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Series 11 | A Finding Aid to the John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915 | Digitized Collection

John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915

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Series 11: Artifacts, circa 1899-1915
0.4 linear feet
Box 6 and artifact cabinet

This series contains a variety of objects found among Alexander's papers. The metal door plate reads "J.W. Alexander, Artist" and is signed J.C. Michel and Son. Printing plates are for an ex-libris engraving and two newspaper photographs. Souvenir pendants are from dedications of the Carnegie Institute in 1907 and the New York Public Library in 1911. Title plates from exhibited paintings include one for "Sunlight" and another for a portrait of Mercer Beasley, LLD.
The bulk of this series has been scanned.
DescriptionContainer
Door Plate, undated
6
30
Hand-sewn Book Cover, undated
6
31
Laurel Wreath, undated
(See Artifact Cabinet)
6
32
Palette, undated
(See Artifact Cabinet)
6
33
Printing Plates, circa 1915, undated
3 folders
(not scanned)
6
34-36
Relief Model for Pendant, undated
6
37
Souvenir Engraving of Mark Twain Self-Portrait, 1902
Not scanned
6
38
Souvenir Pendants, 1907, 1911
(made for School Art League award; see Awards and Memorials for Alexander's award medal dated 1911)
6
39
Title Plates from Paintings, circa 1899-1911
6
40

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.