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Felicia Meyer Marsh and Meyer family papers, [ca.1880s]-1977

Marsh, Felicia Meyer, 1912-1978



Collection Information

Size: 4.2 linear ft. (on 11 microfilm reels).

Summary: Photographs, correspondence, notebooks, diaries, works of art, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, biographical and miscellaneous material.

REEL 2082: Photographs, ca. 1880s-1960s, mostly informal snapshots of Felicia Meyer and Reginald Marsh including two of Reginald, (copyprints microfilmed on reel 1817, fr. 812-815), Felicia's parents, Herbert and Ann Norton Meyer, other family members, friends, travels, and pets. Also included are photographs of the Marshes and Herbert Meyer at work in their studios, childhood photos of Marsh and Meyer, two photos of Henry E. Schnakenberg with Leon Kroll and Kenneth Hayes Miller, a photo by Doris Ulmann of Schnakenberg, and a few photos of Reginald Marsh's works of art.

REELS 2087-2090: Correspondence, with letters from Reginald Marsh, Herbert and Ann Norton Meyer, and William Benton; letters of condolence on the death of Reginald Marsh from Peggy Bacon, Alexander Brook, Olin Dows, Philip Evergood, Lloyd Goodrich, Edward Hopper, George Tooker, Andrew Wyeth and others; 2 sketchbooks; poems, writings and a 1926 travel diary; 2 travel diaries and 4 notebooks of Herbert Meyer, 1933-1952; 16 volumes of Ann Norton Meyer's diary, 1914-1944; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; a scrapbook; and biographical and miscellaneous family material.

REELS 4473-4475: Sketchbooks and works of art by Felicia Meyer Marsh and others.

REELS 2233-2235: Sketchbooks by Felicia Meyer Marsh.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, Dorset, Vt. Wife of painter Reginald Marsh.


Donated 1979 by the Felicia Meyer Marsh estate via executor Elizabeth Bartlett Sturges, a friend of Felicia Meyer Marsh. Material transferred from the Reginald Marsh papers in 2005.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm rolls 2082 and 2087 through 2090 available 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

Felicia Meyer Marsh and Meyer family papers, [ca.1880s]-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.