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George Washington Stevens papers, 1910-1911

George Washington Stevens papers, 1910-1911

Stevens, George Washington, 1866-1926

Painter, Museum director, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: REEL D34: Material collected by Stevens, in answer to his requests for information for his projected book, "Autobiography of Modern Artists." Included are letters, notes, photographs, articles, exhibition annoucements, clippings and biographical data. Included among the photos are Alson Clark, Leon Dabo, John Flanagan by Ording, Lillian Genth by Haeseler, H. Siddons Mowbray by Rockwood, and Adolf A. Weinman by De Witt Ward, ca. 1905-1910.

REEL 3472: A letter to Stevens, from Fernand Harvey Lungren, Jan. 9-15, 1911, describing his art background, his work in the Southwest, California, and the desert, and his hope to show Stevens his paintings in Toledo.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum director; Toledo, Ohio. Stevens was the first director of the Toledo Museum of Art.

Provenance

Donated 1954 & 1976 by the Toledo Museum of Art.

Microfilm reels D34 & 3472 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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