Scope and Contents
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated in 2002 by Mary Ellen Prince Doolan, great-great granddaughter of Katherine Prince.
The Archives of American art also holds the James McNeill Whistler collection, 1863-1906, circa 1940.
The collection was processed by Stephanie Ashley in January 2020.