, Tintypes, circa 1890
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53
Emmet de Glehn, Jane Erin and Wilfrid De Glehn, 1904-1930s
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54
Emmet Sherwood, Robert, circa 1909
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55
Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, circa 1870s-circa 1880s
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56
Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, circa 1890s
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57
Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Robert Temple Emmet, and Skene Wood, circa 1920s-circa 1930s
8
58
Family Members, Miscellaneous, circa 1870s-1941
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59
Davis, Richard Harding , circa 1900
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60
MacMonnies, Frederick, circa 1899
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61
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, circa 1900
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62
von Munchausen Children, 1898
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63
Miscellaneous and Unidentified Individuals, circa 1870s-circa 1950s
One photo is possibly Jane Erin Emmet De Glehn
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64
Emmet Family Exhibition Installation, Arden Galleries, New York (1936), 1936
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 2
8
65
Artwork by De Glehn, Wilfrid, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 3
8
66
Artwork by Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson , circa 1927
8
67
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 4
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68
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
8
69
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
8
70
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 4
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Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
2
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
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Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
4
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Family Members, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
5
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Men, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
6
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Mothers and Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 4
9
7
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Women, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 5
9
8
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Women, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
9
Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Stained Glass Window Design, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
10
Artwork by Emmet De Glehn, Jane Erin, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 6
9
11
Artwork by Emmet Rand, Ellen, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
12
Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Miscellaneous, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
13
Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Portraits of Babies, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 7
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Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 7
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15
Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
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Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Portraits of Children, circa 1900-circa 1950
9
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Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Portraits of Men, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 8
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18
Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Portraits of Women, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 8
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19
Artwork by Kobbe, Marie O., circa 1900-circa 1950
9
20
Artwork by Sargent, John Singer, circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 9
9
21
Artwork by Sherwood, Rosamond , circa 1900-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 9
9
22
Oversized Emmet, Lydia Field scanned with Box 8, Folder 47
11
1
Oversized Emmet Family Exhibition Installation, Arden Galleries, New York (1936) scanned with Box 8, Folder 65
11
2
Oversized Artwork by De Glehn, Wilfrid scanned with Box 8, Folder 66
11
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Oversized Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Children, Portraits of Mothers and Children, scanned with Box 8, Folders 68-70 and Box 9, Folders 1-4
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4
Oversized Artwork by Emmet, Lydia Field, Portraits of Women, scanned with Box 9, Folders 8-9
11
5
Oversized Artwork by Emmet, Jane Erin scanned with Box 9, Folder 11
11
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Oversized Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Portraits of Babies, Portraits of Children, scanned with Box 9 Folders 14-17
11
7
Oversized Artwork by Emmet Sherwood, Rosina, Portraits of Men, Portraits of Women scanned with Box 9, Folders 18-19
11
8
Oversized Artwork by Sargent, John Singer scanned with Box 9, Folder 21
11
9
Oversized Artwork by Sherwood, Rosamond scanned with Box 9, Folder 22
11
9

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