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Dorr Bothwell diary, 1926-1929, from the Dorr Bothwell papers, 1900-2006

Dorr Bothwell diary, 1926-1929

Bothwell, Dorr Hodgson, 1902-2000

Item Information

Title: Dorr Bothwell diary

Date: 1926-1929

Physical Details: 1 diary : handwritten ; 25 x 21 cm.

Description: Though cover of book and printed dates indicate 1928, entries in some cases are hand-dated and range from 1926 to 1929.

Bothwell documents her work on various paintings and prints, activities with friends, art classes. She gives reflections on art and spirituality. The bulk of the diary is dedicated to her experiences in American Samoa in 1928-29.

A few entries are written in Spanish.

Front of diary contains vocabulary and phrases in Samoan, and Samoan recipes.

Back of diary contains some financial records, but also lists of artworks by Bothwell.

Only selected pages have been scanned.

Creator: Bothwell, Dorr Hodgson, 1902-2000

Forms part of: Dorr Bothwell papers, 1900-2006

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Dorr Bothwell diary, 1926-1929. Dorr Bothwell papers, 1900-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16517