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Katherine Dunn Pagon papers relating to Hugh Breckenridge, 1926-1939

Katherine Dunn Pagon papers relating to Hugh Breckenridge, 1926-1939

Pagon, Katherine W. Dunn, 1892-1988

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.5 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters received from Hugh Breckenridge, Grace Breckenridge, Dorothy Breckenrdge, and Margaret Breckenridge Skinner; clippings and exhibition notices regarding Hugh Breckenridge; and a photograph album of Hugh Breckenridge's work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Philadelphia, Pa. Pagon was a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts between 1910 and 1918. She later became close friends with her teacher Hugh Breckenridge and corresponded with him over many years. Pagon also corresponded with Breckenridge's first wife Grace, his second wife Dorothy, and his daughter Margaret Breckenridge Skinner.

Provenance

Pagon donated her papers to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1980. The Archives of American Art microfilmed them in 1985.

Location of Originals

  • ORIGINALS IN: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3658 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

Katherine Dunn Pagon papers relating to Hugh Breckenridge, 1926-1939. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.