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Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster, 1911-2007

Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster, 1911-2007

Stubbs, Kenneth, 1907-1967

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.9 linear feet

Summary: The Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1911-2007. A student at Webster's summer school in Provincetown, Kenneth Stubbs maintained a friendship with Webster and collected some of his original papers, including many handwritten copies of Webster's lectures, notes, an address book, photographs, letters, lists, and reproductions of artwork. Research files maintained by Kenneth, and later by his wife Miriam, include correspondence, exhibition catalogs for exhibitions of Webster's work, notes, photographs of artwork, and a sound recording of a radio interview of Miriam Stubbs and Tony Vevers discussing Webster.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kenneth Stubbs (1907-1967) was an American artist in Washington, D.C. Stubbs was a student of E. Ambrose Webster at the Webster Art School, Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Provenance

Donated 2015 by Keith Stubbs, Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs' son.

Related Materials

A Finding aid to the Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster, 1911-2007, in the Archives of American Art
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Author
Finding aid prepared by Erin Kinhart
Biographical/Historical note
Kenneth Stubbs (1907-1967) was an American artist in Washington, D.C. Stubbs was a student of E. Ambrose Webster at the Webster Art School, Provincetown, Massachusetts, in the summer of 1931 and 1934. He married his wife Miriam in 1948 and they had a summer home in Provincetown and were members of the Provincetown Art Association.
Arrangement note
This collection is arranged as 2 series.
Series 1: E. Ambrose Webster Papers, circa 1914-1944 (0.5 Linear feet; Box 1, OV 3)
Series 2: Research Files, 1911-2007 (0.4 Linear feet; Box 2)
Scope and Contents note
The Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1911-2007. A student at Webster’s summer school in Provincetown, Kenneth Stubbs maintained a friendship with Webster and collected some of his original papers, including many handwritten copies of Webster’s lectures, notes, an address book, photographs, letters, lists, and reproductions of artwork. Research files maintained by Kenneth, and later by his wife Miriam, include correspondence, exhibition catalogs for exhibitions of Webster’s work, notes, photographs of artwork, and a sound recording of a radio interview of Miriam Stubbs and Tony Vevers discussing Webster.
Provenance
Donated 2015 by Keith Stubbs, Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs' son.
Related Archival Materials note
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the papers of painter and educator Edwin Ambrose Webster, which measure 2.7 linear feet and date from 1821 to 1968.
Processing Information note
The collection was processed to a minimal level and a finding aid was created by Erin Kinhart in 2017.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Kenneth and Miriam Stubbs papers regarding E. Ambrose Webster, 1911-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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