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Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist : typescript, by Lois K. Gordon, 1978 /

Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist : typescript, by Lois K. Gordon, 1978 /

Gordon, Lois K., 1931-

Author

Collection Information

Size: 1 item (36 p.) (on partial microfilm reel).

Biographical/Historical Note

Lois K. Gordon was art history student at Lone Mountain College at the time she wrote the Henry Alexander paper. Henry Alexander was a genre painter who worked in San Francisco and in New York City, after 1887. According to obituaries, he committed suicide there on May 15, 1894. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 destroyed most of his records and paintings.

Provenance

Donated 1982 by Lois K. Gordon.

Location of Originals

  • Original retained by donor, Lois K. Gordon.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2347 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.

Restrictions on Use

Publication, quotation, or reproduction requires the written permission of: Lois K. Gordon, 2723 Pacific Street, San Francisco, Calif. 94115.

How to Cite This Collection

Henry Alexander : San Francisco's first native-born artist : typescript, by Lois K. Gordon, 1978 /. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.