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Katherine Prince collection relating to James McNeill Whistler, circa 1834-circa 1892, 1980

Prince, Katherine, 1819-1906

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: The Katherine Prince collection relating to James McNeill Whistler, dates from circa 1834-circa 1892, and 1980, and measures 0.2 linear feet. This small collection of letters, two diaries, mementos, and family history notes, provides scattered documentation of the long friendship between Katherine Prince, her sister Leslie, and Katherine's daughter, Susie Livermore Sutton, with their Lowell, Massachusetts neighbor, James McNeill Whistler.

Biographical/Historical Note

Katherine Prince, her sister Leslie, and her daughter Susie Livermore Sutton (1855-1938) were friends and neighbors to James McNeill Whistler in Lowell, Massachusetts, where Whistler was born in 1834.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 2002 by Mary Ellen Prince Doolan, great-great granddaughter of Katherine Prince.

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