Summary: Scrapbooks of clippings. Most of the clippings are articles from the Boston Herald written by Whitney, and a few are clippings about other Boston area artists. In addition there are 4 letters, including one from Robert Vose, some biographical information and two catalogs, of the Rockport Art Association, Rockport, Massachusetts.
Art editor of the Boston Herald between 1938 and 1941.
Donated 1970 by Ray Kierman, widower of Irma Whitney.
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Irma Whitney papers, 1938-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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