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Julia Keffer Blythe autograph book, [ca. 1844-1848]

Blythe, Julia Keffer



Collection Information

Size: 1 Volume, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: An autograph book kept by Julia Ann Keffer (with initials "J.A.K.", later Julia Keffer Blythe), containing poems, writings, notes, and sketches, some signed "Boots," David Gilmour Blythe's pen name.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wife of 19th century painter, David Gilmour Blythe; Pennsylvania.


Lent 1980 by Mary Eleanor Bonner, Blythe's grand niece once removed.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Original returned to Mary Eleanor Bonner after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2027 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Julia Keffer Blythe autograph book, [ca. 1844-1848]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.